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    Cooking

    Learn more about cooking techniques and experiment with fresh new ingredients.

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    Health & Wellness

    Obtain the knowledge that can help restore balance to your body & mind.

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    Environmental

    Cultivate awareness and engage in the topics of local and global preservation

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    Kids

    Fun, interactive experiences for kids to learn about food and where it comes from.

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    For the first time gardener or avid green thumbs, these classes help you find the pay-dirt in your own backyard.

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The Common Market

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5728 Buckeystown Pike B1
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
(301) 663-3416

August 2019

Hands-on Kimchi Making

August 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Common Market, 5728 Buckeystown Pike B1
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
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$24.00 – $30.00 13 tickets left

Calling all kimchi lovers. Come learn how make fresh kimchi from scratch with customizable flavors to your liking. You will be provided with the freshest ingredients, compliments of the Common Market. All you need to bring to the class is 1 wide-mouth, quart jar. Your personalized recipe can be tailored to suit all tastes and dietary restrictions. Space is limited, sign up today! Rachel Armistead is the owner of Sweet Farm Sauerkraut, a local fermented foods company that sells a…

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Board Meeting

August 22 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:30 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until October 24, 2019

One event on October 24, 2019 at 5:30 pm

One event on June 13, 2019 at 5:30 pm

One event on April 25, 2019 at 5:30 pm

One event on April 11, 2019 at 5:30 pm

The Common Market, 5728 Buckeystown Pike B1
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
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Adaptogens: Helping Your Body Deal with Stress

August 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Common Market, 5728 Buckeystown Pike B1
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
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$20.00 – $25.00 13 tickets left

Eight in ten people suffer from the adverse effects of stress. Join us to learn how to identify stressors and their symptoms. Most importantly, learn how to help your body deal with stress. In this class, we will focus on the use of adaptogens to help support your body when dealing with stress. At the end of the workshop, you will take home a stress-busting tea blend and a recipe that will help you incorporate adaptogens into your diet. Claire…

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September 2019

Introduction to Immune Tonics

September 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Common Market, 5728 Buckeystown Pike B1
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
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$20.00 – $25.00 16 tickets left

In this workshop you will explore ways to stimulate, strengthen, and support your immune system. Learn how to use immunostimulants, tonics, and immonomodulators to stay healthy. Practice making your own immune stimulants and tonics such as a fire cider, garlic throat treatment, and an immune boosting tea blend. You will take home a fire cider tonic preparation and an immune milk powder to supplement your home apothecary. Claire has been a practicing community herbalist for over ten years. She is…

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Immune Boosters and Elderberry Syrup

September 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
The Common Market, 5728 Buckeystown Pike B1
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
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$16.00 – $20.00 16 tickets left

Let's start the season out right! This class will provide the audience with an introduction to the immune system and how to boost it to prevent and treat infections. Solutions will include dietary and lifestyle habits, as well as medicinal herbs and nutritional supplements. Get a chance to smell, taste, and learn about the benefits and uses of some of these wonderful herbs like elderberry, astragalus, and echinacea. Each attendee will take home their own elderberry syrup that will be…

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The Great Ownerfest Cookout

September 21 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Common Market, 5728 Buckeystown Pike B1
Frederick, MD 21704 United States

The Owners are coming! Owners play a huge role at the Common Market, which is why we take the opportunity every year to celebrate them. On Saturday, September 21st, from 12 to 3 p.m., the Common Market is hosting its annual owner meeting: Ownerfest. Ownerfest is exactly as it sounds—a festival celebrating owners. The event is family-friendly and open to the public, providing an opportunity for those who may be interested in becoming owners to see what the excitement is…

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Sharpen While you Shop! at the Common Market

September 29 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Common Market, 5728 Buckeystown Pike B1
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
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Get those knives and other utensils sharpened while you shop by Rod’s Sharpening Service on our patio! Rod’s Knife Sharpening Service extends the life of your knives, scissors, and gardening tools, providing a local solution to preventing dull knives from ending up in our landfills. Rod is an award-winning knife sharpener. He won second place in a national sharpening content sponsored by Sharpener’s Report.   SAFETY FIRST: Please wrap your knives in kitchen towels, newspaper, or sheaths and put them…

