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We host educational programs throughout the year, from classes and hands-on workshops to a tour of the kitchen. For those interested in going deeper, we offer several intensive sessions, from one day to one week long, covering our nutritional and culinary practices, and our organizational and business model.

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Week-Long Kitchen & Business Intensive - Deposit (10/04/17 - 10/10/17)

Deposit for 6.5 days

$150.00

Have you wondered what goes into creating the products we offer at Three Stone Hearth? Would you like to learn more about our cooperative business model? This week-long intensive is a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the work and culture of our Community Supported Kitchen. The session includes six and a-half days of classes, presentations and hands-on learning. Best part: a nutrient-dense communal lunch with our staff is included each day.

The learning objectives and opportunities include:

  • Three Stone Hearth’s business model, including history, organizational governance, operations, and finances.

  • The tools and skills required to run a Community-Supported Kitchen.

  • The principles underlying our model:

    • The nutritional principles of traditional diets

    • The economic principles of worker cooperatives

    • The organizational principles of our governance system, Holacracy, and of self-managing and self-organizing approaches in general.

  • Hands-on experience in the kitchen. Learn how to cook community-scale recipes following a traditional diets approach.

  • Connecting with others who are interested in the model, as well as with those of us who have made this our livelihood.

We ask you to make a $150 deposit to save your spot by registering through our web site. You will receive more information regarding due dates once we have a minimum of five people registered for the intensive. Please don’t make any travel arrangements before we confirm with you and read our FAQ document on our education page. If you have any questions, please email us at education@threestonehearth.com.

Vibrant Health for Dogs and Cats (8/12/17, 10 - 11:30am)

1 class (1.5 hours)

$15.00

Your pets may be suffering from malnutrition because of the food they are eating. There is so much information, and so much hype, in the world of pet foods, you may find yourself being “petfooled” as Joni Kamlet likes to say. Whether you feed a prescription diet, grain free, home cooked or raw, this class will have something to offer you.

Topics covered will include the disappointing truth about pet food, identifying nutritional deficiency in pets, and adding foods from Three Stone Hearth, such as bone broth and liver, to supplement a pet’s diet.

Joni Kamlet is a Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) and a Certified Canine Rehabilitation Assistant (CCRA). She also has her certification in Applied Clinical Nutrition (for humans). In her current role as the Northern California Veterinary Representative for the company Standard Process, she teaches veterinarians about nutrition and supplementation. Joni also lectures to pre-vet students at Cal Poly and will be speaking at the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association in October.

Three Stone Hearth Education Cancellation Policy:

If you pre-register for this class and are unable to attend, please send an email to education@threestonehearth.com letting us know. You may cancel and request a full refund up until 24 hours before the class. We will issue a credit to your account for the full class price. If you cancel with less than 24 hours notice, we will not issue a credit to your account, however you may apply the class fee towards a future class to be used within 6 months. After 6 months, that credit will be void. If you can not attend, you are also welcome to send someone else in your place. However, please let us know that you will be doing this. If you contact us after the class, no refunds or credits will be issued. When Three Stone Hearth, must cancel a class, you will receive a full refund for any fees paid towards the class.

Holistic Dental Health (8/19/17, 10am - 12pm)

1 class (2 hours)

$25.00

How to prevent cavities and heal from gum disease naturally!

It was Dr. Weston A. Price, a Cleveland dentist, whose research and world travels led to the Traditional Diets approach we follow at Three Stone Hearth. Join us for a presentation on natural dental care with Rupam Henry, creator of the One Drop Only Toothsoap we sell, among other herbal products. Rupam will talk about how to re-mineralize your teeth, prevent cavities and heal gum disease, develop effective home care techniques, know if your diet is working for you, and how your teeth are connected to the rest of your body.

Discover how natural dental care can take you to a whole new level of feeling good in your body, mind, and spirit, and help you make better decisions about your dental choices.

Rupam Henry comes from an ancient lineage of medicine makers, alchemists, and pharmacists from Germany reaching back thirteen generations. She combines her expertise as an herbalist and holistic health educator with more than 20 years experience as a Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) in general and pediatric dentistry. Rupam is passionate about supporting and empowering others on their path to self-healing.

