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Celebrate Wellness in the New Year

The New Year calls for celebration, reflection, and the making of positive resolutions. Join us this January for our annual Wellness Wednesday New Year 2-Day Bonus Sale and attend upcoming co-op classes to learn how to improve care of your personal health and well-being.

wwnewyearsale-20161208-squareOur Wellness Wednesday New Year 2-Day Bonus Sale will take place on January 10th and 11th. For two days only, save 10%* off all supplements and body care items in our Wellness department at all three co-op locations. *Discount does not apply to bulk herbs.

This is your chance to start your New Year off right with a wide variety of dietary supplements and remedies, including vitamins, minerals, homeopathics, probiotics, protein powders, and food-based nutritional supplements. We also offer many all-natural personal care products, such as soaps, lotions, facial care items, essential oils, deodorants, oral care items, first aid products, and cosmetics. Many of these Wellness items are vegetarian, vegan, non-GMO verified, and organic. If you have any questions regarding natural wellness and body care items, our friendly, knowledgeable floor staff is happy to assist. Plus, shoppers who purchase $50 or more in our Wellness department during the 2-day Bonus Sale are eligible to receive a free gift bag (while supplies last).

Wellness focused co-op classes in January will provide you with skills that can be used throughout the year. Learn fitness tips, meal planning tricks, nutrition essentials, and all about the medicinal benefits of herbs, spices, tinctures, and infused vinegars. The following classes will help kick start your healthful New Year and put you on the healing path to a healthier new you.

Getting Back on Track

Demo & Tasting · 1500 West 7th Street
Tuesday, January 10 · 6:00-8:00pm | $35/$30 members

If your New Year’s resolution is to lose a few pounds, get fit, or include a wellness meal plan into your lifestyle, then this class is for you! Gabriele will prepare delicious gluten-free, vegan, and macrobiotic dishes that are ready in 20 minutes and provide you with an easy to follow meal plan.

New Year, New You: Nutrition Essentials

Lecture · 1500 West 7th Street
Thursday, January 12 · 7:00-8:00pm | $10/$5 members

Get a running start on your New Year’s health goals with a crash course on nutrition essentials including sugar addiction, eating whole foods, creating a fat burning body, and tips for sustainable weight loss.

Medicinal Spice Rack

Lecture · 740 East 7th Street
Wednesday, January 18 · 5:00-8:00pm | Free (registration required)

In this workshop participants will learn about the medicinal benefits of various culinary herbs and how to use them to support healing. From Basil to Thyme, Cinnamon to Sage, and Coriander to Pepper, we will cover basic herbs and beyond. This class is offered in the Gift Economy; donations are welcomed.

Making Winter Medicines

Demo & Tasting · 1500 West 7th Street
Saturday, January 21 · 12:00-3:00pm | $45/$35 members

In this workshop participants will learn the basics about making syrups, infused vinegars, and tinctures. Participants will make and take home Elderberry Syrup, Fire Cider, and Winter Wellness Tincture, so please bring jars.

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