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SUNDAYS: 105degrees hosts Sunday Suppers featuring a 3-course menu prepared by a Level II culinary student, 4-7 p.m. $25. 5820 North Classen Boulevard, Suite 1, Oklahoma City, OK, 405-842-1050
WEDNESDAYS: Live Raw Food World TV Broadcasts featuring Angela Stokes-Monarch and Matt Monarch, 6 p.m. Pacific time.

THURSDAYS: Grezzo hosts a Vegetarian Social featuring a raw vegan tasting menu, $25. 25 State St., Newburyport, MA, 978-961-1676

Ann Wigmore Foundation presents Living Foods Lifestyle® reTREATs, 10-day retreats offered every month. $1800. San Fidel, New Mexico, 505-552-0595

Cousin's IV offers raw food classes, detox programs, demos and more. 3038 West Irving Park Road, Chicago, IL,

First Bite Kitchen offers a variety of raw food classes. 2525 28th St, Suite 140, Boulder, CO

The Living Centre, an Eco-Spiritual Educational Sancutary, offers classes on raw food cuisine, gardening, herbs and more. 5871 Bells Road, London, England

Living Light Culinary Arts Institute offers classes in Raw Vegan Cuisine for individuals, chefs and instructors. 301-B North Main St., Fort Bragg, CA, 800-816-2319

APRIL 29-MAY 2: Raw Food Workshop with Mark Reinfeld, author of Vegan Fusion, Idiots Guide to Raw Foods and 30-minute Vegan, noon-5 p.m. $425. Space is limited. Annapolis

MAY 1: Super Foods and Dessert presentation with Jackie & Gideon Graff, 4-6 p.m. $15. Richmond VA, 310-901-9006 or 804-275-7528

MAY 1-14: Vilcabama Raw Food Gathering, Angela Stokes-Monarch and Matt Monarch host a 'free' gathering, no entrance fee, no 'structure' — just turn up, meet the tribe, Vilcabama, Ecuador, rawinecuador.ning.com

MAY 2-22: Cru Restaurant hosts "Around the World" series, raw food classes, 3-4:30 p.m. Sundays through May 22. $20 per class, cash only. No reservations required. Where, 1519 Griffith Park Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 323-667-1551

MAY 2: Raw Sarasota hosted by Jenna Norwood features a raw potluck and guest speaker Brian Calvi of the Farm of Life, Costa Rica, 2-4 p.m. $2 with a dish, $10 without a dish. Sarasota, FL

MAY 2: Food Preparation Demonstration features recipe development, menu planning and more, 6-9 p.m. $100 advance payment by MAY 1, $125 thereafter. Raw Soul, 348 W. 145th St., New York, NY, 212-491-5859

MAY 3: Jackie and Gideon Graff's Raw Food Revival tour presents Greek Foods class, 7-9 p.m. Rockville, MD

MAY 3-28: 105degrees Academy presents its Chef Certification Level I class, Fundamentals Of Raw Cuisine, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday. ALSO: Level 2, Advanced Raw Cuisine classes begins. 5820 North Classen Boulevard, Suite 1, Oklahoma City, OK, 405-842-1050
MAY 5: Jackie and Gideon Graff's Raw Food Revival tour presents Cinco De Mayo party, 7-9 p.m. Rockville, MD

MAY 7: Jackie and Gideon teaches Oriental Feast, a raw food preparation class, 7-9 p.m. $45. Belvedere Christian Church, 1301 Cheverly Road, Towson, MD, 443-845-8562
MAY 8: Asian Infused Raw Gourmet Meal prepared by Raw Food Chefs Sandra Lee and Linda Graziano, 7 p.m. $45.00, $80 for couple. Haymarket, VA, To register, email Linda Graziano at linda@ingredientsto.com or call 703-930-9333

MAY 8: “Whip it Up,” raw foods overview with preparation using a blender, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. $45. Lenore's Natural Cuisine, 164 Ox Creek Road, Weaverville, NC. Register at 828-645-1412

MAY 8, 13 or 15: Fermenting Foods For Ultimate Enzymes, 1-3 p.m. May 8, 6-8 p.m. May 13 or 1-3 May 15. Learn how to ferment your own foods at home and sample fermented kefir, yogurt, and kimchi. $40. 105degrees, North Classen Boulevard, Suite 1, Oklahoma City, OK, 405-842-1050

