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August 2015

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Rolling Hills Peach Pie

We all wait for the perfect time for peach pie and it is finally here. This pie crust recipe is perfectly flaky every time.

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Rolling Hills Peach Pie
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Women Today

Love yourself!  Did you know that confidence and self-worth are not the same thing?  As "The Women's Photographer" Lauren has a unique perspective on today's everyday woman.  She will answer this question by sharing her personal experiences with courage, confidence and self-worth.

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Women Today
7:00pm to 9:00pm
 
White Bean and Tomato Salad

Cannellini beans, the other white beans! This is a fabulous vegan friendly summertime salad.

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White Bean and Tomato Salad
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Lemon Lavender Bread

A delicate flavor combination, perfect with a cup of tea!

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Lemon Lavender Bread
11:00am
 
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To Pee or not to Pee. That is the Question

How often do you pee a day? At night?  Certain peeing habits can lead to a dysfunctional pelvic floor putting you at risk with a plethora of other symptoms from incontinence to pain to a poochy lower tummy. Understand how your body works and take control of your life now!

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To Pee or not to Pee. That is the Question
7:00pm to 9:00pm
 
Quinoa Corn and Potato Salad

Looking for a new version of an old favorite? Try this version which is one of our all time favorite recipes. It only works when sweet corn is at it's peak flavor!

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Quinoa Corn and Potato Salad
4:00pm
 
Decadent Desserts!

I love dessert...but my body does not love gluten, eggs, soy and high glycemic sugar! This decadent dessert class will teach you how to make those sweet treats you crave using allergen free, organic whole foods and low glycemic sugars! Decadent vegan chocolate cake with chocolate sauce, out of this world ginger molasses cake with homemade caramel sauce and vanilla powder, coconut ice cream with strawberry sauce and coconut whipped cream!

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Decadent Desserts!
6:30pm to 9:00pm
 
 
 
 
Lavender Fields Forever & Oshala Farm

Board our chartered bus where you will enjoy a Lemon Lavender Scone made by Deux Chats, featuring Royal Purple Lavender from Lavender Fields Forever. Forty minutes later, you will be magically surrounded by aromatic fields of lavender on John and Bonnie Rinaldi’s working lavender farm. The Rinaldi’s harvest 7 exceptional varieties of white, pink and blue/purple lavender for culinary use, crafting and oil production. There will be time to harvest your own flowers, watch the essential oil distilling process, or to simply enjoy the breathtaking beauty of this picturesque farm.

Mid morning we’ll again board the bus for a quick ride up the Applegate Valley to Oshala Farm. Owned by Elise and Jeff Higley, the farm is known for it’s organic herbs which Elise crafts into hand blended herbal teas. The farm is famous for its on farm workshops, TerraVita Herbal gathering and most of all, for the Oshala Farm to Table Five Mile Feast Dinner. Plan on enjoying a five mile vegetarian lunch on the farm with produce and value added foods from Elise and Jeff ’s neighbors.

Please bring a water bottle and sun protection. If you have special dietary needs beyond vegetarian, please bring your own lunch. We should arrive back in Ashland by late afternoon.

This event is limited to 35 spots.

Questions, please contact Gretchen Phillips at (541) 552-5454

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Lavender Fields Forever & Oshala Farm
7:45am to 4:00pm
 
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Understanding Medical Cannabis

This lecture will help demystify this “ancient medicine” by sharing the latest scientific research, so that we may better understand its diverse medicinal properties—including the therapeutic effects of the chemical compounds—cannabinoids and terpenoids. Current medical marijuana laws in Oregon will also be discussed

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Understanding Medical Cannabis
7:00pm to 9:00pm
 
Pesto showdown!

Try out all of our pesto recipes, and see which is your favorite!

Try recipes features spicy arugula, roasted hazelnuts and fresh chevre!

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Pesto showdown!
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Authentic Mexican Cuisine: Part 1

Traditional Mexican food is made from clean, whole ingredients, resulting in delicious, nutrient-dense meals. Join us to learn the basics of creating authentic, healthy Mexican food!  Our menu includes: Sprouted Rice and Almond Horchata, Homemade Corn Tortillas, Refried Beans, Hand Roasted Salsa Verde and Salsa Roja, Authentic Guacamole, and almond flour Tres Leches cake!  All recipes for this evening are vegetarian and will be prepared traditionally, for easy assimilation and optimal nutrient absorption. This class is sure to fill your belly and soul!

*Please bring additional money to class, to purchase Molcajetes and special Mexican spices.

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Authentic Mexican Cuisine: Part 1
6:30pm to 9:00pm
 
 
Savory Zucchini Bread

A delightful savory recipe for zucchini bread!

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Savory Zucchini Bread
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Raw, the Art of Uncooked Meals

*** This class has been cancelled ***

The Raw Food movement is taking the country by storm, and for good reason! Whether you’re interested in raw foods because of a desire to lose weight, a health crisis or simply embracing a healthier lifestyle, Tiazza will show you how to incorporate raw meals into the everyday dishes that your family loves. This class is guaranteed to satisfy your cravings for fresh, delicious raw meals you can quickly make any day of the week. Learn how to make coconut curry soup, pizza, berry pie and ice cream without ever turning on a stove or an oven!

*** This class has been cancelled ***

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Raw, the Art of Uncooked Meals
6:30pm to 9:00pm
 
 
Fresh Corn Waffles

These light fluffy, naturally sweet waffles are really good with new season peaches and yogurt! Or make them for dinner with sausages and a kale salad!

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Fresh Corn Waffles
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Transform Your Anxiety into Excitement!

Anxious thoughts and feelings drain joy and energy. Simple and easy to learn, Anxiety Reduction Techniques can reduce your anxiety and increase your Excitement.  Allan will teach strategies for  increasing your resilience, vitality, and fun. Come learn effective techniques and concepts to help Transform Your Anxiety into Excitement!

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Transform Your Anxiety into Excitement!
7:00pm to 9:00pm
 
Charred Corn Tacos with Zucchini Radish Slaw

A fabulous summer recipe featuring corn, paired with a refreshing zucchini radish slaw.

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Charred Corn Tacos with Zucchini Radish Slaw
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An Evening of Pies

*This is the new class date*

If you've always wanted to demystify crusts, this is the class for you. We'll demonstrate regular and gluten-free crusts and give tips on adapting ordinary baked goods to make them gluten-free. Come spend a few hours with the “Pie a Day” lady and banish your fear of pie-ing once and for all! In this class we’ll create three different crust based recipes including Classic Quiche, Lemon Curd Tart with Fresh Berries, and Dutch Apple Pie!

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An Evening of Pies
6:30pm to 9:00pm
 
 
Chipotle Gazpacho

A tasty summer soup featuring ripe tomatoes and the deep spice of chipotle.

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Chipotle Gazpacho
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Green Tomato Chocolate Cake

A sneaky cake to stick all of your green tomatoes in!

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Green Tomato Chocolate Cake
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How To Make Ashland The Healthiest Town In America!

David will be discussing how one person can make changes in their everyday life that will inspire and lead to a community that makes positive changes! There are 6 basic components that we each need to be mindful of that will increase our health, vibrancy, wellbeing and vitality. 

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How To Make Ashland The Healthiest Town In America!
7:00pm to 9:00pm