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The Common Market

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

April 2020

Rescheduled: Homeopathy for Acute Ailments- Coughs, Colds, and Flu Symptoms

April 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Common Market, 5728 Buckeystown Pike
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
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$8.00 – $16.00 -2 tickets left

This event has been rescheduled for Wednesday, August 12th from 6:30-8:00pm.  Sign-Up here! The selection of the appropriate homeopathic remedy for either acute or chronic conditions is based on the individuality of the sick person and their unique symptoms. It requires knowledge of case taking as well as knowledge of the homeopathic materia medica. Homeopathic practitioners use minute amounts of natural substances (homeopathic remedies) to stimulate the body’s innate healing power to restore health. In this session, join professional homeopath…

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Rescheduled: Plastics 101 [FREE]

April 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Common Market, 5728 Buckeystown Pike
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
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This class has been rescheduled to Thursday, May 14th from 6:30-8:00pm.  Please RSVP on the May 14th event page. This program is designed to provide a general overview of what plastics are, how they have evolved, and the pros and cons of this complicated class of materials. Participants will learn which plastic materials can be recycled in local programs, why some are difficult to recycle at all, and offer steps that can be taken to reduce plastic waste. Participants will…

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Board Meeting

April 16 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Common Market, 5728 Buckeystown Pike
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
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Cancelled: Edible Landscaping with a Permaculture Twist

April 16 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
The Common Market, 5728 Buckeystown Pike
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
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$5.00 – $10.00 -3 tickets left

Ever wondered how you can have your yard and eat it too? Join author and edible landscape designer Michael Judd in an exploration of combining form, function and production in your yard. Judd will lead a virtual tour through edible landscapes designed and created in the D.C. Metro area while unearthing the ABC’s of how to make your yard more fruitful. Focus will be on water harvesting for successful growing, outdoor mushroom cultivation, creating herb spirals, starting a food forest,…

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Cancelled: Apothecary 101 w/ Nàdarra Léigh

April 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Common Market, 5728 Buckeystown Pike
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
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$10.00 – $20.00 -4 tickets left

Do you have a liniment here, maybe a salve or infused oil there? Have you started a home apothecary but need help building it out? Maybe it is time to get your home apothecary in order.  Come and learn how to build your home apothecary so it can be useful and effective for maintaining your family’s health. From the garden to the shelf, this fun workshop will get your creative juices flowing as we talk about growing medicinal herbs, demonstrate…

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Cancelled: Electronic Recycling at the Common Market

April 21 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Common Market, 5728 Buckeystown Pike
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
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e-End provides electronics recycling of end-of-life equipment and performs 100% data destruction on media stored on your recycled electronics. Have some old electronics you want to dispose, but aren’t sure how? Bring them to the Co-op and E-End will take care of it for you. Please note there is a disposal fee of: $5 for LCD Monitors; $15 for CRT Monitors; $15 for LCD/Plasma TVs; and $30 for CRT TVs only payable in cash. Below is a list of accepted items:    

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Cancelled: Managing Anxiety & Stress with Acupuncture, Hypnotherapy, and More with Thrīv Nutraceuticals

April 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Common Market, 5728 Buckeystown Pike
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
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$2.50 – $5.00 Sold out

Join us as we learn stress and anxiety management techniques with Dr. Jafari! Dr. Marz Jafari is a thoughtful practitioner of Five Element Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine. Prior to establishing Healthy Roots Medicine (HRM), Dr. Jafari achieved a Doctorate degree in Medicine and spent nearly a decade leading a federally funded global biosurviellance study of infectious disease under the auspices of Georgetown University Medical Center. In addition to his terminal degree in Medicine, he was conferred a Doctorate of…

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Cancelled: Knife Sharpening While You Shop!

