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Hone your life skills at the SC Reskilling Expo

With the urban homestead movement steadily gaining popularity around the country, it’s exciting to have an organization right here in Santa Cruz specifically dedicated to building self-sufficiency.  The  Santa Cruz Reskilling Expo hosts a series of fun and practical workshops designed to teach Santa Cruzans many of the useful skills we didn’t learn either in school or at scout camp.

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Beanalicious Living Receives Reader’s Choice Award

Independent literary review guide Rebecca’s Reads announced author and SSC editor Elizabeth Borelli’s new book Beanalicious Living as General Non-Fiction Book of the Year 2013.   Beanalicious Living is a practical, info-packed guide filled with tools, tips, and easy, budget-friendly, recipes for making the whole foods cooking trend accessible to everyone.

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Spring Sprouting at New Leaf

Learn how to grow delicious, super-healthy sprouts of all sorts right at home in your kitchen.  Once you know the basics, you’re on your way to a whole new world of fresh and delicious cuisine!

Fun and easy, this and interactive class will include step-by-step instructions, a review of seed and bean types and tasty food preparation demonstrations to get you started on your very own adventures in sprouting!

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Interview with author and Alexander Instructor Rita Rivera

Author Rita Rivera believes that the macrocosm of planetary sustainability should include the microcosm of how choices for the body have a potential to bring long lasting health and wellness.

In this 10 minute interview Rita explains that inextricable link between posture and health.  She explains “In my work as a teacher of the Alexander Technique, along with a background in dance, I have been fortunate to understand and experience how important it is to stay physically active and to build awareness around posture and how your posture affects your health”.

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