Enjoy three delicious macrobiotic meals Thursday-Saturday, plus a few surprises now and then. Students eat most meals with the instructors, providing additional opportunity for discussion and questions. On Saturday we’ll provide travel food for your trip home at no extra charge. A pre-travel complimentary breakfast will be served on Sunday morning for those whose travel plans allow.
Allergies and Sensitivities
The theme of the course, the meals that will be served, and the home-crafted foods that will be taught, are not intended for individuals with sensitivity to gluten, soy, corn and/or wheat, or for those who choose to be on a strict healing diet. For students with these allergies, sensitivities and special needs, we recommend our Steps To Health Intensive.
In consideration of others, students are asked not to wear perfumes or other fragrances during the course.
|8:45 am||Morning Hands-on Cooking Instruction|
|12:45 pm||Student break time for sightseeing, shopping, laundry, phone calls, relaxing, etc. Teacher preparation time for the cooking class.|
|3:30 pm||Afternoon Hands-On Cooking Instruction|
|After Dinner||Clean up and free time for relaxing at your motel, self-guided touring of the Northern California countryside.|
|Sunday||8:00 am Pre-Travel Complimentary Breakfast (optional)|
The schedule is subject to minor changes and adjustments, but the Thursday beginning and Saturday ending times will remain the same. Please make return travel plans for Sunday. An optional and complimentary pre-travel breakfast will be served at 8am Sunday morning for those whose travel plans allow.
The program begins at 8:00 am Thursday morning with breakfast and ends with the “Farewell Dinner Party” and awarding of certificates on Saturday evening. We suggest that you plan on arriving at your motel by 9pm Wednesday and depart on Sunday.
The course requires active student participation for the best learning experience. You must be able to participate in all of the classes.
For a child under twelve it will be necessary to bring your own childcare assistant who can attend to the child, away from the study house, while you are in class. Children under twelve are welcome to join parents at meals for an additional cost.
Children twelve and over are welcome to attend classes with you at the FRIEND price.
Early Departure Discouraged
Please plan your after-course travel schedule for Sunday so that you do not have to leave before the awarding of certificates and farewell celebration Saturday evening.
By Air: Fly into the Sacramento International Airport, then take The North Valley Shuttle or the Blue Van Super Shuttle to Oroville. We suggest calling the Airport Transportation Service or Blue Van Super Shuttle BEFORE making your airline reservations in order to coordinate your flights with their pick up and return times.
North Valley Shuttle: (530) 891-1219.
www.northvalleyshuttle.com. This service will drop you off and pick you up at their announced location in Oroville. The motels listed below are within a few minutes walk of the drop-off location. Contact them for the current price.
Blue Van Super Shuttle: 1-800-258-3826.
www.supershuttle.com. This airport service will drop you off and pick you up at your motel’s front door.
Yellow Cab Taxi Service in Oroville: (530) 532-3333
Super 8: 530-533-9673 (short walk)
Holiday Inn Express: 530-534-5566 (short drive)
Motel 6: 530-532-9400 (short walk)
Bed & Breakfast
A Riverside Cottage: 530-533-1413 (short drive)
Please call the above for current prices.
Hertz: (530) 534-8655
In addition to the many beautiful natural settings within a short drive, the Oroville area is rich with Old West and Gold Rush history. If you’d like to know about the sightseeing possibilities before you arrive, please use the following link: Things To Do In Oroville