April 26 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Common Market, 5728 Buckeystown Pike
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
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This event is likely to be rescheduled for Fall 2020. The Common Market is excited to collaborate with Community Partner, Rod’s Sharpening Service, to offer an on-site knife sharpening event.  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.  The sharpening during this event does not require an appointment and can be done same-day while customers shop. Wait times run between 15…

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Rescheduled: Acupressure for Emotional Stress and Overwhelm: Learn to Self-Treat Negative Emotions

April 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Common Market, 5728 Buckeystown Pike
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
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$8.00 – $16.00 -3 tickets left

This event has been rescheduled for Wednesday, July 22nd from 6:30- 8:00pm.  Sign-up here! Do you suffer from chronic stress, anxiety, or frequent negative moods? Are you looking for self-care tools to help you cope and re-center yourself after stressful experiences? Join Jenna Rucker, licensed acupuncturist, to learn acupressure points for relieving emotional stress and moving through negative emotions. In this class, you’ll gain an understanding of what acupressure is and how to use it for self-healing. Jenna Rucker, L.…

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May 2020

Spring into Nutrition!

May 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Common Market, 5728 Buckeystown Pike
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
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$6.00 – $12.00 20 tickets left

A whole foods way of eating gets us in touch with the basics of healthful eating. Join us and discover a “no-diet” approach to eating that emphasizes the simplicity of eating real foods. You will walk away from this class with a deeper understanding of what whole foods are, what role processed foods play in our health and culture, the science of how whole foods heal, and the importance of cultivating a nourishing relationship with food. Keegan Abernathy, MS, CNS,…

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Growing Gourmet Mushrooms

May 13 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
The Common Market, 5728 Buckeystown Pike
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
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$5.00 – $10.00 23 tickets left

Home grown mushrooms are the tastiest! And fortunately, one of the easiest foods to grow in your landscape. Join edible landscape author and designer Michael Judd in learning the step by step methods to growing and harvesting gourmet fungi right outside your door! Michael Judd has worked with agro-ecological and whole system designs throughout the Americas for the last 20 years focusing on applying permaculture and ecological design to increase local food security and community health in both tropical and…

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Plastics 101 [FREE; RSVP]

May 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Common Market, 5728 Buckeystown Pike
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
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Free

This program is designed to provide a general overview of what plastics are, how they have evolved, and the pros and cons of this complicated class of materials. Participants will learn which plastic materials can be recycled in local programs, why some are difficult to recycle at all, and offer steps that can be taken to reduce plastic waste. Participants will be shown samples of products designed to help reduce the use of plastics and will be provided with lists…

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Kombucha 101

May 16 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Common Market, 5728 Buckeystown Pike
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
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$15.00 – $30.00 14 tickets left

Come join us as we learn all about kombucha history and the science behind the brewing and fermenting process! This will be an in-depth, hands-on learning experience and there will be plenty of time for questions. We will make our own delicious kombucha infusion and you will take home all the necessary ingredients to keep fermenting your own kombucha. Liz Dodson a.k.a The Kombucha Lady is a professional brew master based in Northern Frederick County. She has been making kombucha…

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Green Burials and Home Funerals in Maryland

May 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Common Market, 5728 Buckeystown Pike
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
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$2.50 – $5.00 19 tickets left

Are you curious about Home Funeral and Green Burial practices/options in Maryland? Caring for loved ones in the dying time at home, even a generation ago, was the way families traditionally made their farewells. This age-old wisdom is available to us today. The recognition that families may care for their loved ones at their time of transition offers great comfort and solace. Join Michael Judd as he invites you to consider choices for end-of-life care, home funeral, home burial, and…

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Lyme Disease, Co-infections, and Treatment with Thrīv Nutraceuticals

May 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Common Market, 5728 Buckeystown Pike
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
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$2.50 – $5.00 20 tickets left

Join us as we learn various ways to address lyme disease and accompanying co-infections with Dr. Sue Williams! Dr. Williams grew up in Iowa and earned her BA in Psychology at the University of Iowa. She is a 2001 graduate of the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine in Tempe, Arizona. She specializes in, and treats patients with autoimmune diseases, Chronic Fatigue, Thyroid disease, Hepatitis, cancer, COPD, weight management, neurological support, bone health, heart disease, diabetes, MS, liver disease, LYME, women’s…

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For the Love of PawPaws!

