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Welcome to EarthSave Louisville ...

EarthSave Louisville educates people about the extremely powerful and documented effects our food choices have on the environment, our health and all life on Earth, and encourages an ever-transitioning shift toward a healthy, plant-based diet.

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Did you seen Forks over Knives or "Fed Up" at the Village 8? If you were inspired, then Earthsave Louisville is worth looking into. We not only believe the strong facts of the benefits of a plant-centric diet, but we act on them with a vengeance.


CLICK HERE: OUR NEXT CLIFTON POTLUCK!:
Cooking Class Info

Go to PlantPureNation rally at Iroquois Ampitheatre July 12th at 6:30pm. No other Earthsave events scheduled.

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Saturday,  June 14th, 2014 @ 6:00 PM
(Second Saturday of every month)

EarthSave Louisville will be hosting our 6 pm monthly "veggie-heavy" potluck event at the United Crescent Hill Ministries located at 150 State Street (on Frankfort Ave). This is a free event. Use the parking lot and on-street parking. Look for the EarthSave banners. This is right after our free, open vegan cooking class at 4pm.

EarthSave Louisville's Phytophile* Potluck-- Saturday, June 14th, 6-8 p.m.
Come for the food; stay for the inspiration.
* Phytophile: Plant-loving

6 p.m. POTLUCK: Bring a plant-laden dish (cooked or raw) , your recipe to share, and your own utensils/plates.  The serving table is always "The Bomb". Make every effort to avoid dairy, eggs and the usual cast of animalistic foods; replacements/substitutions are easy if one makes the effort. Along with your dish, please bring a 3x5 card with the recipe on it (or write it down on-site; we have supplies). We are aware of and make accommodations for sensitivities/restrictions: gluten intolerance, peanut allergies, vegan (no dairy, meat, eggs), Esselstyn (vegan, no oil/nuts) diet, vegetarian (no meat).

7 p.m. PROGRAM: Following our thoughtfully prepared healthy and plant-based potluck (thank you everyone!), our presentation this month will be given by Heather Hyden, Community Outreach Director for Kentucky's favorite non-profit-- Community Farm Alliance (CFA). She will give the latest on what food revolution really looks like: Sustainable Agriculture and Sustainable Food Systems. If you have seen the recent "Fed Up" movie (go see it; it ends Friday at Village 8), then CFA is your antidote and rallying whoop. Come with questions and a willingness to be open to new ideas. Walk away with solutions in your hand. So then, do you want to share a time with someone on all cylinders? Then attend this event--You are going to want to hear this first hand. Bring a pen to help this stuff sink in, even though there is no quiz at the end. Time for Q&A will be alloted. You will learn something if you attend--so come! Expect to get inspired and challenged.

Make plans to invite friends/relatives to our welcoming community of those curious about a plant-endowed diet.

Announcements will be given (pertaining to healthy food and behavior change).

8 p.m.-10 p.m. MIX, MINGLE and MUSIC:
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Immediately after the speaker, we gently coax people to intermix and generally socialize about the meal and foodism in general. Networking will guide your evening.
-- Tons of on-topic books for perusal are naturally in the Reader's Corner; discussions and plans for the next Book Study Club are part of the conversation if you bring it up.
-- Guitars and piano jamming in the mainroom.
-- Discussing of future Earthsave "You know we oughta..." topics in the kitchen during clean up.
-- Afterparties can always be organized -- relationships are worth nurturing as well as our bodies.

LOCATION: the United Crescent Hill Ministries located at 150 State Street (on Frankfort Ave). (This is very close to I-64 and the bus line; if transportation is an issue, contact Earthsave Louisville to arrange a ride service/car pool connection.)

2014 Per Person Suggested Cost:   Free, but we will run out of food if you show up without food to share. Bring a complete place-setting with utensils to be ecological.  

EVERYTHING ALWAYS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, ABSOLUTELY! If you bring food and this is your first time, please call ahead for a brief orientation and perfuctory but mandatory invitation (502 299 9520).

The monthly EarthSave Louisville Vegetarian Potluck is always held on the 2nd Saturday at 6 p.m. Mark your 2014 calendars! March 8, April 12, May 10, etc.


"Eat and Learn!" The potluck event is a great way to swap recipes, meet like-minded people, and hear the latest news on this cutting-edge lifestyle. There's always lots of delicious food. Ingredients are displayed. Bring copies of your recipe if you wish. Bring your camera or pen as culinary memory jogger, try to find the creator of your favorite dish and thank them. Bring your business cards and little black book. "Meet, greet, and eat!"

June Cooking Class @ 4:00 PM

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Go to PlantPureNation rally at Iroquois Ampitheatre July 12th at 6:30pm. No other Earthsave events scheduled.

