The World of Spices: History, Culture, Uses & Benefits


In this episode we celebrate the truly breathtaking world of spices, a precious commodity that has been traded for thousands of years between cultures and countries. Come on this journey with the AOC Team and explore the health benefits and culinary uses of spices.

John Chansari, Founder, Spicely Organics, Fremont, CA

Holidays Reimagined: Gifts that Money Can’t Buy


More than “presents,” the spirit of the season is “presence.” This year, get inspired to gift creatively rather than commercially. Join the AOC Team for a fun and non-traditional approach to gift-giving.


Cookies: A World of Creativity


As holiday routines begin, we turn to the cherished tradition of Cookies and learn about the many ways to prepare these delights. From baking to decorating to holistic ingredients, this week everything’s on the table.

Kasey Caletti, Holistic Chef, San Francisco, CA

Wick to Wax: The Art of Natural Candle Making


Learn the components of candlemaking, from choosing your materials to making use of every last bit of wax. This episode features step-by-step instructions for creating the lovely light we associate with the holidays.

Lori Nova Endres, Founder & Co-Owner, The Nova Studio, SF Bay Area, CA


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