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For your convenience, many sessions are repeated both Saturday and Sunday.  Check back often for updates and additions!

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Schedule at a glance:

Saturday, October 6th 10 am – 6 pm

Ongoing - Big World, Small Planet Activities Area; Fun, Fitness, and Music Stage; Mother's Quiet Room; Organic Farmer's Market; Organic Gardening and Reading Stage; Pre-K Activities Area; Rock N' Roll Grandparent's Zone

10:05-10:35am

Holistic Approach to Allergy and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Dr. Harry G. Hong  Ph.D. OMD. L.Ac.

Presentation Stage
10:15-10:45am

Keep on the Grass

Rebecca Reynolds, Green Clean, LLC,
with Alec McClennan of Good Nature Organic Lawn Care

Healthy Home Stage
10:30-11:00am

Healthy and Fun Snacks for Kids

Melissa Graham,
Chef/Owner, Monogramme Events & Catering

Healthy Kitchen
10:30-11:00am Anna Stange: Singing Around the World Fun, Fitness and Music Stage
10:45-11:15am

Birth Options for Safer More Satisfying Birth

Jo Anne Lindberg,
Childbirth Consultant, President & Founder, BirthLink Network

Presentation Stage
11:00-11:30am

Baby Wearing

Alice Hollowed and Giselle Baturay,
International Babywearing Conference

Healthy Home Stage
11:00-11:30am

Energy Healing for Indigo and Crystal Children

Robert Taub, MBA
Chicagohealers.com

Focus Session Area
11:15-11:45am

How Factory Farms Affect the Environment

Karen Hudson,
Grace Factory Farm Project

Healthy Kitchen Stage
11:30-12:00pm

Don't Vaccinate until You Educate

Dr. Mayer Eisenstein, M.D.
Home First Health Services

Focus Session Area
11:30-12:00pm

Socially Responsible Investing: Ensuring your Money Does No Harm While Ensuring Future Promise

Dayne Cannova & Lester Blair,
Blair Capital Investments

Presentation Stage
11:30-12:00pm

10 Herbs Every Family Should Grow

John Redden,
Viriditas Herbal Products

Reading and Organic Gardening Stage
11:45-12:15pm

Holistic Parenting in a Mainstream World

Nancy Massotto,
Holistic Moms Network

Healthy Home Stage
12:00-12:30pm

Bring "More Positive Foods" to Schools

Greg Christian,
Founder of the Organic School Project

Healthy Kitchen
12:00-12:30pm Candy & Martha: Bilingual Sing-along Fun, Fitness and Music Stage
12:15-12:45pm

Painless Allergy Testing for Kids

Dr. Martha Howard, M.D.,
ChicagoHealers.com

Presentation Stage
12:30-1:00 pm

Before You Call the Doctor

John Redden,
Viriditas Herbal Products

Healthy Home Stage
12:30-1:00pm

Give Birth At Home With the Homebirth Advantage

Dr. Mayer Eisenstein, M.D.
Home First Health Services

Focus Session Area
12:45-1:15pm

Eat Well for Less

Laura Bruzas
Healthy Dining Chicago

Healthy Kitchen
1:00-1:30pm

Creating a Healthy Mindset for Life for Your Children

Dr. Helen Lee, D.C.
ChicagoHealers.com

Presentation Stage
1:00-1:30pm

Teaching Children to Love Gardening

Scott Meyer,
Editor-In Chief,
Rodale's Organic Gardening Magazine

Reading and Organic Gardening Stage
1:15-1:45pm

Good Clean Fun

Panel discussion moderated by Rebecca Reynolds,
Green Clean, LLC

Healthy Home Stage
1:30-2:00pm

How To Possibly Replace Your Prescription Medication with Natural Pharmaceuticals

Dr. Mayer Eisenstein, M.D.
Home First Health Services

Focus Session Area
1:30-2:00pm Candy & Martha: Bilingual Sing-along Fun, Fitness and Music Stage
1:45-2:15pm

Immune System - Your Best Defense

Elaine Turczynski, R.N.
Young Living Essential Oils

Presentation Stage
2:00-2:30pm

Holistic Approach to Allergy and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Dr. Harry G. Hong  Ph.D. OMD. L.Ac.

Focus Session Area
2:15-2:45pm

From Their Family to Yours – Family Farm Approach to Feeding YOUR Family

Jim Slama,
Sustain USA and Family Farmed

Healthy Kitchen Stage
2:30-3:00pm

Raising Healthy Heroes

Dr. Richard Visser,
Simply Toddler

Presentation Stage
2:30-3:00pm

How to Start a Community Garden

Julie Samuels
GreenNet/Openlands

Reading & Organic Gardening Stage
2:45-3:15pm

Growing Green Kids

Panel discussion moderated by Rebecca Reynolds,
Green Clean, LLC

Healthy Home Stage
3:00-3:30pm

Cooking Demonstration - Healthy Pizza

Ron Bruno
The Juice Garden/Bruno's Pizza

Healthy Kitchen Stage
3:00-3:45pm Suzanne O'Shea: Creative Music for Children with Special Needs Fun, Fitness and Music Stage
3:15-3:45pm

A Holistic Approach to Colic

Dr. K.M. Hedayat,
AromaMD

Presentation Stage
3:30-4:00pm

Nutrition That Nurtures

Panel discussion moderated by Rebecca Reynolds,
Green Clean, LLC

Healthy Home Stage
4:00-4:30pm

Holistic Dentistry and Ortho Intervention

Dr. Tereau Pearson, D.D. S,
ChicagoHealers.com

Presentation Stage

4:15-4:45pm

The Healthy Home

Panel discussion moderated by Rebecca Reynolds,
Green Clean, LLC

Healthy Home Stage
4:30-5:00pm Suzanne O'Shea: Family Sing-along Fun, Fitness and Music Stage
4:45-5:45pm

