please note that instead of a potluck, Full Circle Sanctuary will be preparing a mediterranean feast:
Starters: Bread (and GF/V crackers) Antipasto platters with pesto green beans, chickpea spread/salad, olive tapenade, grilled red peppers, and marinated mushrooms
Main Course: Penne Alfredo with carrots and peas (for color) Wintergreens salad with oranges and almonds Imam Biyaldi (aka the priest fainted or baked eggplant with garlic and tomatoes) Butternut Shitake Risotto
Dessert: Handmade icecream donated by Ultimate!
Plant will be donating two $25 gift certificates for raffle AND A raffle basket of vegan items from EF too. only $1 per ticket which puts you in raffle for all three items. Cost for dinner is $10 for adults & $5 for children (12 and under). Dr. Amy Lanou, Professor of Health and Wellness at UNCA will be speaking at this event -- topic is: Soy and Wheat: From the Garden of Good or Evil? Dr. Lanou is an expert in nutrition and her book "Building Bone Vitality" was featured in the New York Times. Dr. Lanou, who holds a doctorate in human nutrition from Cornell University, joined the UNC Asheville faculty in 2005. She has played an instrumental role in creating programs and coursework for UNC Asheville's North Carolina Center for Health & Wellness, which focuses on childhood obesity, workplace wellness and healthy aging. Previously, she taught nutrition at Cornell University and Ithaca College. She is also senior nutrition scientist for the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM), a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting preventive medicine, especially better nutrition, and higher standards in research. Please bring your own plate, drinking vessel and utensils to use. Please note that this is an alcohol and tobacco free facility. If you have questions, pls email us via meetup