2017 Macrobiotic Summer Conference
to Aug 5

2017 Macrobiotic Summer Conference

VEI supports our friends at the 2017 Macrobiotic Summer Conference!

July 30 - August 5
Eastover Resort, Lenox, Massachusetts

We would like to invite you to participate in the 2017 Macrobiotic Summer Conference July 30 to August 5 at Eastover Holistic Resort in Lenox, MA.

Please visit our new website for complete information: www.macrobioticsummerconference.com

  • 25 leading macrobiotic teachers, counselors, and chefs including Christina Pirello, Denny and Susan Waxman, Jane and Lino Stanchich, Tom Monte, Warren Kramer, Sachi Kato, and many more
  • 50 cooking classes, lectures, and panels
  • 3 delicious vegan macrobiotic meals each day

Neal Barnard, M.D., president of Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, will give the keynote at the Gala on August 4

Please let your friends, family, and colleagues know of this exciting event and direct them to our web site.

We hope to see you this summer!
Bettina Zumdick, Alex Jack & Edward Esko

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Summer Retreat at Pinecrest Lake
to Jul 22

Summer Retreat at Pinecrest Lake

Our 2nd annual Summer Retreat takes place at beautiful Camp Sylvester near Pinecrest Lake in the mountains of Central California. Continuing the tradition of the French Meadows Macrobiotic Summer Camp for the 48th year in a row.

Nestled between Pinecrest Lake and the slopes of Dodge Ridge ski resort, Camp Sylvester in Pinecrest, California is an ideal setting for family vacations. With updated cabins and recreation halls sprawling over nearly ten acres of the Stanislaus National Forest, Camp Sylvester provides the fresh air, green pines and excitement of an outdoor adventure with all of the comforts of a rustic resort.

The picturesque, natural surroundings are an ideal setting to go "on retreat" and provide a unique environment in which to
relax, study, and play. 

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Whole Health Forum 2017
to May 26

Whole Health Forum 2017

VEI supports our friends at the Whole Health Forum!

May 21 - 26, 2017
Essene Farm in Even Sapir, Jerusalem District, Israel

The Essene Farm is an ecological health resort that serves as a retreat for supervised fasting and offers workshops of natural healing and organic gardening, offering the opportunity to follow the lifestyle of the Essenes.

Choose daily from top caliber holistic teachers in a vibrant gathering of like-minded friends. All workshops will be interactive and experiential. Classes include early morning body work and fitness sessions, cooking instructions, explorations in holistic health and alternative medicine, and engaging evening presentations.

Enjoy kosher, macrobiotic, gluten-free meals cooked on the premises by trained, experienced macrobiotic chefs.

Click here for more information and registration.

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Naturally Healthy Holiday Fundraiser Dinner & Gala
6:00pm 6:00pm

Naturally Healthy Holiday Fundraiser Dinner & Gala

Vegetarian Educational Institute
presents to the Foodies of San Diego
Naturally Healthy Holiday Fundraiser Dinner & Gala
Gold Mine Natural Food Company
Thursday, December 8th, 6:00 - 9:00pm
General Admission $75
6:00pm – Doors Open
6:30 – 7:30 Five Course Veg-Centric Dinner Experience
7:30 Dessert & “Chat with the Chefs” Reception
Includes artfully crafted five course farm-to-table fresh dinner & dessert with MC Jessica Porter. Featuring holiday drinks including beer & wine from local artisans and a silent auction. 

VIP Admission $95
Includes General Admission to the festivities PLUS plant-based education. 
5:00 - 6:00pm - Natural Health Cooking Class with Tastings
Taught by macrobiotic/vegan Chef Jeanne Grosset

The Vegetarian Educational Institute is a non-profit organization dedicated to broadening knowledge of a plant-based diet for a happy, healthy life. Proceeds from this event support educational programs.

Acclaimed French Chef Patrick Grosset of 7th Element, Los Angeles will enlighten the evening with his culinary expertise fusing into every bite his extensive background of natural plant-based foods that are not only nutritious but mouthwateringly delicious.

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