Detoxifying for Skin & Overall Health
Aug
31
1:00 PM13:00

Detoxifying for Skin & Overall Health

Detoxification is an important and often overlooked step to achieving healthy skin that glows. In this holistic beauty workshop, learn about the major toxins you’re exposed to and how they can impact your skin, health, and overall well-being. You’ll then be introduced to various herbs, foods, beauty tools, and self-care practices that support your body in getting rid of unwanted wastes and toxins naturally.

In the true spirit of holistic beauty, you will gain a solid understanding of how to nourish and beautify your skin from the inside out. Students will leave with two herbal remedies that they’ll be able to recreate at home as well as simple do-it-yourself (DIY) recipes to share with family and friends.

Cost: $50 + $10 materials fee

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Botanical Beauty: Illuminate Your Skin Naturally!
Sep
7
1:00 PM13:00

Botanical Beauty: Illuminate Your Skin Naturally!

In this hands-on workshop at Found Art Collective, you’ll learn about plants, foods, natural ingredients, and self-care practices that benefit your skin and overall health…naturally! Medicinal plants, many of which can be grown (or are already growing) in your backyard or garden, have been used for centuries in skincare and beauty rituals around the world. We’ll discuss the various uses of these plants and how they can easily be added to your skincare routine. Discover which plants and natural ingredients are best suited for your skin type and use them to create customized skincare products.

You’ll get to take home two handmade products and simple do-it-yourself (DIY) recipes to share with family and friends. Let your creative juices flow and experience the joy of making your own natural beauty and wellness products!

Cost: $55 + $10 materials fee

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Pop-Up!
Aug
2
12:00 PM12:00

Pop-Up!

Check out Free Flow Botanicals’ products at Sphere, a new women’s co-working and wellness space in the heart of downtown Oakland! This space is really special. It’s peaceful and relaxing, offers so many amenities, and is a perfect spot for getting work done or connecting with other women. A select number of natural skincare and wellness products will be available at this pop-up event (1-3pm).

Looking for a lunch spot?

Come to Sphere’s community lunch (12-1pm). For just $11, grab a plate of delicious rotisserie chicken + sides from Roli Roti and get to know others in your community. This is wonderful way to experience Sphere and all that it has to offer. All are welcome!

[Photo taken inside Sphere]

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TreasureFest -  Hawaii!
Jul
27
to Jul 28

TreasureFest - Hawaii!

Saturday, July 27th 10am - 4pm

Sunday, July 28th 10am - 4pm

TreasureFest is a monthly celebration of all things local & unique to the Bay Area. Join me for this family fun event featuring over 400+ unique vendors that offer locally made handmade items, art, photography, up‑cycled furniture and clothes, new ideas, cool collectibles, antiques, vintage clothing, and more.

Get your early bird tickets here.

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Vault California Store Grand Opening
Jul
14
11:00 AM11:00

Vault California Store Grand Opening

Free Flow Botanicals is honored to make its Bay Area store debut at Vault California, which offers current and classic women’s clothing & accessories as well as eco-friendly beauty, wellness, and gift items.

Vault California is a small shop in Downtown Livermore’s Blacksmith Square, a family-friendly outdoor courtyard that has spirits, small plates, food trucks, live music, and good times. Vault California’s mission is to provide women with a thoughtful and beautiful shopping and learning experience.

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Botanical Beauty: Illuminate Your Skin Naturally
Jun
27
6:00 PM18:00

Botanical Beauty: Illuminate Your Skin Naturally

In this introductory course, students will learn ways in which herbs, food ingredients, and self-care practices can support healthy, vibrant skin. We'll explore different forms of herbal preparations and their numerous benefits to the skin when applied topically. Discover which natural ingredients are best suited for your skin type, and use them to create your own custom blended face and body care products. Students will leave with 3-4 handmade products and simple do-it-yourself (DIY) recipes to share with family and friends.

Cost: $50 + $15 materials fee

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Lavender Beauty Masks
Jun
23
10:00 AM10:00

Lavender Beauty Masks

Learn about the benefits of lavender for the skin, from lavender essential oil to powdered lavender. Both forms will be used to create a nourishing Lavender Beauty Mask that will help to support the health of our skin in a number of ways – from calming inflammation (i.e. redness, sunburn) to healing blemishes and acne.

Adding this antioxidant rich Lavender Beauty Mask to your skincare routine is a great way to cleanse your skin while keeping it hydrated and refreshed.

Each workshop participant will receive a jar of this lovely mask to take home!

