9 Ways to Pack a Better Lunchbox that Gives Back

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Janie Hoffman Named Beverage World’s 2016 Disruptor

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Spread the Holiday Chia – Rules & Regulations

RULES AND REGULATIONS

ELLIGIBILITY

  1. No purchase necessary to win.
  2. Contestants must be eighteen (18) years of age to participate.
  3. Contestants must be legal residents of the United States (U.S.) and Canada to qualify.
  4. Mamma Chia staff members and their immediate families are not eligible to win prizes.

CONTEST RULES

  1. Contest will commence from 12:00 PM (PDT) on December 1, 2015 to 11:59 PM (PDT) on December 22, 2015.
    • Entry period will commence from 12:00 PM (PDT) on December 1, 2015 to 11:59PM (PDT) on December 15, 2015.
    • “Tug of War” voting period will commence from 9:00 AM (PDT) December 16, 2015 to 11:59 PM (PDT) on December 22, 2015.
  2. Odds of winning are based on recipe creativity, incorporation of chia seeds into recipe, recipe photo quality/clarity, and number of votes the final two entries each receive.
  3. To enter, participants must 1) Create an original holiday recipe that includes chia seeds 2) Upload a photo the recipe onto the contest landing page with detailed recipe instructions in the caption, OR upload the recipe photo onto a public Instagram account with detailed recipe instructions in the caption and tag @MammaChia #HolidayChiaRecipe.
    • Contestants entering via public Instagram accounts must claim their entry by clicking on the custom bit.ly link provided by Mamma Chia (@MammaChia). @MammaChia will provide this link in the comments below the contestant’s properly tagged photo.
    • Contestants entering via public Instagram accounts must post their photos during the entry period. Tagging old/previously posted photos will not count.
  4. Contestants are granted unlimited entries.
  5. Photos published on private Instagram accounts will not be seen and/or counted.
  6. Top two (2) finalists to make it to the “Tug of War” voting round will be judged by Mamma Chia, based on the following criteria:
    • Inclusion of chia seeds into recipe
    • Creativity of recipe
    • Photo quality/clarity
  7. “Tug of War” voting is limited to one (1) vote per Facebook user, per day.
  8. “Tug of War” voters are entered into a drawing to win a $50 credit to ShopMammaChia.com
  9. Any participant found to be abusing the promotion rules or tampering with the promotion in any way will be disqualified and declared ineligible for any prize.
  10. Obscene, provocative or otherwise questionable content will not be considered. We retain sole discretion as to what constitutes inappropriate content.

PRIZES AND PRIZE RULES

  1. The Grand Prize Winner (with most votes at the end of the “Tug of War” voting period) will receive:
    • Recipe featured on the Mamma Chia Blog (MammaChia.com/blog).
    • One (1) signed copy of The Chia Cookbook, by Janie Hoffman.
    • One (1) year’s supply of Mamma Chia organic chia seeds
      • One (1) year’s supply defined as twelve (12) bags of Mamma Chia organic chia seeds. Twelve (12) ounces, each.
    • $100 credit to ShopMammaChia.com
  2. The Second Place Winner will receive:
    • Recipe featured on the Mamma Chia Blog (MammaChia.com/blog).
    • One (1) signed copy of The Chia Cookbook, by Janie Hoffman.
  3. One (1) winner will be randomly selected from the pool of  “Tug of War” voters to receive a $50 credit to ShopMammaChia.com
  4. Prizes cannot be refunded and/or exchanged for cash.

DRAWING AND NOTIFICATIONS

  1. There will be a total of two (2) winners.
  2. Winners’ recipe, recipe photo, first name and/or social media username will be announced on the public Mamma Chia Instagram, Twitter, Vine, Google+, Pinterest, Tumblr, and Facebook page.
  3. Mamma Chia will reach out to each winner. It is each winner’s responsibility to check their social media notifications and/or email to respond.
  4. Winners must respond within fourteen (14) days (2 weeks) in order to obtain his or her prize.
  5. In the event that the prize winner is non-responsive to redeem the prize within fourteen (14) days of notification, Mamma Chia has the right to reselect a winner, voiding the opportunity for redemption from the initial selected winner.

RIGHTS

  1. By entering the contest, entrants agree to have their submitted name, recipe and recipe photo displayed on our website and social media channels and used by Mamma Chia and its partners for any purpose, at any time, without any fee or other form of compensation. We reserve the right to disqualify users, without notice, and for any reason.
  2. Entrants grant Mamma Chia and its affiliates, subsidiaries and partners right to use the submitted photos without compensation in the context of promotions, contests, marketing, advertising, events and exhibitions.
  3. All photos submitted for consideration in the “Spread the Holiday Chia” recipe contest remain the sole property of Mamma Chia.
  4. Submitting entrants must own all rights to any photos entered in this contest. By submitting a photo, the entrant represents and warrants that such submission does not infringe any third-party rights or other rights protected by law.

