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The Scarlet Sage Herb Co.: Family Wellness: Nutrition and Herbal Foods
January 19 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
This class will dive deep into how we understand that we are not just what we eat, but we are what we assimilate. We will talk about the digestion, the microbiome, and how we can effectively use herbs and foods to help our body absorb as many nutrients from our food as possible.
In this class, we will also be eating and trying different foods, smoothies, and treats that will include nourishing yummy herbs and foods to help increase our nutritional load in our food for ourselves and our loved ones.
This is a fun class that will include some lecture and supplement recommendations, with hands-on projects making herbal goodies.
Each participant will leave full and nourished with recipes and handouts.
This class is part of the Family Wellness Certification.
About the teacher:
Laura Ash is a clinical herbalist, mother of two, a queer woman, dancer, storyteller, and social entrepreneur. In 2006, Laura graduated from The California School of Herbal Studies in Clinical Herbal Medicine while running a chai tea company, and in 2008, Laura co-founded Avra Organic Spa in San Francisco.
Laura has studied in clinic and privately with many teachers; David Hoffmann, Matthew Wood, Dr. Vasant Lad, to name a few. She has also been a guest lecturer teaching western herbalism at UW Madison. After living overseas in the UK and East Africa, Laura has felt a sacred obligation to support Indigenous People in their health sovereignty, and in 2011 she started a nonprofit called Herbal Anthropology Project which has protected Maasai Traditional Medicine in Tanzania through the framework of the Traditional Knowledge Division of the World Intellectual Property Organization.
Laura currently lives in San Francisco, California with her two children and her partner, and is the owner of The Scarlet Sage Herb Co.
About the workshop:
• Date: January 19, 10am-4pm
• Location: The Scarlet Sage Herb Co, 1193 Valencia St, San Francisco
• Cost: $150
More information on our website:
Family Wellness: Nutrition and Herbal Foods – January 19, 10am-4pm