Sat. Oct 24th,
1 to 4:30 pm,
$45.00 + $10.00 materials fee
From the Garden to the Kitchen
Learn about the best varieties of herbs to plant in the Houston area with the autumn weather approaching. Certain herbs grow better in the cooler weather. Find out what to plant, and how best to nourish the soil and create your pots or beds. In Lucia’s kitchen make herb butter and herb vinegar, which you will sample. There will be enough for you to take some home. You will also receive some of Lucia’s fabulous recipes for your holiday cooking…Lucia’s legendary four rice herbed turkey stuffing.
1 to 4:30,
$45.00 + $9.00 materials fee
Autumn is the time when our thoughts turn toward home, fall colors & the scents of harvest time.
A poet wrote “it is the season of mists & mellow fruitfulness.” Fall brings to the forefront essentials oils with depth & substance: patchouli, sandlewood, clary sage, cinnamon, clove & more. Create a seasonal room spray made up of some grounding & spiritual oils. Learn the characteristics, history & use of eight essentials oils.
Enter the green the world of medicinal herbs. In this exciting afternoon course, Lucia will guide you through the wise woman healing traditions of Europe and the Cherokee medicine wheel path. You will discover herbs can be our allies as well as nourishing food. Learn to make tinctures/tisanes, herbal salves, create an herbal medicine cabinet, and discover the history and lore of many culinary and medicinal herbs. This course of study is based on Lucia’s research into the documented (and often scientifically verified) current and historical uses of medicinal plants, but is not intended to be a substitute for the advice of a qualified health care practitioner.
The healing and cleansing properties of the bath have fascinated us for as long as we have known water. With proper attention to detail, you can transform a modest bathroom into a personal healing chamber filled with beauty and scent. Essential oils are incredible gifts from nature’s flowers and herbs that can enhance our spirits and provide healing to our bodies. In this class, Lucia Bettler will lead you in making a brown sugar scrub, a relaxing bath salt, a fragrant room spray and more!
Join Lucia for an afternoon of myth & magic, poetry, goddesses, starfish and seashells, as we explore the lure of the sea . . .You will go home with a bag filled with magical sea charms and more . . . $45.00