September 2, 2015
All owners welcome. Stay involved in Co-op decision making and accrue time towards a Co-op discount for your attendance. (For three hours of time accrued, owners receive a month long 5% discount the following month). A light dinner is served at 6:00 p.m. Meeting starts at 6:30 p.m.
September 4, 2015
This is the last First Friday Summer Sale of the summer. Everyone gets 10% off purchases* plus enjoy food demos, wine tasting, live music by Louise Le Hir and Presta cold brew bike from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
*Does not include special orders, Basic Buys, gift cards or classes.
September 12, 2015
Are having power struggles with your child at meal times? Are you wishing you could get more healthy whole foods in? Come learn practical, loving strategies and tools to gain confidence and success during mealtimes
Grocery shop with Megan Kimble, author of Unprocessed: My City-Dwelling Year of Reclaiming Real Food. Megan ate only whole, unprocessed foods for a year, and will “shop” with participants throughout the store, offering ideas for how to buy unprocessed foods. Learn how to read ingredient labels (good and bad), what to look for, and how to decide what makes food “too processed.” Following the tour, copies of Unprocessed will be available for purchase and for Megan to sign.
September 19, 2015
Introduction to Earth Tools for Inner, Outer and Planetary Change with Josephine Thomason and Alyson Greene (Hands-on)
Come learn easy accessible tools for creating practical, healthy changes in your personal life and for the Earth. We will practice hands-on energetic and physical skills that will energize you to continue creating wellness and positive change including a simple practice to clear heavy energy and how to plant seeds of intention. Bring a mason jar to take your sprouts/intentions home. Participants can also bring a journal (optional). Prepare to be energized!
September 24, 2015
Home Cleanse Remedies: How Simple Ayurvedic Practices Release Toxins & Increase Immunity with Juliet Jivanti (Lecture)
This talk, appropriate for everyone, will bring the ancient practices of Ayurvedic medicine to life in simple, practical ways. The information that the participants will take away will give them a deeper understanding of safe, simple daily remedies that will move them away from dis-ease toward health and vitality. You’ll learn how to make cleansing teas, taste herbal formulas, and leave with recipes you can implement at home for both the delicious kitchari, ghee and much more.
September 26, 2015
Welcome new owners! We’ll talk about how the co-op works, how owners participate, and how you can save money and eat healthy while shopping at the co-op.
October 3, 2015
Traditional diets have kept pre-industrialized cultures vibrant, healthy and free of tooth decay. Native people eating their traditional foods had excellent physical and mental health. Come see why these foods work to heal us and how we can return to the vibrant health we are meant to have. Participants will learn how to test different food and personal care products that are right for them using Matrix Response Testing. This testing method can be used by everyone for everyday decisions such as which (coconut, olive, etc.) oil tests best, which nutritional supplements should I take today, is that shampoo petrochemical-free or toxic, and am I allergic to that particular food? Everyday decisions about diet, supplements and food sensitivities can be determined through this testing.
October 8, 2015
We will cover the basics of essentials oils including what essential oils are, how to choose a quality oil, how to use them safely, and how essential oils can be part of your daily routine to support general health and wellness. We will also discuss how specific oils can be blended to promote and support better health. Students will “make and take” a rollerball blend of essential oils home from the class.
October 10, 2015
Concerned about the toxins in the environment are impacting your health? Do you know your body needs to detox, but are unsure how to do it safely? Come learn about the toxins we are contending with in the 21st Century (not just heavy metals anymore!), how our bodies’ systems of detoxification are supposed to work, and how we can support them. We will learn nutritional strategies to detox while nourishing rather than starving our bodies, and make a delicious “autumn detox soup.”