#MammaChiaPumpkin2015

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There’s magic in the night, when Mamma Chia pumpkins glow with candlelight! We’re thrilled to announce the third annual Mamma Chia Pumpkin Carving Contest!! EVERYONE who participates will receive a Mamma Chia T-shirt! The “Best Pumpkin” will win a Mamma Chia yoga mat, Mamma Chia water bottle, and a $100 gift card to ShopMammaChia.com.

Good luck and happy carving!


 

#MammaChiaPumpkin2015 RULES AND REGULATIONS

CONTEST RULES

  1. Contestants must be age sixteen (16) years old to participate.
  2. No purchase necessary to win. Purchases will not increase your chances of winning.
  3. “Best Pumpkin” will be judged by Mamma Chia representatives, based on the following criteria:
    1. Incorporation of the Mamma Chia brand
    2. Quality of carving/design
    3. Creativity
  4. To enter, participants must 1) Carve a Mamma Chia-themed pumpkin 2) Take a photo and tag it with #MammaChiaPumpkin2015 on Instagram/Twitter OR post their photo onto Mamma Chia’s Facebook wall.
  5. Contestants are granted unlimited entries.
  6. Contestants may submit photos until 11:59 PM (PDT) on October 31, 2015.
  7. Photos published on private Twitter & Instagram accounts will not be seen and/or counted.
  8. Mamma Chia staff members and their immediate families are not eligible to win prizes.
  9. Any participant found to be abusing the promotion rules or tampering with the promotion in any way will be disqualified and declared ineligible for any prize.
  10. Obscene, provocative or otherwise questionable content will not be considered. We retain sole discretion as to what constitutes inappropriate content.

 

PRIZES AND PRIZE RULES

  1. All participants will receive a Mamma Chia T-shirt.
    1. Limit one (1) T-shirt per participant.
  2. “Best Pumpkin” will win:
    1. Mamma Chia water bottle
    2. Mamma Chia yoga mat
    3. $100 gift card to ShopMammaChia.com
  3. Prizes cannot be refunded and/or exchanged for cash.

 

DRAWING AND NOTIFICATIONS

  1. Winner will be notified and announced within 2 (two) business days after November 1, 2015.
  2. Winner’s photo and name will be on the public Mamma Chia Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr, Pinterest, Google+, and Facebook page.

 

RIGHTS

  1. By entering the contest, entrants agree to have their submitted name displayed on our website and social media channels and used by us for any purpose, at any time, without any fee or other form of compensation. We reserve the right to disqualify users, without notice, and for any reason.
  2. Entrants grant Mamma Chia and its affiliates, subsidiaries and partners right to use the submitted photos without compensation in the context of promotions, contests, marketing, advertising, events and exhibitions.
  3. All images submitted for consideration in the #MammaChiaPumpkin2015 photo contest remain the sole property of Mamma Chia.
  4. Submitting photographers must own all rights to any photographs entered in this contest. By submitting an image, the photographer represents and warrants that such submission does not infringe any third-party rights or other rights protected by law.

 

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Ashtanga Yoga Confluence

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Ashtanga Yoga Confluence

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Come join us Feb 28-Mar 3rd at the Ashtanga Yoga Confluence in San Diego! Mamma Chia will be seeding souls at this wonderful event! More Details…

Green Festival – LA

Join Mamma Chia at the
Green Festival LA!

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Come join us Nov 17-18th at the Green Festival Los Angeles at the Los Angeles Convention Center! Mamma Chia will be seeding souls at this wonderful event! More Details…

LA Rock ‘n Roll Marathon

Join Mamma Chia at the
LA Rock ‘n Roll Marathon!

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Come join us Oct 26-27th at the LA Rock ‘n Roll Marathon at the Los Angeles Convention Center! Mamma Chia will be fueling all the great runners at this wonderful event! More Details…

Long Beach Marathon

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Long Beach Marathon!

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Come join us Oct5-6th at the Long Beach Marathon at the Long Beach Convention Center! Mamma Chia will be fueling all the great runners at this wonderful event! More Details…

Bhakti Fest 2012

Join Mamma Chia at
Bhakti Fest West!

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Bhakti Fest is a Yoga and Music Experience of a Lifetime. Come join us Sep 6-9th in Joshua Tree, CA for this wonderful event! More Details…

Moksha Yoga 2012

Moksha Festival 2012

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Moksha festival is a two-day celebration of wellness, spiritual expansion and conscious living through Yoga, Health, Ayurveda, Sacred Music and healthy food. Come join us Aug 4-5th in Santa Monica, CA. More Details…

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Mamma Chia at
Santa Monica Paddleboard!