Positive Buying

Anya M. Traisman
Consumer Advocacy

Presentation Stage

 

Sunday, October 7th, 10 am – 6 pm


Ongoing - Big World, Small Planet Activities Area; Fun, Fitness, and Music Stage; Mother's Quiet Room; Organic Farmer's Market; Organic Gardening and Reading Stage; Pre-K Activities Area; Rock N' Roll Grandparent's Zone

10:15-10:45am

Keep on the Grass

Rebecca Reynolds, Green Clean, LLC,
with Alec McClennan of Good Nature Organic Lawn Care

Healthy Home Stage
10:30-11:00am

Healthy and Fun Snacks for Kids

Melissa Graham,
Chef/Owner, Monogramme Events & Catering

Healthy Kitchen

10:45-11:15am

Feeding Your Child’s Brain

Dr. Tom O’Bryan, D.C.
ChicagoHealers.com

Presentation Stage
11:00-11:30am

Baby Wearing

Alice Hollowed and Giselle Baturay,
International Babywearing Conference

Healthy Home Stage
11:15-11:45am Brigid Finucane & Allison Ashley: Yoga & More Fun, Fitness and Music Stage
11:15-11:45am

How Factory Farms Affect the Environment

Karen Hudson,
Grace Factory Farm Project

Healthy Kitchen Stage
11:30-12:00pm

Don't Vaccinate until You Educate

Dr. Mayer Eisenstein, M.D.
Home First Health Services

Focus Session Area
11:30-12:00pm

Socially Responsible Investing: Ensuring your Money Does No Harm While Ensuring Future Promise

Dayne Cannova & Lester Blair,
Blair Capital Investments

Presentation Stage
11:30-12:00pm

10 Herbs Every Family Should Grow

John Redden,
Viriditas Herbal Products

Reading and Organic Gardening Stage
11:45-12:15pm

Holistic Parenting in a Mainstream World

Nancy Massotto,
Holistic Moms Network

Healthy Home Stage
12:00-12:30pm

Bring "More Positive Foods" to Schools

Greg Christian,
Founder of the Organic School Project

Healthy Kitchen
12:15-12:45pm

Holistic Dentistry for Children

Dr. John Rothchild, D.D.S.
ChicagoHealers.com

Presentation Stage
12:30-1:00 pm

Before You Call the Doctor

John Redden,
Viriditas Herbal Products

Healthy Home Stage
12:30-1:00pm

Give Birth At Home With the Homebirth Advantage

Dr. Mayer Eisenstein, M.D.
Home First Health Services

Focus Session Area
12:45-1:15pm

Eat Well for Less

Laura Bruzas
Healthy Dining Chicago

Healthy Kitchen
12:45-1:15pm Brigid Finucane & Allison Ashley: Yoga & More Fun, Fitness and Music Stage
1:00-1:30pm

Teaching Children to Love Gardening;

Scott Meyer, Editor-in Chief,
Rodale’s Organic Gardening Magazine

Organic Gardening Stage
1:15-1:45pm

Good Clean Fun

Panel discussion moderated by Rebecca Reynolds – Green Clean, LLC

Healthy Home Stage
1:30-2:00pm

How To Possibly Replace Your Prescription Medication with Natural Pharmaceuticals

Dr. Mayer Eisenstein, M.D.
Home First Health Services

Focus Session Area
1:30-2:00pm Jeanie B!: Music, instruments, bubbles & hula hoops! Fun, Fitness and Music Stage
1:45-2:15pm

Keeping a Healthy Immune System for Kids
"The Acid vs. Alkline Diet"

Dr. Hugh Jenkins, N.D.
ChicagoHealers.com

Presentation Stage
2:00-2:30pm

Syndrome X, precursor to heart disease

Dr. John M. Ventura, DC,DABCO
Whole Food Farmacy

Healthy Home Stage
2:00-2:30pm

Holistic Approach to Allergy and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Dr. Harry G. Hong  Ph.D. OMD. L.Ac.

Focus Session Area
2:15-2:45pm

From Their Family to Yours – Family Farm Approach to Feeding YOUR Family

Jim Slama
Sustain USA and Farmily Farmed

Healthy Kitchen Stage
2:30-3:00pm

Raising Healthy Heroes

Dr. Richard Visser
Simply Toddler

Presentation Stage
2:30-3:00pm

Worm Composting

Nancy Kreith
University of Illinois Extension

Reading & Organic Gardening Stage
2:45-3:15pm

Green Fashion Show!

Rebecca Reynolds
Green Clean, LLC

Healthy Home Stage
3:00-3:45pm John Adams: Little Guitar Pickers (demonstration & workshop) Fun, Fitness and Music Stage
3:15-3:45pm

A Holistic Approach to Colic

Dr. K.M. Hedayat,
AromaMD

Presentation Stage
3:15-3:45pm

Connect kids to nature in your own backyard; Learn how to create an exciting discovery garden

Andrew Howard
Hitchcock Design Group

Reading and Organic Gardening Stage
3:30-4:00pm

Nutrition That Nurtures

Panel discussion moderated by Rebecca Reynolds – Green Clean, LLC

Healthy Home Stage
4:00-4:30pm

Alternative Health Care for Your Family – Finding Solutions

Dr. Rindie Coker, D.N.
ChicagoHealers.com

Presentation Stage

4:15-4:45pm

The Healthy Home

Panel discussion moderated by Rebecca Reynolds – Green Clean, LLC

Healthy Home Stage

4:45-5:45pm

Positive Buying

Anya M. Traisman
Consumer Advocacy

Presentation Stage

 



 

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