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Monday, June 10

Top Planet-saving, Life-saving, Socially-responsible Reasons to go Plant-based

Teens
Adults
7:00 pm
Pollak Room AB

Farmed animals occupy 45% of the surface area of the earth. A chicken breast comes from a 6-week-old infant-aged bird. These are just two of the surprising revelations in this presentation by Robert Grillo that highlights the most compelling ethical, environmental, and health reasons for a plant-based diet.

Cosponsored by Go Green Northbrook

Saturday, June 22

Health Benefits of Plant-Based Nutrition

Adults
Teens
2:00 pm
Pollak Room AB

Integrative nutritionist Carol D’Anca presents a historical perspective of dietary changes in the U.S. and around the globe over the past 100 years, the resultant illnesses, and the toll it has taken on our health. She will describe how we can reverse this trend with even small dietary changes. <br /><br />Tour of the National Vegetarian Museum with museum founder Kay Stepkin follows the lecture.<br /><br />Cosponsored by Go Green Northbrook

Wednesday, June 26

Twilight Forest Walk

Adults
Teens
6:30 pm

Experience the lively forest ecosystem at dusk during summer solstice week. Village Forester Terry Cichocki will guide us on a quiet, contemplative walk during the magical twilight hour.

We'll walk in Ryerson Woods. Enter off Riverwoods Rd. Follow signs to Brushwood Center.
Meet at the Brushwood Center parking lot. Map

**Wear closed-toed shoes and long, loose clothing.**
**Apply mosquito repellent before the walk.**

Monday, July 15

Make Your Own Non-Dairy Cheese & Yogurt

Adults
Teens
7:00 pm
Pollak Room AB

Elsa M. Jacobson and David Arfa, founders of Fresh Curds, will demonstrate simple step-by-step techniques for making flavorful non-dairy, nut-based cheese and yogurt with live pro-biotic cultures at home. Explore how vegan nut-cheezes can be rich and creamy. Expect flavors from fresh to aged and savory to sweet. Samples and resources will be provided.