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Taste of VEGAN Chicagoland Message Board › update Raw Fest Chicago - Sunday, Sept 8th in Evanston - Akin from Earth's H

update Raw Fest Chicago - Sunday, Sept 8th in Evanston - Akin from Earth's Healling Cafe Demo!!

rawgirl A.
Group Organizer
Chicago, IL
tons of updates, amazing raffle prizes from Newleaf Natural Grocery, Foods Alive, Earth's Healing Cafe, Unforgettable Chocolates (raw), Green Spirit Living, local honey, organic skin care products, enzymes, healing sessions, yoga classes, raw books, reflexology tool, a special grand prize, and much more!
special guest Akin from Earth's Healing Cafe doing an Herbal Demo and Master Herbalist Rosita Arvigo doing a Medicinal Plant Walk/Talk joining us!!! check out revised schedule below!

RAW SUMMER FEST Sunday, Sept 8th at the Lakefront in Evanston - 9th Annual Fest!

RAW PANEL - come learn from our local experts: Chef Inventor Blake, Farmer Karen Keane, Qi Rich, Herbalist Gosia, Wellness Coach Terry, and Organizer Ariane.

Activities include 3 Raw Food Demos, Nutrition/Health Talks, Herbal Tea Demo, Medicinal Plant Walk/Talk, RawLuck Lunch, Yoga, Eco Panel, GMO Talk, Kids Activities, Qi Gong, Hulahooping, Nature Walk, Healthy Lifestyle Talk, Drum Circle, Amazon Talk, Shamanic Journey, Movement Exercise, Reflexology, and BUBBLES!

Bring a raw vegan dish in a cooler, your picnic gear, blanket, frisbee, eating gear, etc

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$5 donation to cover costs of event, pay meetup fees, INCLUDES  2 raffle tickets - we will draw raffle at 10:15am, 11:45am and 4:00pm Additional Raffle tickets $1 proceeds go to Mercy for Animals!!!


9am - Yoga with Shanti followed by FruitLuck Breakfast

10:15 am Achieving Stellar Health: What's Stopping You? Workshop with Cyndi Dodick - Cyndi will be talking about the lessor known obstacles getting in the way of people reaching optimal strength, energy and vitality.

11:00am Raw Peach Pie Demo with Pam
11:15am GMO Free Talk with Joan - IL GMO Labeling Initiative

11:15 Hulahooping for Kids with Liz

11:30am Raw Coconut Ceviche Demo with Chef Nirel, Unforgettable Chocolates

12:00 *** How to Make Your Own Herbal Teas - Akin, Earth's Healing Cafe
12:15 ECO- Panel:

* Eco -Sustainable Living with Archana Lal-Tabak, Medical Director at Heart of Tranformation Wellness Insitute

* Barb-Bee - Raw Honey from the Hood -Beekeeper and Bee Activist

* Permaculturist - TBA

* Alternative Energy – Rob S., Alt Energy Enthusiast

12:30pm Hulahooping for everyone with Liz!

1:00 Movement Workshop Qi Gong with Rich

1:00 ***Medicinal Plant Walk/Talk with Rosita Arvigo, Master Herbalist, Belize

1:30pm RawLuck Lunch - starring your delicious RAW VEGAN dishes!
(Bring a raw ORGANIC vegan dish for 10 - 12 ppl, usually you spend at least $15)

2:30pm RAW PANEL - Energy and Vitality with RAW - Achieving Your Balance

* Chef Inventor Blake - International Raw Chef Extraordinaire

* Organic Farmer and New Leaf Natural Grocery Owner, Karen Keane

* Qi Rich - 30 + years of different Raw ways - Ann Wigmore, Natural Hygenists, Hallelujah Acres, and more

* Herbalist Gosia - graduate of Chicago Healing Arts and currently at Integrative Institute of Nutrition

* Wellness Coach Terry - Founder of Make Mine Raw Hyde Park group, the Healing Circle
**** Special Guest Rosita Arvigo, Master Herbalist, Belize
* Organizer Ariane - Founder of Chicago Raw Food Community

3:30pm Raw Food Desert Demo with Chef Lia and DESSERT HEAVEN

4:00 Kids Activity - Bubbles by Blake

4:00pm Amazon Jungle Talk with Ariane

4:30 Shamanic Journey with Jane Fresne

4:30pm Movement and Awareness Exercise with Roman

5:00 Drum Circle/Music - with Percussion Facilitator Jim Lal-Tabak, Bring your instruments!

Easiest way to find us - from the south, drive down Sheridan/Forest Ave, one block north of Dempster is Greenwood, make a right, go to the end, see the lake, make a left to park on the street with diagonal parking. DO NOT follow your GPS, it takes you too far away, from the north, take Sheridan Rd/Forest south past Church/Davis, start looking for Greenwood, go left.

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