Talk Event: Olive Oil: Benefits, Quality, Myths, and Facts – Dolores Smith
March 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Sprouts Food and Health Co-op and Markham Wesley Centre offer a talk on olive oil as follows:
Topic: Olive Oil: Benefits, Quality, Myths, and Facts
1. Why is olive oil important worldwide?
… health impact, sustainability, natural, carbon sequestering
2. What is quality – International Oil Council Standards
… why are different agricultural and production techniques important for quality?
3, How olive oil is promoted… and, how to protect yourself
4. Common myths, including temperatures for cooking
5. Q&A and olive oil sampling
Dates (2 dates, please register the earlier date first, we will open the second date later):
(1) March 2, 2019 (Saturday) 11 – 12:30 pm
(2) May 3, 2019 (Friday) 11 – 12 noon
Venue: Markham Wesley Centre (22 Esna Park Drive, Markham)
Language: English (with bilingual notes, Cantonese translation upon request)
Speaker: Dolores Smith
Dolores Smith Has A Background In Health Promotion And Completed Diverse Courses Specifically For Professionals In The Olive Oil Sector, And Visited Many Producers. She Has Attended Symposia Through The American Oil Chemists Association And European Lipids Association, As Well As Numerous Trade Shows Profiling Olive Oil From All Producing Countries In The Old And New World Over Her 10 Years Spent In The Olive Oil Sector. She Has Authored A Variety Of Magazine Articles And Has Been The ‘reference’ Distributor Contacted To Provide Background Information For A Number Of Articles Appearing In Quench (previously Tidings), A National Food And Wine Magazine.
Disclosure: Dolores is an olive oil importer.
Fees: Free (for Sprouts and Wesley Center members),
$2 for non-members (pay at the door).
Registration：905-940-3688 (Markham Wesley Centre)