Ancestral Health DC, a local chapter of the Weston A. Price Foundation, is putting on The Nourished Life, a special one-day event August 18 that will feature Nourishing Traditions author and Foundation president Sally Fallon Morell as the keynote speaker.
The Nourished Life will take place 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, August 18 at Wilson High School just a block from the Tenleytown Metro in Northwest DC. It describes itself as “A wonderful one-day event focused on how to live your most nourished life! We will move, eat, listen, and laugh, as we hear from experts and local farmers about sustainable eating and living!”
Enjoy getting a chance to talk to the people who grow what sustains you, and feel good about choosing sustainably-sourced local food!
Here’s the schedule for the day:
- 9:30 a.m. Doors open
- Enjoy tasty bone broth, mix and mingle, visit exhibitors
- 10:00-11:00 a.m. Movement
- Optional yoga/stretching class with Mary Hein with continued time for mingling and visiting exhibitors
- 11:00-noon Nourishing Diets: How Paleo, Ancestral, and Traditional Peoples Really Ate
- Author & speaker Sally Fallon Morell of the Weston A. Price Foundation will speak on “How to Translate Wise Traditional Diets into Practical Modern Meals”
- 12:00-1:00 p.m. A farm fresh lunch
- organic locally-sourced foods, exhibits open
- 1:00-2:00 p.m. Nourishment & Sustainability
- Discussion and Q&A with a panel of local farmers
- 2:00-2:30 p.m. – Conclusion
- Exhibits open
Exhibitors and lunch donors include:
- Black Suburban Homestead
- Clark’s Farm
- Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund
- Farmstead Ferments
- Fields of Athenry
- Green Hills Farm
- P.A. Bowen Farmstead
- Seylou Bakery
- Villa de Alpacas Farm
Hilda Labrada Gore, Wise Traditions podcast host and producer, and Stephen Pleasant, NTP are co-leaders of Ancestral Health DC, the Weston A. Price Foundation chapter putting on the event, which to connect those interested in holistic health, ancestral diets and sustainable farming in the DC area.
The August Nourished Life one-day event comes in advance of the Weston A. Price Foundation’s annual Wise Traditions conference, which will be in Baltimore this November.
The large annual conference – which hasn’t been in the DC area for ten years! – runs November 16-19 with a fundraising dinner November 15. This year’s conference theme is “Nurturing Therapies for Chronic Disease.”
The packed schedule includes a full day of programming on Friday and the following tracks on Saturday and Sunday:
- Nourishing Traditional Diets
- Aging Gracefully
- Surviving in a Toxic World
There will also be sessions and a tour of the P.A. Bowen Farmstead on Monday.
In addition to Sally Fallon Morell, the November Wise Traditions conference hosts multiple speakers on various modalities including:
Natasha Campbell-McBride, MD on Gut and Psychology Syndrome, Bruce Rind, MD on Thermography, Chris Masterjohn, PhD on Measuring & Managing Nutritional Status, Ronda Nelson, PhD on A Holistic Approach to Optimal Thyroid Health, Thomas Cowan, MD on Vaccines, Autoimmunity & Childhood Disease, Hilary Boynton on Disrupting the Trend of Chronic Illness and many more plus Julia Ross, Tedd Koren, Stephanie Seneff and others.
To learn more, view the full conference schedule. Note that the Wise Traditins conference offers a Wise Kids program for children aged 3-12.
Get a taste of the November conference at the August 18 Nourished Life event!
Tickets are just $35 in advance or $40 at the door and include a farm-fresh lunch.
Children over age 10 should have their own ticket.
Register at bit.ly/nourishedlifeevent.
Click here to read my earlier interview with Sally Fallon Morell.
Jessica Claire Haney is the founder, publisher and editor of Mindful Healthy Life and the author of its Guide to Holistic Family Living in Metro DC. Jessica founded the Arlington/Alexandria Chapter of Holistic Moms Network, volunteers on school wellness issues, and is a Beautycounter consultant and a doTERRA Wellness Advocate. Follow on Facebook at MindfulHealthyLife, on @Twitte