DIY NATURAL CLEANING
WHAT – DIY Natural Cleaning
WHEN – Saturday 5 Sept
What if you were using cleaning products every day in your home that caused you and the planet harm? It doesn’t have to be this way.
In this workshop, you will discover some of the worst cleaning product ingredients, and learn simple, planet-friendly recipes and tips to clean your home the natural way. Alexx Stuart, author and Low Tox Living advocate will equip you with all the info you need to ditch the chemicals and save money! You’ll even get to take home your own multi-purpose natural cleaning product at the end of the workshop.
What to bring:
A sealed container (e.g. a glass jar) so you can take your natural cleaning product home
- Paper and pen or device to take notes
- A tip or two to share
- Water bottle
- Questions for our presenter!
SPRING EQUINOX CLEANSE
WHAT – Spring Equinox Cleanse w/ Patt Kikos
WHEN – Saturday 19 Sept - BOOK NOW
SPRING EQUINOX CLEANSE
Now is the time to spring clean your home, but have you done it for your body, mind and soul as well?
Join Patty Kikos for a deep healing with a beautiful sequence that will cleanse & rejuvenate the liver meridian and help you release the heavy emotions from winter you no longer wish to carry.
All levels are welcome as this practice will include gentle kundalini yoga, rejuvenating breathing exercises, restorative meditations and transformative healing via the gong and yoga nidra.
SATURDAY 19 SEPTEMBER | 12.15 – 3.15
WHAT – The Kombucha Essentials Workshop
WHEN – Sunday 20 September - BOOK NOW
Join Ivy Thompson from ‘Paleo in Melbourne’ for an intimate Kombucha work-shop at The Organic Place. Kombucha is a traditional probiotic drink made made by fermenting tea for 7-14 days. Making your own is an easy, cheap and delicious way to get your daily dose of probiotics in.
You will get a taste of Ivy’s own Kombucha and be able to help her prepare a batch from scratch. You will receive your own Essentials-kit to take home that includes:
Scoby (Bacterial culture used to ferment the tea)
We will keep the work-shop small so the participants get a chance to ask plenty of questions and demystify the process of making their own Kombucha. Places are therefore strictly limited to 20 students.
UPCYLCE - BOOK SCULPTURE
WHAT – Book Sculpture & Book Art Workshop w/ Craft Cubed
WHEN – Thursday 3 Sept - TONIGHT !
Craft Cubed Event
Join the Boyd Building and Paperazzi Design Studio for our very popular Book Sculpture and Book art workshop at the lovely Boyd Building in Southbank.
In this workshop you will learn how to upcycle those dusy old novels into fab art pieces one art fold at a time. Throughout the class we will give you some tips on the best books to use as well as what to look out for before you begin the medative folding process' Folding Therapy'.
From Cylindrical shapes to book bursts to spinning tops, you will learn the basics on folding books in to a variety of sculptures that look great on display and art installations.
There will be a supplied selection of old books and magazines, but if you have your own you would like to use feel free to bring along.
No experience necessary and all materials and refreshments will be provided!
Los Angeles. US.
TAKE BACK YOUR MORNING
WHAT – Athleta Santa Monica + mindbodygreen present Yoga with Ally Hamilton - Take Back Your Morning!
WHEN – Saturday 12 September
It's time to break up with your snooze button! Join mindbodygreen and Athleta to discover everything you need to put your best (and healthiest) foot forward every morning.
Enjoy an energizing morning yoga practice with Ally Hamilton of Yogis Anonymous, organic juices, snacks and more — all before brunch!
8:30AM: Doors open
8:45–9:45AM: Yoga class with Ally Hamilton (please BYO mat!)
9:45AM–10:30AM: Complimentary juices, snacks and samples
The first 50 guests will receive a mindbodygreen tote bag filled with healthy morning must-haves.
CHANCE TO WIN
All guests will be entered to win a prize package, including classes with Ally at Yogis Anonymous, a Suja juice cleanse, SmartyPants vitamins, 21 Drops essential oils and more!
Please bring your own yoga mat!
