Personal Care Skillshare: Make Beeswax Food Wraps with Tracey!

Wednesday, December 6, 2017
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

You've probably tried reducing the plastic in your life, but some things are hard to ditch or substitute - like food wraps. And store-bought reusable wraps are so costly, you'd think you're being punished for caring. Well rest easy friend - you can cross this off your list. Join us for December's Personal Care Skillshare, where Tracey Tief from Anarres Apothecary will teach us DIY reusable food wraps.

Seats are limited, and tea will be provided. This is a Pay-What-You-Can event, and your donations keep this meetup alive. Let's Do-It-Together!

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NOV 1 7-9pm
Make Fire Cider with Sammy!
As the days are getting shorter and the air is getting colder its the perfect time of year to whip up a batch of Fire Cider! This herbal folk remedy is a combination of kitchen herbs infused in apple cider vinegar. It is both a food and medicine that is helpful for bringing some warmth as the colder months are approaching, and can help support your body in fighting colds, and preventing them as the flu season draws nigh!

Tea will be provided. This is a Pay-What-You-Can event, and your donations keep this meet up alive.

Charcoal Toothpaste (date TBD)

We'll experiment with making a remineralizing, tooth whitening, fluoride-free charcoal based toothpaste using coconut oils, castile soap, sunflower seed oil, xylitol, salt, and activated bamboo charcoal, diatomaceous earth (food grade), essential oils of orange and peppermint, plus (food grade) Xanthan Gum.

Snacks, refreshments, purified water will be provided. Please do not bring any single use containers such as disposable coffee cups as we are a waste-free zone!

Samples may be provided. Please bring your own container (please no new plastic.)

This is a Pay-What-You-Can event, but there are expenses so a $10 donation is suggested.

Monthly Skillshares...

October - skin exfoliators

November - charcoal toothpaste

December- beeswax wraps

January - Hydrosols
Tracey will distill her Fir Balsam Christmas tree

February - aphrodisiac massage lotion (Rene)

March - fire cider

April - body scrubs

May - "healthy" marshmallows (Natasha will demo)

Join our monthly Personal Care Skillshare meet up at Anarres Natural Health Apothecary the first Wednesday of every month, where DIYers share their personal care recipes and make something together. If you make your own products, come share your recipe with the community. This pay-what-you-can event includes vegan, gluten-free, sugar-free refreshments and snacks from the Conscious Kitchen.

Make It Natural...
As a grassroots organization, we want to share the joy of natural, homemade personal care products and grow healthy people, communities and habitats in the process.

Our dream is a global movement to de commodify the personal care industry, achieved by raising public awareness on the harms of conventional products, and by restoring the common knowledge, skills, values, community, ecology and technology that sustain household production.

Date: 
Repeats every month on the first Wednesday until Sun Dec 31 2017 .
2017/12/06 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm