Weekly health corner

Wednesday Jan. 15

Hair Care

City Market 6 p.m

Joann Darling, a Vermont local, offers an opportunity to learn all-natural hair recipes.

Darling will explore alternative ways to fight against dandruff, exfoliate and bring out natural shine using everyday household items.


Thursday Jan. 16


City Market 5:30 p.m

Learn the difference between “detox” and “cleanse” along with the science behind how the human body rids itself of toxins.

In this lecture Greg Giasson, who runs the Alternative Roots Wellness Center in Essex Junction, will debunk many myths surrounding detoxification.


Friday Jan. 17


Allen House 1 p.m. 

A 45 minute mediation welcome to everyone on campus and in the community. Instruction will be offered for beginner meditators to learn to be mindful and to practice peacefulness.


Saturday Jan. 18

Farmers Market

Memorial Auditorium 

10 a.m. 

Over 50 vendors will present locally grown and crafted items. Fresh produce, organic meats, artisan cheeses and savory treats will be available from Vermont farmers and artisans.


Sunday Jan. 19

Fight the Flu

City Market 12 p.m.

Cristi Nunziata, City Market’s herbal education coordinator, will present natural remedies and a variety of approaches to fight illness this season. Nunziata will provide samples of teas and foods to fight the effects of seasonal colds and flus.