Events & Classes
EVENT POSTPONED - WILL BE RESCHEDULED FOR FALL OF 2020
'FOODS AND LIFESTYLE FOR A HAPPY, HEALTHY DISPOSITION' - BY NUTRITIONIST PAT OLSEN
LOCATION: PALM SPRINGS PUBLIC LIBRARY AT SUNRISE PARK - 300 S SUNRISE WAY, PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA
At this event, Nutritionist Pat Olsen, along with her special guests, will walk us through ways we can easily shift our diet and lifestyle to support our well-being and health.
Learn how nutrient-rich foods and exercise can improve your overall health and well-being. Over the past decade, a growing body of research has shown that a healthy diet abundant in fruits, vegetables, grains, fish and unprocessed foods can contribute to keeping you happy and healthy. Pat will prepare a healthful and tasty salad and demonstrate how you can easily make your meals at home healthier. She will be joined by Mario of Coachella Urban Valley Farms who will bring a variety of his locally grown micro greens fresh from the farm. While he explains why micro greens are so good for you, Pat will toss them into the salad. Isabel of Isabel's Naturals will provide a taste of her cacao-mushroom latte. She'll tell us why superfood beverages are so good for us and how easy they are to add to our diet. We are grateful that Dr. Scott Buesing will also be on hand to answer naturopathic medical questions during the Q&A.
Pat Olsen, Nutritionist & Health Motivator:
In 1965 Pat Olsen attended a talk, in her hometown of Los Angeles, at a local health food store that would change her life and profoundly shift her health for the better. When her neighbor, who owned an organic cafe in Hollywood, California, took her to a talk by health and wellness pioneers Linus Pauling, Adel Davis, and Gladys Lindberg Pat knew things would not be the same, and they were not from that day forward. She went home, tossed out everything in the cupboard and replaced it with nutrient dense, living, “real” food. With the support of her doctor and these newly acquainted nutrition experts, Pat found herself off of insulin and feeling better. She has had no sign of diabetes for the last 55 years. Seeing the wonderful results of her radical lifestyle change she was determined to help others in making such shifts in their lives. So Pat started her education, got a degree in nutrition, starting lecturing and became a significant force of change in the Los Angeles area. Pat even took people into her home, totally immersing them into a program that shifted their diet and lifestyle. During her carrier Pat was a pioneering press photographer and forensic photographer, working with Los Angeles area hospitals and emergency medical agencies. In her retirement, at 84 years young, Pat Olsen is still going strong giving lectures and consulting people on healthy living. Pat also serves as a senior nutrition advisor to Zebra Organics.
Dr. Scott Buesing, ND:
Dr. Scott Buesing is a naturopathic doctor at The Refinery Integrated Wellness Clinic in Palm Desert. Dr. Scott's clinical experience includes working in a partial hospitalization program for patients with moderate to severe mental health conditions along with more recent work in pain medicine. In addition, he's published on vitamin B12 as a treatment for pain. Dr. Buesing has positively impacted the lives of many through integrated medicine.
Mario Garcia, Local Farmer:
Mario is the founder of Coachella Urban Valley Farms, a grower of organic micro greens supplying area restaurants, natural food markets, and the local Farmer’s Market.
Isabel Mihalich, Local Artisan Tonic Maker:
Isabel is the founder of Isabel’s Naturals, an artisan creator of tonic herbal mixtures and cacao superfood blends sold in local health foods stores.
Moderated by Randy Olsen, Founder of Zebra Organics
Open to the community and free to attend - sponsored by Palm Springs Cultural Center and Zebra Organics.