 

Come join Mamma Chia at the Santa Monica Pier Paddleboard Race & Ocean Festival, featuring ocean swims, SUP and paddleboard races, and more! June 9th from 8:30-3PM!  
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Celebrate Bloomfest LA
with Mamma Chia!

Join Mamma Chia at this wonderful festival of Music + Street Art + Food + Drinks on July 23rd from 2-10PM!!
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Karma Yoga San Diego 2011

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5th Annual Karma Yoga San Diego Event for
Shakti Rising on Sunday, Sept 18, 2011 from
9:00 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the beautiful Quail
Botanical Gardens in Encinitas.

Please join Mamma Chia and Four Seasons Yoga in the fun at the 5th Annual Karma Yoga San Diego Event. All proceeds go to support Shakti Rising.

The event offers yoga classes, Karma Yoga opportunities, inspirational quest speakers, healthy food, and take home gifts! it continues to be a huge success and continues to offer an extraordinary, nourishing and transforming day for all of those attended. This event is about introducing the Shakti Rising community and their exceptional recovery program, the women in the program and their success stories. The event is about introducing Shakti’s eminent services to the greater San Diego community by offering classes lead by their staff members. The day offers a true profound taste of transformation and Karma Yoga. It is a must do event in San Diego! Serve yourself by serving others. The event is being held at the beautiful Quail Botanical Gardens in Encinitas.

Click here to buy tickets for this wonderful event!

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Karma Yoga
San Diego

This year Four Seasons Yoga will sponsor the 5th annual Karma Yoga San Diego Event. Each year it promises to give the public a taste of transformation, the path of Karma Yoga and much more.

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Cranbrook Lacrosse Tournament

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Join Mamma Chia and Plum Market at the Cranbrook LAX Tournament this Weekend (June 4-5)!

Plum Market will be serving up samples of Mamma Chia at the Cranbrook Lacrosse Tournament – the largest Lacrosse tournament in the Midwest – this Saturday and Sunday (6/4-5). The tournament runs from 11-2PM both Saturday and Sunday.

Come by to enjoy some great lacrosse and delicious Mamma Chia!

Cranbrook Schools Campus 39221 Woodward Avenue Bloomfield Hills, MI 48303 (map)

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Sustainable Poster Contest!

Come join Mamma Chia and Whole Foods at the 3rd Annual Sustainable Santa Monica Student Poster Contest on 5/24, 3:30 to 5:30. Come for some free samples and support this great event.
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Santa Monica Sustainable Poster Event

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3rd Annual Sustainable Santa Monica Student Poster Context
Come celebrate this wonderful event with Mamma Chia and Whole Foods – Santa Monica.Come celebrate the amazing and inspiring artwork of our student community! An award ceremony will be held to recognize and honor the Grand Prize and Runner Up Winners in each of the four age group categories.

Mamma Chia will be there with Whole Foods offering free samples of our fun to drink, organic beverage and to congratulate all the students and their families.

Haggen Food & Pharmacy

Mamma Chia Tastings at Haggen Food & Pharmacy

Haggen Food & Farmacy has a long history of bringing healthy products to their communities. Founded in 1933, this company is now the Northwest’s largest independent grocer. We are so proud that Mamma Chia is available at their 13 locations. Please visit Haggen Foods at our next Mamma Chia tasting.

Haggen Meridian – Bellingham, WA   – Friday, July 29 · 4:00pm – 8:00pm

Haggen Fairhaven – Bellingham, WA – Saturday, July 30 · 4:00pm – 8:00pm

Haggen Barkley – Bellingham, WA Sunday, July 31 · 11:00am – 3:00pm

Green Festival – San Francisco

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Mamma Chia will be at this weekend’s Green Festival in San Francisco. The Green Festival is the Nation’s Premiere Sustainability event, and the Mamma Chia team is excited to be there, giving away samples and coupons and meeting our new Northern California fans. We’ll be in booth #437, so please come by for free samples and great coupons! Full bottles of Mamma Chia will also be available for purchase.

The Green Festival will be held at the SF Concourse Exhibition Center, 635 8th Street (at Brannan St.), and the show hours are:

Saturday, April 9th from 10 AM – 7 PM
Sunday, April 10th from 11 AM – 6 PM

Great Race of Agoura – Whole Foods Great Brunch

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Whole Foods Great Brunch at Great Race of Agoura

Come join Mamma Chia and Whole Foods Market for the Whole Foods Great Brunch at the Great Race of Agoura – Chumash Park in Agoura Hills on Saturday, March 26th.

Mamma Chia will be there giving away yummy samples and coupons towards your purchase of Mamma Chia! This promises to be a fun and exciting event, and we are looking forward to seeing you there!

