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Upcoming Events

Please join in the fun at the following upcoming events! Cooking classes, speaking engagements and market tours are all designed to support you in making positive lifestyle changes. Deepen your understanding of the reasons for making the switch to a whole foods plant–based diet.

Click on the topics for more information on cooking class menus and descriptions, market tour content, and to register.

Cooking Classes

FEE: $50 per class
REGISTRATION: Click on the topics for more information and to register.

Larkspur, California

Tues., Jan. 21, Healthy Chinese New Year Cooking
Tues., Feb. 25, NEW! Winter Roots & Greens
Tues., March. 18, Healthy Vegan Dinner for Spring
Tues., April 22, Vegan Cuisine for the Spring Season
Tues., May 20, Healthy Cuisine from Spain: Tapas
Tues., June 24, Summer Soups, Salads & Sandwiches
Tues., July 22, Farmers Market Vegan Dinner for Summer
Tues., Sept. 29, Healthy Italian Pasta Dinners for Early Autumn
Tues., Oct. 21, Beans & Greens!
Tues., Nov. 18, Vegan Holiday Dinner for Late Autumn

6:30 to 8:30 pm, Redwood High School, Room 120/Staff Lounge, 395 Doherty Dr., Larkspur, sponsored by Tam District Community Education

Lecture Series

Meredith McCarty gives an introduction, as well as the most cutting-edge findings, on the health topic of the evening. Resources for further study are included. The last 15 minutes is reserved for Q&A.

WHEN: Thursday evenings, 6:30 - 8:00 PM
WHERE: Tamalpais High School, Camino Alto and Miller Aves., Mill Valley, CA OR Sir Francis Drake High School, Room 127, 1327 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., San Anselmo
FEE: $25 per class
REGISTRATION: Call 415-945-3730.

Thurs., April 24, TAM High, Wood Hall Rm. 151:
"The Basics of Healthy Eating"

Transform your fork into a powerful tool for prevention and recovery from
disease. Thousands of international studies show the vast majority of
diseases are 100% preventable, like diabetes and heart disease. Power point
presentation followed by Q&A. Bibliography and 3 seasonal recipes included.

Thurs, June 26, TAM High, Wood Hall Rm. 151:
"Diabetes: Eating Well for Prevention & Recovery"

200 million people have diabetes worldwide, yet it¹s rare in Asian
countries, as well as parts of Africa, cultures that consume lots of
carbohydrates. But when their traditional diets become westernized, diabetes
rates soar. You¹ll be surprised to learn the latest findings on the specific
foods that cause Type I and Type II diabetes, and the diet that controls
blood sugar three times more effectively than the American Diabetes
Association (ADA) diet. The American Academy of Pediatrics and the American
Medical Association are in support of this new research from Physicians
Committee for Responsible Medicine. Bibliography included.

Thurs, Oct. 16, Drake High School, Room 127:
"Healthy Eating for Cancer Prevention and Recovery"

Sixty percent of cancer in the US is caused by the food we eat, leaving 30%
to smoking, 5% to viruses and 2-3% to genetic factors. You can¹t compromise
on a healing diet when it comes to cancer, nor can you cancel out harmful
dietary habits with supplements. Thousands of studies prove the value of a
whole foods, plant-based diet in cancer prevention and treatment. Learn
which foods are most beneficial. Meredith is an associate of Physicians
Committee for Responsible Medicine and will share recent findings.

Thurs, Oct. 23, TAM High, Wood Hall Rm. 151:
"Healthy Eating for Healthy Aging"

Diet plays a crucial role in healthy aging from ensuring bone health to
mental acuity. You may be surprised to learn which foods are the best
sources of the nutrients that are significantly related to higher bone
mineral density and strength. See which foods to avoid in order to retain
nutrient intake, avoiding or reducing osteoporotic fractures. Fascinating
research on the longest-lived population on the planet shows they consume
fewer calories, but eat more. And dietary approaches can help prevent or
slow the onset of the most common form of dementia, Alzheimer¹s disease.
Bibliography included.

Market Tours

The first Saturday of the month, Whole Foods Market Tour
The first Sunday of the month, Farmer’s Market Tour

Other Events

"Macrobiotic Summer Camp"

WHEN: July 26 - August 3, 2014
WHERE: French Meadows Summer Camp, Lake Tahoe National Forest

This is the 45th Annual French Meadows Summer Camp. Camp out under the stars or in your tent or camper. Wood fire prepared meals and classes all day, evening campfires.

"World Vegetarian Weekend Celebration"

WHEN: Oct. 2014
WHERE: County Fair Building at 9th & Lincoln Way, Golden Gate Park

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