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October 2019

Recycling: the Basics and Beyond! [FREE]

October 5 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Common Market, 5728 Buckeystown Pike B1
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
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Sure, recycling conserves natural resources and is part of a green economy…but how does it really work? Learn how what you do at home is part of a global industry. This crash course, led by staff of the County Office of Recycling, will cover how to recycle effectively, what can be recycled in Frederick County, and describe the impact that “wish-cycling” of non-recyclable materials has on the program. Participants may bring in packaging or material samples they have questions about.…

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Acupressure for Pain Relief and Self-Healing

October 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Common Market, 5728 Buckeystown Pike B1
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
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$16.00 – $20.00 16 tickets left

Do you suffer from chronic headaches, neck tension, or shoulder and back pain? Are you tired of resorting to over-the-counter medication? In this class, you will gain an understanding of what acupressure is and how to use it for self-healing and to relieve common musculoskeletal pain. Jenna Rucker, L. Ac., is an acupuncturist at the Frederick Natural Health Center in downtown Frederick. She specializes in treating chronic pain and women’s health issues. She received her Master of Acupuncture degree at…

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Cooking with a Nutritionist: Whole 30

October 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Common Market, 5728 Buckeystown Pike B1
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
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Free – $20.00 16 tickets left

Do you want to learn how to do Whole 30 right? From breakfast and dinner to desserts and snacks, local Nutritionist Cheryle McKee will teach you how to make your Whole 30 lifestyle simple and delicious. Cheryle McKee, MS, CNS, LDN is the Founder and President of Nourishing Abundance, LLC. As a practicing nutritionist in Frederick, MD, Cheryle helps busy people eat well and feel their best.

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Hands-On Kimchi Making

October 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Common Market, 5728 Buckeystown Pike B1
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
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$24.00 – $30.00 16 tickets left

Calling all kimchi lovers. Come learn how make fresh kimchi from scratch with customizable flavors to your liking. You will be provided with the freshest ingredients, compliments of the Common Market. Your personalized recipe can be tailored to suit all tastes and dietary restrictions. Space is limited, sign up today! Rachel Armistead is the owner of Sweet Farm Sauerkraut, a local fermented foods company that sells a variety of naturally fermented, probiotic krauts, relishes and pickles. She also loves helping…

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Kombucha Making 101

October 26 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Common Market, 5728 Buckeystown Pike B1
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
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$24.00 – $30.00 14 tickets left

Are you ready to start brewing your own Kombucha at home? This class is an introduction to home kombucha brewing. We will go over kombucha brewing basics, including ideas for experimenting with teas, herbs, fruits and vegetables and bottle conditioning techniques, to name a few. You’ll get to taste HEX kombucha flavors and leave with everything needed to brew your own kombucha at home. Seasoned home brewers also welcome, bring your questions! HEX Ferments uses the traditional method of fermentation…

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November 2019

Hands-on Sauerkraut Making w/ The Sweet Farm

November 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Common Market, 5728 Buckeystown Pike B1
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
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$24.00 – $30.00 16 tickets left

You've asked for it; now here it is! Join Rachel Armistead of The Sweet Farm as she demonstrates how to make raw, probiotic sauerkraut, step-by-step. Participants will learn about the basic history and benefits of fermentation, and then will chop, salt, and mix their very own batches of kraut to take home. Space is limited, sign up today! Along with her husband, Luke, Rachel Armistead is co-owner of Sweet Farm Sauerkraut, a Frederick-based fermented foods company that uses traditional fermentation methods…

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Board Meeting

November 14 @ 5:30 pm
The Common Market, 5728 Buckeystown Pike B1
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
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December 2019

Board Meeting

December 12 @ 5:30 pm
The Common Market, 5728 Buckeystown Pike B1
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
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