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Herbal Remedies: Make Fire Cider (In-Person) March 18, 2023

Mar 18, 2023 11:00AM—1:00PM

Come join local herbalist Heather Mashuga for a hands-on fire cider/cider tonic-making class. Historically, apple cider vinegar and the ingredients in fire cider have been beneficial in treating various ailments and illnesses. It excels with boosting the immune system, helping movement and circulation, expelling congestion, and fighting viruses and microbes. It is also packed full…

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Herbal Remedies: Make Elderberry Syrup (In-Person) February 18, 2023

Feb 18, 2023 11:00AM—1:00PM

Come join local herbalist, Heather Mashuga, for a hands-on elderberry syrup-making class. Elderberry syrup is a must-have, especially through the colder months! Elderberries are known for their immune-boosting and anti-viral properties. They reduce the duration of colds and flus, as well as the symptoms experienced. They are also packed full of other benefits like clearing…

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Herbal Remedies: Make a Soothing Salve (In-Person) January 7, 2023

Jan 07, 2023 11:00AM—1:00PM

Come join local herbalist, Heather Mashuga, in a hands-on salve-making class. Want to take that next step and feel comfortable turning all the amazing herbs you have learned about into topical remedies? We will make a couple of different herb-infused oils, turn those oils into salve, and learn how to utilize them. Each participant will…

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Stone Balancing (In-Person) November 19, 2022

Nov 19, 2022 10:00AM—1:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine St. Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

The piling of stones has been happening since ancient times, whether for spiritual purposes, identification of burial grounds, navigation, or other reasons.  Stone balancing has been compared to yoga practice, as the mind becomes focused and quiet during the process of balancing the stones.      Uniting elements of performance art, sculpture, and meditation, Peter Juhl…

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Snowshoe Lacing (In-Person, Intergenerational) November 11-13, 2022

Nov 11, 2022 12:00PM—5:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

In this three-day class students will lace snowshoes that will last for generations.  The Ojibwe-style snowshoe kit provides Minnesota made white ash frames, tubular nylon lacing, and instruction booklet. These traditional snowshoes are more adaptable to differing snow conditions than modern aluminum snowshoes. Taught by Peta Barrett, owner of Women’s Wilderness Discovery based out of Ely,…

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Herbal Remedies: A Foraging Walk in October (In-Person)

Oct 15, 2022 11:00AM—1:00PM

Join local herbalist Heather Mashuga on a leisurely walk through the woods, noticing and admiring the multitudes of wildflowers and plants.  Discover how to learn to use these plant allies to provide nourishment and healing. Herbal medicine focuses on herbs to prevent and treat illness and promote health and has been used for centuries by…

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