EVENT POSTPONED - WILL BE RESCHEDULED AT A LATER DATE
'THE RESEARCH AND POTENTIAL BENEFITS OF CBD' - DR. SCOTT BUESING
LOCATION: ZEBRA ORGANICS - 870 E RESEARCH DRIVE, STE 6, PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA
"Some of the latest research suggests potential benefits from CBD for anxiety, insomnia, psychosis, seizures, inflammation, pain and cancer. In this talk, we will go through the latest research to build an understanding of the effects and the limitations of what we know about CBD." - Dr. Scott Buesing
At this event you will get to sample CBD products. Win a free CBD Oil of $70.00 value.... those that attend the full talk may enter a drawing for one free bottle of CBD product, of your choice. Drawing will take place at the event. Employees or affiliates or their families of Zebra Organics are not eligible to enter the contest.
Open to the community and free to attend.
MAY 22 - JULY 19, 2020
THE 16th ANNUAL LAVENDER FESTIVAL
LOCATION: 123 FARM AND HIGHLAND SPRINGS RANCH & INN, CHERRY VALLEY, CALIFORNIA
ZEBRA ORGANICS PRODUCTS FEATURED IN ORGANIC MARKETPLACE
We highly recommend you make it out to the delightful Festival. It's like going to an event from 100 years ago, and it's so well done. There is so much to see and do, in the beautiful ranch setting at the base of the foothills. This tree lined historic property plays host to this event each year, which is not to be missed.
We'll be at the Festival each weekend teaching you about the origins and special characteristics of our foods. Stop by the Festivals artisan Organic Marketplace where you can choose from a selection of special Zebra Organics gourment foods.
OCTOBER 2020 - DATES YET TO BE ANNOUNCED
11TH ANNUAL OLIVE FESTIVAL: TALK & TASTING - 'THE ART OF ARTISAN OLIVE CURING'
LOCATION: 123 FARM AND HIGHLAND SPRINGS RANCH & INN, CHERRY VALLEY, CALIFORNIA
VIEW PREVIOUS YEAR'S OLIVE CURING LECTURE HERE
We are honored that our organic olive will be featured and offered this year at the 11th Annual Olive Festival. And we'll be there each day at 1pm giving a talk and tasting. Come and learn how the old-world method of fermentation curing preserves the olive's natural characteristics resulting in an exceptional olive that is rich in flavor, full of health benefits, and free of chemical preservatives. This fine-flavored, heirloom variety, organic Peruvian Dried Black Botija Olive is unique and likely different from most olives you’ve tasted. We're pairing this delicious olive with a specially selected cheese from the Festival so that you may experience the outstanding taste and flavor for yourself. We'll show you how combining a few, simple ingredients creates an excellent appetizer you can easily prepare at home for your family or guests. You can purchase these olives in the Organic Marketplace tent at the Festival. We hope you'll join us at the Olive Festival.
Purchase Zebra Organics select offerings at the Festivals Organic Marketplace: Cured Black Olives, Rainforest Honey, Chocolate Crunch (Cowboy Crunch), & Goldenberries.
ANNUAL EVENT ALREADY TOOK PLACE
SOURDOUGH & CULTURED FOOD FESTIVAL: TALK & TASTING - 'CULTURED FOODS: THE OLD-WORLD WAY'
LOCATION: HIGHLAND SPRINGS RANCH & INN / 123 FARM ORGANICS, CHERRY VALLEY, CALIFORNIA
MAIN LOBBY LECTURE ROOM (Letter B on Festival Map)
Catch our free talk and tasting each day at the times listed above. Learn how old-world methods of curing preserves food, its natural flavors, and its nutrients. Taste our organic, heirloom, Peruvian olives paired with a specially selected cheese from the Festival. Experience the rich flavors in our fermented chocolate and rainforest honey. We'll tell you how raw honey is used in a variety of food and beverage fermentation processes and how fermenting organic cacao beans improves the nutrient value and flavor of chocolate. We’ll show you how to create unique pairings with these special artisans foods in your own kitchen at home. You may purchase these Zebra Organics artisan foods that you'll sample at the free talk & tasting at the Festival's Organic Marketplace. We hope you'll join us at this year's Sourdough and Cultured Food Festival, a unique and special event.
Purchase Zebra Organics select offerings at the Festival's Organic Marketplace: Cured Black Olives, Rainforest Honey, Fermented Chocolate (Cowboy Crunch), & Goldenberries.