MAY 9: LA Raw Bazaar, the monthly raw event, offers music, guest speakers, raw food and more, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. Jerry's Garden, 6132 West Pico Boulevard, Los Angeles

MAY 9: Organic Garden Cafe hosts a Mother's Day brunch, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. $25. 294 Cabot St., Beverly, MA, 978-922-0004

MAY 9: Pure Food and Wine hosts a Mother’s Day lunch and dinner service. 54 Irving Place, NY, NY, 212 477 1010
MAY 11: Boulder Raw Meetup features a rawluck and Chinese Herbs lecture, 6 p.m. Bring a raw, vegan dish to share. 815 Alpine Ave., Apt 5, Boulder CO, for information contact Joseph, : joseph1731@yahoo.com or 720-338-7515

MAY 12-JUNE 2: Karyn's Raw Blog hosts a four-week detox class, 8-10 a.m. and 7-9 p.m. Wednesdays. $200 before May 9, $250 new students, $125 alumni. 1901 N. Halsted St, Chicago, IL, 312-255-1590

MAY 13: Dr. Alejandro Junger lecture to benefit Healthylunches.org, 7 p.m. The Director of Integrative Medicine at Lenox Hill Hospital discusses his Clean Program and the benefits of cleansing. $15. Space is limited. Live Live & Organic, 261 East 10th St, NYC, NY, 212-505-5504

MAY 15-16: ALIVE! Expo features the newest and best natural, organic, green and eco products to benefit Project Green, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. May 15 and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. May 16. Activities include cooking and fitness demonstrations, food and wine tastings, lectures, workshops, mini massages and more. Georgia World Congress Center, 285 Andrew Young International Blvd., NW, Atlanta, GA

MAY 20: Art of Cheese making class. $40. 105degrees, North Classen Boulevard, Suite 1, Oklahoma City, OK, 405-842-1050

MAY 22: "Crank It Out" Juicer and food processor techniques highlighting Green Juices, sprouting, pat├ęs and more, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. $45. Lenore's Natural Cuisine, 164 Ox Creek Road, Weaverville, NC. Register at 828-645-1412

MAY 22: Fallbrook Spring Open House Potluck, 1 p.m. Please bring a raw vegan dish to share. Vegetarian dish is okay. Rainbow Valley Grange, 2160 Rainbow Valley Blvd., Fallbrook, CA, 760-809-6668

MAY 22: Revitalive Health and Wellness Center hosts Vibrant Life Expo to benefit The Food Project, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Highlighted speakers include best-selling author and life coach Cheryl Richardson, motivational speaker and author Victoria Moran, fitness expert Michael Gerrish and fashion stylist Ginger Burr. $99 in advance, $125 at the door. The Firehouse Center for the Arts, Newburyport, MA, 978-462-1488

MAY 22-23: Chicago Green Festival, showcases more than 350 diverse local and national green businesses, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. May 22 and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. May 23. More than 150 renowned speakers appear for insightful panel discussions and presentations. $10, $15 both days. Navy Pier, 600 W. Grand, Chicago, IL

MAY 22: Silvia Clausin, of Raw Deli, holds classes at The Raw Food Chef School. Brighton, England

MAY 29: Denver Metro Area Living and Raw Food Cafe rawluck, 2 p.m. Whole Foods Market, 870 S. Colorado Blvd., Denver, CO, 303-691-0101

MAY 29-JUNE 4: Raw Food Family Camp. Germany.

MAY 31: Jennifer Cornbleet's "Raw For Dessert" book signing, lecture and free samples, noon -1:30 p.m. Call for registration. Barbara-Jo's Books to Cooks, 1740 West 2nd Ave., Vancouver, Canada, 866-688-6744

MAY 31-JUNE 19: Raw Food Nutrition Science, Health Educator and Raw Culinary Arts Certification. $500. The Commercial Kitchen of Jackie & Gideon Graff, 1085 Lake Charles Drive, Roswell, GA, 770 992-9218, email rawfoodrevival@att.net

JUNE 1: Jennifer Cornbleet's "Raw For Dessert" book signing, lecture and free samples, 7-8:30 p.m. Registration suggested. Whole Foods Market, 17991 NE Redmond Way, Seattle, WA, 425-881-2600

JUNE 2: Jennifer Cornbleet's "Raw For Dessert" book signing, lecture and free samples, 7-8:30 p.m. Call for registration. East West Books, 6500 Roosevelt Way Northeast, Seattle, WA, 206-523-3726

