Comida en la Comunidad!

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Join VEGAN A LA MEXICANA tomorrow, Friday, March 23rd at 6pm @ the Eastside Café for “Comida en la Comunidad” , a workshop/presentation of healthy food options in our communities… As part of the Mujeres de Maiz month-long events of women-empowerment workshops. Come enjoy some delicious food!! **This event is in collaboration with Cinthya Guillen of South Central Farm & Sirenita del Mar of Viva La Vida, Live Foods for Life  Where: Eastside Cafe  5469 Huntington Drive North Los Angeles (El Sereno), CA 90032 When: March 23rd, 2012 at …

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Sirenita del Mar : Live Foods For Life

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  Hey friends! So since we are on this amazing  ”Journey to Health” I decided it would be a perfect time to introduce you all to an amazing woman, Sirenita! I met her about a year ago & have been hosting workshops with her on Raw food :) ! Here is a short interview of Sirenita on Raw food, sustainability, Autonomy, and more taken by Julissa Reyes (I’m in it for a little bit too, yay)! (Keep scrolling down for some delicious …

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Healthy Food Access/Resources In LA!

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I got a great comment from a friend over on my FB page in regards to my post, Should I Buy Organic? & she brought up a great point about the lack of healthy food access for lower-income communities. This is what she said, ” …I just feel like it’s best to take into consideration that for some people, especially based on ethnicity or race, and in certain areas (rural versus urban, etc) it is much easier to be healthy and …

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Should I buy Organic?

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 Hey friends!! So I often get the question, “Should I Buy Organic,” and I think it’s an important topic to discuss. We hear that organic is better, but it can also be more expensive. So what is the verdict on Organic? Let’s find out: First, lets start with, “What is Organic?“: According to the National Organic Program of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), organic farmers use renewable resources and growing methods that conserve soil and water. Crops are produced …

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Recipes from Mujeres de Maiz: Ancestors Comidas & Healthy Food Ways Workshops

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As part of their month of events, Mujeres de Maiz along with the South Central Farm Community Center and Decolonial Food for Thought presented: “Re-membering Our Ancestors Comidas & Ways of Healing The Brown Body,” a 2 day presentation, discussion, ceremony and food preparation workshop led by Claudia Serrato of “Decolonial food for Thought.”     Pix by Joel Garcia & Felicia Montes I contributed and offered my knowledge of plant based diets and superfoods; shared my recipes ; and spoke about the exploitation of …

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