New Leaf Community Markets - February Events


By on Wed, January 29, 2014

New Leaf Community Markets is offering a number of free community events for health and nutrition events this month at the store at 150 San Mateo Rd, Half Moon Bay. The 3 wellness lectures this month will be held at the Half Moon Bay Library - topics are: Is Gluten-Free for Me?, Graceful Aging, and Preventing and Eliminating Stress-Related Health Issues.

Schedule of Community Events - February

Mondays: Meal Solution Mondays
Looking for easy meal solution ideas? Find a new recipe, shopping tips, and samples of the finished featured dish every Monday. 4 pm - 6 pm, free.

Fridays: Knife Sharpening
Bring your knives and other tools to be sharpened by Phil Sharpens while you shop! Cutlery, scissors, and tools. For more information and pricing, call 831-234-1859 or email [email protected]. Commercial rates available.12pm-5pm, price varies

Fridays: Wine Tasting
Start your weekend off right and join us for wine or beer tasting in the wine department. Enjoy live music and a bite to eat while sampling. A different vendor is featured each week. 5 pm-7 pm, Complementary

February 8 & February 22: Stress Screenings
Is stress harming your body? This screening by the SUNCENTER for Well Being includes blood pressure results, adrenal analysis, and tips on how to manage stress and function in a more healthy way. No appointment necessary.  10:30 am - 2:30 pm, Free.

Feb 21: Affordable Health Screenings
Low-cost Screenings for Cholesterol, Diabetes, Bone Density, Liver Function, Hepatitis C, and Allergies by Heart Watch, a certified laboratory offering the most accurate screenings available. Now also offering Hemoglobin (anemia) testing for just $15! Results within minutes. Prices vary. For information on fasting and costs, visit: or call 1-800-549-0431. 9 am-12 pm, prices vary depending on tests.


Thursday, February 13
Wellness Lecture: Gluten-Free—Is it for Me?
Celiac and gluten-related health disorders can be challenging to recognize, and left untreated, can lead to 300-plus associated symptoms—many of which can be reversed or stopped. If you are living far below your health potential, putting up with chronic ailments, or living with an incorrect diagnosis, join us and make a positive change in your life. The Gluten Free RN, Nadine Grzeskowiak will explain how to recognize and treat gluten-related disorders naturally, and local Chef Amy Fothergill will discuss strategies to help you transition to a new way of cooking. 6 pm-7:30 pm. Free. Pre-registration required. Register at: or call 650-726-3110 x101.

Feb 18
Wellness Lecture: Graceful Aging
Join Dr. Sarah Rothman and Dr. Marisa Williams, Naturopathic Doctors at Thyme Integrative Health to learn about aging gracefully and healthfully through foods, supplements, bio-identical hormone therapy, acupuncture techniques, and lifestyle choices, 6 pm-7:30 pm. Free. Pre-registration required. Register at: or call 650-726-3110 x101.

Feb 25
Preventing and Eliminating Stress-Related Health Issues
Join Dr. Val Spier, DC, RN, M.Ed. in Exercise Science for a wellness lecture on how to power-charge your wellness through proper nutrition, regular simple exercise, and eliminating the negative effects of stress on the body to achieve optimum health and prevent disease.  6 pm - 7:30 pm, Free. Pre-registration required. Register at: or call 650-726-3110 x101.