Brent Wearren to Discuss Prepping for the Fall/Winter Organic Garden August 2nd Bluffton

The Palmetto Plant Eaters Club, a PlantPure Nation pod group that meets monthly (free & open to the public) to teach and support plant-based eating, will be hosting Brent Wearren as its guest speaker on Wednesday, August 2nd at 6:30pm at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Lowcountry at 110 Malphrus Road in Bluffton, SC. He will be discussing how to get started with organic vegetable and fruit production, the fundamentals of growing in containers and raised beds, and tips for creating edible landscapes. Learn more about the Palmetto Plant Eaters at http://www.PalmettoPlantEaters.com
The one hour Palmetto Plant Eaters Club meeting will consist of introductions, announcements, upcoming calendar events, and the guest presentation. Afterward a Q&A session wiill take place for the speaker and to address any general plant-based lifestyle topics. Our meetings are for the curious, newbies, and longtime plant-based vegan practitioners alike. A plant-based cookbook will be given away to one meeting attendee. Must be present to win.
Brent Wearren, father of Blake Wearren who owns the popular Delisheeyo eatery on Hilton Head Island, grew up in a gardening family. He started growing food and ornamentals with his two grandfathers and father in Kentucky when he was 8 years old. Brent studied horticulture at Michigan State then operated a 1,150 acre wholesale nursery business with his father for 34 years. After moving to South Carolina, working for Green Thumb Nursery, and fine-tuning his organic growing skills, Brent took over managing the spectacular Delisheeyo edible garden in 2015. Brent is also a consultant and personal organic gardner on the island helping homeowners create edible landscapes. Anyone who has seen the Delisheeyo garden knows that Brent is a plant whisperer. Come learn some tips & tricks from the master!
Contact: Carla Golden (843) 816-6179 or carlagolden@hargray.com

Palmetto Plant Eaters Club – June Meeting

The Palmetto Plant Eaters Club, a PlantPure Nation pod group that meets monthly (free & open to the public) to teach and support plant-based eating, will be hosting Felicia Spence, RD, LD, as its guest speaker on Wednesday, June 7th at 6:30pm at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Lowcountry at 110 Malphrus Road in Bluffton, SC. She will be discussing the nature of gut bacteria, how it impacts overall health, and what to eat for best results. Learn more about the Palmetto Plant Eaters at http://www.PalmettoPlantEaters.com 
 
The one hour Palmetto Plant Eaters Club meeting will consist of introductions, announcements, upcoming calendar events, and the guest presentation. Afterward a Q&A session wiill take place for the speaker and to address any general plant-based lifestyle topics. Our meetings are for the curious, newbies, and longtime plant-based vegan practitioners alike.  A plant-based cookbook will be given away to one meeting attendee. Must be present to win. 
 

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Movement in the Park – Sunday, May 21st

Join the fourth annual “Movement in the Park,” a health and wellness fair for all ages on Sunday, May 21, 2 – 5 p.m. in Forsyth Park.

Participants may take part in
the “Dawning of a Miracle Mile” (a one mile walk/run),
Zumba, line dancing, activities for kids, health screenings, vendors,
refreshments, fun and more.

Sponsored by news anchor and author Dawn Baker and Fleet Feet Sports Savannah, the health and wellness fair benefits Dawn’s Daughter Leadership Academy, which provides life-changing programs, activities and experiences for young women to help them become more successful in their personal and professional lives. The leadership academy is open to high school sophomores and juniors in Chatham, Bryan and Liberty Counties. A suggested donation for “Movement in the Park Health and Wellness Fair” is $10 for adults and $1 for students. For questions or additional information, please call (912) 232-6048 or (912) 721-7388. You may also email us at: contactus@dawnbakeronline.com.

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Enmarket and Healthy Savannah Announce Aromatherapy Speech to be Featured at Encourage Health Education Series Luncheon

At the first of four lectures in the 2017 Encourage Health Education Series, Dr. Patricia Stewart and Margaret L. Clay will present “AROMATHERAPY: How are Essential Oils Making a Place in Healthcare?” on Tuesday, April 25 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The lecture will be hosted at the Auditorium of the Savannah Morning News, located at 1375 Chatham Parkway in Savannah.

In total, the series features four lunchtime presentations from respected experts who will share insights on nutrition and fitness plus general tips for healthy living. A healthy lunch will be provided. Attendance is free and open to the public, but RSVPs are required at Healthy Savannah’s website, http://healthysavannah.org/events/the-science-of-aromatherapy-to-enhance-health-relaxation-and-inner-peace/

Stewart is a psychologist and professional clinical counselor. Margaret Clay is a certified life coach with more than 20 years of experience in providing experiential learning for clients of all ages for the purpose of self-development, team development and leadership development.

During each presentation, a local nonprofit organization will be presented a $1,000 Encourage Health grant to support their programs promoting healthy living, active lifestyles or nutritional education. The selected benefiting nonprofit organization for this presentation is The Living Vine.

This marks the fourth year for the enmarket Encourage Health Education Series conducted in partnership with Healthy Savannah, Sandfly Family Dental, Gulfstream Aerospace Corp., Hoist Water, Savannah Morning News, Savannah Magazine and GPB Savannah – WSVH 91.1/WWIO 89.9.

To RSVP for the lectures, visit http://healthysavannah.org/2017-encourage-health-series/. For more information, visit http://enmarkstations.com/EncourageHealthSeries

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