Fall Flavors (Fest Beers, Ales, Ciders, & Cheeses)

When

Wednesday, October 24th  /  6:00-7:00PM

Location

Ellwood’s Community Classroom

Instructor

Ellwood’s Own Cheesemonger, Dany Schutte and guest, Peter Gariazzo

Description

Come taste the best of Fall.  Hearty fest beers and ales, delicious crisp ciders, and seasonal cheeses.  So bring a good friend and don’t miss out on the best flavors of Fall.

Cost

$10.00

Capacity

35

Register for class

There is limited seating/availability for all classes and events and you must register ahead of time.

Ellwood Thompson’s Presents

Questions?

Call the customer service desk at 804-359-7525.

Wednesday's Hot Bar 10/24/12

SOUPS: potato bacon soup, cream of mushroom soup, chicken tortilla soup, vegan chili, chickpea stew

RAW FOODS: shaved brussel sprout salad, raw kale salad, organic sweet potato slaw

VEGAN FOODS: stewed sietan with tomatoes, balsamic local tofu with veggies, vegan collard greens with stewed tomatoes, cous cous paella, basmati rice, black beans, aloo mutter, vegetable korma, gobhi matar, tomato rice, gingered squash, steamed broccoli, vegetable curried rice

VEGETARIAN FOODS: tandoori naan, kadhi pakora, rutabaga-apple mash

MEAT: curried chicken, sweet and sour pork loin, tilapia with black bean and corn salsa, tikka masala

*Hotbar is subject to change throughout the day without notice.

Shake Off Stress

When

Tuesday, October 23rd  /  6:00-6:30PM

Location

Ellwood’s Community Classroom

Instructor

Ellwood’s Wellness & Relationship Coach Denise Dolan

Description

Shake-off Stress and Dip into Serenity
Take the Mystique Out of Meditation
Busy schedules, everyday challenges and anxiety can put a strain on our health and our relationships.  The daily grind can limit our expression of joy and even lead to depression.

Discover how to slow down, chill, and renew yourself in this short meditation.  It’s easier than you think!   A direct student of Michael Bernard Beckwith, Denise will share three easy meditation practices that are proven to calm and refresh your spirit.

Experience relaxation through a combination of 1) brief guidance, 2) silence, and 3) participant sharing for those who desire.  All levels are welcome to participate.

Cost

Donations are welcome and will go towards scholarships to make opportunities available for fee-based programs offered by Denise at Ellwood Thomspon’s Community Room.

Capacity

30

Register for Program

Walk-ins welcome.

More information about the program here.

Questions?

Want to know more about one of Denise’s programs?  Visit www.DeniseDolan.com; email Info@DeniseDolan.com or call 800-804-2176.

Tuesday's Hot Bar 10/23/12

RAW FOODS: raw kale salad, raw cole slaw, raw organic sweet potato and apple slaw

SOUPS: turkey chili, tomato bisque, curried carrot and coconut milk

VEGAN FOODS: basmati rice, black beans, ater kik alicha, English peas with caramelized pearl onions and mushrooms, steamed broccoli, curried lentils with butternut squash, vegan collard greens with tomatoes, chana masala, gluten-gree veggie lasagna

VEGETARIAN FOODS: rutabaga-apple mash, green bean almondine, blue ridge mashed potatoes, honey-roasted parsnips, baked ziti with vodka sauce

MEAT: chicken-mushroom and eggplant stew, braised red cabbage with bacon, sweet and sour pork loin, tilapia with orange-pineapple relish, coq au vin blanc, meatloaf with mushroom sauce

*Hotbar is subject to change throughout the day without notice.

Monday's Hot Bar 10/22/12

RAW FOODS: Shaved Brussels Salad, Raw Kale Salad, Organic Sweet Potato Salad

SOUPS: Carrot Ginger Soup, Miso Soup, Andouille Sausage and Kale Soup, Potato Soup, Curried Carrot and Coconut Milk Soup

VEGAN FOODS: “Sausage” Seitan with Peppers and Onions, Vegan Loaded Mashed Potatoes, Roasted Garlic Mushroom Quinoa, Saffron Rice and Eggplant Balce, Black Beans, Basmati Rice, Ginger-Garlic Cabbage, Fasolia, The Nile’s Ater Kik Alicha, The Nile’s Misir Wat, Bedelijan, Bok Choy with Roasted Garlic and Sesame Broth, The Nile’s Dinich Wat, Steamed Broccoli

VEGETARIAN: Succatash

MEAT: Dijon Pork Loin, Homestyle Chicken Pot Pie, Artichoke Chicken, Trout with Lemon and Asparagus, Braised Red Cabbage with Applegate Farms Bacon, Chicken Mushroom and Eggplant Stew

*Hotbar is subject to change throughout the day without notice.