 

Killer Apps and Kitchen Hacks: Vinegar 101!
Saturday, June 14th, 2014, 4:00 – 5:30

This is the class for those who say to themselves: "I should eat more veggies, but I just..." Seriously, come and see--every month--for free. Learn about the "who/what/where/why/how" of healthy food concocting for veggie lovers. Click on the link above for more informationabout our June event. Bored of eating healthy? Zest it up with vinegar?! Too many cucumbers in the garden? Pickle with vinegar!? Dirty countertop? Clean it with vinegar!? This is what Vinegar 101 is all about. The Vinegaric sprites and nymphs from 1000 years ago can teach us a thing or two. Just thinking about it makes your mouth water, eh? Are you ready to learn? Will you remember your pad and pencil? We will also get you involved unless you say "no, thank you".

Veggie Support for this class usually comes from Green B.E.A.N. Delivery-- for which we are thankful.

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Do you think our kitchen leader has ideas, tricks, and some good tasting recipes up his sleeve? Oh yes! Our chef will be conducting the cooking lesson starting at 4:00 PM; this one will be one of a kind. Don't miss; come with questions.. Stop by to learn Who, what, when, where, how, why?!! Ask questions, such as: follow-up questions, and oblique questions, and piercing questions, and hold-the-phone questions...

Location: United Crescent Hill Ministries 150 State Street, LVL KY, 40206 (corner of Frankfort Ave. and State St.--across Frankfort Ave from American Printing House for the Blind; look for signs)
During this food class/session and demonstration you will learn about the central aspects of food that we think about: cost, ease of preparation, storage, and nutrition. Our instructor will show and tell the ways to make ideas into habit, to make virtue into reality, to make Goodness on a plate. Tell us you're coming to this free event by contacting us: 502.299.9520 or louisville@earthsave.org

Our guarantee:
This class is to demonstrate fairly easy, healthy, practical, and mind-expanding concepts. Prepare to be inspired. See this! Come every month from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm to watch and learn from a rotating line of proficient cooks that can show you how to be successful, healthy, and savvy in the kitchen on a budget with little or no incoming skills, while maintaining a fully-plant-based diet--whether cooking for 6 or alone. This event is free, open to the public and awesome. There's always a place for those who want to learn.
This is held just before the 6:00 pm potluck (everyone is welcome).

"Hey, good lookin'; What ya got cookin'?"

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RSVP to 502.299.9520 or louisville@earthsave.org
It's guaranteed to be easy, healthy, and mind-expanding. Prepare to be inspired. See this!

Video from a past demonstration cooking event.


HOW ABOUT A Monthly Dining-About/ Roving POTLUCK ON July 26th? CLICK HERE


WHY NOT TRY OUR MONTHLY MOVIE NIGHT ON July 20th? CLICK HERE

EVENTS SUMMARY PAGE: CLICK HERE



Volunteer Orientation
Are you interested in volunteering for EarthSave? Join us to learn more about our mission and how you can make a difference by getting involved. Do we want you? Of course! Do we need you? Of course!

Healthy Beginnings
Make the transition to a healthy plant-based diet by registering for Healthy Beginnings, EarthSave's "How-To" Course for people who want to eat well for their health, the environment, and all life on Earth! Held monthly just prior to the potluck. Learn More . .

Take the VegPledge
We invite you to take the VegPledge. Did you know Mondays can be Meatless? Tuesdays can be Turkey-free? Wednesday's can be white-meat free? Thrive on Live Thursdays (raw food)? Cruelty-free Friday's? Click here for more information about the campaign designed to help you achieve your goals! Vegan, vegetarian, hemitarian, complexitarian, ethicotarian, locavore, envirotarian, gardenitarian--It's all names and labels. We're in this together one day at a time.

Speakers Available for your Group
Does your group/team/class want to engage in a healthy dialogue about food issues? Presentations with audio/visual supports are available upon request. We want to speak our passion with sensibility and attractiveness. Try us out!

EarthSave International
Visit our parent organization, EarthSave International (also a non-profit 501(c)3) to see why we're here, where we've come from, advice for good vids and books to take in, how to connect broadly, and more. Here's a Video from the founder.

Imagine a world...
Quote from John Robbins, Earthsave founder: Imagine a world... where the land is fertile, the water is clean, the air is fresh, and all are fed. EarthSave helps make this world a reality by promoting the benefits of plant-based food choices for our health and our environment. Let's discuss the activation of this imagination on Facebook.

Here are some really good movies to enjoy with friends: Plan to see them soon...
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www.foodincmovie.com

http://www.thecovemovie.com/

http://www.forksoverknives.com/

http://www.plantpurenation.com/

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