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Psychology of Eating: Why We Eat More Than We Need

Market strategies, visual cues  and other illusions can sub-consciously prompt us to eat more. In this workshop, participants will unpack some of the psychological traps used by food manufactures and restaurants, and some of the habits we practice in our own kitchens that cause us too eat too much, and develop strategies to keep on track with appropriate food

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Autumn Changes

Colors float on gossamer wings

to splash Autumn, on all things.

Crisp cool winds my fingers bite

and swirl dead leaves, a dusty sight.

A hunter’s horn blows from the hill

while all the birdsong goes quite still.

Times has come for Tricks or Treats.

and small white ghosties filled with sweets.

Cry no tears for Summer’s sun.

Autumn’s brisk

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Breaking Up With Sugar

Sometimes,  sugar isn’t so sweet- it takes its toll on our bodies in the form of mood swings, weight gain, diabetes, and other chronic diseases. Yet, when that powerful craving comes upon us, we find sugar hard to resist. Participants will explore the source of  the sweeteners that we use in the Western diet and learn about their impact on

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Fermentation Workshop

 

What’s the deal with fermented foods? Are you wondering about whether you need to take probiotics? Could fermented foods help more than just your digestive system? Fermented foods like sauerkraut, kimchi, kombucha, yogurt, and seitan have been getting a lot of press lately, and you can encorporate them into your diet easily. Get the basics by joining

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Transitioning to Autumn

With autumn approaching and the beginning of the yin cycle, the energy of plants is moving down into their roots, helping the body become aware of the energy of the season. This season is a time for the body to begin gathering energy for the colder months to come.

The lungs and large intestine are the organs associated with fall.

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