JUNE 3: Jennifer Cornbleet's "Raw For Dessert" book signing, lecture and free samples, 7-8:30 p.m. Call for registration. Whole Foods Market-Roosevelt Square, 1026 Northeast 64th St., Seattle,WA, 206-985-1500

JUNE 4-7: Alissa Cohen Living on Live Food Teacher Certification. $2475.00. Space is limited. Kittery, Maine and Boston, MA, 978-985-7217 RawTeacher.com

JUNE 5: "The Heat Is On" Focus on dehydration techniques, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. $45. Lenore's Natural Cuisine, 164 Ox Creek Road, Weaverville, NC. Register at 828-645-1412

JUNE 5-11: A Raw-habilitation Retreat, classes, demos, lectures, hikes, tours, bodywork and more. Costa Rica, 404-271-9997 or 770-518-4463; or email Dr. Sam at DrSamPT@gmail.com

JUNE 13-20: Organic Avenue hosts Juice Fast for Peace with Gabriel Cousens. $799. Culture of Life, New York City, customerservic(at)cultureoflifestore.com

JUNE 19: The SimplyRaw Festival features raw vegan pie contest, food preparation workshops; yoga; food sampling, rebounding; sprouting workshops and more, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Free. Central Park in the Glebe, Ottawa, Canada

JUNE 20: Raw Chef Intensive, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. $400 advance payment by JUNE 18, $425 thereafter. Raw Soul, 348 W. 145th St., New York, NY, 212-491-5859

JUNE 27-JULY 2: Herbalist Brigitte Mars teaches “Healing with Herbs and Raw Foods.” Hollyhock Retreat Centre, Cortez Island, British Columbia, Canada. 1-800-933-6339

JULY 2-4: Fresh Food Festival creates a forum for raw fooders in Scandinavia and other countries. Activities include lectures, yoga, Tai Chi, workshops, live music, food and more. Lolland, Denmark

JULY 5: 105degrees Academy begins its 12-week Chef Certification Level II class, Advanced Raw Cuisine, 7 a.m.-2 p.m. or 3-10 p.m. Monday-Friday. 5820 North Classen Boulevard, Suite 1, Oklahoma City, OK, 405-842-1050

JULY 24-31: Raw Food Family Camp. Germany.

JULY 26-30 and AUGUST 2-6: Vegan Fusion hosts a 10-Day Blossoming Lotus — Vegan Fusion Cuisine Intensive, vegan and raw food cuisine. Garden Island of Kaua’i, Hawaii, 808-822-0820 or email info@veganfusion.com

AUGUST 27-29: The Sixth Annual Vibrant Living Expo, 2010 Vibrant Living Expo and Culinary Showcase. Early registration is $165 before MAY 31, $225 thereafter, for all three days or $75 per day. The Living Light Center and Town Hall Fort Bragg, CA

AUGUST 28: First annual Veggie for a Day Music Festival. Turquoise Barn, 8052 County Highway 18,
Bloomville, NY, 607-538-1235.

SEPTEMBER 24-26: Raw Spirit International Festival features raw chef demos and tastings, yoga, tai chi, lectures, kids’ programs, organic farmers’ market and more. $110-$150. Granite Dells, near Prescott, Arizona, 928-308-2146

OCTOBER 23-24: ALIVE! Expo features the newest and best natural, organic, green and eco products to benefit Project Green, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. October 23 and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. October 24. Activities include cooking and fitness demonstrations, food and wine tastings, lectures, workshops, mini massages and more. 305 Harrison St., Seattle Center, Exhibition Hall, Seattle, WA

NOVEMBER 3: Raw Holiday Cuisine, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Brigitte Mars teaches how to make nut nog, stuffing, cranberry sauce, sweet potato casserole, pumpkin pie and more. $70. Boulder, CO, 303-442-4967

DECEMBER 30, 2010-FEBRUARY 5, 2011: Dr. Douglas Graham hosts "Fasting and Feasting in Costa Rica" $9,999.

