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Lunch & Learn at 1440: Shinrin-yoku (Forest Bathing)

Price: $60.00 - 60.00
Jun 14, 2023
10:00 AM - 1:30 PM
1440 Multiversity, 800 Bethany Drive, Scotts Valley, California, United States, 95066

About This Learning Event

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Wonder Well in the redwoods as you engage in Lunch & Learn at 1440 Multiversity, a new offering designed to help you find inspiration out of curiosity. Relax, destress and boost your wellbeing with shinrin-yoku, a teacher-guided forest bathing experience along our private wooded trails on campus, before dining on a delicious, sustainable and locally sourced lunch at Kitchen Table featuring global cuisine prepared by our 1440 Culinary Team. Deeply nourishing and highly enjoyable, Lunch & Learn at 1440 provides a fulfilling opportunity to connect with yourself and other like-hearted community members while creating hope for living well.

10:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Lunch & Learn Schedule:

  • 10:00 a.m.: Arrival & Registration
  • 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.: Shinrin-yoku (forest bathing) experience with 1440 Experience Instructor Gary Marcoccia (all skill levels welcome)
  • 12:30-1:30 p.m.: Lunch at Kitchen Table; sustainable, locally sourced and mindfully prepared
  • 1:30 p.m.: Event Conclusion & Departures

$60 per person, includes lunch at Kitchen Table

Lunch Menu:

  • Tabbouleh with Bulgur Wheat, Red Onion, Parsley, Tomato, Cucumber, Preserve Lemon, Extra Virgin Olive Oil (Gluten-Free Option Available, Plant-Based, Nut-Free)
  • Romanesco Hummus with Grilled Zucchini, Roasted Carrots, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Herbs, Toasted Hemp Seeds (Gluten-Free, Plant-Based, Nut-Free)
  • Lamb Tagine with Braised Apricots, Red Beet Muhammara, Saffron Rice, Crispy Chickpeas, Garden Mint (Plant-Based Option: Coriander Falafel)(Gluten-Free, Nut-Free)
  • Lemon Verbena Panna Cotta with Fresh Peaches, Toasted Pistachios, Madagascar Vanilla (Gluten-Free, Plant-Based, Nut-Free Option Available)

Event Notes:

  • The start time of the class is 10:30 a.m., and guests may check into campus up to 30 minutes before the class start to enjoy our Lodge Retail Shop, Bridge of Intentions and Common Grounds Patio.
  • This is an outdoor event, held on our wooded campus trails and gathering spaces.
  • We recommend that you wear comfortable walking/hiking shoes and bring a light jacket or layers as temperatures may be cooler beneath our redwood canopies. 1440 will provide any equipment or props required for this class.
  • Reusable water bottles are welcome -- filtered water stations are available throughout campus.
  • Due to the seasonality of the sustainable ingredients we source from local farms, the Kitchen Table lunch menu will be available and posted approximately one week prior to the event date. A plant-based option is always available.
  • Kitchen Table offers ample indoor and outdoor seating, including outdoor covered seating options, to practice social distancing.
  • This is an 18-and-over event.

In the event of inclement weather, this event may be modified or rescheduled and you will be notified via email at least 48 hours in advance.

Visit our Frequently Asked Questions for information about our campus policies. Please note that 1440 is a smoke-free, tobacco-free and cannabis-free campus. 1440 follows California law which only allows persons with disabilities to bring trained service dogs and psychiatric service dogs to campus; all other animals are prohibited.

Visit our Events Calendar at to explore our other community learning events, designed to engage you in the immersive 1440 experience.

1440 Multiversity is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and private philanthropic campus - all ticket purchases help feed families in our community and supports our 1440 grant and scholarship program fostering the 1440 vision of creating hope for living well.