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Earthsave Baltimore E-News: Earth Friendly Food Choices
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"Adopt the Peace of nature. Her secret is patience."
~Ralph Waldo Emerson~
Hi Meetup Member,
Here’s the latest news from Earthsave Baltimore. We are a completely volunteer operated nonprofit that helps people make healthier, earth friendly food choices. Lots of good stuff to report!
We are gearing up for Earthsave’s very first radio ad campaign! And we would like you to help us decide which five ads will make it to the airwaves. Please see the survey below. We also hope that you will also consider making a donation to help us start the campaign ASAP.
Our big annual speaking event in Catonsville will happen soon, and this is one you won’t want to miss! The event will feature two truly exceptional speakers!
We will have author and nutrition researcher T. Colin Campbell, PhD, speaking on "The China Study: Redefining Good Nutrition". Dr. Campbell is the nutritional biochemist from Cornell University who served as director of the prestigious Cornell/Oxford/China Health Project, which is best known as The China Study. The New York Times called this study "the Grand Prix...", and we think rightly so; it provides some of the most reliable scientific evidence available to show the health benefits of shifting toward a whole food, plant-based diet.
Dr. Campbell directed the most comprehensive large study ever on the relationship between diet and disease. His book, “The China Study”, details the results of that huge project and explains why this eminent researcher has concluded, from his nutrition career of more than 50 years, that the consumption of animal products, especially dairy protein, causes more cancers than does any chemical carcinogen.
But it’s not just cancer. The Project produced massive volumes of data suggesting that the consumption of animal protein, even in small amounts, contributes to the same chronic degenerative diseases that claim the most lives of Americans year after year: cardiovascular disease, diabetes, kidney disease, osteoporosis, and autoimmune diseases. Get your tickets early for Dr. Campbell’s powerful presentation.
Our first speaker of the evening will be Bruce Friedrich, Vice President of PETA, and author of “The Animal Activist’s Handbook”, who will speak on “Veganism: The Only Diet for a Small Planet”. Friedrich spearheaded the PETA campaigns that resulted in reforms in the animal treatment practices of several huge fast-food corporations. Bruce Friedrich will share his vision of the importance of veganism and animal rights in the moral and spiritual evolution of human beings. We hope that you will join us on this very special evening. See below for ticket sales information.
It’s nearing the end of the month, so Earthsave’s monthly educational dinner series event will happen in a few days. On March 27th at 6 pm we’ll get together for a veg potluck and panel discussion on “Nutrition & Health”, where we’ll get to hear a variety of perspectives on how mainstream nutritional advice and programs might be improved. We’ll also get to direct some questions at nutrition professionals from a variety of backgrounds.
Hope to see you this Saturday, or at an Earthsave event soon! Be well!
Peace, Don Robertson
EARTHSAVE VEG DINNER ED SERIES: On Saturday, Mar. 27th, from 6-9 pm, Earthsave will feature a discussion on “Nutrition & Health”, led by a panel of nutrition professionals, including nurse educator Lauren Bateman MS, RN, CNS, Registered Dietitian Mark Rifkin, Naturopathic Physician Stephany Porter, and a possible guest appearance by nutrition researcher Dr. Steven Acocella. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear several different perspectives on how our health is affected by the way we eat, and on how mainstream nutritional advice and programs can be improved. This event should be real informative. So if you can, please RSVP and join us!
Earthsave Veg Dinner Ed Series events are held at the Learning Center of Your Prescription for Health, at 10210 S. Dolfield Rd. in Owings Mills. Guests are asked to bring a dish made without animal products to serve at least five times the number in their party, along with a donation of $5 (members $2). Or guests may attend without bringing a dish for a $12 fee (members $10). Please give 1 day notice if paying for dinner. Please RSVP to Baltimore@earthsave.org or call 410-252-3043, and join us if you can!
5TH ANNUAL EARTH FRIENDLY FOOD CHOICES speaking event will be held at the WOMEN’S CLUB OF CATONSVILLE on Saturday, May 1st, from 5:30 until 9:00. The event will feature two of the most popular and respected speakers that we could hope to present. T. Colin Campbell, PhD, is the nutritional biochemist and health researcher who directed the Cornell/Oxford/China Health Project, the most comprehensive large nutritional study ever done. The New York Times called it “the Grande Prix…” of nutritional research. Dr. Campbell will speak on "The China Study: Redefining Good Nutrition".
