We'll be setting up shop on December 9th, this weekend along with some other amazing Bay Area favorites for a Holiday Market at The Barlow. Come snag at the perfect Holiday party dress or get gift shopping done in record time.

The days are getting shorter and colder, but holiday season is just revving up. Here are a few of our favorite Field Day picks to keep you warm and festive.

If you're looking to treat a loved one and can't make it into the brick and mortar, we've added more goodies online to choose from.


If you can't decide on the perfect present we also offer Gift Certificates in shop or you can find them online
here . 

We leave you with a powerful recipe to kickstart your immune system during cold season or any time you need it. Vinegar tonics have been used for centuries to ward off infection, and a few decades ago one of our favorite herbalists Rosemary Gladstar concocted a fired up version to bring herbalism back into the kitchen as both tasty food and medicine. She shared the recipe with countless students and friends and it took off in popularity. There are plenty of different variations of her version now, however we've included Rosemary's original recipe and instructions below:

Fire Cider

½ cup grated fresh horseradish root
½ cup or more fresh chopped onions
¼ cup or more chopped garlic
¼ cup or more grated ginger
Chopped fresh or dried cayenne pepper ‘to taste’. Can be whole or powdered.  ‘ To Taste’ means should be hot, but not so hot you can’t tolerate it.  Better to make it a little milder than to hot; you can always add more pepper later if necessary.

Optional ingredients; Turmeric, Echinacea, cinnamon, etc.
  1. Place herbs in a half-gallon canning jar and cover with enough raw unpasteurized apple cider vinegar to cover the herbs by at least three to four inches.  Cover tightly with a tight fitting lid.
  2. Place jar in a warm place and let for three to four weeks.  Best to shake every day to help in the maceration process.
  3. After three to four weeks, strain out the herbs, and reserve the liquid.
  4. Add honey ‘to taste’.  Warm the honey first so it mixes in well.  “To Taste’ means your Fire Cider should taste hot, spicy, and sweet.  “A little bit of honey helps the medicine go down……”
  5. Rebottle and enjoy!  Fire Cider will keep for several months unrefrigerated if stored in a cool pantry.   But it’s better to store in the refrigerator if you’ve room.

A small shot glass daily serves as an excellent tonic Or take teaspoons if you feel a cold coming on.

Take it more frequently if necessary to help your immune system do battle. "

Experimentation with ingredients is encouraged. Have fun! Make your own perfect potion to keep yourself and any friends or family you want to share with at your strongest. 

"Let food by thy medicine and medicine be thy food."- Hypocrites


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