May 27 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
The Common Market, 5728 Buckeystown Pike
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
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$5.00 – $10.00 24 tickets left

America’s largest native fruit grows abundantly throughout the Mid-Atlantic region and is easily cultivated in the home landscape for prime fruit harvests. Join edible landscape author and designer Michael Judd on a colorful and fruitful journey from seed to table Michael Judd has worked with agro-ecological and whole system designs throughout the Americas for the last 20 years focusing on applying permaculture and ecological design to increase local food security and community health in both tropical and temperate growing regions.…

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May 28 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Common Market, 5728 Buckeystown Pike
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
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June 2020

Fall Prevention and Balance Treatment Strategies

June 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Common Market, 5728 Buckeystown Pike
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
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$5.00 – $10.00 20 tickets left

In this class, attendees will learn fall prevention and balance strategies from a certified Fall Prevention Physical Therapist.  This includes the most common causes of falls, why movement is essential, and how the vestibular system in your inner ear is critical to balance yet rarely addressed in treatment. Attendees will also identify their balance deficits and strategies to overcome them, thus reducing their fear and risk of falling. Jay Berger, PT, CDP is Otago certified and vestibular balance trained physical…

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Acupressure for Pain Relief: Learn to Self-Treat Lower Back Pain

June 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Common Market, 5728 Buckeystown Pike
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
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$8.00 – $16.00 20 tickets left

Do you suffer from chronic low back pain? Are you tired of resorting to over-the-counter medication? Join Jenna Rucker, licensed acupuncturist, to learn acupressure points for relieving low back pain. In this class, you’ll gain an understanding of what acupressure is and how to use it for self-healing. 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…

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Board Meeting

June 11 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Common Market, 5728 Buckeystown Pike
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
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Wild Soda Making

June 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Common Market, 5728 Buckeystown Pike
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
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$10.00 – $20.00 16 tickets left

Each season brings forward unique flavors that we can harness and bottle for enjoying as a healthful, fermented soda. Join us as Lacey teaches us the basics of the fermentation process and how to turn infused waters and teas into bubbly beverages for any occasion. Flavor examples include: Parsley and Lemon, Cardamom and Fennel Leaf, Peach and Lemongrass, Cranberry and Orange Peel. Lacey Walker is a forager, herbalist and ferment-maker drawing from the farm, field, and herb garden to make…

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Detox Demystified

June 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
The Common Market, 5728 Buckeystown Pike
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
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$6.00 – $12.00 20 tickets left

“Detox” is a word frequently used in the world of wellness. But what does it actually mean? How do we support our bodies natural ability of detoxification? You may be surprised to learn there is more to it than a green juice! Join us for a lecture that dives into the biochemistry of our bodies wondrous biochemical process of detoxification. You will leave with an understanding of what happens when detoxification is compromised and how to support the body’s detoxification…

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Understanding the Principles of Aging Gracefully

June 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Common Market, 5728 Buckeystown Pike
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
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$6.00 – $12.00 20 tickets left

Join us with Dr. Mimi as she guides us through ways to age gracefully.   We will learn the fundamentals of how our bodies and minds age over time and how we can prevent premature aging.  Participants will be introduced to vitality building exercises and stretches, in addition to nutrition protocols that will increase energy and promote healthy aging! Dr. Mimi, of McLaughlin Family Chiropractic, is a practicing wellness expert, serving others over the past 27 years.  She specializes in holistic…

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Meet the Grower with Thrīv Nutraceuticals

June 27 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Common Market, 5728 Buckeystown Pike
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
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$2.50 – $5.00 18 tickets left

