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New Meetup: An Organic Garden Party to benefit Lean and Green Kids

From: user 9.
Sent on: Monday, September 6, 2010 7:39 AM
Announcing a new Meetup for San Diego Vegans!

What: An Organic Garden Party to benefit Lean and Green Kids

When: Saturday, September 18,[masked]:00 PM

Where: The Center for Healthy Lifestyle
533 Lomas Santa Fe Drive Boys & Girls Club
Solana Beach, CA 92075

Join us in an enchanting garden setting for an evening of live music, delicious food, guest speakers, a silent auction, and the company of fabulous people who care about kid's health
...and the health of their planet.

the Location
Center for a Healthy Lifestyle
(next to Boys and Girls Club)
533 Lomas Santa Fe Drive
Solana Beach, CA 92075

the Music
Stone Train, one of San Diego's hottest bands, featuring the oh-so-smooth and soulful vocals of Krista Richardson will fill the evening air with a cool mix of hits and originals - dancing encouraged. Give a listen at:

the Menu
90% organic, donated by our proud sponsor JIMBOS
San Diego's premier natural foods grocer!
Tropical Fruit Salad in a lime coconut dressing,
topped with creamy cashews
Avocado, tomato, olive, and sweet corn succotash,
peppered with pumpkin seeds
Artichoke heart and fennel Paella, accented with
saffron and sweet green peas
Polenta under grilled baby portabellas & vegetables,
drizzled with cuban black bean sauce
...and cookies; White Chocolate and macadamia nuts!

** Local Chef Alice Louise Karow, author of "Cook from Your Heart," is lending her love and culinary expertise to this amazing feast!

the Speakers
Miguel Villareal, one of the most progressive and passionate School Food Service Directors in the CA, will talk about transforming school lunches
- with locally grown, organic, lean and green foods - to create a platinum standard for school nutrition programs.

Dr. Janice Stanger, brilliant author and blogger, will share health recommendations from her new book, "the Perfect Formula Diet;" recommendations for better health and better grades.

Jill Curry Deatherage, San Diego mom & school teacher will talk about how the "Eating Lean and Green" lesson booklet are changing the minds and lives of her middle school students.

the Tickets
$30 per person/50 per couple in advance
$35 per person/60 per couple at door

Purchase tickets at:
or by calling Barbara,[masked]

the Mission
Lean and Green Kids mission is to teach kids (and grown ups) about healthier, green food choices -emphasizing "the power of plant proteins" for fighting disease and global warming! LGK empowers youth to make a difference in their lives and in their world.

*If you are unable to attend, please consider a tax-deductible donation so that we may continue to carry out our mission. Donations can be made through paypal at the website or by sending a check to:

Lean and Green Kids (check made out to Lean and Green SCHOOLS - name change pending)
PO Box 60660
Irvine, CA 92602

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