“A Walk Through Sprouts” Tasting Event

“A Walk Through Sprouts” at Sprouts Farmers Market- Laguna Niguel
April 28, 2012

“A Walk Through Sprouts” is a special tasting event designed for our Laguna Niguel customers to “try and buy” current and new items throughout the store. A festive atmosphere will be highlighted by product tasting stations, giveaways and raffle items! Join Mamma Chia for this fun event and enjoy complimentary samples along with fantastic coupons!   We can’t wait to share to magic of Mamma Chia with you!

Saturday, April 28 · 12:00pm – 4:00pm

Location:
Sprouts Farmers Market – Laguna Niguel, CA
27271 La Paz Road
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677

For more information, please visit http://sprouts.com/stores/sprouts-laguna-niguel

Sprouts Home Page

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Mamma Chia is in Sprouts!

Mamma Chia is pleased to announce that all Sprouts stores now carry our vitality beverages! Please stop by your local Sprouts and pick up a few bottles. To find the nearest Sprouts in your area,
Click here.

Erewhon In-Store Demo

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Come join Mamma Chia Brand Ambassador, Jennifer, at the Erewhon Natural Food Market at 7660-B Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036 on Mon., Mar. 7th from 11-3 for free samples of Mamma Chia and coupons to be put towards your purchase.

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Lululemon Irvine Spectrum

Lululemon Athletica, Irvine Spectrum, will be hosting an event to unveil their new Ambassadors and Mamma Chia will be there!
Thurs. 12/16, 8:00-10:00pm
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Running Skirts Couples Fun Run

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Join Mamma Chia at the Running Skirts Couples Fun Run on Feb 10th from 5-8PM. There will be special surprises and tasty treats for everyone including yummy Mamma Chia to fuel your run! Bring your main squeeze and come ready to party. Don’t have a running Valentine?
No worries -the Skirthusiasts will be doubling as Cupid! Running Skirts – 676 2nd Street, Encinitas, CA. 760.230.8187.

Running Skirts Couples Fun Run – Thu., Feb. 10th from 5 to 8PM.

Carlsbad Marathon and Health & Fitness Expo

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Mamma Chia will be exhibiting at the 2011 Health and Fitness Expo being held in conjunction with the Carlsbad Marathon. As chia is known as “the running food” the marathon and fitness expo present a great opportunity to learn about chia and taste this delicious vitality beverage.

Carlsbad Marathon and Health and Fitness Expo will be held from January 21st – 23rd, 2011 at the “big top” tent at Westfield Plaza Camino Real, 2525 El Camino Real, Carlsbad, CA 92008.

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OB People’s Tasting Event

Mamma Chia is now in OB People’s! Come by on Sat 12/13 and enjoy a free taste of Mamma Chia!
Ocean Beach People’s Market Dec. 13, 11 – 2pm,
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Seaside Market Winter Open House

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Mamma Chia will be participating in this year’s “Taste Local Flavor” Open House sponsored by the Seaside Market in Cardiff by the Sea. Come by for free samples of Mamma Chia and experience the magic of chia!
Seaside Market is located at 2087 San Elijo Ave., Cardiff-by-the-Sea – 760.753.5445
Seaside Market Winter Open House – Sat., Jan. 15th from 1 to 4PM.

Lululemon Ambassadors Unveiling Event

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On Thurs., Dec. 16th from 8:00 to 10:00pm, Lululemon Athletica, Irvine Spectrum, will be hosting an event to unveil their 3 new Ambassadors and Mamma Chia will be there! Founder, Janie Hoffman, will be offering all 4 delicious flavors of Mamma Chia’s amazing organic vitality beverage. Please come by for a taste and participate in the celebration of the store Ambassadors!

Lululemon Athletica – Irvine Spectrum on Thurs., Dec. 16th from 8:00 to 10:00PM

Wah! In Concert!

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Wah! will be performing live at the Bhakti Yoga Shala yoga studio in Santa Monica on December 11 at 8pm. Please come out and enjoy the magical music of Wah! and free samples of Mamma Chia. For tickets and information please call (310) 804-9290 or visit WahMusic.com.

Bhakti Yoga Shala – Santa Monica (207 Arizona Avenue) on Sat., Dec. 11th beginning at 8pm.

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Mamma Chia is in Jimbo’s!

Mamma Chia is now in all 4 of Jimbo’s San Diego locations! Look for Mamma Chia on the shelves and bring home this exciting new beverage!

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Wah! – In Concert

Come hear the divine sound of Wah! and also enjoy free tastes of Mamma Chia!.
Bhakti Yoga Shala, Santa Monica Dec. 11, 8pm,
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Whole Foods Events

Come by and taste Mamma Chia at a Whole Foods Market near you:
Thousand Oaks – Nov 13, 11-3
Torrance – Nov. 14, 11-3pm
El Segundo – Nov. 17, 11-3pm
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