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Date: December 5th 2011

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eBLASTEarthSaveMiami  Dec 6 Edition
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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, featuring Lectures, Partees, Movie
Screenings, Entertainment, Raffles, Awards, and Great Food > http://www.earthsavemiami.org/calendar.htm

Dec 17, Noon-9pm  HOUSE OF WISDOM Multi-Cultural Center- INAUGURAL DAY   Free, Healthy Vegan Buffet~ All Day   Yoga sessions~ Start 1pm   Lecture ‘How to be Eco in 2012’ by Marcus Thomson~ TBA    Chanting & Conscious Movies~ All Afternoon   Inaugural Presentation “Sharing the Vision: A Multi-Cultural Center For 2012”  by Raddhanti Swami, Vrinda Temple & Jeff Tucker, Earthsave Miami~ 6:30pm   Dessert Social, Music~ 7:30pm.  12399 W. Dixie Hwy, No. Miami Arts District 33161 (formerly EcoCenter)  Details > howmiami@gmail.com or Swami 786-325-5494  (Website coming)

Dec 18, 2–6pm VEGAN HOLIDAY BASH Sponsored By Earthsave-  Coconut Creek 33063.  Full Vegan buffet and dessert table, featuring Chef Brook Katz’s homemade chocolates!  Celebrate the holiday season with good friends and great food!  Bring a wrapped present under $5 for Gift Exchange.  Prepaid $7, Door $10.  Reservations a must, Brook 954-971-4432

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

Fridays,  7-10pm  Permaculture Movie & Potluck  Altered Space 205 N.E. 1st Ave , Hallandale Bch > Link

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

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

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Come On Take Action

Dec 10 4pm  Grand Opening Nuage Cafe self-healing and educational center, Parkland  $45,  Rsvp > www.meetup.com/nuagecafe

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

Gift-giving campaign > Feed More International provides vegetarian/vegan food to communities in Haiti, Ethiopia, Belize, and the U.S..

Petition: holding the pesticide corporations accountable > http://action.panna.org/p/dia/action/public/?action_KEY=8732

Volunteer: The Crop Mob works once per month with farmers that engage in Organic, Biodynamic and Permaculture farming
Practices to support our local farmers, community and Foodshed Info > Bambi 954-907-9759

We are fast approaching a tipping point in terms of climate disruption, food production, financial meltdown, and Peak Oil > Learn More

CASSE offers an economic model for sustainability > http://steadystate.org/position-thank-you/

Keep an eye on the sky- make up your mind about Chemtrails’ systematic aerosol chemical stratospheric spraying > www.facebook.com/howard,  http://www.floridaeco.net

USDA Once Again Pushes for GE Sugar Beets- send your comments >Link

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Media

Chemtrails: more mainstream videos > Link

Video: Vegans/Vegetarians are skinny and weak? > Link

Quote: ’For modern animal agriculture, the less the consumer knows about what’s happening before the meat hits the plate, the better’~ Peter Cheeke, Professor of Animal Agriculture

Animated: The Story of Broke- we continue to keep this ‘dinosaur economy’ with subsidies and selective giveaways > Link

Thanksgiving Cult of Murderous Feather Pluckers… massacring 40,000,000 birds, hanging them upside down, slashing their throats, scalding and boiling them, decapitating them, hiding food in their body cavities~ Bob Linden > www.GoVeganRadio.com

THRIVE is an unconventional documentary > http://thrivemovement.com/

Article: Maine Farmer Heads Group Challenging Genetics Giant Monsanto > Link

VeganSurvey > Link

Video: Indigenous Native American Prophecy that links all of life > Link

4 Leaf Program > http://hpjmh.com/4-leaf-program/

Video: Dr. Greger points to human antibiotics used on chicken farms as a 'growth hormone' and resulting loss of effective medications for people > Link

Black Green and Veg supports plant based diet and eco-friendly lifestyle with school and community workshops, resources and counseling >  Link

Organic Industry Structure: Acquisitions by the Top 30 Food Processors in North America > Link

Michelle Taylor videos > VeganBreak.com

Vegan Psyche- artist’s Image > Link

Caryn Hartglass’s Ask-A-Vegan Online Radio Show > Link   100 Recipes, Videos, It's All About Food Interviews > http://responsibleeatingandliving.com

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Activist Corner

BAD NEWS- Get Motivated:
A. Natural gas industry spent $747 million to avoid regulation >Link
B. ‘For every pound of shrimp that we take from the ocean for food, we throw back another 20 or more pounds of mostly dead and dying sea life~ Don Robertson
C. The vast majority of the antibiotics sold in the U.S. are given to livestock in low doses to promote growth…creating immune superbugs? > Link
D. The Atlanta Journal Constitution interviewed 84 federal poultry inspectors and found that more than two-thirds of them were so concerned that they had stopped eating chickens, themselves- Don Robertson
E. Video- Aspartame causes 90 documented symptoms > Link

GOOD NEWS- Breakthroughs:
A. EarthChoice, first-ever Forest Stewardship Council™ (FSC®) certified and Rainforest Alliance Certified™ paper-line in North America
B. Successful 4th Green Vegan ZeGeVege Festival, Croatia, supported by Croatian president Ivo Josipovic, Zagreb mayor Milan Bandic, Heather Mills > Link
C. Congressional Super Committee talks failed and the Secret Farm Bill died along with it  > Link
D. Maharishi Univ. of Management is the first U.S. college to offer an organic, vegetarian, freshly prepared menu
E. Vegucated movie producers report: 12 cities, 9 states, 2 film festivals, 1 very successful U.S. film tour...  what really blew us away were all the emails, tweets and Facebook posts from people who declared they were going vegan, vegetarian or more veg from seeing the film

