Classes

I love teaching people to support their health through nutrition, lifestyle, and traditional herbs. Classes are offered at locations around the Northwest. Here’s what people are saying.

Interested in hosting a class at your home or business? Email me for details.

Daily Detox & Seasonal Cleansing

Choosing the right detox protocol isn’t always as straightforward as you might think. Join Meghan, a local health coach, for a thorough discussion on how to support detoxification on a daily basis, as well as choosing a more comprehensive detox program that takes into consideration how our bodies will respond during different times of the year.

January 7, 1-3pm ($7) Please preregister
Olympia Food Co-op (Olympia, Wa)

January 9th, 6:30-7:30pm (FREE)
Marlene’s Market & Deli (Tacoma, Wa)

Homemade Herbal Tinctures

Learn to make your own high quality herbal tinctures! This hands-on class will walk you through the process from start to finish. We’ll also discuss alcohol-free alternatives and review plants suitable for general use with a focus on respiratory and immune support. You’ll have a chance to sample tinctures, receive instructional handouts, and take home your own bottle of tincture. Please preregister.

January 21st, 10am-12pm ($7)
Olympia Food Co-op (Olympia, Wa)

September 25th, 6-7:30pm ($20)
Marlene’s Market & Deli (Tacoma, Wa)

The Art of Home Fermentation (certificate course)

This 6-class program (Jan 30-Mar 6) is offered through South Puget Sound Community College alongside Oly~Cultures founder, Julie Kamin-Martin. I’ll be teaching the first class in the series, Fundamentals of Fermentation: The history, science and health benefits of fermentation. This class provides a framework for the rest of the series, giving students the confidence and context to get creative in their fermentation practice, optimize health benefits, and troubleshoot as necessary. Your questions are encouraged! Classes can be taken individually, but this class is highly recommend as a foundation for the rest of the series. Pre-registration required.

January 30th, 6-8pm ($55)
South Puget Sound Community College (Lacey, Wa)

July 9th, 6-8pm ($55)
South Puget Sound Community College (Lacey, Wa)

Wild Fermented Sauerkraut

Learn to safely and easily make your own raw fermented sauerkraut teeming with probiotics known to improve digestion, boost immune function, and increase energy levels. This popular class includes a demonstration, recipes, and OlyKraut samples! Meghan will review the history and science of fermentation, discuss equipment options and suitable ingredients, and demonstrate how to make raw fermented sauerkraut from start to finish! Please preregister.

February 10th, 10am-12pm (FREE)
New Seasons Market (Mercer Island, Wa)

May 26th, 10am-12pm ($20)
Marlene’s Market & Deli (Tacoma, Wa)

Make Your Own Miso

Miso is a delicious healing food that is easy to make with a few simple ingredients. Join Meghan Hintz, Certified Fermentationist and Health Coach, to learn the history, health benefits, and how-to of miso fermentation. This class includes a demonstration, instructions for making miso from soy and other beans, and recipes for cooking with miso. Samples provided. Please preregister.

February 18th, 10am-12pm ($7)
Olympia Food Co-op (Olympia, Wa)

Herbal Oils & Salves (great for gifting!)

In this hands-on class, you’ll learn to make herb infused oils and salves for topical first aid, massage, and body care – perfect for keeping or gifting! We’ll discuss selecting herbs for your formula, learn to make a plant infused oil, and work together to create a salve for you to take home. This class uses beeswax and is not vegan.
Please pre-register.

November 17th, 10am-12pm ($20)
Marlene’s Market & Deli (Tacoma, Wa)