Los Angeles. US.
ORGANIC GARDENING WORKSHOP
WHAT – Fall Organic Gardening Workshop
WHEN – Sunday 12 Sept
FALL IS COMPOST SEASON! Prepare your garden this Fall for next Spring, using true organic gardening methods and protocols to: *SAVE WATER in your drought-stressed garden, grow the BENEFICIAL MICROBES in your soil, use COMPOPST TEA as a foliar spray and drench, mitigate pests and disesase WITHOUT CHEMICALS OR SYNTHETICS, grow HEALTHY FOOD GARDENS for your family, and create a HEALTHY ECO-SYSTEM around your home.
Randy Ritchie, the co-founder of Malibu Compost will be there to teach thius fun and informative class. Malibu Compost makes GMO-free and herbicide-free biodynamic and organic compost on their organic farms in Norhtern, CA and Oregon.
New York. US.
ECO - CHIC
WHAT – Eco Chic Fashion Week Makeup Premier
WHEN – Wednesday 9 Sept
You're Invited! Celebrate 2015 Fashion Week and the premiere
of Savor Spa Eco-Chic Makeup Lessons with makeup artist,
natural beauty expert and coach, Rebecca Casciano.
Join us on Wednesday, September 9th from 6PM - 8PM to:
- Get Rebecca's top Fall '15 product picks + learn how to apply them!
- Sip & savor signature #beautyfood cocktails
- Connect with other dynamic, passionate eco-enthusiasts
- Get an eco-luxe makeup touch-up at the Savor Beauty Bar
- PLUS, get a complimentary product OR $75 exclusive when you book a makeup lesson with Rebecca!
- VIP goody bags (feat. Alima Pure & Vapour Beauty!) w. $75 purchase
Learn how to apply your makeup like a pro with Rebecca's behind-the-scenes makeup tips, explore our gorgeously green makeup brands, including favorites like Ilia Beauty, Alima Pure and Vapour Organic Beauty, and our eco-luxe skincare Om Aroma, the must-have skincare that beauty editors are raving about!
Rebecca Casciano is a fashion & celebrity makeup artist with over 14 years experience and Savor Spa is thrilled to welcome her as our new Makeup Director! She's curating the best in natural, organic-based makeup for our Eco-Beauty Bar, and offering her signature one-on-one makeup lessons and applications at Savor Spa.
Grab your girlfriends and RSVP NOW for this not-to-be-missed event!
Space is limited and we would LOVE to see YOU there!
New York. US.
ORGANIC JUICE PARTY
WHAT – Labour Day Weekend Organic Juice Party
WHEN – Sunday 6 Sept
Join us for the first sneak peek of our tasty (and healthy) goodness...
Sunday Sept 6th - 12 noon - 4am
Monday Sept 7th - 8am - 11pm (brunch from 8am-2pm)
Drink specials both days!
WHAT – Go Green Maximise Your ROI
WHEN – Saturday 12 Sept - BOOK NOW
Join us to Bare All as three leading UK businesses share their thoughts on sustainability and how it can maximise business growth.
Our unmissable speakers include...
Jenny Dawson, founder of Rubies in the Rubble
An incredible food brand created from what would be discarded fruit and vegetables. They believe in giving back to the community and this is reflected in their ethos and business model. Their brand is going from strength to strength and is now stocked in most Waitrose stores across the country.
John Steel, CEO of Café Direct
A social enterprise who believe that the best products start with the best farmers. This rewarding company reinvest 50% of their profits back into the communities of the producers they work with and they were the first UK coffee brand to carry the Fairtrade mark. Café Direct is now stocked in all major supermarkets in the UK.
Ben Ramsden, founder of Pants to Poverty
Whose sustainable supply chain is 'truly beautiful from cotton right to your bottom'. This unforgettable brand pride themselves in selling Fairtrade and organic underwear in the most ethical way possible. Since Ben started the company 5 years ago, constantly growing they now sell their pants worldwide.
