Upcoming Co-op Events!

October 9, 2014

Thursday, January 8, 6 PM
Open Studio Night
Nora Gilchrist, Community Liaison
Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse

Happy New Year! Resolve to start 2015 off sustainably with some crafty acts of reuse and conservation by joining the East End Food Co-op and Pittsburgh’s Center for Creative Reuse (PCCR) for an Open Studio Night and potluck. PCCR shares our Co-op’s enthusiasm for material resource conservation and has invited us to join them—a second time—for an evening of creative reuse. Explore PCCR’s bulk section and use standard tools to assemble one of a kind treasures in this self-guided crafting event. Bring a friend, a snack to share, and your imagination!

This is a pay-what-you-wish event for people 18 and older. Please call 412-242-3598 to RSVP!

Wednesday, January 14, 6:30 PM
Restoring Balance
Ryan Hetrick, Filmmaker and Nutrition Coach
Gemini Theater

Have you ever wondered how your diet effects your body and brain’s ability to function properly? Ryan Hetrick is a Neurocognitive and Traumatic Brain Injury Specialist who has grappled with this issue for nearly a decade. Through his work as a nutritional coach, Ryan sees the effectiveness of nutritional therapies for a wide range of ailments and has begun documenting his findings in his imminent film, Restoring Balance, Autism. Join us in learning how some of the top food allergens impact our health and how we can replace or avoid them for the better.

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

Saturday, January 17, 1:30 PM
Fed Up
Women for a Healthy Environment & Leah Lizarondo, Brazen Kitchen
Carnegie Library—Homewood

Our Co-op is partnering with Women for a Healthy Environment and local writer and food activist, Leah Lizarondo, to host a screening of the documentary film, Fed Up. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion featuring members of our community who are working to foster a healthier food system. Fed Up seeks to expose the truth behind diet-related illnesses that have reached epidemic proportions. Come participate in an exploration of what’s wrong with our collective diet and health and learn what members of our community are doing to change the way we consume, access, and think about food.

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

Wednesday, January 21, 6:30 PM
Sustainability Pioneers
Kirsi Jansa, The Institute for Green Science at Carnegie Mellon University
Gemini Theater

What does sustainability look like in Pittsburgh? How can we transition to renewable energy sources and what impact would that have on our city? Documentary filmmaker and CMU video journalist Kirsi Jansa offers answers to these questions in new documentary film series, Sustainability Pioneers, which features vignettes of Southwest Pennsylvania residents’ journey toward a new economy based on clean and renewable energy sources. Our Co-op is excited to show the first installments of Sustainability Pioneers, and host a panel discussion on community power—led by Kirsi—including Rachel Carson Scholar Patricia Demarco and Sharon Pillar of Solarize Allegheny.

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

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