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January 2019

Food Fuels or Fools – Personalize your Diet to Transform your Health and Energy!

January 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Kootenay Co-op, 777 Baker Street
Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4J5 Canada
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Food Fuels or Fools - Personalize your Diet to Transform your Health and Energy! with Kimberley O'Brien, ND In this seminar Dr. Kimberley O’Brien explains how specific foods may be at the root cause of your fatigue, bloating, digestive upset, joint pain, acne, eczema, and more! She then teaches you how to personalize your diet to fuel your body for optimal health and energy, while also identifying your food sensitivities. As an expert in digestive health, Dr. Kimberley will touch…

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Ethical Aromatherapy

January 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Kootenay CO-OP, 777 Baker Street
Nelson, BC V1L 4H4 Canada
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Ethical Aromatherapy with Colleen Emery A workshop for both seasoned herbalists and Aromatherpists as well as for those who use essential oils for their own wellness. Discover how to engage with essential oils in a healthy, safe and ethical way that acknowledges the associated ecological footprint that this extraction of whole plant medicine carries. This critical thinking discovery will empower individuals to make educated and compassionate decisions when using this type of plant medicine extraction. Participants will discover and explore…

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February 2019

Cacao – Bean to Bar

February 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kootenay Co-op, 777 Baker Street
Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4J5 Canada
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Cacao - Bean to Bar with Jo-Anne Schultz Discover the authentic and historical practice of chocolate making from cacao bean to chocolate bar. Chef Jo-Anne Schultz will introduce you to cacao beans and cover the entire chocolate-making process from raw cacao bean to delicious chocolate bar. Discover the ancient practice of preparing the cacao beans to molding the finished chocolate into treats. This can all be done at home with a few simple implements. Keep busy with hands-on opportunities, observations,…

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Valentine’s Desserts

February 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kootenay Co-op, 777 Baker Street
Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4J5 Canada
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Valentine's Desserts with Cindy Spratt Just in time for Valentine’s Day, come experience all the sweetness of dessert without the downfalls of sugar overload! In addition to outrageous delicious intensity, real food desserts are made of whole, unprocessed ingredients, are nutrient dense, and are entirely satisfying for the body. Learn how to use specific ingredients and kitchen techniques, trouble shoot allergies, swap out refined ingredients, and discover the wonderful health benefits that are in it for you. We will discuss…

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Great Without Gluten

February 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Great Without Gluten with Maggie Jones More and more people are embracing gluten-free choices. It can sometimes feel overwhelming to find delicious substitutions for your favourite foods – we can help! Join us for a fabulous and comprehensive class covering many aspects of gluten-free cooking and baking, including ingredients, techniques, and substitutions. $30 for members and $35 for non-members Includes demonstration, recipe book, full meal You may register in person at our Customer Service desk, or by phone with a…

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Basic Sourdough

February 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Basic Sourdough with Maggie Jones Learn how to make your own sourdough starter and care for it. Discover this traditional fermentation technique to make baked goods more nourishing and digestible than whole-grain products made with commercial yeast. You will learn how to work and shape artisan loaves, and we will also make sourdough crackers. This class does not include a meal, but we will have snacks and a starter for you to take home, so please bring a jar! $30…

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Strong Immune

February 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kootenay Co-op, 777 Baker Street
Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4J5 Canada
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Strong Immune with Cindy Spratt Looking for ways to protect you and your family against the grips of month-long coughs and super-bugs? This winter, drastically reduce occurrence and duration of illness by strengthening the immune system with healing foods, nourishing tonics, homemade teas & bone broth. Learn how to support the body through supplementation and proper use of nutrient-boosting superfoods. Receive nutritional guidance and food lists specific to colds and flus and recipes for homemade cough syrup, throat soother, and…

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Eating Well on a Budget

February 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Eating Well on a Budget with Maggie Jones Would you like to get the best bang for your grocery buck while ensuring the highest quality of organic and natural foods? Want to learn where the best value is nutritionally and how to have the best diet possible while saving money? This class will cover making almost everything from scratch with time-saving tips, information on how to use bulk foods efficiently and how to make seasonal eating exciting! $30 for members…

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March 2019

East Asian Fusion

March 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

East Asian Fusion with Maggie Jones Drawing from influences of Chinese, Japanese and Mongolian cuisine, we’ll share our favourite recipes for hearty, healthy, and flavourful meals. We will create whole-food versions of East Asian dishes with familiar and fantastic spices that you’ll want to make over and over! $30 for members and $35 for non-members Includes demonstration, recipe book, meal You may register in person at our Customer Service desk, or by phone with a credit card: 250-354-4077.  Need to…

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Plant Based Cooking – For Kids!

March 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Plant Based Cooking - For Kids! with Cindy Spratt Special class for kids age 10+! Do you have a young culinary enthusiast in your home who would love to learn more skills in the kitchen? During this 2-hour, in-the-kitchen workshop, kids will measure, chop, and follow recipes together to create a delicious, plant based meal. We will talk about the benefits of Plant Based Eating, choosing real, whole food ingredients, and how to convert recipes and read food labels. Kids…

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