 

Three Stone Hearth Education Cancellation Policy:

If you pre-register for this class and are unable to attend, please send an email to education@threestonehearth.com letting us know. You may cancel and request a full refund up until 24 hours before the class. We will issue a credit to your account for the full class price. If you cancel with less than 24 hours notice, we will not issue a credit to your account, however you may apply the class fee towards a future class to be used within 6 months. After 6 months, that credit will be void. If you can not attend, you are also welcome to send someone else in your place. However, please let us know that you will be doing this. If you contact us after the class, no refunds or credits will be issued. When Three Stone Hearth, must cancel a class, you will receive a full refund for any fees paid towards the class.

Traditional Soap Making (8/26/17, 10 - 11:30am)

1 class (1.5 hours)

$65.00

Step back in time and learn how to make traditional and nourishing soaps from local, grassfed beef tallow, extra virgin olive oil, and organic essential oils. Indulge in the "slow body care" movement.

In this class, you will be shown how to make high quality cold process soaps using beef tallow, sodium hydroxide, local extra virgin olive oil, herbs, and organic essential oils.

Each student will take home three different soaps that they custom decorate with herbs or flowers. The soaps are: Lavender and Sea Salt; Coffee or Activated Charcoal; and Calendula and White Fir. These are traditional soaps that leave the skin feeling clean, soft, and exceptionally nourished.

SAFETY NOTE: Alkali solutions are caustic. Rubber gloves must be worn whenever handling alkali crystals and solution. Safety glasses must be worn while mixing alkali to protect the eyes from any splashing, and care should be taken not to breathe any fumes that rise up from cooking soap products. Materials will be provided.

Megan Bre Camp is the founder of Summer Sequoia Tallow, an artisanal line of organic tallow balms, soaps and candles handcrafted in Oakland, California. Megan, a former cook and kitchen manager at Three Stone Hearth, is passionate about sustainable living, eating seasonally, and using local organic ingredients and traditional techniques in all facets of her work.

 

Three Stone Hearth Education Cancellation Policy:

If you pre-register for this class and are unable to attend, please send an email to education@threestonehearth.com letting us know. You may cancel and request a full refund up until 24 hours before the class. We will issue a credit to your account for the full class price. If you cancel with less than 24 hours notice, we will not issue a credit to your account, however you may apply the class fee towards a future class to be used within 6 months. After 6 months, that credit will be void. If you can not attend, you are also welcome to send someone else in your place. However, please let us know that you will be doing this. If you contact us after the class, no refunds or credits will be issued. When Three Stone Hearth, must cancel a class, you will receive a full refund for any fees paid towards the class.

 

Transform Your Posture (9/9/17, 2-5pm)

1 class (3 hours)

$45.00

Learn the “open secrets” of healthy postural alignment based on people in traditional cultures, who stay straight and strong into their old age. These cultures maintain the original posture that we all had as young children. Learning the alignment guidelines of the Balance Posture Method (aka “Spinefulness”) will help you reduce or eliminate pain, increase relaxation, regain energy and get back to doing the things you love. We’ll cover pain-free standing, walking, healthy bending and pain-free sitting at the computer or in a car. Workshop includes slideshow, explanations/demonstrations, practice, and hands-on guidance.

Dana Davis, MA, CYT, is a Senior Certified Balance Teacher by the Balance Center in Palo Alto, California, where she has studied and worked with Jean Couch (author of The Runner’s Yoga Book) since 1996. She has practiced yoga since 1984 and is a graduate of the 3-year Advanced Studies Program at the Yoga Room in Berkeley (a 500-hour program). She has studied Restorative Yoga with Judith Lasater, and is a certified “Relax and Renew” Trainer. She became certified by Elise Miller to teach Yoga for Scoliosis in 2013. She has also completed advanced studies with Richard Miller, Ph.D., in Yoga Nidra/iRest.

