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Benefit Dinner to create Raw & Living Spirit Retreat Scholarship

The Circle A Kitchen, a raw vegan collective in Portland, OR, will be hosting a benefit dinner on Friday July 31st, from 7-9pm outside of the Mirador Community Store to create a scholarship to send one lucky individual to the Raw and Living Spirit Retreat August 27th - 31st.

The Menu

Sweet Heirloom Tomato Bisque
with white nectarine chutney

Summer Vegetables Wrapped in Banana Leaf
with carrot lemongrass sauce, coconut squash rice, and thai basil slaw

Pacific Northwest Blackberry Cobbler
with orange blossom creme

Reservations for the benefit dinner must be made by July 27th.
Tickets for the dinner are $10- $20 sliding scale donation.
The winner of the scholarship will be based upon three main requirements: - a financial need
- a healing need
- a willingness to commit to an 80% + raw vegan diet for 30 days after the retreat, with Circle A Kitchen serving as a support network for this 30 day period. All applications for the scholarship must be in by August 1st. The winner will be announced August 5th. For more information or to secure an application for the scholarship please email [masked]. For information regarding Circle A Kitchen, The Raw and Living Spirit Retreat and Mirador Community Store please visit their websites.


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  • Lou A.

    Thank you Liz for your creative idea for a scholarship! Thank you leading by giving your time, energy and essence!
    It was my first experience to taste your creations! The presentation was delightful! You have given me more fodder for food to explore.

    Looking forward to Sunday Supper!

    August 1, 2009

  • Judith B.

    I hope we raised enough money for the scholarhip!
    The food was delicious, and well prepared!
    Thank you! Liz!
    The people were warm and friendly!
    What more could one ask?

    July 31, 2009

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