Join us as we learn about the care, harvest, and benefits of hemp from medicinal to industrial with Maryland grower, Dawn Gordon. Dawn Gordon is the CEO of Fingerboard Farm, located in Ijamsville MD. She owns the up-and-coming e-commerce site Fingerboardfarm.market and is the Proprietor of Fingerboard Country Inn. Dawn has over 35 years of experience in commercial real estate brokerage and land development, specializing in the sale and leasing of special purpose properties. Dawn and her husband enjoy educating…

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July 2020

A Look at the Paleo, Keto, and Whole Food Diets

July 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
The Common Market, 5728 Buckeystown Pike
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
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$7.00 – $14.00 20 tickets left

The Paleolithic and Ketogenic Diets have gained much traction in the field of nutrition and have been touted as useful ways of eating related to weight loss, diabetes, inflammation, and physical performance. But how effective are they, what is the research on health outcomes, and when may they be contradictive to health? After this lecture, you will understand how to implement each protocol, the science behind each, and the efficacy of each related to bodily health. Keegan Abernathy, MS, CNS,…

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Sauces, Dressings, and Marinades. Livening-Up Nutritious Meals!

July 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Common Market, 5728 Buckeystown Pike
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
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$10.00 – $20.00 15 tickets left

Join us as Judy Goffi teaches us quick, delicious, and nutritious recipes to add flavor and nutrition to any meal.  We will make a sample sauce, dressing, and marinade to taste in class and take  home!  Recipes and nutritional info will be provided as well. Judy Goffi is a licensed Dietitian and Nutritionist who has a Master’s of Science in Clinical and Sports Nutrition. Judy has been a triathlete for over 40 years and her nutrition experience also specializes in…

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Acupressure for Emotional Stress and Overwhelm: Learn to Self-Treat Negative Emotions

July 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Common Market, 5728 Buckeystown Pike
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
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$8.00 – $16.00 20 tickets left

Do you suffer from chronic stress, anxiety, or frequent negative moods? Are you looking for self-care tools to help you cope and re-center yourself after stressful experiences? Join Jenna Rucker, licensed acupuncturist, to learn acupressure points for relieving emotional stress and moving through negative emotions. In this class, you’ll gain an understanding of what acupressure is and how to use it for self-healing. Jenna Rucker, L. Ac., is an acupuncturist at the Frederick Natural Health Center in downtown Frederick. She…

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Sports Recovery and Integrative Stretch Therapy with Thrīv Nutraceuticals

July 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Common Market, 5728 Buckeystown Pike
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
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$2.50 – $5.00 18 tickets left

Join us as we learn about the benefits of Integrative Stretch Therapy and sports recovery techniques with Rose Callas and Alison Mecler! Rose is a Maryland Board Certified and Nationally Certified Massage Therapist.  Her interests have always centered on integrative healthcare and sports & fitness.  She has also expanded her knowledge and expertise by completing a certificate of Massage Therapy in Swedish Massage and Deep Tissue Therapy from the Central Maryland School of Massage in Frederick, MD. Rose began her…

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Board Meeting

July 30 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Common Market, 5728 Buckeystown Pike
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
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August 2020

Homeopathy for Acute Ailments

August 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Common Market, 5728 Buckeystown Pike
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
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$8.00 – $16.00 20 tickets left

The selection of the appropriate homeopathic remedy for either acute or chronic conditions is based on the individuality of the sick person and their unique symptoms. It requires knowledge of case taking as well as knowledge of the homeopathic materia medica. Homeopathic practitioners use minute amounts of natural substances (homeopathic remedies) to stimulate the body’s innate healing power to restore health. In this session, join professional homeopath Brendan Feeley to learn about the importance of symptom modalities in acute ailments…

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Board Meeting

August 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Common Market, 5728 Buckeystown Pike
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
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September 2020

Board Meeting

September 17 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Common Market, 5728 Buckeystown Pike
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
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October 2020

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October 22 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Common Market, 5728 Buckeystown Pike
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
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November 2020

Board Meeting

November 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Frederick, MD 21704 United States
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December 2020

Board Meeting

December 17 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Frederick, MD 21704 United States
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