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Date: December 26th 2011

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eBLASTEarthSaveMiami  Dec 23 Edition
     >Click HERE read online, full-featured eBLAST pdf

SEASONS’  V-GREETINGS to our Members, Ambassadors and Friends!

From ESM’s  Core Group: Linda Bower, Gail Brasfield, Noel Cleland, Vrinda Pujals,
Valerie Robbin, Rafael 'Ralph' Rodriguez, Scott Sassin, Jeff Tucker, Jeanette Verster
& PotluckNORTH  Team: Brook Katz, Maida Genser

CONTENTS (scroll down or click a Topic) >  Events For You   C’Mon Take Action   Media   Activist Corner   Wiser Adviser   Vegsource.Com  Celebs   Gary Yourofsky   Garden Niche   Chef Jeff   ES Miami   Humane Edu   Resources   Make Me Laugh

Events For You (Be a friend... bring a friend to events and share info)

HEALTHY VEGAN POTLUCKS South & North: 17 years of ESM monthly Dinner Events, feature Lectures, Partees, Movie
Screenings, Entertainment, Raffles, Awards, and Great Food > http://www.earthsavemiami.org/calendar.htm

Healthy Vegan PotluckSouth- Sat, Jan 28, 6:00pm at Coral Gables Congregational Church
Healthy Vegan PotluckNorth- Sun, Jan 29, 5:30pm at Church of the Palms
THE  WORLD  PEACE  DIET-   Eating For Spiritual Health And Social Harmony   Dr. Tuttle’s best-selling The World Peace Diet ‘one of the most important books of the 21st century’ makes explicit the invisible connections between our meals, the interconnectedness of all life and our broad range of problems—psychological, social, spiritual, health and environmental. www.worldpeacediet.org The World Peace Diet Facilitator Training and WPD Mastery Programs enable the experience of healing and peace, contributing to a positive transformation of human consciousness    Speaker: DR. WILL TUTTLE, PhD.   Author, educator, pianist, composer and meditator; teaches college courses in creativity, mythology, religion, and philosophy; recipient of The Peace Abbey’s Courage of Conscience Award; Zen Dharma Master; 7 CD albums of original piano music. Spouse and visionary artist, Madeleine, will present animal paintings

House of Wisdom  Vegan Multi-Cultural Center in North Miami offers humane, holistic programming for 2012 (an EarthSaveMiami Partner) 12399 W. Dixie Hwy 33161  > 786-519-4HOW, http://www.howmiami.org, howmiami@gmail.com

2nd Sundays, 4pm  Raw Vegan Potluck, Aventura  Call Bennett 305-949-0950 

ESM Outreach Table: Visit us at designated Sierra & P.A.T.H. meetings, festivals and conferences

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Come On Take Action

Dec 25, 3pm  Open House Potluck-  Raw potluck dinner, dessert and entertainment. Center for Inspired Living, 6800 Country Place Rd, WPB (map) > Link

Vegacation- Vegan Eat, Drink & Learn  4 Course Dinner, Discussion, Yoga and more in Boca Raton.  Sally Stilley vegacation@yahoo.com 561-361-2700

Petition: Get GMOs out of "organic" baby food! > Link

Volunteer: Vegan Nutritionists willing to provide phone support, contact Jeff (miami@earthsave.org)

Classes: Dr. Love Vegetarian Cooking- Broward > info@lovechinesemedicine.com, 888.766.8711

Fundraiser: Vegan t-shirt ethically made in the USA out of 100% organic-certified cotton, funds Farm Sanctuary > Link

 

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Media

Website: www.spoonrevolution.com You can achieve much more by taking meat off your dish than by participating in marches, politics or charity… The results are direct and free of any collateral damage

Short Film: She’s Alive- Earth is suffering from greed and mismanagement, environmental activists are dying > Link

Famous Vegetarians Featured on U.S. Postage > Link

[Editor’s Choice] The 19 Tribes of Vegan: Vegan Animal Lovers, Vegan Foodies, etc. > http://www.carpevegan.com/?p=3114

Video Clip: Compassion Over Killing’s 2011 accomplishments > Link

ESI Ex. Director Julieanna Hever’s guest appearance on the show Reluctantly Healthy > http://yhoo.it/tZSCHG

UN Climate Change Conference COP-17 Urged to Address Animal Agriculture.  National Academy of Sciences estimated that animal agriculture's emissions could grow 39 percent by 2050. 70% of the deforestation in the Amazon region is driven by the expansion of the livestock sector > Read More.