By sharing their vision to lead the change in business, you will learn what it means to be a sustainable business and why companies going green are maximising their return on investment, but as you'll find out this can be in many ways, from the financial through to the community and the environment. This will be a great opportunity to receive tips and inside knowledge from these fantastic speakers first hand. Their unique journeys are an inspiration.
After a question and answer session with our panel of speakers, there will be a chance for some peer networking with like-minded individuals over free drinks and nibbles!
18.00 – 18.30 Registration with drinks
18.30 – 18.40 James Read, Giant Peach
18.40 – 19.10 Jenny Dawson, Rubies in the Rubble
19.10 – 19.40 John Steel, Café Direct
19.40 - 20.10 Ben Ramsden, Pants to Poverty
20.10 – 20.20 Q&A
20.20 – 21.00 Drinks and nibbles
ORGANIC PIONEERS PANEL
WHAT – An Evening With Organic Pioneers
WHEN – Wednesday 9 Sept
Join us for an inspirational panel talk and Q&A from the pioneering innovators and thought leaders in organic today.
Helen Browning, Guy Watson, Craig Sams and Tim Westwell, Andrew Hunt, Geetie Singh and Andrew Hunt have all helped to make organic brands like Riverford, Green & Blacks, Pukka and Aduna house hold names.
Come and listen to these inspirational producers, makers, and innovators talk about their lives and journey with organic.
These conversation will last for around 1 hour followed by a Q&A and informal drinks reception where you’ll be able to chat to some of our most valued organic vendors who will join us on the evening.
Helen Browning OBE is an organic farming livestock and farmer in Wiltshire and Chief Executive of the Soil Association. In 1986 Browning took on her father's and turned it into an organic farm. She since went on to found Eastbrook Farm Organic Meats and the Helen Browning Organic brand. Helen was appointed Chief Executive of the Soil Association in October 2010.She was awarded an OBE in 1998 for her services to organic farming.
Guy Watson is a farmer and founder and creator of Britain's largest supplier of organic produce through the mechanism of the 'organic box' scheme.Riverford Farm was taken over by the Watson family in the 1950s and in the 1980s Guy Watson decided to convert to farming organically. To find an effective way of distributing his produce, his idea was the weekly veg box scheme, which is delivered direct to customers' doors with locally grown produce.
Craig Sams After a brief career in the ethnic fashion and import business, Craig founded Whole Earth Foods, a leading organic food company with this brother Gregory. In 1991 Craig and his partner Josephine founded Green & Blacks, , an award-winning organic and fair trade confectionery brand whose Maya Gold chocolate was the first product to carry the Fairtrade Mark. Craig is now President of Green & Black’s Ltd and co-founder and Executive Chairman of Carbon Gold Ltd, a carbon sequestration business based on the use of biochar as a soil improver
Tim Westwell After a stint in the corporate world of sales and consultancy Tim wanted more meaning, more purpose inlife. Around the same time as a health set back, Tim found a more natural way to manage his health using nutrition, therapy and herbs. Astonished by the difference a natural way of living made his life he set about finding a way to express my new-found passion for nature using his business skills. Enter Sebastian Pole, and the beginnings of Pukka.
Geetie Singh Geetie grew up on a commune in the Midlands, where she was taught from an early age to be aware of the impact we each make on the world around us. She moved to London in the early 1990s and started working in restaurants, in 1998 she opened The Duke of Cambridge – the UK’s first organic gastropub. 15 years in, The Duke has been an outstanding success, having won and been nominated for many awards. Geetie herself has won a few awards too along the way, including an MBE in 2009, for ‘Services to the Organic Pub Trade’.
Andrew Hunt – Aduna Andrew started his career in the advertising industry, developing and launching consumer brands for companies such as Pfizer and Heinz, before going through a radical life change that saw him move to West Africa. His passion for combining entrepreneurship with development in Africa has also seen him work on high-impact projects in Ghana, Senegal and Zambia. Andrew believes passionately in the power of brands to create positive change in Africa. Andrew holds an MBA (Distinction) from Saїd Business School, The University of Oxford. and speaks Wolof, the local language of The Gambia and Senegal.