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April 2019

Kiss the Ground, with Jessica Handy & Taylor Herren 

April 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Culture Club 101, 1392 E. Washington Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91104 United States
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Join us for an evening presentation with Kiss the Ground, an LA-based non-profit with a mission of inspiring global regeneration, starting with soil. The presentation will highlight their Farmland program, which connects chefs to farmers that are innovating on the leading edge of an evolving food system.This program connects restaurants to local farmers who are taking action to regenerate land, and produce healthy and nutritious food while confronting global warming and the threat it poses to agriculture and the global…

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Preserved Moroccan-Inspired Lemons & Oranges with Brie Wakeland

April 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Culture Club 101, 1392 E. Washington Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91104 United States
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Join food preservationist, Brie Wakeland, for a fun and delicious class on how to make preserved Moroccan-inspired lemons and oranges at home. Preserved lemons and oranges are delicious when added to stews, salad dressings, and more. Samples and recipes will be provided. Through her deep involvement with the LA Arboretum, LA Public Libraries, Garden School Foundation, The Gourmandise School, and Slow Food LA, Brie has lead hundreds of classes to adults and children. She is certified as a Food Preservation…

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WILD & LOCAL Foraging Walkabout: Harvest & Prepare Wild Kraut, with Scott Nelson

April 14 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Culture Club 101, 1392 E. Washington Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91104 United States
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Spring is an exciting time for foragers in Southern California, especially after a wet winter like the one that we've had this year.  The creek beds are a veritable salad bar of goodness if you know what you're looking at.  Employing foraged ingredients in your fermented foods incorporates the rich microbiome that exists on wild plants literally re-connecting your gut to nature. Join local naturalist Scott Nelson as we learn how to identify the abundant edible greens that grow in…

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Breathing and Bracing:The Gateway to Your Core, Movement & Fitness with Nathan Maffin

April 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Culture Club 101, 1392 E. Washington Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91104 United States
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Movement is inspiring. Our bodies were born to move, to heal, to breathe well and to be fit. These are aspects of daily life we’re meant to craft and call our own. Many of us experience limitations in some or all of these areas and are dealing with chronic pain, stiffness and stress. If you’re digging for potential in any of these areas, you’re not alone. Even advanced movers and athletes in every discipline are challenged by how to increase…

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Film Night! The Magic of Mushrooms

April 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Culture Club 101, 1392 E. Washington Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91104 United States
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Professor Richard Fortey delves into the fascinating and normally-hidden kingdom of fungi. From their spectacular birth, through their secretive underground life to their final explosive death, Richard reveals a remarkable world that few of us understand or even realise exists - yet all life on Earth depends on it. In a specially-built mushroom lab, with the help of mycologist Dr Patrick Hickey and some state-of-the-art technology, Richard brings to life the secret world of mushrooms as never seen before and…

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Detox Retox with Monica Ford – Demonstration & Tasting

April 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Culture Club 101, 1392 E. Washington Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91104 United States
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Join Monica Ford, founder of Real Food Devotee and master fermenter & craft cocktail mixer for a new kind of Culture Club 101 fermentation class. Detox & Retox with a flight of probiotic cocktails & learn how to transform classic cocktails for Cinco de Mayo and beyond. Did you know the beneficial bacteria in fermented beverages help to buffer the effects of alcohol on the liver? It's true! Thanks to the hydrating qualities of electrolytes & B vitamins produced during fermentation, hang overs are…

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How to Make Cultured Cashew Cheeses & Spreads

April 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Culture Club 101, 1392 E. Washington Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91104 United States

Come learn how to make your favorite creamy, cultured dairy products from cashews and other nuts! In this class, you will learn how to make the foundations for hard and soft cultured cashew cheeses and cultured nut milks. Making your own plant-based cheeses opens so many possibilities for flavor and experimentation. Instead of being limited by cheese varieties in the store, you can make whatever cheese your heart desires. Smokey cheese, sweet cheese, spicy cheese, tangy cheese, mild cheese, herbal cheese... the…

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Discover The Healing Powers of Flower Essences, with Lisa Amadeo

April 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Culture Club 101, 1392 E. Washington Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91104 United States
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This is an introduction workshop on the healing powers of flower essences. Come discover how to read a flower's healing properties and identify how they can be used for general emotional wellness and well-being.  Lisa will teach us about the energetic signatures of plants and flowers, how they can be linked to the energetic systems in our body and how this knowledge can be used for choosing essences for our healing journey. Lisa is a a certified Flower Essence Therapist…

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May 2019

DIY Clean Skin Care Class, with Monica Ford

May 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Culture Club 101, 1392 E. Washington Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91104 United States
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Learn to make nourishing moisturizer with Monica Ford, founder of RealFoodDevotee.com Self-care is sacred. Why ingest ingredients through your skin considered toxic to ingest through your mouth? Not only is it a form of disconnect with our bodies but, this choice usually brings hormone disruption and superficial moisture instead of deep hydration. As you know, we're all about deep nourishment. So, come learn about skin, your endocrine system, how to optimize both and go home with a jar of luscious moisturizer…

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FILM NIGHT: Grow Food

May 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Culture Club 101, 1392 E. Washington Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91104 United States
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“Though the problems of the world are increasingly complex, the solutions remain embarrassingly simple.” – Bill Mollison We made this documentary to inspire people to be a part of a simple solution! It is a documentary about you, me, and the current state of our planet – but most importantly it is about solutions – the solution – Grow Food. It may sound strange, but it turns out the solution to most of our environmental and health problems is right…

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Autophagy 101: A Fasting Education & Support Community

