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Homestead Apothecary has moved into Temescal Alley, selling plants, herbs, tinctures, and seedlings for DIYing teas, infusing alcohol, making your own skin remedies—and the list goes on. "I'm really interested in making herbal medicine accessible, and empowering people to play around with herbs and make their own recipes," store owner and community herbalist Nic Weinstein tells the Chronicle. The store also plays host to workshops and pop-ups for deepening the customer's herbal knowledge.
Weinstein grows and sources the seedlings he sells in the store in his half-acre garden in Walnut Creek, and plans to eventually move the farm to Oakland for a community garden. The store is closed tomorrow for July 4th but back to business throughout the weekend.
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