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Another session with Anna Canning

Amy Sutherland/ April 10, 2019/ News

Help Yourself Grow had another great session with Anna Canning, a qualified medical herbalist from Floramedica. With her guidance, the cookery group made creams, scrubs, and lotions using sea salt and aromatherapy oils. These will now be used for hands and feet. We thank Anna Canning for coming along again and congratulate everyone on their great work.

Visit to Cafe Ceramico

Amy Sutherland/ March 8, 2019/ News

Our Help Yourself Grow trainees made a visit to Cafe Ceramico in East Kilbride to take part in some arts and crafts activities – these included making photo frames and bird feeders. The trainees loved the experience, so thank you to Barbara and Simon from Cafe Ceramico providing it for them. Cafe Ceramico’s website is available here.

Anna Canning visit

Amy Sutherland/ February 12, 2019/ News

The Help Yourself Grow cookery and gardening trainee groups have both had the wonderful opportunity to work with Anna Canning. Anna Canning is a qualified medical herbalist from Floramedica and she came to the groups and delivered a series of individual workshops. These included workshops on herbal remedies and body care, willow crafts and wreaths, and willow lanterns. It was

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