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Salsa Fresca by Matt Samuelson, p. 278 of the Complete Book of Raw (Endeavor)

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

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

APRIL 23: Kombucha 101 class, 11 a.m. $30 per person/ $52 for two. Payment required to hold space. The Sprout, 445 King St., Charleston, SC, call 843-849-8554 or email pleasantsprout.com to register

APRIL 24: Denver Metro Area Living and Raw Food Cafe April rawluck, 2 p.m. Whole Foods Market, 2375 E 1st Ave., Denver, CO, 303-691-0101,

APRIL 24: Jackie and Gideon Graff's Raw Food Revival tour presents Country Barbeque Feast, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Raleigh, NC

APRIL 24: Raw Utopia hosts a raw potluck featuring a Thai food theme, 7 p.m. Bring a raw dish that will feed 10 people and eating utensils. Healing Light Center, 431 E. Bayaud Ave., Denver, CO, 303-617-3140

APRIL 24: 'Bread of Life' raw food class features live breads, crackers, muffins and cupcakes, 1-3 p.m. $55, $75 day of class. Karyn's Raw Blog and Inner Beauty Center, 1901 N. Halsted St, Chicago. 312-255-1590

APRIL 24: Party Foods and Appetizers, Chef Linda Szarkowski hosts a raw foods class, 2-5 p.m. $65. Green Spirit Living, Chicago, IL, 773-484-0937

APRIL 24: “Easily Raw,” a raw food class, 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. £75. Raw Freedom,
London, Picadilly, UK, 452-822-0964

APRIL 24: Raw food instructor Megan Massoth and Raw Chef Russell James demonstrate how to plan a show-stopping raw dinner party for friends and family, noon- 6 p.m. 105degrees, North Classen Boulevard, Suite 1, Oklahoma City, OK, 405-842-1050

APRIL 26: Jackie and Gideon Graff's Raw Food Revival tour presents Italian Extravaganza, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Virginia Beach Holistic Clinic, Virginia Beach, VA

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

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 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 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.

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

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
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.

Internship Position at Holistic Lifestyles Company . Initial responsibilities will be primarily general office duties and personal assistance to the CEO, but will grow based on your desire to excel and your experience. Term: 3-month unpaid internship, with potential of 3-month paid internship and/or position in the company. A minimum of 20 hours per week for 3 months. Flexible, within the frame of Mon-Fri, 8am-6pm. Email your resume, a cover letter stating why you are interested in this position, how this opportunity might serve your goals and what you will bring to the team and references. Rainbeaumars.com
Creole Vegan Raw food restaurant seeks experienced Raw vegan chef and ALSO seeks a prep person. MUST have experience working on the line and with vegan food. Part time and full time are available. Williamsburg, NY, visit here to apply.
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.
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, MACONTESTS

-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 ContestParents.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 ContestTape a video using your Cuisinart's product for a chance to win five different Cuisinart products.
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