The Community Education department at Bastyr University in Kenmore will hold two classes, open to all, this month and next month.
The first class will be from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday.
How to Make and Use Herbal Tinctures & Glycerites will be an herbal workshop in the school’s Botanical Medicine Herb Lab, devoted to discovering the art of tincturing.
Students will discover the art of tincturing using both alcohol and glycerin as solvents/menstruums. They will discuss how to make a concentrated tincture/glycerite using the weight to volume method. The class will also compare how to make a tincture using both fresh and dried plant material.
Class attendees who wish to make a tincture or glycerite may do so with an added $10 fee.
The second class will be from 2-4 p.m. on Feb. 10.
Fertile Feast: How to Eat Deliciously while You’re Trying to Conceive will feature reproductive endocrinologist Angela Thyer and dietitian Judy Simon and the class will learn to prepare a tasty winter meal while learning tips on food, fertility, and cooking in the school’s nutrition kitchen.
Course menu is as follows:
Drink: Fertility boost infused waters
Appetizer: Roasted root vegetables
Main Dish: Mediterranean chicken with sorghum pilaf
Salad: Massaged kale salad with citrus and dried cherries
Dessert: Winter fruit granita
Bastyr University is located at 14500 Juanita Dr. N.E. in Kenmore.