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  • Plant City Cellar December 2019

    Nutritious Delicious Holiday Desserts! With the Plant Docs and Chef Sara
    Sunday, December 1, 4-5 pm, $20, $15 with student id
    Learn to make tasty, healthy, plant-based Holiday desserts!  Nothing says "winter" like a hearty dessert! But no need to sacrifice your health to indulge...and say goodbye to guilt! These desserts are nourishing and healing AND delicious! Come join the Plant Docs and JWU-trained Chef Sara to see and taste how it's done.

    The Game Changers Showing
    Wednesday, December 4, 7-9 pm, Free
    A new film executive produced by James Cameron, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jackie Chan that documents the explosive rise of plant-based eating in professional sports, mixing real-time, groundbreaking science with cinematic stories of struggle and triumph.

    Change your Diet, Change the World with Gabriella Palko
    Thursday, December 5, 6-7 pm, Free
    Come learn about the environmental impacts of industrial animal agriculture and how together, we can eat our way to a better future. When Gabriella Palko first read about the decimation of North American grassland prairies for cattle grazing, she was intrigued. But when the author told her “if you can take on the meat industry, you can save the world”, her 18 years of carnivorous living came to a screeching halt. A resource-intensive industry with externalities like greenhouse gas emissions, pollution, and species extinction, food production plays a critical role in the current ecological crisis. Luckily there are both personal and systemic solutions to address this pivotal problem.

    CBD and Me with Andrew Switz and Rachael Henne of RopaNa
    Saturday, December 7, 2-4 pm, Free
    CBD and Me is an educational presentation suited for all levels of CBD knowledge. The basics of CBD will be presented such as, dosing, full spectrum CBD vs. CBD Isolate, hemp vs. medical cannabis, the endocannabinoid system, and much more! When you leave this event we want you to feel much more confident in your ability to know what is high quality CBD and what is fake or sub-par.

    Sunday Morning Sound Mediation with Katharine Rossi and Paul DiSegna
    Sunday, December 8, 10-11 am, $15
    Immerse yourself in the vibration of the drums, rattles, and bowls as you focus on an intention, bringing in fresh energy to start your week.

    Caloric Density - Lecture and Cooking Demo with Jeanne Schumacher, M.Ed., Ed.D
    Saturday, December 14, 1– 3 pm, $35
    Are all calories created equal? Just what is a calorie? On a day-to-day basis, people generally eat the same amount of food by weight. Learn how you can consume a larger portion of low- calorie density foods and lose weight!  Cooking Demo: Smoked Butternut Squash Soup, Simply Salad & Dressing, Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie.

    Foods that Build Your Vitamin Shield - Lecture & Cooking Demo with Jeanne Schumacher, M.Ed., Ed.D
    Saturday, December 14, 4-6 pm, $35
    Learn about free radicals, what they are and what they can do to you. What about coffee? Good or bad? Heard about resveratrol? What is it? By using vitamins (found in food) E, B6, Folate and B12 we can knock out free radicals, lower our homocysteine levels and help to prevent dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.  Cooking Demo: Simply Lentil Chili, Brown Jasmine Rice, Simply Fruit Rice Pudding.

    A Very Merry Mindful Holiday: A Plant Docs Talk with Dawn Marshall - Health Coach
    Thursday, December 19, 6-7 pm, $20, $15 with student id
    Come join this workshop where we will explore ways to mindfully enjoy the holidays while still having a merry old time! Mindfulness will help you navigate the challenges of food choices and self-care during the holiday months. Experience a mindful eating experience, cultivating the concepts of savoring and enjoying food, rather than feeling guilty for indulging. We will finish with a loving kindness meditation, a technique you can use to create some quiet time for yourself to relax and rejuvenate.

    Beginner's Guide to Loving the Planet + Refill Station for Body & Cleaning Products with Green Tenderfoot
    Saturday, December 21, 12:30-3 pm
    Take action in the reduction of plastic and harsh chemicals to the environment with Green Tenderfoot's Refill Station; Providing natural bath, body and cleaning products in bulk for refill. In preparatory to the refill station we will be holding a small presentation teaching beginner's (or anyone) how to reduce their carbon footprint and love the planet through easy tips that can be applied to your daily life. Bring your own containers for refill or purchase one here!


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