Songs: Cows With Guns (also Lay Down Your Whopper Baby, Have To Have A Habitat) > Link  

Chemtrails: more mainstream videos > Link

Caryn Hartglass’s Ask-A-Vegan Online Radio Show > Link   100 Recipes, Videos, It's All About Food Interviews > Link

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Activist Corner

BAD NEWS- Get Motivated:
A. Suzuki video on exponential growth: we're in the 59th minute of planetary saturation > http://interactive.nfb.ca/#/testtube
B. Arsenic in Apple Juice: A New Report Suggests Widespread Exposure > Link  
C. Some eco-label farmed fish not better for environment > Link
D. Processed Food Companies Cripple Labeling Reforms > Link
E. The planet’s richest oil companies and their Canadian government allies together waged a stealthy war against President Obama’s climate change ambitions to keep America hooked on Canada’s $441 billion tar sands industry > Link

GOOD NEWS- Breakthroughs:
A. About 5% of Americans are vegetarian, and nearly 2.5 percent vegan > Link
B. Greater Everglades Foodshed is an online social network for anyone passionate about growing a sustainable local food economy and culture in southern Florida > http://foodshed.greatereverglades.org
C. This March, America's food supply is slated to get a tiny bit safer -- a change the meat industry is vehemently opposing > Link
D. Congress Begins to Wake Up about Genetically Engineered Food > Link
E. Environmentalists lost a regulatory battle to keep the controversial pesticide methyl iodide off the California market but appear to be winning the ground war > Link
F. International Tribunal Finds Six Agrochemical Companies 'Guilty' Of Violating Human Rights > Link
G. Animal Dissection Banished from India’s Universities > Link

 

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Wiser Advisor (Professor VegHead)

Vegan Activism Comparison Chart > Link

Nearly half of cancers diagnosed in the UK each year are caused by avoidable life choices including smoking, drinking and eating the wrong things > Link

…the light of veganism is so bright that people are afraid to open their eyes to it, even individuals who are deeply involved in other social causes~ Angel Flinn, Outreach Director, Gentle World > Link

Unitarian Universalist’s Ethical Eating: Food & Environmental Justice 2011 Statement of Conscience- Aware of our interdependence, we acknowledge that eating ethically requires us to be mindful of the miracle of life we share with all beings… > Link

Did you know that nearly all Americans have cardiovascular disease, caused entirely by the way we eat. It greatly contributes to illness & death through heart attack, stroke, diabetes, & kidney disease. Male erectile dysfunction and lower back pain are often early signs~ Don Robertson

Bacon is high in fat, cholesterol, and sodium. It can increase your risk of diabetes, heart disease, and various types of cancer~ Susan Levin, M.S., R.D.

80% of American farmland is used to grow grains, beans, and grasses to feed "livestock" animals. Our farms could feed about 7 times as many people as today if we grew only plants for human consumption~ Don Robertson

It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken adults~ Edgar W. Howe

Debunking the Blood Type Diet > Link

IMHO: Health Science (Natural Hygiene) is a centrist source for health maintenance > http://www.healthscience.org

Think Abbouddit: Friends and family are getting sick and dying since our world reached the tipping point of malaise, contamination and mismanagement.  Everyone must awake in 2012, devoting our minds and hearts to the healing of Earth~ WA

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Vegsource.com

Dr. M. Klaper’s FASTING: Safe & Effective Use of an Ancient Powerful Healing DVD will explain how and why fasting is such a powerful healing modality > video clip

John Robbins’ Expo Lecture- Don't Choose Despair > Link

Consider a year-end donation to EarthSave Int’l (CA) so we can grow Meals For Health, and one day be able to bring it to your town, too. Video > Link

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Celebs

Jay-Z and Beyonce Flirt with Veganism > Link

Actress Marla Sokoloff video Healthy Travel Tips > Link

We only appear to be omnivorous because we have the ability to doctor up meat with salt and sauces ~ John A. McDougall, M.D.

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Gary Yourofsky (Testimonials- excerpts)

I've been a vegetarian for 15 years and have been slowing giving up dairy and eggs. As I bawled my eyes out watching the last video of the beatings and pleasure being taking in hurting these animals, I vowed to not purchase another animal product again~ Keli

Thank you for speaking, filming, and posting your YouTube video. Last week a friend shared it on Facebook, and watching it was the final straw that has made me decide to strive to do no harm in my buying and eating habits~ Scott French

I just watched a video of your lecture at Georgia Tech. It was hands-down the most inspirational and logical thing I've ever seen or heard. The cruelty made me cry in the beginning, and the legitimacy made me cry in the end, once the truth of it really sunk in~ Shannon Galaski 