EVENT ALREADY TOOK PLACE, (OFF SITE EVENT)
TWO-PART LECTURE & ORGANIC FOOD TASTING - BY DR. SCOTT BUESING, ND & PAT OLSEN, NUTRITIONIST
LOCATION: WELLNESS WATERS & MASSAGE
54385 N Circle Drive, Building 151 on Cedar Street
- just across from Ferro Restaurant -
Idyllwild, California 92549
‘Foods & Lifestyle For Healthy Living’ by Nutritionist Pat Olsen
Learn how eating nutrient rich foods and exercise can improve your over-all hearth and well-being. Over the past decade, a growing body of research has been showing that a healthy diet, abundant in fruits and vegetables, which include, grains, fish and other unprocessed foods, can contribute to keeping you happy and healthy. Pat will prepare a some healthy and tasty items, and teach you how to make them at home.
‘From Walnuts to Goldenberries' - Exploring the Research on Some Specific Healthy Foods by Dr Scott Buesing, Naturopathic Doctor
Dr. Scott will go into the research on a number of the foods featured during the afternoon. From the unique goldenberry, a fruit in the same plant family as ashwagandha, to cruciferous vegetables like arugula, kale and broccoli. We'll also touch on the latest research around the effects of walnuts on cardiovascular and brain health.’
Open to the community and free to attend.
'A NATUROPATHIC APPROACH TO MENTAL HEALTH AND STRESS' - DR. SCOTT BUESING
EVENT ALREADY TOOK PLACE
Depression, anxiety, burnout, and stress are all extremely common in modern day society. Standard medical approaches, raising neurotransmitters like serotonin and norepinephrine with drugs have been shown to have limited benefits with concerning side effects. Yet, when you look at the research, it becomes clear that there are numerous contributing factors to how we feel and these factors are commonly overlooked by western medicine.
Naturopathic medicine as a core principle includes the concept of "Treat the Cause". Individuals struggling with stress may have nutritional deficiencies, poor dietary habits, hormonal dysregulation, increased inflammation, infections and even toxicity in some cases that can contribute negatively to how we feel.
A naturopathic approach can often help an individual significantly on their path back to wellbeing by identifying these problems and treating them directly.
- Dr. Scott Buesing, Naturopathic Doctor.
SPECIAL LECTURE BY DR. BERND FRIEDLANDER
LOOK FOR DATES TO BE ANNOUNCED
LOCATION: ZEBRA ORGANICS - 870 E RESEARCH DRIVE, SUITE 6, PALM SPRINGS, CA 92262
Join us for an informative talk by Dr. Friedlander - RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
As world-renowned physician, chiropractor, trainer and coach, Dr. Bernd Friedlander has a long history in the wellness and sports medicine field.
Dr. Friedlander tells us that he will speak on the following:
- The effects of collagen as a non-inflammatory protein that's easier to digest than plant, whey and soy.
- How protein with 3 amino acids helps prevent aging effects such as diabetes, cardiovascular and arthritis.
- How collagen optimises repair, recovery and gut function.
- How lifestyle, stress, exercise, diet and sleep effect our health.
Dr. Friedlander has helped a wide range of people, from professional athletes and bodybuilders to elderly patients. He started developing his current line of products back in 1990. His focus is to provide products that promote health and longevity.
Everyone is welcome to attend this hosted lecture and Q&A. Private consultations are available while Dr. Friedlander is in town.
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease. Results will very from person to person. This lecture and the statements made here were prepared or accomplished by Dr. Bernd Friedlander
We host a variety of events throughout the year at Zebra Organics, our organic store, wellness & teaching center, which are connected to our gourment organic manufacturing kitchens and warehouse. We are located in Palm Springs, California, part of the Sonoran and Mojave deserts that have a long history of healing and rejuvenation. This special region is a perfect setting to learn more about eating well and living a healthier lifestyle.