Cost: $5.00

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This workshop is offered as part of  Lavender Farm Trail Weekend, a weekend long event that features a multitude of sensory experiences with lavender as well as family friendly activities, delicious food, drinks, and much more!

Hosted by 6 local venues, visitors are welcome to stroll through local lavender fields, explore booths featuring artisan crafts, sample delicious lavender ales & gelato, or participate in hands-on workshops and demonstrations ranging from art to beauty/aromatherapy and culinary to ornamental.

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Lavender Soaking Salts
Jun
22
10:00 AM10:00

Lavender Soaking Salts

The use of lavender in bathing has been well documented throughout history – the Romans included lavender in their bathing rituals for its relaxing and antiseptic properties, and even today its uses remain widespread. In this hands on workshop, learn how to create a mineral rich blend of Lavender Soaking Salts that helps to promote calmness while soothing tired muscles and pulling toxins out of the body. 

Discover the joy and relaxation that comes with bathing with Lavender Soaking Salts, including revitalized skin, improved mood, energy, and overall well-being.
 
Each workshop participant will receive a small bag of Lavender Soaking Salts to enjoy at home!

Cost: $5.00

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This workshop is offered as part of  Lavender Farm Trail Weekend, a weekend long event that features a multitude of sensory experiences with lavender as well as family friendly activities, delicious food, drinks, and much more!

Hosted by 6 local venues, visitors are welcome to stroll through local lavender fields, explore booths featuring artisan crafts, sample delicious lavender ales & gelato, or participate in hands-on workshops and demonstrations ranging from art to beauty/aromatherapy and culinary to ornamental.

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Detoxifying Herbs for Skin & Overall Health
Jun
15
1:00 PM13:00

Detoxifying Herbs for Skin & Overall Health

Detoxification is an important and often overlooked step to achieving healthy skin that glows. In this holistic beauty workshop, you’ll be introduced to various herbs, foods, clays, beauty tools, and self-care practices that can aid your body in getting rid of unwanted wastes and toxins. In the true spirit of holistic beauty, you will gain a solid understanding of how to nourish and beautify your skin from inside out. Students will leave with 3-4 handmade herbal remedies as well as simple do-it-yourself (DIY) recipes to share with family and friends.

Cost: $45 +$15 materials fee

Click here to register.

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MorningSun Herb Farm Open House
May
4
9:00 AM09:00

MorningSun Herb Farm Open House

Join me and other herb based businesses at MorningSun Herb Farm for a fun filled day of herbs, food, crafts and education! I’ll be there with my products and will also be giving a free talk and demonstration - details below.

Come sample delicious herbal treats and teas! All mothers will receive an anise hyssop plant in honor of the upcoming Mother’s Day holiday.

Free talk (1:15-1:45pm): Detoxifying Your Body with Herbs

When was the last time you received a Spring cleaning? Just like our homes, our bodies can become cluttered with wastes and toxins that, over time, affect our health and vitality.

Fortunately, there are a number of detoxifying herbs that naturally help us get rid of toxic buildup in our bodies. Join me in learning about the benefits of detoxification and how it can promote clearer skin and a better functioning body. We’ll discuss key herbs that support our major organs of elimination as well as practical ways we can incorporate them into our diets and self-care practices.


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TreasureFest -  Mother's Day Market
Apr
27
to Apr 28

TreasureFest - Mother's Day Market

Saturday, April 27th 10am - 4pm

Sunday, April 28th 10am - 4pm

TreasureFest is a monthly celebration of all things local & unique to the Bay Area. Join me for this family fun event featuring over 400+ unique vendors that offer locally made handmade items, art, photography, up‑cycled furniture and clothes, new ideas, cool collectibles, antiques, vintage clothing, and more.

Come and find the perfect gift for your mom!

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Illuminate Your Skin Naturally with Plant-Based Cleansers
Apr
20
1:00 PM13:00

Illuminate Your Skin Naturally with Plant-Based Cleansers

In this introductory botanical beauty workshop, learn how to identify your skin type and care for your skin year round. Discover which plant and food ingredients are best suited for your skin type, and use them to create your own custom blended facial steams, facial masks, and body scrubs. Students will leave with 3-4 handmade products and simple do-it-yourself (DIY) recipes to share with family and friends. 

Cost: $45.00 + $15.00 materials fee.

Click here to register.

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Illuminate Your Skin from the Inside Out
Apr
9
to Apr 30

Illuminate Your Skin from the Inside Out

A 4-Part Botanical Beauty Workshop Series

Tuesdays, April 9th, 16th, 23rd, and 30th — 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Illuminate your skin from the inside out! In this hand-ons holistic beauty workshop series, you’ll learn how various herbs, food ingredients, and self-care practices - all easily accessible - can support healthy, vibrant skin. Together, we’ll explore different forms of herbal preparations and their numerous benefits to the skin, both internally and externally.

