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October 2014

Vancouver Waldorf School presents Green 101 with The Green Mama

October 23, 2014 @ 7:00 pm
Vancouver Waldorf School, 2725 St Christophers Rd,
Vancouver, British Columbia V7K 2B6 Canada
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Manda will share six secrets from her book that will help all parents to raise healthier children and growing stronger families. This talks is open to all and especially geared towards Waldorf parents with kids aged 0 to 13, grandparents, and expectant parents. Manda Aufochs Gillespie is a consultant, writer, environmentalist, and author of Green Mama: Giving your child a healthy start and a greener future.  In her 20 years as an ecological designer she has helped green a large midwestern daycare,…

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Green Mama Speaks at Green Fest Chicago

October 26, 2014 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Navy Pier, 600 East Grand Avenue
Chicago, IL United States
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How does raising resilient kids help us build a greener and more resilient city and world? Learn more at this Green Mama talk at GreenFest Chicago, Sunday, October 26, at 11 a.m. on the Lifestyle Stage, Navy Pier, 600 East Grand Avenue, Chicago. FREE with $10 Festival entry.

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Green Parenting 101 Workshop at Hip Circle in Chicago

October 28, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
HIp Circle, 709 Washington St
Evanston, IL 60202 United States
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The Green Mama shares the secrets she learned from researching her book. This upbeat workshop looks at today's science and traditional wisdom to give busy parents six strategies to protect the health of your family and the future while helping you to worry less and have more fun. (truly!) This workshop includes refreshments, give-aways, and each attendee gets a signed copy of the Green Mama book! Manda Aufochs Gillespie, founder of The Green Mama is back in Chicago for the…

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Green Mama U.S. book launch in Chicago

October 29, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Open Books, 213 W Institute Pl
Chicago, IL 60610 United States
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U.S. BOOK LAUNCH PARTY on Wed., Oct. 29th, 7 p.m. at Open Books (213 W Institute Pl, ) with refreshments by the amazing Farmhouse. FREE. A short talk, lots of mingling, book signing, and impromptu speeches of gratitude to the birthplace of The Green Mama and the city and people I love!  

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November 2014

3 Secrets of Healthy Families from the Green Mama

November 5, 2014 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Matraea Centre, 170 craig st.
Duncan, B.C. V9L 1V9 Canada
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Details What: A 30 minute talk followed by lots of Q and A, tea and treats, book signing, mingling with other moms, and children welcome and encouraged (comfortable places for nursing, play area, and bossy 8-year-olds to entertain youngsters)! Talk details: Ever wonder how your great grandmother would have done it? Or what the current science says about what is really safe and how to “worry smart”? Or just need a little inspiration to get through tomorrow? This upbeat, informative…

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DIY Living with The Green Mama

November 16, 2014 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Homesteaders Emporium, 649 East Hastings St.
Vancouver, B.C. Canada
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Doing it yourself is a way to overcome the expense of greener, healthier, lifestyles--and it's fun!  Manda Aufochs Gillespie is the author of Canada's first green parenting guide: Green Mama. In writing the book she looked at today's research, traditional wisdom, and interviewed scientists, inspirational entrepreneurs, and grandparents from around the world to help YOU become what you were always meant to be: expert on the care of your own family. This workshop is a mix of why, how, and…

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Green Living 101 at Metrotown Library (Burnaby)

November 19, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Bob Prittie Metrotown Branch, 6100 Willingdon Ave
Burnaby, BC Canada
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Join the author of Green Mama: Giving Your Child a Healthy Start and a Greener Future, as she shares surprising trends in parenting drawn from her extensive research into today's science and grandmas' traditions. She will provide you with tips for going green even when money is tight. The Green Mama helps parents become what they were always meant to be: experts on the care of their own children.

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January 2015

3 healthy living secrets every family needs to know NOW.

January 10, 2015 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
@thisopenspace, 434 Columbia St.
Vancouver, B.C. Canada
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$10 – $39

Let The Green Mama  teach you why and how to make 3 simple changes to "green" your family and home. Three healthy living secrets that every family needs to know NOW. This dynamic talk focuses on getting the most bang for the buck (and time) in setting your family on the fast track to healthy living. What does the science say about YOU and YOUR FAMILY and what will really work? Getting picky eaters to be healthy eaters, Targeting your child's largest pollution source, or…

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