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Recipes from the Herbalist’s Kitchen with Brittany Nickerson

Sunday | July 30, 2017 | 1:00 pm — 3:00 pm

Homestead Apothecary, Laurel Location | 3807 MacArthur Blvd, Oakland, CA

Join us for a very special book signing and lecture with upcoming author and herbalist, Brittany Wood Nickerson! The healthiest food for our body is often the most flavorful, alive with nutrients and compounds that naturally stimulate our biological processes. Learn how cooking with herbs can maximize flavor and health benefits of everyday foods, nourishing and enlivening the body, mind and spirit. Brittany will share inspirations from Recipes from the Herbalist’s Kitchen and explore how your snacks, entrées, drinks, and desserts can meet the body’s needs for comfort, nourishment, energy, and support through seasonal changes. Brittany understands that food is our most powerful medicine. In Recipes from the Herbalist’s Kitchen she reveals how the kitchen can be a place of true awakening for the senses and spirit, as well as deep nourishment for the body. With in-depth profiles of favorite culinary herbs such as dill, sage, basil, and mint, Nickerson offers fascinating insights into the healing properties of each herb and then shares 110 original recipes for scrumptious snacks, entrées, drinks, and desserts that are specially designed to meet the body’s needs for comfort, nourishment, energy, and support through seasonal changes. This 312 page hardcover book is full of over 110 original recipes and gorgeous photographs taken right here at the Thyme Herbal classroom and gardens in Conway, Massachusetts.

AUTHOR: Brittany Wood Nickerson has blended her training in Western, Ayurvedic and Chinese herbal medicine into her personal and professional cooking for more than ten years. She owns Thyme Herbal in Western Massachusetts where she teaches a three year herbal apprenticeship program, as well as classes in herbal cooking and homesteading. Nickerson teaches at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and is an active guest speaker at conferences and events throughout the country. She is the author of the Everyday Living Series, a series of posters and zines for the home, The Herbal Homestead Journal and Recipes from the Herbalist’s Kitchen. Find her online at www.thymeherbal.com

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