Food Is Thy Medicine – A Wellness Workshop

life wellness logoLife Wellness Co. is an enterprise launched by nutritionist and co-op member Stephanie Meades. Life Wellness Co. and Flame Tree Co-op have combined forces to create a series of wellness workshops for local community members aimed at assisting locals to improve their health and wellbeing through adopting cleaner eating habits.

an apple, and a bellyDescription: Learn how to eat yourself well by incorporating whole food ingredients into your meals, simply and affordably. We will cover how the food we eat affects our gut health, and how we can improve our gut health by making a few changes in our diets.

Delivery: 2.5 hour workshop + recipe book and access to online recipes

Cost: $55 per participant (includes keffir starter grains)

Inclusions: Come along and learn how the foods you are eating may be affecting your gut health which in turn could be causing you to experience high fatigue, irritability, moodiness, stress, anxiety, poor sleep, digestion issues, etc, etc…This workshop will discuss how we can make a few minor changes that can make a significant improvement in our digestive health by including foods that promote the growth of good bacteria, such as fermented vegetables and keffir, and reducing foods that can make the bad bacteria flourish. We will sample these foods and demonstrate how easy it is to make these gut boosting products at home using quality ingredients from the Co-op.

The workshop will include demonstrations of how to create homemade sauerkraut, milk keffir and yoghurt and will include take home notes and starter grains to get you going. Following the workshop you will also have the opportunity to shop at the Co-op with our expert real foodie, Steph, on hand for advice.

Next workshop to be held:

Day / Date: Sunday 11th October

Time: 10am – 12.30pm

Location: Flame Tree Co-op, 1/374 Lawrence Hargrave Drive, Thirroul

Book your place online here or pop into the shop to put your name on the register.

Questions? Email Stephanie at