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Events & Classes

We host a variety of events throughout the year at Zebra Organics, our organic store, wellness & teaching center, connected to our gourment organic manufacturing kitchens and warehouse. We are located in Palm Springs, California, part of the Sonoran and Mojave deserts that has a long history of healing and rejuvenation. This special location is the perfect setting to learn more about eating well and living a healthier, high quality life.  

Keep an eye on this page for upcoming events.  We also post events to our Facebook and Instagram pages.

FRIDAY, SATURDAY & SUNDAY, OCTOBER 18, 19 & 20, 2019, 1PM - 2PM
OLIVE FESTIVAL: TALK & TASTING - 'THE ART OF ARTISAN OLIVE CURING'

IN FRONT OF THE HISTORICAL GALLERY - UNDERNEATH THE OLIVE TREES (22 on the Festival Map)

Purchase Zebra Organics select offerings at the Festival's Organic Marketplace:  Cured Black Olives, Rainforest Honey, Chocolate Crunch (Cowboy Crunch), & Goldenberries.

10TH ANNUAL OLIVE FESTIVAL - HIGHLAND SPRINGS RANCH & INN, CHERRY VALLEY, CALIFORNIA
 

VIEW LAST YEAR'S OLIVE CURING LECTURE HERE

We are honored that our organic olive will be featured and offered this year at the 10th 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 the olives in the Organic Marketplace at the Festival.  We hope you'll join us at the Olive Festival.


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.


EVENT ALREADY TOOK PLACE
'FOODS YOU SHOULD EAT FOR A HAPPY, HEALTHY DISPOSITION' - BY PAT OLSEN
LOCATION:  ZEBRA ORGANICS - 870 E RESEARCH DRIVE, STE 6,  CALIFORNIA

Come learn how what you eat can affect your mood and disposition.  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 prevent depression and contribute to keeping you happy and healthy.

At this event, Nutritionist Pat Olsen, will walk us through ways we can easily shift our diet to support our wellbeing and health.  We will taste a variety of foods that Pat will prepare, and teach us to make.  This is an event you'll want to attend as Pat is an amazing cook, and makes eating healthy taste delicious.

Open to the community and free to attend.


'THE RESEARCH AND POTENTIAL BENEFITS OF CBD' - DR. SCOTT BUESING
EVENT ALREADY TOOK PLACE - LOOK FOR FUTURE DATES AS THIS TALK WILL BE REPEATED


"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."

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.



THE 15th ANNUAL LAVENDER FESTIVAL
EVENT ALREADY TOOK PLACE
123 FARM AND HIGHLAND SPRINGS RANCH & INN, CHERRY VALLEY, CALIFORNIA

ZEBRA ORGANICS POP UP SHOP - ROOM 120, FRIENDS OF 123 FARMS SHOPS

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, from Thursday to Sunday during Festival hours.  Stop by our artisan pop-up shop where you can choose from a selection of special Zebra Organics gourment foods.  

Located in room 112 of the Friends of 123 Farm shops buildings (number 5 on the map).


SPECIAL LECTURE BY DR. BERND FRIEDLANDER
FUTURE DATE 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 info@zebraorganics.com

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