November 28th, 2011
By Craig Fear
Two weekends ago I attended my first Weston A. Price Wise Traditions Conference in Dallas. This conference is becoming the premier nutrition conference in the country. It brings together a varied and passionate group of scientists, doctors, researchers, alternative healers, chefs, farmers, activists and concerned parents and citizens. We are all united in supporting the recovery of our damaged food system by returning to real, traditional foods.
I can’t tell you how refreshing it was to be around 1500 like-minded folks who really get it. I didn’t have to debate anyone on why saturated fat and cholesterol are vital for health. I didn’t get strange looks when I discussed the symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast (otherwise known as a SCOBY or kombucha mushroom) fermenting in my kitchen. And I didn’t get a bunch of drama queen (and king) reactions at the sheer mention of fermented cod liver oil. It’s like I’ve come home to my people!! Keep Reading…