Upcoming Co-op Events!

October 9, 2014

Wednesday, October 22, 6:30 PM
DIY Backyard Composting
Travis Leivo, Shadyside Worms
Gemini Theater

Backyard composting is a cost-effective and environmentally friendly way to keep those kitchen scraps from piling up in your garbage can—don’t let your small yard (or lack thereof) keep you from trying it out! Composting professional Travis Leivo will discuss different methods that can be used in a variety of urban settings, from backyards to porches. A basic understanding of soil science and the stages of decomposition, as well as some easy troubleshooting skills will arm you with everything you need to get started.

This event is FREE; just call 412-242-3598 to reserve your spot!

Wednesday, October 29, 6:30 PM
Yoga for Coping and Healing
Melissa Havran, Yoga 17
Carnegie Library – Homewood

As a certified Yoga instructor and a busy mom, Melissa is all too familiar with the stress and challenges of family, work, and life. Yoga can be an empowering method of dealing with these daily pressures. Join Melissa as she takes you through a series of yoga postures and breathing exercises guaranteed to calm both the mind and body, making you more aware of the world around you and feeling energized to take on life’s challenges. Be sure to bring your yoga mat! Namaste.

This event is FREE; just call 412-242-3598 to reserve your spot!

Wednesday, November 5, 6:30 PM
Nancy Martin, Pennsylvania Resources Council
Gemini Theater

Whether you’re completely new to composting or are looking to take your current routine up a notch, consider vermicomposting! Worms produce castings that are great for your soil and, if sheltered from the cold, they can stay in production all year round. Environmental educator Nancy Martin will provide everything you need to get started—including the worms! You will leave this event with a complete, ready-to-use vermiculture system, and the necessary knowledge to house, feed, and care for your own worms.

The cost of this event is $50 per person and $55 for couples; to register call Nancy Martin at 412-488-7490 ext. 247 or register online at: http://www.zerowastepgh.org/ZW-PRC-byvc.html#worms. Online registrations must be received by October 30th.

Wednesday, November 12, 6:30 PM
Essential Juices and Smoothies
Jenni Hulburt, Health and Fitness Coach
Gemini Theater

Essential oils are more than just pretty scents. As nature’s potent plant extracts, essential oils boast therapeutic benefits well beyond aromatherapy. Join health and fitness coach Jenni Hulburt to learn how to use real food ingredients and food-grade essential oils to make healthy juices and smoothies, and get tips on incorporating them into your daily life. With a focus on holistic approaches to fitness and nutrition, Jenni will discuss how introducing essential oils into your diet can help you achieve your health and wellness goals.

This event is FREE; just call 412-242-3598 to reserve your spot!

Monday, November 17, 7 PM
Holiday Meal Planning—For Everyone!
Emily Levenson, Holistic Health Coach
EEFC Café Seating Area

Are you hosting family and friends for a holiday meal this year? Even if you’re just supplying a side dish for a potluck dinner, accommodating special diets and food allergies can be difficult. Avoid the stress this season by learning how to plan a large meal around different dietary concerns. Holistic health coach Emily Levenson will advise you on planning for guests that are avoiding gluten, dairy, or sugar, and will also provide easy tips for including vegetarian and vegan guests in your feasting festivities.

This event is FREE; just call 412-242-3598 to reserve your spot!

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Pittsburgh, PA 15208


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