Meet The Makers Mini Interview: UNITED & FREE

Meet The Makers Mini Interview: UNITED & FREE

Poco local Kaleena Morrison is the sister half of the brother and sister duo who founded the gorgeous vegan hair and skincare line, UNITED & FREE. This clean, green line is super popular with our customers and our staff, and we’re so happy that she found the time to answer our Mini Interview questions!

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Mini Interview: Moonshine Mamas Turmeric Elixirs

Mini Interview: Moonshine Mamas Turmeric Elixirs

The fabulous Turmeric Elixirs made by Salt Spring Island's own Moonshine Mamas have officially reached cult status on the West Coast. And it's been so exciting to watch the rest of Canada fall in love with them too! We thought it would be fantastic to help you get to know a little bit more about them so we’re thrilled to share this mini interview with founder Mel. Our favourite quote: "We do all our best dancing in the kitchen..

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Talk @ Poco: Strengthening Your Immune System With Medicinal Mushrooms

Talk @ Poco: Strengthening Your Immune System With Medicinal Mushrooms

Thursday, May 10th, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Prevent colds, flus and other infections by boosting your immune system every day with natural remedies. And when it's too late for prevention and you are sick, discover which remedies are best for kicking the infection out. Dr. Callas will share clinical insights, such as how digestive health is key to a healthy immune system.

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Free 1-on-1 Naturopathic Consultations @ Poco

Free 1-on-1 Naturopathic Consultations @ Poco

Wednesday April 4th, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Book a free 1-on-1 consultation with Dr. Khadijah Haji. Dr. Khadijah Haji is a naturopathic physician dedicated to optimal health and balanced living. She has a passion for wellness, an appreciation for individuality and a compassionate approach to health. She places a high value on the integration of the mind, body and spirit in supporting the body to heal.

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Class @ Poco: Daily Detox Cooking

 Class @ Poco: Daily Detox Cooking

Tuesday, February 20th, 6pm - 8pm
Join Holistic Chef  Vanessa McKay CNP from Good Fooditude for this fantastic detox workshop where you will learn tips to help aid your body in daily detoxification. Detoxifying environmental pollutants, chemicals and heavy metals is something our bodies have to do daily. Learn what foods you can eat to aid in these processes, as well as important pre and post cleanse protocols that will help you complete a cleanse successfully.

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Free Talk @ Poco: Transformation—The Health Benefits of Fermented Herbs & Whole Foods

Free Talk @ Poco: Transformation—The Health Benefits of Fermented Herbs & Whole Foods

Wednesday, February 21st, 7pm - 9pm
Join Graham Botfield, Founder & Formulator of Living Alchemy, who will explain fermentation and its effects on our modern day health. Harnessing the power of fermentation through a unique 35 strain Kefir-kombucha culture, Graham will also go through Living Alchemy's ground-breaking formulas and what incredible benefits they can offer you.

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Free Talk @ Nanaimo: Mushrooms and Immune Health with Purica

Free Talk @ Nanaimo: Mushrooms and Immune Health with Purica

Tuesday, March 20th, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
In this informative & passionate presentation about medicinal mushrooms you will learn how stress affects overall health & well-being and how medicinal mushrooms are a potent solution if you are feeling sick, tired, forgetful or stressed out. 10% OFF STOREWIDE at the event!

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Nutritional Rejuvenation for the New Year

Nutritional Rejuvenation for the New Year

No matter whether or not New Year's resolutions are your thing, it's only natural that after a few weeks of holiday indulgence you might find yourself really craving a lifestyle reset. As with pretty much everything in life balance is key, so we've got a few nutritional tips for energy to help you move, for focus to help you work, and for relaxation to help you get those all important hours of sleep.

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Sold Out Talk & Tour @ Poco: Gluten Free Living

 Sold Out Talk & Tour @ Poco: Gluten Free Living

Thursday, February 8th, 6pm - 7:30pm
Come and learn about gluten free living with Registered Holistic Nutritionist Christina Zvicer.  Learn tips to manage the ins and outs of gluten-free living  from grocery shopping to preparing meals at home.  There will be a Q & A in the customer lounge after the tour. Some samples will be provided and you will receive 10% off any  purchases made.

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Sold-Out Talk @ Nanaimo: The Gluten-Free Diet with Ellen Bayens

Sold-Out  Talk @ Nanaimo: The Gluten-Free Diet with Ellen Bayens

Thursday, February 8th, 7pm - 9pm
Learn the why, when and how of Celiac Disease and the gluten-free diet from an expert! Ellen Bayens of the Celiac Scene shares her personal insights, professional wisdom and years of experience. What is Celiac disease? How is it diagnosed? Learn tips to manage the ins and outs of the diet from grocery shopping to preparing meals at home. 

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