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Food For Life - Plant Based Diet Workshop and Cooking Class

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The Coal Loader Centre for Sustainability

2 Balls Head Drive

Waverton, NSW 2060

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IMPORTANT: DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND THIS EVENT IS LIMITED TO NORTH SYDNEY RESIDENTS ONLY. PLEASE BRING PROOF OF RESIDENCE SUCH AS A DRIVERS LICENCE OR BILL TO THE WORKSHOP ON THE DAY.

This is a comprehensive and hands-on workshop designed to provide participants with the knowledge, skills and passion to learn and eat more plant based foods. Particpants will also get to demo and taste plant based foods at the first workshop and cook and eat a shared plant based meal meal at the second workshop.

This workshop will show you the transformative power that whole-food, plant-based eating can have on health and well-being. It is centred around organic, whole, unrefined or minimally refined plant foods and excludes or minimizes meat, dairy products, eggs, and highly refined and processed foods such as bleached flour, refined sugar, and processed refined oil.

When: This is a two part workshop series on Sunday September 15th & November 3rd for 8 hours in total (4 hours per workshop). Participants will also be provided with online support between the first and second workshop to help answer any questions you may have along the way.

*We kindly ask that you commit to attending both workshops as this is a two part workshop series.

Where: Coal Loader Centre for Sustainability

Cost: $30 per particpant which is to be paid on the day of the first workshop (Please note that this is a heavily subsidied Council workshop but we are asking for a contribution from participants due to the high cost involved)

Who should attend? Anyone who is interested in learning more about the benefits of a plant based diet, wanting to eat less meat and lead a healthy lifestyle.

What will be covered?

  • Why Plant based eating is good for you and the environment- studies to support

  • Demo and tasting- Plant based cooking- Introduction to new basic ingredients

  • Discussion about the 6 week cooking, planning, shopping experience

  • Tips -learn more about good nutrition, turn into a smart shopper, stock up your kitchen, and transition to a healthy plant-based diet.

Who will be our teacher?

Marcea Klein is an author, educator, chef and natural medicine practitioner.

Since her early pioneering work with the organic whole foods movement in USA in the 1960s, Marcea has chalked up an impressive CV of achievements including starting Berkeley’s first vegetarian macrobiotic eatery; introducing tofu “cheesecake” to New York in the 70s; and operating a wholefood bakery in London, an organic tofu factory in Sydney and the Wholesome Gourmet Cookery School.

She has also written on healthy eating, publishing 8 books of her own, as well as writing as a food journalist for the Sydney Morning Herald, Wellbeing Magazine and Nature & Health Magazine. As a presenter, Marcea has appeared on SBS and ABC TV and Radio.

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The Coal Loader Centre for Sustainability

2 Balls Head Drive

Waverton, NSW 2060

Australia

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