 

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Wiser Advisor (Professor VegHead)

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 to devote our minds and hearts to the healing of Earth~ WA

‘Yin and Yang are spiritual forces in Chinese philosophy… Meat eaters and vegetarians are the Yang.  By eating animal flesh or drinking their body fluids, one ingests their hormones.  Vegans eat no animal hormones.  Vegans are the Yin’~ Robert Cohen, Milk A-Z

‘Every nutrient we require – proteins, vitamins, minerals and others – can be obtained (or synthesized by the human body) from plant-based foods. Humans are not carnivorous by their anatomy, nor by their nature’~ Michael Klaper, MD

Think Abbouddit: What constitutes sustainability and how to certify adequate quantities of any sustainable product while keeping to strict standards? > Link

Did you know that a study involving 12,000 Seventh Day Adventist men showed that those who regularly drank soymilk instead of cow's milk had a 70% reduction in prostate cancer risk~ Don Robertson, EarthSave Baltimore

Clinical studies by Dean Ornish, MD, have shown that most patients who followed standard medical advice for coronary artery blockages got worse, while those who adopted a total vegetarian diet coupled with lifestyle changes showed improvement, including reversal of blocked arteries~ Don Robertson

‘There is no greater disrespect a doctor can show patients than that of withholding potentially lifesaving information based on the assumption that patients do not want to change their lifestyle’~ T. Colin Campbell PhD > www.TheChinaStudy.com

May the sun bring you energy by day, May the moon softly restore you by night, May the rain wash away your worries, May the breeze blow new strength into your being.  May you walk gently through the world and know its beauty and harmony all the days of your life~ Apache Blessing

Jews will move increasingly to vegetarianism out of their own deepening knowledge of what their tradition commands... A whole galaxy of central rabbinic and spiritual leaders...has been affirming vegetarianism as the ultimate meaning of Jewish moral teaching~ Rabbi Isaac ha-Levi Herzog > Jewish Vegetarianism »

All the Apostles abstained from both meat and wine, thus making them vegetarians and teetotalers.  Clement of Alexandria, Origen, Basil, Gregory of Nanziance, John Chrysostom, and Tertullian were all probably vegetarians, based on their writings~ Eusebius

About 70% of the world's population loses the ability to digest milk sugars upon weaning, in around the third year of life. It's a signal that our bodies no longer need breast milk of any kind~ Don Robertson

 

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Vegsource.com

DVD: Digestion Made Easy: A Journey Through Your Amazing Digestive System- Dr. Michael Klaper intro > Link

Take control of your health and insure that you don't get sick? > Link

Video: Jacquie Say Goodbye to Diabetes with Plant-based Diet > Link

Author Jeff Masson There such a thing as humane meat > Link

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Celebs

Paul Watson- longtime vegan activist, Founder and President of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society


Vegetarian strongman Patrik Baboumian crowned Germany's Strongest Man 2011, showcasing the power of a healthy, plant-based diet > Link

Video: PETA’s Sexiest Vegetarian over 50 is Mimi Kirk- raw, vegan supermodel looks stunning at 72 > www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jcvq63B2bOY

Paul McCartney tells Dalai Lama Not To Eat Meat > Link

Famous Vegetarians > http://www.ivu.org/people

Emily Deschanel continues to be vegan, and to help animal rights events and promote veganism along the way.

‘Being Human in the World- A Personal Credo’~ John Robbins > Link

How can you say you're trying to spiritually evolve, without even a thought about what happens to the animals whose lives are sacrificed in the name of gluttony?~Oprah Winfrey

If you believe you need all the pills and drugs the pharmaceutical industry says you do — then you're already on drugs ~Bill Maher

St. Andrew lived on herbs, olives, oil and bread.  He lived to be 105

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Gary Yourofsky (Testimonials- excerpts)

Mikaela Rigo~ I honestly feel like such a hypocrite because I'm a huge animal lover but I still eat meat, fish, milk, eggs, and cheese… Your speech gave me the push I needed and I have already spread your message to a lot of my friends

Jason Marshall~ I've been vegetarian since I was in high school… I've toyed with the idea of going vegan… I saw the YouTube video of your Georgia Tech lecture... I was instantly convinced

Lucia Coppola~ I am from Uruguay. I saw one of your conferences last night and I loved it. So, here I am, starting to be and think as a vegan

Gary’s Best Speech You Will Ever Hear- Georgia Tech, 7-8-10, translated into 18 languages, over 423,688 YouTube hits.  Whether viewed online or received in-person at hundreds of college classes it packs an awesome, vegan punch.  Video > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=es6U00LMmC4  Gary’s Lecture or Q & A Session in 18 Other 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

6 Strategies for Urban Vegetable Gardening > Link

Bite into an apple, and you'll get a lot more than a satisfying crunch. Science confirms that this favorite fruit is bursting with antioxidants, ready to neutralize free radicals and potentially ward off disease > Link

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Chef Jeff (Veggie Digest Fest) 

Jeff’s Hasty, Tasty Sandwich: Spread miso on bread, pile on apple cider pickled cukes, onions & peppers

My new Healthy Vegan Mantra: Yumm  

 

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EarthSave Miami

ESM Winter Newsletter printed and ready for distribution!

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

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

EVoice

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

Mitch

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Resources    

PCRM Downloadable Info, Span.: 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

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

I'm not a vegetarian because I love animals, it's because I hate vegetables~ Woody Allen

With all this crap they put in meat, like hormones for fast growing, antibiotics, etc... If you want to eat some healthy meat, eat a vegetarian~ Jeanluc Lemoine

What do you call a militant vegan?  Lactose intolerant.

Websearch ‘vegan humor’ yields 5 million hits

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