Solar Plexus Chakra Workshop

November 21, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - November 21, 2018 @ 9:00 pm
The solar plexus chakra is associated with action, power, independence and self-respect. This workshop is designed to unblock the chakra which is thought to reduce dependency, worry, fear and powerlessness. Tickets are free, but required and can be reserved here. ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR: Asheesh Gupta is a spiritual coach & holistic therapist who educates the public about the mantra of living, chakras and chakra meditations. He specializes in physical, mental and spiritual healing through counseling, Rudraksha & gemstones.

Thanksgiving Holiday Hot Bar

November 22, 2018 @ 10:00 am - November 22, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Are you looking for a Thanksgiving celebration that includes delicious food that satisfies a variety of dietary needs, but without the actual cooking or cleaning? We have you covered! Join us for a special holiday hot bar on Thanksgiving Day from 10 am - 4 pm. Eat just as much as you want for $9.99/lb. We'll also be serving up our complimentary spiced apple cider. Here's the menu:
  • Bourbon-brined Turkey with Confit of Leg & Thigh
  • Turkey Gravy
  • Stuffed Squash Vegan
  • Quorn Turk'y Roast with Mushroom Gravy Vegetarian
  • Grilled Vegetable Quinoa Lasagna Wheat-free & Vegetarian
  • Cranberry Orange Relish
  • Steamed Green Beans
  • Roasted Brussels Sprouts
  • Good Foods Corn Pudding
  • Local Winter Squash Gratin
  • Maple Roasted Beets
  • Roasted Sweet Potatoes
  • Garlic Mashed Potatoes
  • Classic Stuffing
  • Wheat-free Stuffing
  • Carrot Ginger Bisque Vegan

Intro to CBD & Full Spectrum Hemp Extract Products

December 5, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - December 5, 2018 @ 8:00 pm

Chances are you've heard of CBD and other hemp products being used to treat a variety of health issues, but is it safe? How is it made?

This class will cover the history of hemp, explain what full spectrum hemp extract is and how it works, discuss the endocannabinoid system's role in our bodies, and how these products can help you and your family live a better life.

Participants will leave the class with a better understanding of CBD products and if they are right for them, as well as what to look for when choosing a product. Students will receive samples to take home with them and also be entered in a drawing for a prize that includes a selection of Ananda Hemp products.

Tickets are $5 for general admission, $3 for Co-op owners and can be purchased on Eventbrite or in-store at our Hospitality Desk.   ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR Lisa Malone is a reflexologist who has been a proponent of natural products most of her life. She began researching CBD oil when her mother was diagnosed with cancer, and has been using it herself for the past year. When doing this research, Lisa reached out to Brian Furnish, one of the founders of Ananda Hemp. Impressed with the quality of their products and the transparency of their process, she decided to join their team. Lisa believes hemp is a game changer for our nation's farmers and is excited to be involved in such an exciting, new industry that is helping people live a better life.

Film Series: “Just Eat It”

December 12, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - December 12, 2018 @ 9:30 pm
The December feature in our 2018 Film Series is "Just Eat It". Join us for the FREE screening at 7 pm and stick around afterward for discussion.

Filmmakers and food lovers, Jen and Grant dive into the issue of food waste from farm and retail, right to the back of their own fridge. In a deliciously entertaining challenge, they pledge to quit grocery shopping and survive only on discarded food.
Watch the trailer HERE

Throat Chakra Workshop

December 19, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - December 19, 2018 @ 9:00 pm
The Throat Chakra is considered to be the chakra of communication and is associated with willpower, direction, wisdom and freedom of choice. This workshop is designed to help you reduce the frustration and misunderstanding commonly associated with a blocked Throat Chakra. Tickets are free but required and can be reserved here. ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR: Asheesh Gupta is a spiritual coach & holistic therapist who educates the public about the mantra of living, chakras and chakra meditations. He specializes in physical, mental and spiritual healing through counseling, Rudraksha & gemstones.

Laughter Yoga

January 9, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - January 9, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
Start the new year with a new habit. Join us for Laughter Yoga and discover the amazing medicine of laughter! No flexibility or sense of humor required!! Bring water and something to lay on (yoga mat, blanket, towel, etc) and wear loose comfortable clothing, however, this class can be done sitting and does not require laying down. Everyone is welcome, we accommodate all genders, ages, and abilities. Bring a friend and share the joy of laughter! You should leave feeling less stressed and more joyful, all while aiming to improve your overall health! Tickets are $7 for general admission and $5 for owners and can be purchased here. ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR: Jaime Brown is a certified Laughter Yoga Leader and has taught for three years.

Crown Chakra Workshop

January 23, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - January 23, 2019 @ 9:00 pm
The Crown (or Sahasrara) Chakra is associated with contentment and connection to divine consciousness. It is said that gratitude attracts more things to be grateful for, so this workshop will focus on breaking down the blockages that are thought to be caused by stresses and disappointments in order to attempt to tune into luck and fulfillment. Tickets are free, but required and can be reserved here. ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR: Asheesh Gupta is a spiritual coach & holistic therapist who educates the public about the mantra of living, chakras and chakra meditations. He specializes in physical, mental and spiritual healing through counseling, Rudraksha & gemstones.

Carnegie at the Co-op – So, You Want to be a Writer?

February 27, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - March 13, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
Writing is a creative, enriching, important and fun endeavor. It can also be hard, frustrating, intimidating and tedious. You’ll enjoy this class whether you want to write for fun, pen your family’s story for future generations or become a published author. We’ll explore ways to become a successful writer (however you define success) and tools and habits that can help. You’ll also learn about current trends and learn from your fellow class participants. And, you’ll do some writing! Led by Lisa Haneberg, author of over twenty traditionally and self-published fiction and nonfiction books. This is an all levels, three-part workshop taking place on consecutive Wednesday evenings (February 27, March 6 & March 13) from 6-7:30 pm in Good Foods Co-op's Community Room. Tickets are $34 for Co-op Owners/$40 for general admission and can be purchased in-store at the Hospitality Desk or online at Eventbrite.

Carnegie at the Co-op – Eating Your Words

April 10, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - May 1, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Using food as a central theme, we explore all manner of literary expression, from poetry to prose, personal essay to genre fiction, biography to pulp fiction. A sci-fi thriller about the theft of avocados? An ode to the oyster? A memoir of a noodle-slurping childhood? A monologue from the point of view of a poached egg? The possibilities are endless. And delicious. This is an all levels, four-part workshop taking place on consecutive Wednesday evenings (April 10, 17, 24 & May 1) from 6-8 pm. Tickets are are $60 for general admission, $52 for Co-op Owners and can be purchased at the Hospitality Desk or on Eventbrite. ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR Dan Wu is the owner and head dishwasher at Atomic Ramen. He juggles his nascent restaurant with community service, writing, podcasting, and cosplaying.