November meetings have become the month where we both give gratitude for the abundant opportunities and connections within our real food community around the dinner table and the month where we recap memories of the annual Wise Traditions Conference. This year, we had an added bonus of a return visit from Primal Pastures & Pasturebird co-founder Paul Grieve.
Here are a few photos from our October meeting. The food was amazing, and we all enjoyed the costume contest. Our founding leader Karen came in first place in her full garb as a flamenco dancer, and won a bag of Halloween goodies to share, which everyone appreciated, especially the children. A good time was had by all, and Christina Chan did a fabulous job teaching us all about herbal tinctures, so much so that we’re now planning a field trip to her workplace, Dragon Herbs!
I hosted our September potluck, which was our first annual chili cook-off. So many different things begin in September. And for me, one which I’m always excited about is football season. One of the most popular dishes to eat while watching your favorite team play is chili. So we decided to kick off a new tradition with a chili competition.
Our August meeting featured Hilary Boynton, author of The Heal Your Gut Cookbook. On her return visit as a featured speaker at our monthly meeting, this time she shared her new venture to start a nationwide movement with her upcoming documentary,
The Lunch Lady.
Our July 2018 100th WAPF Pasadena Chapter Potluck Meeting, Podcast and Old Fashioned Ice Cream Social was an amazing event for the history books. This was a true convergence of food and farming, as over 100 people from our local community Continue reading