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Capturing Flavor: The Art and Science of Infusions - 52251

Join us as we explore the basic technique of infusion. This simple method captures deep flavors and potent herbal constituents, and opens the door to a wider world of culinary and herbal practice. We will work with the three basic types of infusion, taste some samples, and learn recipes that can be applied at home.

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price  
52251-101
Capturing Flavor: The Art and Science of Infusions
03/31/2018 -03/31/2018
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Sa
Herb Center
16-99
$20.00/$25.00

Gahanna Herb Group - 52254

The Gahanna Herb Group is a 5 month program, meeting the fourth Thursday of each month from 6:30-8pm. The program focuses on herbs and their uses. Beginning in January, students will study in depth one herb as well as learn hands-on techniques from the culinary, wellness and craft areas. Herbs will be looked at from botanical, historical, folkloric, wellness and energetic points of view. This cooperative learning environment will also have membership to an online web group featuring reference sources, educational videos, informative guides and access to the Herb Center staff. This learning group is for individuals who would like to dedicate time to earn a deeper understanding of all things herbal.

Benefits include: fresh or dried herbs for home practice; exclusive binder for organization and class materials, 10% off all gift shop items, discount on Herb Center classes and unlimited access to online web group. Ages: 18+
Instructor: Brooke Sackenheim

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price  
52254-304
GHG Spring Qrt Pymt
03/13/2018 -05/08/2018
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Tu
Herb Center
18-99
$80.00/$90.00

Herbal Ice Cream - 52257

Yes, you read that right: in this class, we are going to super charge America’s favorite frozen summer treat! Come learn about infusing flavor and wellness into creamy goodness, and then the best methods for churning out a delicious dessert. We will sample an herb infused ice cream, and discuss the differences between ice cream and sorbet.

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price  
52257-101
Herbal Ice Cream
07/21/2018 -07/21/2018
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Sa
Herb Center
16-99
$30.00/$35.00

A Container Herb Garden - 52266

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price  
52266-101
A Container Herb Garden
04/28/2018 -04/28/2018
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Sa
Herb Center
$35.00/$40.00

Pollinators 101 - 52267

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price  
52267-201
Pollinators 101
06/23/2018 -06/23/2018
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sa
Herb Center
$30.00/$35.00

Wild Herb Walks - 52271

Beneficial herbs and plants are all around us, and often overlooked as simply “weeds.” Join us on a walk in and around the Parks of Gahanna. Take home the knowledge of what you may be able to discover growing in your back yard! Come in comfortable shoes and be prepared to venture on foot. We will also discuss proper wild-crafting etiquette. Pre-registration by Friday noon is required. Meet at the entrance signboards at each park.

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price  
52271-204
Wild Herb Walks
04/07/2018 -04/07/2018
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Sa
Gahanna Woods
$5.00/$7.00
52271-205
Wild Herb Walks
05/26/2018 -05/26/2018
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Sa
Woodside Green Park
$5.00/$7.00
52271-302
Wild Herb Walks
09/22/2018 -09/22/2018
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Sa
Friendship Park
$5.00/$7.00
52271-303
Wild Herb Walks
10/13/2018 -10/13/2018
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Sa
Woodside Green Park
$5.00/$7.00

Swarm Management - 52277

Are you interested in beekeeping but don’t know where to start or what to expect? Join professional beekeeper Dave Noble as he guides you through the time commitment and costs of keeping bees. This class is designed to examine the motivations and expectations when considering keeping bees so that you can decide if beekeeping is right for you.

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price  
52277-201
Swarm Management
05/05/2018 -05/05/2018
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sa
Herb Center
16-99
$75.00/$85.00

Finding the Queen - 52278

Are you interested in beekeeping but don’t know where to start or what to expect? Join professional beekeeper Dave Noble as he guides you through the time commitment and costs of keeping bees. This class is designed to examine the motivations and expectations when considering keeping bees so that you can decide if beekeeping is right for you.

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price  
52278-201
Finding the Queen
06/09/2018 -06/09/2018
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sa
Herb Center
16-99
$75.00/$85.00

Intro to Medicinal Herbs - 52285

Many people turn to medicinal herbs as a way to bring more nourishment to their lives. In this intro we discuss the advantages of medicine herbs as well as their limitations. Learn about the actions of herbs and the three major lineages of herbal medicine. While sampling infusions, learn how to decipher formula labels and what questions to ask at a supplement store.

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price  
52285-104
Intro to Medicinal Herbs
03/04/2018 -03/04/2018
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Su
Herb Center
18-99
$40.00/$45.00
52285-105
Intro to Medicinal Herbs
03/17/2018 -03/17/2018
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sa
Herb Center
18-99
$40.00/$45.00

Aromatherapy Foundations Class - 52292

Come to a relaxed, informative class about essential oils. Learn safety, dilutions, applications, and recipes. We will discuss how to research any essential oil you may have or buy, and how to use them in a safe, effective manner. Lavender and Sweet Orange essential oils will be studied and you will use these oils to make your own blend to take home. Manual and blending materials will be supplied. This class is required if you want to continue your essential oil studies with Deborah.

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price  
52292-202
Aromatherapy Foundations Class
05/19/2018 -05/19/2018
11:00 am -12:00 pm
Sa
Herb Center
18-99
$25.00/$30.00

Botanical Beauty Bar - 52294

This winter we take the guesswork out of making your own herbal beauty care products. Focusing on one product per class, we discuss the importance of each product, how to use it properly and customize a take home version that matches your skin type. Utilizing hands on techniques, you can walk away with the knowledge and confidence to make your own products at home saving time and money.

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price  
52294-104
Botanical Beauty Bar: Facial Masks
02/27/2018 -02/27/2018
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tu
Herb Center
16-99
$15.00/$18.00

Hydrosols - 52295

Learn how to make two aromatic body care products using beeswax as a thickener. Discover the following ingredients: Beeswax, Jojoba wax, Calendula herbal oil, along with distilled Lime, Tea Tree, and Palmarosa essential oils. Participants will become familiar with beeswax ratios and using a scale for weighing carriers, plus blend in the essential oils to make their own aromatic products. Make a citrus lip balm and a wound salve. Manual and blending supplies provided. Must have completed the Aromatherapy Foundations Class or have experience with essential oils.

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price  
52295-202
Hydrosols
05/19/2018 -05/19/2018
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Sa
Herb Center
18-99
$30.00/$35.00

Thrifty Herbal Homecare - 52303

In the spring we delve into making green cleaning products from simple ingredients found around the house. The trick for a natural home is learning a couple simple techniques and replicating them to each section of the home. Over the next two months work with the basics, helping you feel at home making easy cleaners.

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price  
52303-101
Thrifty Herbal Homecare: Sprays
03/15/2018 -03/15/2018
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Th, Sa
Herb Center
16-99
$15.00/$18.00
52303-102
Thrifty Herbal Homecare: Scrubs
03/27/2018 -03/27/2018
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tu
Herb Center
16-99
$15.00/$18.00
52303-103
Thrifty Herbal Homecare: Detergent
04/19/2018 -04/19/2018
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Th
Herb Center
16-99
$15.00/$18.00
52303-104
Thrifty Herbal Homecare: Stain Stick
04/24/2018 -04/24/2018
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tu
Herb Center
16-99
$15.00/$18.00

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