 

Three Stone Hearth Education Cancellation Policy:

If you pre-register for this class and are unable to attend, please send an email to education@threestonehearth.com letting us know. You may cancel and request a full refund up until 24 hours before the class. We will issue a credit to your account for the full class price. If you cancel with less than 24 hours notice, we will not issue a credit to your account, however you may apply the class fee towards a future class to be used within 6 months. After 6 months, that credit will be void. If you can not attend, you are also welcome to send someone else in your place. However, please let us know that you will be doing this. If you contact us after the class, no refunds or credits will be issued. When Three Stone Hearth, must cancel a class, you will receive a full refund for any fees paid towards the class.

Five-Week Food-Based Cleanse (9/16-10/14, 10 - 11:30am)

5 weeks, 1 class per week (1.5 hours)

$125.00

Do you want to feel your best while strengthening your immune system as the holiday season approaches? Join us in a 5-week food-based cleanse. Discover how good you can feel when you remove all forms of sugar from your diet and the even keel your experience when you get off of the blood sugar roller coaster. Taking a “time out” from your regular eating routine, no matter what it is, to do a focused cleanse is a great way to get back to center. 

Week 1: How to prepare mentally, physically and emotionally to make successful changes to your diet.

Week 2: Digestion know how… it all starts in the gut.

Week 3: Balanced Blood Sugar… how sweet it is.

Week 4: Oil Change…diving deeper into fats.

Week 5: Celebrating our Success and Next Steps… how to reintroduce foods and detect food sensitivities.

The diet is anti-inflammatory and eliminates all refined sugar, processed foods, dairy and limits starchy carbohydrates. We focus on fresh vegetables and fruits, good quality animal protein, nuts, seeds and healthy fats timed at appropriate intervals for ultimate blood sugar stabilization.

You will be fully supported as you go through this gentle, yet powerful detox. Each week will combine a check in and support, a lesson and call to action. Come join us in this fun, empowering and inspiring group. You will be amazed at what happens when that will remove the negative effects of sugar from your body and your life.

Side effects may include (but are not limited to):

  • Weight loss

  • Better sleep

  • More energy

  • Boosted Immunity

  • Reduced cravings for sugar and starchy carbs

  • Mental clarity, calmness and even temperament

  • Reduced PMS and menopausal symptoms

Joey Anderson is a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, GAPS Practitioner and Restorative Wellness Practitioner. She specializes in functional nutrition and in using food as medicine. She combines real food (delicious and tailored to you), functional lab tests and attention to lifestyle, to help families and individuals feel good and thrive. She loves her work!

 

Three Stone Hearth Education Cancellation Policy:

If you pre-register for this class and are unable to attend, please send an email to education@threestonehearth.com letting us know. You may cancel and request a full refund up until 24 hours before the class. We will issue a credit to your account for the full class price. If you cancel with less than 24 hours notice, we will not issue a credit to your account, however you may apply the class fee towards a future class to be used within 6 months. After 6 months, that credit will be void. If you can not attend, you are also welcome to send someone else in your place. However, please let us know that you will be doing this. If you contact us after the class, no refunds or credits will be issued.

 

Co-Founder Consultation (in Person) and Private Tour of Kitchen

1 hour

$90.00

Are you interested in learning more about our business model? Those interested in starting similar businesses of their own or doing research into the field may schedule a one-hour private tour and consultation with Co-Founder Jessica Prentice (or another Co-Founder or staff-member by special arrangement). Up to four people can be accommodated in this arrangement. If you would like to schedule an appointment with Jessica contact us first at info@threestonehearth.com to arrange for a time slot. Once an arrangement has been made, you can return to this menu to pay the consultation fee.

Co-Founder Consultation by Phone or Skype

1 hour

$75.00

Are you interested in learning more about our business model? Those interested in starting similar businesses of their own or doing research into the field may schedule one-hour consultations with Co-Founder Jessica Prentice (or another Co-Founder or staff-member by special arrangement). If you would like to schedule an appointment with Jessica contact us first at info@threestonehearth.com to arrange for a time slot. Remote consultations can be via Skype or telephone. Once an arrangement has been made, you can return to this menu to pay the consultation fee.