Bruce Friedrich, who is the Vice President of PETA, will speak on “Veganism: The Only Diet for a Small Planet.” Bruce has a wonderful way of communicating about food issues from a variety of perspectives, including the spiritual dimensions relating to the way we eat. Bruce spearheaded the PETA campaigns that resulted in landmark reforms in the animal treatment practices of several huge fast food corporations, and was named by Details magazine as one of the five most influential young men in this country.
Complementary light refreshments will be included. Tickets are now on sale for $20 in advance, or $25 at the door. You may order tickets by sending a check or money order to Earthsave, 517 Talbott Ave., Lutherville, MD, 21093. Or order your tickets online at http://tinyurl.com/yl...
EARTHSAVE HEALTHIER EATING RADIO AD CAMPAIGN has the potential to help awaken large numbers of people to the tremendous impact our food choices have on personal and planetary health. The messages will point out the wide-ranging advantages of shifting toward a whole food, plant centered diet.
Ads will run during prime time, 8am-8pm, on four popular Baltimore FM radio stations, 100.7, 104.3, 101.9, and 105.7. Each station will run ten 30-second ads per month, for a total of 120 ads over a three month period. The Natural Brothers Deli, which is across from the Timonium Fairgrounds, is co-sponsoring the campaign.
Earthsave will use five different messages in this campaign, and you can help us decide which ones to include. We have a list of 16 different messages. We’d like you to pick your top five, the ones that touch you the most deeply and make you want to take greater action on diet and lifestyle. When you’ve made your selections, please email the topic titles to Baltimore@earthsave.org, or leave a phone message at 410-252-3043.
If you’d also like to help out by making a donation toward this project, please do so here. http://tinyurl.com/yk.... Or you may send a check or money order payable to Earthsave, 517 Talbott Ave., Lutherville, MD, 21093, with the note "Radio Ads" in the "for" space.
Thanks for your assistance in moving the important project forward! See list of proposed ad messages at http://earthsavebalti...
VEGAN PERSONAL CHEF WANTED: There’s a need for an excellent vegan, live-out private chef to cook for a small family in Baltimore, Maryland. Must have prior experience cooking a variety of vegan meals. Chef must also be vegan/vegetarian! Must also help administrate the household - including running errands, paying bills, coordinating subcontractors for house maintenance. Competitive salary! If interested, please send your contact information to Baltimore@earthsave.org.
CHEF WANTED AT RUSCOMBE MANSION: Ruscombe Mansion has an organic, vegetarian, co-op café. At this time they are only open on Tuesday. The café hours are usually 11:45 – 3:30 PM. The menu is soup, main dish and dessert for about $10. The kitchen, greenhouse and dining room can seat about 30 +. Café guests come from Waldorf school (parents, students and teachers), and Ruscombe holistic health practitioners and clients. Members of Coldspring Newtown and the Woodlands also stop in on a regular basis. The public is always welcomed. Anyone interested in cooking on Thursday should contact Helen at 410-367-7300
MICHAEL POLLAN AT GOUCHER COLLEGE: Michael Pollan, the bestselling author, journalist, activist, and well-known critic of the global industrial food complex, will appear at Goucher College as the Spring 2010 Robert and Jane Meyerhoff Visiting Professor. His lecture, “In Defense of Food: The Omnivore’s Solution,” will be held on Tuesday, April 13, at 8 p.m. in Kraushaar Auditorium. This event is free and open to the public, but tickets must reserved in advance by calling the Goucher College Box Office at 410-337-6333 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. There will be a book signing following the lecture, and books will be available for purchase.
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EARTHSAVE MEMBERSHIP is a great way for you to contribute to our important educational mission. All members may receive a free 12-issue subscription to Vegetarian Times magazine and Earthsave’s national bi-monthly newsletter. Folks who attend meetings may check out books from our well stocked EarthSave Library, they may place literature on our networking tables, may make a brief announcement to the group, and receive discounted attendance fees and EarthSave bookstore prices. You may join our group online at http://www.earthsave...., or you can send a tax-deductible check for $35, or $50 for family membership, or $25 for student or senior, to EarthSave at 517 Talbott Ave. Lutherville MD, 21093. Thanks for your kind support!
PLEASE REMEMBER to be the peace that you wish to manifest. Be well!
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