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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.

  • Environmental

    Environmental

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

  • Kids

    Kids

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

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    Backyard Agriculture

    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

June 2019

Hands-on Sauerkraut Making

June 26 @ 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 5 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 to…

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Board Meeting

June 27 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:30pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until October 24, 2019

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

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

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

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

The Common Market, 5728 Buckeystown Pike B1
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
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July 2019

Cooking with a Nutritionalist: Whole 30

July 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 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 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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Do-It-Yourself: Aromatherapy Shower Oasis

July 27 @ 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 14 tickets left

No time for a bath, but still want to create relaxing and therapeutic spa experience in your shower? Join us for a fun and simple do-it-yourself aromatherapy project in the Community Room! Participants will learn about the benefits of essential oils and other ingredients used to craft your own shower gel, shower steamers, foaming shaving cream, and after shower oil. Each guest will take home their handmade creations for personal use and enjoyment. Kim Haden is a full time educator.…

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August 2019

Recycling: the Basics and Beyond! [FREE]

August 3 @ 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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Medicinal Mocktails

August 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
The Common Market, 5728 Buckeystown Pike B1
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
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$20.00 – $25.00 11 tickets left

Join Dr. Cristine Ehly as she describes and demonstrates how to make non-alcoholic versions of some of your favorite Summer Cocktails with a medicinal twist!  We’ll talk about the medicinal functions of each herb and teach you how to make herbal simple syrup to craft your own creations at home. Dr. Cristine Ehly graduated from Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine in Tempe, Arizona, where she developed a strong background in nutrition, botanical medicine, and homeopathy. Rounding out her core education,…

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Backyard Beekeeping

August 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Common Market, 5728 Buckeystown Pike B1
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
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$12.00 – $15.00 30 tickets left

Backyard Beekeeping is growing in popularity. Learn the ins and outs of “the bee year,” the role of the beekeeper, environmental challenges, and the uses for bee products (honey, wax, propelis, and royal jelly). Karen Henderson has been a backyard beekeeper for 6 years. She is the co-owner of Glass Bee Apiary, and a co-owner of Three Sisters, LLC’s line of Bee’s Balm beeswax-related cosmetic and household products.

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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 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. 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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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 16 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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Ownerfest

September 21 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Common Market, 5728 Buckeystown Pike B1
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
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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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October 2019

Yogamour Yoga Class

October 6 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
The Common Market, 5728 Buckeystown Pike B1
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
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Join us in the Common Market Community Room for a relaxing yoga class! Suggested donation is $15, 20% off for Owners. Your donation helps to raise the funds necessary to facilitate meaningful yoga and mindfulness programs for survivors of trauma, under-served and marginalized communities. Through Yogamour Outreach Lab, participants are offered the tools necessary to acquire self-regulate, balance and healing in every breath.

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Fermented Sodas and Drinks

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

Who doesn’t love soda? It’s sweet, bubbly, and refreshing, especially on a hot summer day. Unfortunately, most sodas today are full of corn syrup, food dyes, chemicals and other nasty ingredients. There is another way! Naturally fermented sodas are a healthful, refreshing, and delicious alternative to modern “pop,” and they’re easy to do at home. In this fun and informative workshop, Rachel Armistead of Sweet Farm Sauerkraut teaches you how to quench your thirst with a variety of fermented sodas…

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November 2019

Hands-on Sauerkraut Making

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 15 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 to…

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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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