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Health & Wellness/Nutrition
49er Lost Chords Club
The 49er Lost Chords, a throat cancer support group, meets the first Thursday of each month in the UC Davis Medical Center's Glassrock Building.
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Class/Workshop, Health & Wellness/Nutrition
Adriana Jones
Move over money, education, and career! Recent research at Loyola University shows that savoring is actually the key to happiness. According to researchers, everyone can increase their overall happiness simply by becoming an adept savorer. In this class, learn the essential elements of savoring. Participants will have an opportunity to put what they learn into practice. Please bring a journal to class. Instructor: Meadow Linn, Chef and Health/Vitality Coach & M.A. French Cultural Studies, Columbia University. For more information and to register, visit www.soilborn.org or call (916) 363-9685.
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Class/Workshop, Nature, Green/Environmental, Health & Wellness/Nutrition, Education
After School Program at Soil Born Farms
This will be an opportunity for young women ages 13-18 to engage with the outdoor world and deepen their connection to themselves, their environment, their health, and each other. The program will build community and support teens in healthy transitions toward adulthood. Through interactions with the land, we aim to empower young women to build inner strength and confidence, as well as learn valuable leadership and life skills. Activities will include: gardening • cooking and eating together • health and nutrition • medicinal, edible and traditional uses of plants • wild crafted art • exploring the American River Parkway. The program will be flexible and adapted to meet the interests and passions of the group. Held on the 2nd Wednesday of the month, September 13 to June 13, 2018 from 3:30 to 5:30pm. Price: $150 for 10 sessions. Scholarships available. To get more info, contact Alyssa at akassner@soilborn.org. Instructor: Alyssa Kassner, Soil Born Farms. Location: Soil Born Farms American River Ranch in the Farmhouse Kitchen & Youth Garden. For more information and to register, visit www.soilborn.org or call (916) 363-9685.
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Class/Workshop, Health & Wellness/Nutrition, Education
Basics of Herbal Medicine
Learn how to bring medicinal plants into your everyday life to promote overall wellness and address minor illnesses and injuries. We will discuss the healing properties of several common herbs, and how to incorporate them through cooking, everyday herbal tonics and simple home remedies to use when ailments arise. Instructor: Daylin Wade, M.S. in Therapeutic Herbalism & Community Educator. Price: $25. Location: Soil Born Farms American River Ranch in the Schoolhouse, 2140 Chase Drive, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670. For more information and to register, visit www.soilborn.org or call (916) 363-9685.
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Class/Workshop, Health & Wellness/Nutrition, Education, Nature
Family Herbalist Course, Beginners Program
Join Herbalist Candis Cantin and her team in learning the basics of Western Herbology while integrating it with Ayurvedic and Traditional Chinese medicine. This six-month course will include medicine-making, plant ID, how to treat acute ailments, use of tonic herbs and food for strengthening vitality, as well as how to harvest local herbs for medicine. You will learn about your own constitutional needs and ways to balance yourself for better health and well-being. This program will include herb walks around the farm and the American River. There will be lots of tasting, smelling, and hands-on experience with the herbs! Curriculum: Introduction to Herbal Medicine and your Ayurvedic Constitution, Making Herbal Medicine and Identifying Plants in the Garden and Wild Places, Continuing our Integration of Western Herbology and Ayurveda, Herbs and Food for Good Digestion, Herbs for Calming and Strengthening the Nerves, Tonic Herbs for Rejuvenation and Rebuilding Vitality. Second Saturdays, 10am – 4:30pm. October 14 • November 11 • December 9 January 13 • February 10 • March 10. All classes will be held at Soil Born Farms American River Ranch (2140 Chase Drive in Rancho Cordova). Early Bird Rate through 9/13: $475, Regular Rate after 9/13: $525. Payment plan option available: First payment of $175 required to reserve your space in the course. (Note: No payment plan offered for Early Bird registration.) Contact info@soilborn.org or (916) 363-9685. For more information and to register, visit www.soilborn.org or call (916) 363-9685.
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Benefit/Fundraiser, Health & Wellness/Nutrition, Community Event, Social Event, Food/Tasting
Festa di Vino
Food Literacy Center is excited to be the beneficiary of Point West Rotary’s 15th annual Festa di Vino - a farm-to-fork event! We will be teaming up with leading Sacramento restaurants to promote food literacy education and benefit our mission to inspire kids to eat their vegetables. Festa di Vino is an innovative pairing of food and wine celebrated in America’s Farm-to-Fork Capital. During the event, over 20 local chefs, culinary students, and food literacy kid chefs will create bites, served to the audience while they enjoy the area’s best wine! The area's best wineries and restaurants are coming together and ready to impress. Grab some friends and get your tickets now! It's going to be a night to remember and we want to see you there! Over 20 fantastic restaurants and 20 wineries will be ready to serve. The list only gets bigger as the event gets closer.
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Health & Wellness/Nutrition, Community Event, Meeting
Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous Meeting
Are you having trouble controlling the way you eat? Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous (FA) is a free Twelve Step recovery program for anyone suffering from food obsession, overeating, under-eating, bulimia or other food-related issues. Weekly meetings every Tuesday evening 7 - 8:30 pm at the Faith United Methodist Church. All are welcome.
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Education, Health & Wellness/Nutrition, Community Event, Meeting
Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous Meeting, Sacramento
If you're struggling with food, come to a Saturday morning Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous 12-step meeting. FA is for anyone who suffers from overeating, under eating, bulimia, or obsession with food, weight or body size. There are no dues or fees. For a full directory of meetings, visit our website. www.foodaddicts.com Find out, Am I A Food Addict? Take the Quiz.
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Class/Workshop, Health & Wellness/Nutrition, Education
Herbs for Stress Relief & Relaxation Workshop
his class will introduce techniques for addressing stress and improving relaxation with herbal remedies, diet, and lifestyle. The class format includes lecture, hands-on medicine-making, and, weather permitting, time enjoyed outdoors. Instructor: Daylin Wade, M.S. in Therapeutic Herbalism & Community Educator. For more information and to register, visit www.soilborn.org or call (916) 363-9685.
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Health & Wellness/Nutrition, Class/Workshop
Herbs for the New Year
Learn what role medicinal plants can play in increasing your health and well-being in 2018. This free talk will introduce a philosophy of herbal medicine, how herbs work, and basic remedies for maintaining and increasing health and happiness. Come with curiosity; leave with recipes and inspiration. Instructor: Daylin Wade, M.S. in Therapeutic Herbalism & Community Educator. Location: Soil Born Farms American River Ranch in the Schoolhouse, 2140 Chase Drive, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670. For more information and to register, visit www.soilborn.org or call (916) 363-9685.
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