The Parkway District • 1235 Apalachee Parkway • Open Daily 8am - 10pm • 850.942.2557

Seminars & Events

In Store Classes and Organic Wine & Microbrew Tastings

New Leaf Market offers a variety of fun, informative classes.

  • Experienced chefs present hands-on cooking classes using local and organic produce.
  • Local practitioners discuss health issues and trends.
  • Learn how to clean your house without harsh chemicals, sample new organic wines and microbrews, or enjoy chair yoga.

With an ever-changing line-up of seminars we offer something for everyone.

From time to time seminars are canceled by the speaker, please check our website and Facebook page for last minute changes to the seminar schedule. Of course, if you register we will always notify you of cancelations or other changes.

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Wine Tasting

Every Friday from 5:30-7:00 pm

$3 per person, cost of ticket deducted from your purchase of beer or wine.

Sample a variety of red and white wines from around the world poured by our expert specialty staff.

Beer Tasting

Every first and third Saturday ∙ 2:00-3:30 pm

$3 per person, cost of ticket deducted from your purchase of beer or wine.

Enjoy samples of our new arrivals and favorite domestic and imported microbrews.

Eating Well, Staying Active

Thursday, February 19 • 7:45-9:00 pm • FREE!

Ana Carmargo, EFNEP Program Assistant Leon County Extension, will introduce you to the FREE grant funded Nutrition Education 8-week program, “Eating Smart, Being Active,” which is offered through UF/IFAS Leon County Extension. Learn about the latest research guided by the USDA MyPlate and the Dietary Guidelines for American. Sample recipes that correspond with topics being discussed, while learning how to prepare similar healthy options for your family while remaining on a budget!

Healing Motions

Saturday, February 21 • 9:45-10:45 am • FREE!

Rene Luna, Physical Therapist with over 22 years of experience will be honored to share with you valuable information that helps your able to unravel and discover some hidden secrets that significantly impact your health, fitness, looks and quality of life. In this workshop, you are able to learn a simple, practical yet highly effective series of movements and positions which are designed to enhance the body's natural healing capacity and its rejuvenating ability. You are about to learn ways of transforming your body to a pain-free and able-body that you have been wanting. Be there to learn this transformational series of motions.

Social Security: Choices & Flexibility

Tuesday, February 24 • 7:45-9:00 pm • FREE!

John Kraniou, Financial Advisor with Waddell & Reed, Inc., invites you to attend "Filing for Social Security: Flexibility and Choices for Your Retirement Income." This educational presentation about Social Security filing options includes ample opportunity for questions. There is no charge for this event, and you are welcome to bring guests.

Essential Oils

Thursday, February 26 • 7:45-9:00 pm • FREE!

Lindsey Morrow, childbirth educator, doula, and mother of two, says, “Essential oils have changed my life. I use them in my home aromatically, topically to heal various ailments and at EVERY birth I attend. Daily I am blown away by how something so small can make such a big change in my life. More than anything I want you to experience the same results!” Join us for this informative session!

The Stress Effect

Saturday, February 28 • 9:30-10:30 am • FREE!

Paige Continentino is a Certified Life Coach, Eden Energy Medicine Certified Practitioner, and a Mindfulness Instructor. Her work is informed by the understanding that all physical, mental, and emotional issues have an energetic root and that addressing the energetic body creates deep healing on all levels. Her training in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction at the Omega Institute for Holistic Studies enables her to share valuable information concerning stress.

Gluten-free Cooking

Tuesday, March 3 • 7:45-9:00 pm • FREE!


Healing Your Hormones

Thursday, March 5 • 7:45-9:00 pm • FREE!

Brenda Gilcher is a Women's Wellness Coach specializing in holistically balancing women's hormones, natural birth control, and helping women cultivate their feminine expression. The seminar is designed to empower women with knowledge about their bodies, give nutrition and lifestyle tips to support a healthy hormone, and teach women how healing their hormones can help them become more in-tune with their feminine energy and channel this into creating and manifesting their vision for their lives.

Candle Making

Tuesday, March 10 • 7:45-9:00 pm • FREE!

Stacy Belinski, New Leaf Market Co-op employee and local candle-maker, will demonstrate how easy & affordable it is to make your own soy candles at home. Beginner Candle making will introduce you to a fun new hobby!

Designing Your Encore Career

Thursday, March12 • 7:45-9:00 pm • FREE!

Get support for defining the flow and passion for your next career. Discover Local resources you can employ, networks and training available to help you move forward. Learn the steps to successful mid-life career change and the life you imagine! Presented by Solution Skills and Roger Pinholster.

Kids! Make Your Own Sushi

$10 owners, $12 non-owners. Pre-payment required to reserve your seat. Limit 10.

Barry Courtney is encouraging kids to play with their food! Students will learn how to make sushi rice and practice rolling sushi. Yes, students can and will sample their creations. Payment includes your own sushi mat to take home. An adult must accompany child, fee covers one child, plus accompanying adult.

Owner or Non-Owner

Basic Cooking I

Thursday, March 19 • 7:45-9:00 pm • FREE!

This is a session to teach basic kitchen skills, whether it be setting up a new home or reorganizing your own kitchen. You will see what basic foods are important to know how to cook and also how to set up basic foods in the pantry. This is perfect for the new cook or someone who wants to increase their knowledge of basic cooking.

Holly Hill Farms Plant Sale

Saturday, March 21 • 11:00 am-2:00 pm

Holly Hills Farms, from Monticello, FL, will be at the Co-op to provide you with a selection of USDA Certified Organic starter plants for your spring garden. Meet the farmers and ask the experts how best to cultivate your new plants!

Herbal Remedies

Tuesday, March 24 • 7:45-9:00 pm • FREE!

Instructor Phoenix Minklei is a Family Herbalist and she loves demonstrating sustainable food production from the garden. Phoenix is a Certified Yoga Instructor, Event Coordinator, Children's Book Illustrator, and has experience in early childhood education. Phoenix has a great passion for health food education and cooking. She teaches private and group classes.

Basic Cooking II

Tuesday, March 31 • 7:45-9:00 pm • FREE!

This session will be a continuation of the March 19 class on basic items and foods for the new cook or for cooks who want to further their knowledge of cooking.


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