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Gahanna Herb Group - 52254

The Gahanna Herb Group is a 9-month program that focuses on herbs and their uses. Each month participants study one herb in depth, as well as learn hands-on culinary, cultivation or craft techniques. Herbs are studied from botanical, historical, folkloric, and wellness points of view. More advanced hands-on techniques and a field trip will be utilized to deepen our herbal experience even further. The group also receives informative guides that extend the learning beyond the classroom. Instructors include Herb Center staff as well as guest experts from Central Ohio. This cooperative learning environment is for individuals who would like to dedicate time to earn a deeper understanding of all things herbal.

Benefits include: monthly class, fresh or dried herb for home practice, newsletter, 10% off all gift shop items.

Dates: Tuesdays, September 11, October 9, November 13, December 11, January 8, February 12, March 12, April 9, and May 14.
Time 6:30-8:30PM

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price  
52254-319
GHG Drop In Oct
10/09/2018 -10/09/2018
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tu
Herb Center
18-99
$40.00/$35.00
52254-320
GHG Drop In Nov
11/13/2018 -11/13/2018
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tu
Herb Center
18-99
$40.00/$45.00

Herb Group Foundations - 52258

Over 5 months, participants will study one herb in depth, and learn a core hands-on technique. Herbs studied will be drawn from a foundational list of traditional edible herbs that have extended wellness benefits. This year’s list includes: elder, fennel, ginger, vanilla, and thyme. We will study these herbs from botanical and historic viewpoints, and work with them to gain valuable hands-on and sensory familiarity. The group will also receive informative guides, references to follow beyond the classroom, and classes taught by herb center staff. This series is intended for beginning students who would like to deepen their knowledge, understanding and usage of herbs.

Benefits include: monthly class, fresh or dried herb for home practice, newsletter, & 10% off all gift shop items.

Dates: Wednesdays, September 5, October 3, November 7, December 5, January 9
Time: 6:30-8:00PM

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price  
52258-306
HGF Drop In Oct
10/03/2018 -10/03/2018
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
W
Herb Center
18-99
$35.00/$40.00
52258-307
HGF Drop In Nov
11/07/2018 -11/07/2018
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
W
Herb Center
18-99
$35.00/$40.00
52258-308
HGF Drop In Dec
12/05/2018 -12/05/2018
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
W
Herb Center
18-99
$35.00/$40.00
52258-309
HGF Drop In Jan
01/09/2019 -01/09/2019
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
W
Herb Center
18-99
$35.00/$40.00

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  
52271-302
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

Herbs for Zombie Invasion - 52287

Would you be the hero that helped your family and friends survive during a zombie invasion? In this class, students will learn how to use every day weeds to make herbal preparations that can be used on bites, stings, and scratches. Each survivor will make an herbal salve to take home as well as learn some basics for herbal first aid.

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price  
52287-301
Herbs for Zombie Invasion
10/13/2018 -10/13/2018
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Sa
Herb Center
18-99
$30.00/$35.00

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  
52292-302
Aromatherapy Foundations Class
11/10/2018 -11/10/2018
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  
52294-302
Botanical Beauty Bar: Herbal Steams
10/11/2018 -10/11/2018
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Th
Herb Center
16-99
$15.00/$18.00
52294-303
Botanical Beauty Bar: Facial Serums
11/08/2018 -11/08/2018
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Th
Herb Center
16-99
$15.00/$18.00

Herbal Folklore - 52296

Are you interested in the herbal traditions that have been handed down through generations of families? Learn three herbal folk remedies: Fire Cider, Elderberry Syrup, and Four Thieves Vinegar. We will talk about each of these remedies, learn how to make them, and the historical background information on each one.

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price  
52296-301
Herbal Folklore: Elderberry Syrup
09/27/2018 -09/27/2018
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Th
Herb Center
16-99
$15.00/$18.00
52296-302
Herbal Folklore: Fire Cider
10/25/2018 -10/25/2018
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Th
Herb Center
16-99
$15.00/$18.00
52296-303
Herbal Folklore: Four Thieves
11/29/2018 -11/29/2018
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Th
Herb Center
16-99
$15.00/$18.00

Aromatic Holiday Gift Making - 52297

Learn how to make natural gifts for friends and family using essential oils and organic carriers. Discover the following seven essential oils: Peppermint, Tangerine, Lavender, Frankincense, Cinnamon bark, Siberian fir and Sweet orange. Make Cocoa Mint Body Butter, Christmas Joy Spray, and Relax Roll On. This special make and take class includes recipes for each blend plus wrapping for making your gifts look extra beautiful and festive! Cost includes manual, recipes, all product, snacks, and wrapping for gifts. You will make 2 of each blend. One for you and one for a gift! Must have completed the Aromatherapy Foundations Class or have experience with essential oils.

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price  
52297-301
Aromatic Holiday Gift Making
11/10/2018 -11/10/2018
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Sa
Herb Center
18-99
$45.00/$50.00

Sacred Smoke: An Exploration of Incense - 52315

Incense has been used for millennia in sacred rituals, for healing, to purify the air, set a mood, and to simply enjoy the luxurious aromas captured in the smoke. In this class, we will learn the basic types of incense and how to make them. Take home recipes, and a sample of a simple incense we make in class.

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price  
52315-302
Sacred Smoke: An Exploration of Incense
10/20/2018 -10/20/2018
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Sa
Herb Center
$25.00/$30.00

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