HELP WANTED

Health Survey: High Raw Vegan Kids. Philip and Susan Miller Madeley are in the final stages of completing a master’s thesis in Vegan Live Food Nutrition with Gabriel Cousens M.D. They want to interview Raw Vegan parents with children and Raw Vegan Authority. Email or 760-294-2406
Raw Gourmets International, the culinary academy partnered with Cousin's IV, seeks Kitchen Angels to volunteer in preparing and assisting with upcoming Curriculum I Course on MAY 8. Contact Chef Caroleen at caroleen@cousinsiv.com, Chicago, IL
Rawk-n-Roll Cuisine needs 1-2 culinary students for a food production internship. This is a three to six month internship, dependent on the length of internship your own culinary school requires. Hours are typically Monday-Friday from noon-6 p.m. at our commercial kitchen; please be available during these hours, with reliable transportation. Submit cover letter and resume IN THE BODY of your email. Attachments will not be opened, and resumes without cover letters will not be considered.
Experienced Head Chef needed for busy upscale Vegan Raw food restaurant. Must have experience working on the line and with vegan food. Please send us an email at Alissa@alissacohen.com and explain why you would like this job and share more about yourself.
The Living Centre, an Eco-Spiritual Educational Sancutary, seeks two enthusiastic and energetic individuals for its part-time Forest Gardening Permaculture Internship. Please send a resume, references and cover letter explaining why you are the person for this position to: info(at)thelivingcentre.com. Personal interviews will be arranged with selected applicants only. 5871 Bells Road, London, England
Chef Mehmet seeks raw food and green-minded people for organic farming and kitchen help for an international branch of Cousin's IV in Izmit, Turkey. Email meagan@cousinsiv.com if interested.

Costa Rica Fasting Internship, DECEMBER 29, 2010-FEBRUARY 5, 2011. Responsibilities include but not be limited to: monitoring fasters, caring for the facility, preparing daily meals, attending lectures, attending all meal discussion groups and more. Submit a nonrefundable processing fee of $75 with your application. $4999, cost of internship.

Volunteers Needed. Cousin's IV hosts two booths at the Green Festival Chicago 2010 on MAY 22-23. They seek volunteers to help out in the kitchen and manning our booths. If you are interested, email Meagan at meagan@cousinsiv.com.

Spiritual Coach, author and teacher Jason Nelson seeks a part-time housekeeper on Mondays and Fridays. Task include preparing healthy Vegan/Raw meals, running errands, house cleaner and more.Send a cover letter describing why you are interested in this position, and resume to resumejasonnelson(at)gmail.com, Santa Monica, CA. More information here.

Cousin's IV seeks an experienced raw food chef. Must be committed, creative, and enjoy fun! Please email any questions and/or your cover letter and resume to Meagan at meagan@cousinsiv.com, Chicago, IL

Revitalive Cafe needs an upbeat, reliable, hard-working line cook that follows directions and works well with a team. Experienced preferred. The cafe is willing to train the right candidate if you are unfamiliar with raw vegan cuisine. Please send your resume for consideration. Newburyport, MA
CONTESTS

-APRIL 29: Fabulous Food Finds Kitchen OlympicsWant to win SUR La Table gift certificate? Find a fabulous food, kitchen tool or product you love, submit your original healthy recipe using this food or product, snap a photo of your item/product and your finished recipe and submit entries (with photos) via email to RobynWebb@aol.com. Limit two entries per person.

-APRIL 29: Hot Chef Challenge 2010 Submit a 2-minute (or less) video on YouTube demonstrating an original recipe using fresh produce as a key ingredient — for a chance to cook alongside celebrity chef and Bravo TV’s Top Chef Masters 2 contender Marcus Samuelsson in the World Culinary Showcase on May 22 at NRA Show 2010 in Chicago.

-MAY 7: Your Best Baby Food Contest
Parents.com seeks an original recipe for babies 4-12 months old for a chance to win $250.

-MAY 15: AARP Viva's Summer Salad Recipe Contest Submit an original recipe for a healthy and economical summer salad made with fresh seasonal ingredients for a chance to win $500 of groceries.

-JUNE 15: Cooking Light Ultimate Reader Recipe ContestEnter a recipe using a sponsors' products for your chance to win $20,000.

-JUNE 30: Vegetarian Times 2010 Reader Recipe ContestSend an original vegetarian or vegan Holiday recipe, using a sponsors' product, for a chance to win one of three cash prizes and be featured in the November/December issue of Vegetarian Times.

-AUGUST 1: Mushrooms Every Day, Every Way Recipe Contest Taste of Home seeks recipes that showcase the distinctive flavor and meaty texture of fresh cultivated mushrooms. Prize is $1000.

-DEC. 31: Cuisinart's New Culinary Cook-off Video Contest
Tape a video using your Cuisinart's product for a chance to win five different Cuisinart products.

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