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Make Shrubs, Be Happy

A healthful and refreshing drink for summertime... or anytime

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Shrubs are all the rage among the fancy-cocktail set, adding some freshness and caché to an ordinary drink. But shrubs aren't just for cocktails—they can also be medicinal. Shrubs, defined as "a concentrated syrup that combines fruit, sugar, and vinegar," can also be a refreshing drink and a way to consume plant medicine. On July 25, The People's Apothecary hosts its "Summertime Medicine: How to Make an Herbal Shrub" class, teaching people how to make their own. Try samples and take home your own shrub!

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Summertime Medicine:

How to Make an Herbal Shrub

Mon., July 25. 5:30-7pm

The People's Apothecary

19570 Amber Meadow Dr., Bend

thepeoplesapothecary.net

$45

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Nicole Vulcan

Nicole Vulcan has been editor of the Source since 2016. While the pandemic reduced "hobbies" to "aspirations," you can mostly find her raising chickens, walking dogs, riding all the bikes and attempting to turn a high desert scrap of land into a permaculture oasis. (Progress: slow.)

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