Gary’s Best Speech You Will Ever Hear (Georgia Tech, 7/8/10) translated into 19 languages, 443,592 YouTube hits.  Whether viewed online or received in-person at hundreds of college classes it packs an awesome, vegan punch.  Video > Link
Gary’s Lecture or Q & A Session (19 Languages) > http://www.adaptt.org/videos.html#

The standard diet of a meat-eater is blood, flesh, veins, muscles, tendons, cow secretions, hen periods and bee vomit. And once a year during a certain holiday in November, meat-eaters use the hollowed-out rectum of a dead bird as a pressure cooker for stuffing. And people think vegans are weird because we eat tofu?~ Gary Yourofsky

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Garden Niche

10 Bugs You'll Want in Your Garden Next Year:   Lacewings, soldier bugs, ground beetles... > Link

Video: Grow Vitamin D-rich mushrooms food indoors or out > Link

Indoor Garden for health: cultivate air-cleaning plants where you live and breathe > Link

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Chef Jeff (Veggie Digest Fest) 

Jeff’s Hasty, Tasty One Dish Wonder:  Yam + Tahini + Prunes = Yumm

Jeff’s Superfast Sandwich: Tahini + Lettuce on Bread

Tzimmes (Ethnic-Jewish): Carrot, Yam, Prune, Onion, Cinnamon, Maple Syrup~ Diane Pearl

Video Recipes from REAL: Green Juice, Pina Colada Kale, Kale Salad, Steamed Kale With Vegan Parmesan > Link

Video: Los Angeles Vegetarian Restaurants Serving Raw Vegan Cuisine > Link

Robin Robertson Reviews the New Vegan Quorn Burgers > Link

Colin Campbell’s Family Cookbook- Over 200 plant-based recipes for soups, appetizers, entrees and  desserts > Link

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EarthSave Miami

Host Your Own Healthy Vegan Dinner Event:  ESM Event Coordinators can help you create a private event- just pick a date, supply a place and set a max number of guests (friends or general public.)  Prepare the food or call it a Potluck.  We supply pertinent DVD documentary, free literature for your guests, even a speaker for larger gatherings.  Hold a discussion or do testimonials, recipe exchange, food demo, movie screening- it’s your event > miami@earthsave.org

ESM Chairperson Message > http://www.earthsavemiami.org/chair.htm

New Website tab SPOTLIGHTs So. Floridians > http://www.earthsavemiami.org/testimonials.htm   Submit your work for consideration > Webmaster Noel Cleland earthsave@earthlink.net

Join Facebook > https://www.facebook.com/groups/EarthSaveSouthFlorida/   Join Meetup > meetup.com/Earthsave-Miami

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Humane Education

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< Order Book and Materials Mitch Spinach- heroic student character uses veggie powers to inspire and educate kids (an EarthSaveMiami Partner)

Mitch

 < Order Book and DVD, Earth Voice Food Choice by Todd Winant, co-creator of the Healthy School Lunch Manual (an EarthSaveMiami Partner)

 

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Resources    

PCRM Downloadable Info, Spanish: Diabetes y La Dieta: Recetas para el Éxito, Guía de Iniciación una Dieta Vegetariana, La Comida Vegetariana: Poderosa para la Salud, La Presión Alta (Hipertensión), Nutrición y Diabetes El Manual del Sobreviviente: Una Alimentación Adecuada para Sobrevivir al Cáncer

Library of Veg Videos   www.vegvids.com

Karen Ranzi   http://superhealthychildren.com/

Organic Consumers Association's Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology Resource page identifies foods containing GMO’s

FREE ‘Go Veg’ Materials:  http://www.veganoutreach.org/guide/,   http://www.vegkit.org (FARM),  mercyforanimals starter-kit,   http://www.goveg.com/order.asp (PETA),   VEGAN starterpack (AFA), Multiple copies at Veg Starter Kits max 50 (PCRM), http://www.tryveg.com/request/ (COK), humaneleagueLink,   http://www.idausa.org/campaigns/vegan/vegan_kit_order.html

Photos- 121 Famous Vegetarians > Link

Over 400 Veg links and articles (right side column) > http://www.easyvegan.info

Local Foodie Events, Farmers’ Markets, Produce Buying Clubs, Produce CSA’s and Community Gardens > http://localfoodsouthflorida.com

R.E.A.L. Gluten-free recipes, and much more media > www.responsibleeatingandliving.com 

“Veg Out” iPhone application powered by HappyCow.net to locate vegan eats (also Android app)

Extended List of Resource Links > http://www.earthsavemiami.org/links.htm

EarthSave Miami provides free literature, presentations and lifestyle-support events.  Contact us about your organizational or personal needs

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Make Me Laugh

Websearch ‘vegan humor’ yields 5.66 million hits- find a laugh with a message

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