Workshops

Distillation Workshop                                                                Have you ever wondered how they get the scent of lavender into your hand soap?  How about that scent of lime or cinnamon into a candle, or that irresistible smell of your hand lotion that you swear is good enough to eat?  Chances are all these scents are essential oils distilled by ancient methods...

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Seaweed Harvesting on the North Coast

May and June are great seaweed gathering months on the North Coast. I prefer June as we generally have milder weather, which makes for an easier harvest. We arrived at this Mendocino location for a minus tide very early in the morning. I like this location as we don’t have to walk as far down the beach, which means less a hike back when laden with wet seaweed! We had a lovely morning with very little wind and were able to harvest plenty of sea...

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