Richmond Health and Wellness Meetup Group

When

Sunday, October 21st  /  2:00-3:00PM

Location

Ellwood’s Community Classroom

Description

Our October meetup is FREE and open to the public.  Do you want to learn more about health and wellness while getting to know other Richmonders? Then this is the group for you!  At RHWG, we want to create a community of like-minded people interested in alternative health and holistic approaches to wellness. This months topic is to be determined.

Cost

FREE!

Register for class

There is limited seating/availability for all classes and events and you must register ahead of time.

Register online for the class now.

Questions?

Call the customer service desk at 804-359-7525.

Friday's Hot Bar! 10/19/12

RAW FOODS: Broccoli and Raisin Sunflower Seed Salad, Apple Fennel Salad, Raw Kale Salad, Shaved Brussels Salad

SOUPS: Wild Mushroom and Barley Soup, Miso Soup, Andouille Sausage and Kale Soup, Cream of Asparagus Soup, Creamy Tomato Bisque

VEGAN FOODS: Local Kung Pao Tofu, Chickpea and Artichoke Salad, Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Kale and Shiitake Mushrooms, Ratatouille, Taco Shells, Whole Wheat Tortillas, Vegan Taco “Meat”, Spanish Rice, Refried Beans, Brown Basmati Rice, Black Beans, Tofutti Sour Cream, Soy Free Dairy Free Cheese, Fiesta Salsa, House Made Pico De Gallo, Lettuce, Fajita Veggies, Steamed Broccoli, Ancho Lime Pinto Beans, Yucatan Veggies

VEGETARIAN: Sour Cream, Cheese

MEAT: Bell and Evans Shredded Chicken, Fiesta Ground Turkey, Farm Raised Blackened Tilapia, Pork Carnitas, Carne Asada, Ranchero Casserole, Garlic Roasted Chicken, Polenta

*Hotbar is subject to change throughout the day without notice.

Spoken Word Poetry to Feed the Mind and Provoke Community Dialogue

When

Thursday, October 18th  /  6:30-8:30PM

Location

Ellwood’s Community Classroom

Instructor

Ellwood’s Wellness & Relationship Coach Denise Dolan

Description

Experience thought provoking poetry followed by meaningful community dialogue.

Program will feature hot Richmond artist, Hamilton Graziano, spoken word poet, coach of VCU’s regional champion slam team, and local member of award winning poetry group, Slam Nahuatl.

Participants will have an opportunity to share in a community dialogue facilitated by Denise Dolan’s team about the issues raised by the poet.  Grab good healthy food for the body and stimulating food for thought.  You won’t want to miss this unique community event.

Cost

$20 per person.  Full time students $10 (present ID at door).

Capacity

30

Register for Program

Walk-ins welcome.

More information about the program here.

Questions?

Want to know more about one of Denise’s programs?  Visit www.DeniseDolan.com; email Info@DeniseDolan.com or call 800-804-2176.

Thursday's Hot Bar 10/18/12

RAW FOODS: broccoli & sunflower salad, raw kale salad, fennel and apple salad

SOUPS: turkey chili, cream of asparagus, tomato bisque, miso soup, carrot-ginger

VEGAN FOODS: kung pao local tofu, chickpea and artichoke salad, sweet potatoes with kale and shiitakes, buffalo vegan bites, steamed broccoli, black beans, basmati rice, vegetable korma, lemon rice, curried cabbage, gobhi matar

VEGETARIAN: kadhi pakoras

MEAT: chicken samosa, curried chicken

*Hotbar is subject to change throughout the day without notice.

All About Twin Oaks

When

Wednesday, October 17th  /  5:30-7:00PM

Location

Ellwood’s Community Classroom

Instructor

Aubby Duggan, Twin Oaks

Description

Ever wonder what its like to live and work with 100 people? Join Aubby Duggan of Twin Oaks Community for a chat about cooperative living and running an organic business. She’ll also provide yummy tofu recipes and silly stories.

Cost

FREE!

Capacity

40

Register for class

There is limited seating/availability for all classes and events and you must register ahead of time.

Register online for the class now.

Questions?

Call the customer service desk at 804-359-7525.