Local Events + Classes

Community Education Program

The Community Education Program is part of East Bay Herbals' mission to provide accessible and relatable information about herbal medicine to the community.  All classes are free or low-cost and are open to the public. In light of the current health climate we will be working to provide our community with a variety of low-cost and free educational materials throughout the Covid-19 crisis through our website, social media, and online offerings.

 

Please check back regularly for updates and be sure to follow us on Instagram and Facebook where we will be offering free tutorials, recipes, and more!

 

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Workshops + Classes

Herbs + Foods For Immune Support

Online Class (via zoom)

East Bay Herbals - Martinez, Ca

Thursday April 2nd, 2020 / 5:30 - 6:00 pm / $10

An online class featuring a variety of herbs and foods that can be used to help support the immune system in your own home kitchen. Information will include ways to cook with these herbs as well as resources to acquire them locally and online.

 

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Planning Your Medicinal Herb Garden

Online Class (via zoom)

East Bay Herbals - Martinez, Ca

Saturday April 11th, 2020/ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm / $25

Many of our most common kitchen herbs and spices are not only powerhouses in the medicinal world but easy to grow in your garden. We will cover the definition of herbal medicine, the basics of planning a pollinator-friendly herb garden, and preservation methods for harvesting and collecting herbs for later use. This class includes local recommendations on where to purchase herbs and will feature herbs that are easy to grow in containers and pots.

 

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Cooking With Herbs 3-Part Series

Online Class (via zoom)

East Bay Herbals - Martinez, Ca

Dates and Times TBA / $60

Join us for an information-packed series on incorporating the magic of herbs into your home diet. We will discuss the medicinal properties of the herbs used and will go over a variety of ways to creatively work with these herbs in your home kitchen. Though this class will be online there will be cooking demos of DIY herbal projects as well as links to acquire resources so you can follow along!

Week 1: Herbal Teas + Bouquets
Activity - fresh herbal bouquet garni

Week 2: Herbal Vinegars + Oils
Activity - herbal infused vinegar + oil

Week 3: Herbal Syrups and Sweets
Activity - herbal syrup or cordial

Medicinal Plant Walks

 

Check back for more updates as we continue to make our way through this uncertain time

Community Events
Check back in Summer 2020 for more community events

Past Events + Workshops

Pop-Up Apothecary: low-cost community herbal consultations - Sunday, March 1st, 2020 - Grey Goods, Martinez Ca

Pop-Up Apothecary: low-cost community herbal consultations - Saturday, January 18th, 2020 - Grey Goods, Martinez Ca

Free Community Class: Herbs For Winter Health - Monday, December 9th, 2019 - Martinez Library, Martinez, Ca

Free Community Class: Fire Cider Demo - Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - Pittsburg Library, Pittsburg, Ca

Class Series: The Home Herbalist - September 24th - October 15th, 2019 - Martinez Adult Education, Martinez, Ca

Workshop: Kitchen Medicinals - Wednesday, August 28th, 2019.- Herb Folk Community Medicine, Petaluma, Ca

 

Workshop: The Medicine of Lavender - Saturday, June 22nd, 2019 - Soul Food Farm, Vacaville, Ca

 

Community Event: DVC Horticulture Department Herb Fair - Sunday May 5th, 2019 - Pleasant Hill, Ca

 

Free Community Class: Medicinal Broths - soups, stews, and other healing winter foods - Saturday February 9th, 2019 - Martinez Library, Martinez Ca

 

Free Community Class: Love Your Lungs: herbs that help support a healthy respiratory system - Tuesday  April 30th, 2019 - Martinez Library, Martinez, Ca

 

Free Community Class: Holiday Special - DIY Elderberry Syrup - Tuesday, December 4th, 2018 - Martinez Library, Martinez, Ca

 

Free Community Class: Herbs for Winter Immunity - Saturday November 10, 2019 - Harvest House, Concord, Ca

 

Free Community Class: Herbal Fire Cider Demo and Workshop - Friday October 12, 2018 - Orchard Nursery, Lafayette, Ca

 

Free Community Class: DIY Herbal Medicine - Oils, Vinegars, Salves. Sunday, August 12, 2018 - Harvest House, Concord Ca

 

Local Outreach: Pleasant Hill Herb Society Herb Day 2018. Sunday, July 15, 2018 - Rodgers Ranch Heritage Center, Pleasant Hill, Ca

 

Free Community Class: Herbal Skincare for Sun Exposure. Sunday, July 8, 2018 - Harvest House, Concord, Ca

 

Local Outreach: Martinez Beaver Festival. Sunday, June 30, 2018 - Martinez, Ca

 

Free Community Class: Medicinal Teas + Refreshing Herbal Beverages. Sunday, June 10, 2018 - Harvest House, Concord, Ca

 

Herb Walk: Parent-Child Herb Walk w/East Bay Forest School. Saturday, June 9, 2018 - Crockett Hills Regional Park, Crockett, Ca

 

Free Community Class: Medicinal Herb Gardening + Planning for Pollinators. Saturday, May 19, 2018 - Harvest House, Concord, CA

 

Herb Walk: Medicinal Plants w/ Sierra Club. Saturday, May 12, 2018 - Crockett Hills Regional Park, Crockett, Ca

 

Free Community Class: Intro to Herbal Medicine + Herbs for Seasonal Allergies. Sunday, April 15, 2018 - Harvest House, Concord, CA


 

 

 

 

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