Discover which natural ingredients are best suited for your skin, and use them to create your own custom blended face and body care products. Together we’ll make a variety of beauty products and herbal remedies, including facial steams, cleansers, toners, masks, scrubs, salves, teas, vinegars, and bath salts. You’ll get to take home an assortment of products and simple do-it-yourself (DIY) recipes to try yourself or share with family and friends.

We’ll wrap up the series with a spa night, integrating what we’ve learned and pampering ourselves with luxurious facial treatments.

Cost for the series: $225.00 (includes materials fee)

Click here to register today!

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TreasureFest
Mar
30
to Mar 31

TreasureFest

Saturday, March 30th 10am - 5pm

Sunday, March 31st 10am - 5pm

Filled with artisanal crafts, food, music, and amazing views of the San Francisco skyline, TreasureFest is a monthly celebration of all things local & unique to the Bay Area.

Hope to see you there!

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Introduction to Botanical Beauty
Oct
27
2:00 PM14:00

Introduction to Botanical Beauty

In this 3 hour introductory workshop, students will explore plant extracts and their numerous benefits to the skin.  Learn about which natural ingredients are best suited for your skin type, and create your own custom face and body care blends.  Students will leave with 3 – 4 handmade products and simple do-it-yourself recipes to share with family and friends. 

Cost: $60 (includes materials fee)

Click here to register today!

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Introduction to Herbalism -  A Four Part Series
Aug
1
to Aug 22

Introduction to Herbalism - A Four Part Series

This class is for the beginner who wants to bring herbs into their everyday life. We will explore herbs through many avenues. Students will learn the theories of body systems and actions of herbs and their application to life circumstances. The proper preparation for herbal products will be taught. Students will prepare a number of herbal products including extracts in vinegar and alcohol; salves, syrups, teas, infusions, and bath products. Wildcrafting ethics and field identification of common native medicinal herbs will be emphasized. This class includes an herb walk to local wild areas.

Classes are held on Wednesdays (August 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd) from 6:30pm - 9:30pm.

Cost: $485.00

To sign up, please visit: https://www.ohlonecenter.org/courses/

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Botanical Beauty Workshop
Jun
5
to Jun 12

Botanical Beauty Workshop

  • Rodgers Ranch Urban Farm & Teaching Gardens (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This June, I'll be hosting a workshop on plant-based beauty and skin care. We’ll learn about a variety of natural & non-toxic ingredients that nourish our skin before diving into making our own custom skin care blends. Please submit any questions through the contact form on this site.

Course details: 
This two part workshop series offers an introduction to the power of plants and their numerous benefits for our skin. Learn about natural ingredients that are commonly used in herbal skin care products, and those best suited for different skin types or skin care needs. We'll share our favorite beauty tips and cover the basics of making a variety of plant-based products, including facial cleansers, serums, scrubs, masks, and toner. Through hands on activities, students will learn how to create custom skin care products to take home or share with family and friends. Please bring a notebook and pen to each class.

Sign up here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1840476292911335/

Part 1: Tuesday June 5th, 6:30-9:30pm

Part 2: Tuesday June 12th, 6:30-9:30pm

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6th Annual Rogers Ranch Expo & Plant Sale
Apr
14
10:00 AM10:00

6th Annual Rogers Ranch Expo & Plant Sale

Free Flow Botanicals is thrilled to be a vendor at Rogers Ranch Urban Farm's 6th Annual Expo & Plant sale! We'll be bringing our botanical beauty and wellness lines, including skincare, bath & body, and herbal honeys. In addition, thousands of plants, unique heirloom varieties of tomatoes, peppers, and herbs, and many other artisanal items will be available for purchase. 

For more information, visit the Rogers Ranch website or Facebook event page below:

Website: http://www.rodgersranchurbanfarm.org/2018-spring-festival-plant-sale/

Facebook Event: www.facebook.com/events/163543481017343/

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Herbs for Love Workshop
Feb
15
7:00 PM19:00

Herbs for Love Workshop

Let's make time for love this month! In partnership with Greyback INVI, a new type of social club, I'm excited to be hosting a workshop on herbs for love. 

Join us to learn, sample, and leave with herbal remedies to increase the romance in your life (for single and taken ladies).

Learn about herbs you can incorporate into your daily activities to help you:
- support a healthy libido
- feel more sensual
- and more!

25 spots are available for this intimate gathering. Reserve your spot here

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