May 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Culture Club 101, 1392 E. Washington Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91104 United States
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Join us the first Thursday of each month as we discuss and further explore the exciting research, in which Dr. Yoshinori Ohsumi garnered the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physiology. We will be sharing supporting resources, videos and other materials. We will also be sharing contact information of doctors and practitioners in the area offering to support our Autophagy 101 community in establishing baselines and providing ongoing support as needed. We will explore the potential for integrative and complementary therapies to…

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Summer Condiment Fermentation Class, with Monica Ford

May 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Culture Club 101, 1392 E. Washington Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91104 United States
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Learn to make fermented, probiotically-rich condiments like ketchup, whole grain mustard & pickle relish with Monica Ford, founder of RealFoodDevotee.com Not only will you learn about the historical traditions of these signature summer condiments but, you go home with a jar of each to enjoy with loved ones over Grass-fed beef hot dogs, sweet potato fries, or any of your summer favorites. Summer fun-foods do not HAVE to be junk food. Want to build a rich microbiome & resilient immune system…

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Essential Oils for Home and Self Care, with Andrea Schally

May 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Andrea Schally's inspired work with essential oils in her own practice began in 1994. She has been teaching essential oil therapy at Hands On Healing Institute since 2000. Essential Oils occur naturally in plant cells and are extracted through distillation. They have been known and used appropriately for many centuries for their profound healing properties. During this class you will learn: How to use essential oils safely and effectively to create clean and inviting home spaces. How to clean surfaces…

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Featured Chef Series Pop-Up Dinner: Spring Lamb Tagine, Cynthia Mendoza

May 26 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Culture Club 101, 1392 E. Washington Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91104 United States
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We invite you to join us for a special gathering to share in a finer dining experience! This Featured Chef Series Pop-Up Dinner brings together the highest quality locally-sourced ingredients with the talents of Chef Cynthia Mendoza. The Menu Main Course: Organic, pasture-raised lamb medallions prepared with Mediterranean spices, dried apricots and olives, topped with blanched almonds and served with fermented Moroccan carrots. Side: Cauliflower Couscous Salad: Fattoush-Style Salad with Sumac Dressing Dessert: A delightful sweet finish of dates, with…

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Body Centered Medicine™ Practices for Healing & Empowering Self Leadership, with Tarnie Fulloon

May 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Culture Club 101, 1392 E. Washington Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91104 United States
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As a Body Centered Medicine™ practitioner Tarnie Fulloon, PT, MA, uncovers the messages the physical body is holding about how you think, what you feel and who you are. Tarnie’s expertise lies in transforming your pain and empowering your self-leadership. She is a mentor, healer, speaker (TEDx Presenter) and budding author. She is also a previous Australian trained Sports Medicine Physiotherapist (Australian Olympics 2000). Tarnie partners with those who are ready to heal on all levels - physically, emotionally, mentally…

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June 2019

How to Make REAL Root Beer (and other Cultured Sodas) with Monica Ford

June 2 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Culture Club 101, 1392 E. Washington Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91104 United States
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Learn to make REAL ROOT BEER the traditional health promoting way it was originally made! This delicious, bubbly beverage is in stark contrast with modern soft drink versions. Cultured sodas are packed with probiotics, enzymes, antioxidants and B-vitamins. Delicious and healing, by design. You will be tasting real root beer and other cultured sodas during the workshop. We will also be enjoying a traditional root beer float in class! The class will be taught by Monica Ford, Founder of Real…

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Vegan “Biotic” Fondue Class and Tasting, with Sarah McCarthy

June 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Culture Club 101, 1392 E. Washington Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91104 United States
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In this class we will make a dairy-free, vegan alternative to delicious cheese fondue utilizing fermented foods as ingredients! Fondue is an age-old, traditional dish from Switzerland that was created to make it through through cold, snowy winters. While the traditional recipe often uses alpine cheeses such as Gruyere and Emmental, we will be using potatoes, rice, cashews, and a variety of other "cheesy" flavorings to create a similarly rich and creamy pot of melted vegan cheese. We will do…

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Autophagy 101: A Fasting Education & Support Community, with Dr. Kimberley Shine

June 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Culture Club 101, 1392 E. Washington Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91104 United States
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Join us as we discuss and further explore the exciting research, in which Dr. Yoshinori Ohsumi garnered the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physiology. Dr. Kimberley Shine will be our Special Guest. Dr. Shine is a Family Medicine Physician who is offering to support our Autophagy 101 community in establishing baselines and providing ongoing support wherever needed. General Tuition: $5 To Register:  click here CC101 Members are Free!  For Members to register: please come into the store or call (626) 893-5164  Want to…

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Breathing and Bracing:The Gateway to Your Core, Movement & Fitness, with Nathan Maffin

June 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Culture Club 101, 1392 E. Washington Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91104 United States
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Movement is inspiring. Our bodies were born to move, to heal, to breathe well and to be fit. These are aspects of daily life we’re meant to craft and call our own. Many of us experience limitations in some or all of these areas and are dealing with chronic pain, stiffness and stress. If you’re digging for potential in any of these areas, you’re not alone. Even advanced movers and athletes in every discipline are challenged by how to increase…

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FILM NIGHT: SECRET INGREDIENTS

June 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Culture Club 101, 1392 E. Washington Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91104 United States
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The Story While the debate rages on about GMOs and pesticides, this powerful film by Amy Hart and Jeffrey Smith, shares remarkable stories of people who regain their health after discovering the secret ingredients in their food and making a bold commitment to avoid them. The secret ingredients in our food may be a lead driver of our obesity, infertility, cancer, digestive problems, autism, brain fog, skin conditions, gluten sensitivity, allergies, fatigue, anxiety, and many other conditions. Meet more than…

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