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November 24th DVD: Gut and Psychology Syndrome

Come join us after a day of “Black Friday” shopping, or celebrate “Buy Nothing Day” by enjoying a free presentation. If you are lucky we may even have popcorn!

Intro to GAPS (Gut and Psychology Syndrome)

by Kim Schuette

Recorded at the 2016 Wise Traditions Conference.

Friday, November 24th, 2017

DVD begins at 6:30 PM
Please come around 6:15
77 Minutes long.  Please plan to stay until 8:30 or 9:00 PM, as we will have time for questions after the DVD.

Location:

Natural Grocers
201 Coburg Road
Eugene, OR 97401
www.naturalgrocers.com/store-location/eugene

Description:

Kim Schuette talks about GAP Syndrome or GAPS, which stands for Gut and Psychology/Gut and Physiology Syndrome. In addition to the well published psychological and neurological disorders, there will be a wealth of information on autoimmune problems, allergies, asthma, eczema, MS, chronic fatigue syndrome, ME, fibromyalgia, arthritis, diabetes type one, chronic cystitis, chronic skin problems and many other physical conditions. This seminar is a must for both those learning about GAPS for the first time and those who are already experienced. This seminar contains information used in the recent GAPS Practitioner Certification Courses.

For more information about GAPS please see: eugenewestonaprice.org/gaps

Kim Schuette, CN, Cert. GAPS Practitioner

Kim Schuette, CN, Cert. GAPS Practitioner
has been in private practice in the field of nutrition since 1999 teaching the importance of real food for optimal health. In 2002 she established Biodynamic Wellness where she and her staff specialize in nutritional and biotherapeutic drainage therapies to support gut/bowel and digestive disorders, detoxification, mindful preconception, hormonal imbalances, ADD/ADHD challenges, and children’s health concerns. Additionally, Kim serves on the Board of Directors for the WAPF and co-serves as the WAPF San Diego chapter leader, where she resides with her husband and youngest son.

Cost: Free

Donations of any amounts to the Eugene Chapter, Weston A. Price Foundation are appreciated.
$5-10 suggested for those who can afford it, and $1-4 for low-income.
(Please also help carry supplies to the car after the movie or volunteer to help the Eugene Chapter in other ways).

Want to see the DVD, but can’t attend?

Purchase your own copy from Fleetwood Onsite Recording:

View this email online: November 24th DVD: Gut and Psychology Syndrome

October 5th: GAPS Support Group

GAPS Support Group

Alive Holistic Clinic:
1902 Jefferson Street,
Eugene, OR.
The first Thursday of every month at 7:15 pm

Lead by: Mary Ruddick & Ann Tepperman

The Gut and Psychology Syndrome (GAPS) program is a healing regime based on change of diet to allow the body to detoxify and heal. It was originally designed for healing autistic children, but since that initial research, it has also been found to heal numerous other health problems, including ADD, MS, autoimmune disorders, digestive disorders, dyslexia, IC, mood disorders, nervous system disorders, epilepsy, etc.

Read more: eugenewestonaprice.org/gaps

October 10th: Potluck & Demo

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Day & Time:

October 10th, 2017
6:00-8:00 PM

Location:

Natural Grocers
201 Coburg Road
Eugene, OR 97401
www.naturalgrocers.com/store-location/eugene

What to bring?

Anything from Nourishing Traditions or the Healthy 4 Life booklet is wonderful.  A simple homemade meal made from scratch using natural fats would be a great contribution.

Some examples include: a roasted chicken or other meat, meat and vegetable casserole, a dish made with soaked grains, soup using homemade bone broth, pastured egg quiche or other egg dish, organic salad with homemade dressing, steamed or roasted vegetables with butter or cream sauce, fermented vegetables, fresh or cooked fruit with raw whipped cream.

Bring enough to share with everyone and be sure to include some traditional fats!

We’d also like to encourage you to bring your own plate and utensils to help us reduce the use of disposables.  Thanks!

 

Demos:

DSC01051We will have two short demos.  I will be presenting a demo on kombucha, and a guest presenter will do a demo on Jun.  Jun is similar to kombucha but is made with green tea and honey instead of black tea and sugar.  We will discuss the differences and similarities between the two beverages.

We will have SCOBY starters for both drinks available for a donation of any amount to the Weston A. Price Foundation!  Please bring your own jar to take one home.

PS: Sorry for the delay in getting this out to you.  I’ve been having technical difficulties.

Fun with Fermentation – October 1, 2017

The 9th Annual Fun with Fermentation Festival is this weekend!  And the Eugene Chapter, Weston A. Price Foundation will be there!

Come join us!  Stop by the Weston A. Price booth and say “hi”.

Sunday, October 1st
11am to 4pm

SAMPLES-DEMONSTRATIONS-BEER GARDEN

Lane Community College Downtown
101 West 10th Avenue
Download Free Bus Pass
Buy Tickets
Keynote Speakers
Kirsten and Christopher Shockey
Authors of Fiery Ferments

Presentation at 1pm
World Ferments:
A tour of the pungent condiments we crave

Book Signing at 2:30pm
Additional demonstrations:

11:15am Fermented Foods for Optimal Health
11:30am Savory Sauerkraut and Fire Cider
12:00pm Sourdough Basics
2:45pm Flower and Leaf Ferments
3:00pm Meat Fermentation: Sauerbraten

Plus 25 vendors sampling fermented foods, drinks and supplies for making your own!
Activation Foods, Camas Country Mill, Camas Swale Farm, Down To Earth, Eugene Meat Collective, Eva Herbucha, Falling Sky Home Brewing, Ferment Works, GloryBee, Herbal Junction, Lane County Master Recycler Program, Mountain Rose Herbs, Natural Grocers, Oregon Brineworks, Pickled Planet, Three Sisters Nixtamal, Weston A Price Foundation

BEER
Agrarian, Falling Sky, Oakshire, Hop Valley
CIDER
Wildcraft Cider Works
MEAD
Nectar Creek
KOMBUCHA
Elevate, Humm

Suggested Donation: $10
Or $5 with two cans of food (for FOOD for Lane County)

Kids12 and under get in free
and can play in the KIDZONE

Amazing Raffle Items!
Raffle proceeds to support
Double Up Food Bucks Program
Interested in Volunteering?
We still have a couple shifts to fill, and you get in for free!

http://www.sustainableeugene.com/fun-with-fermentation

August 29th: Potluck & Food Demo

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Day & Time:

August 29th, 2017
6:30-8:00 PM

(Please note the later start time)

Location:

Natural Grocers
201 Coburg Road
Eugene, OR 97401
www.naturalgrocers.com/store-location/eugene

What to bring?

Anything from Nourishing Traditions or the Healthy 4 Life booklet is wonderful.  A simple homemade meal made from scratch using natural fats would be a great contribution.

Some examples include: a roasted chicken or other meat, meat and vegetable casserole, a dish made with soaked grains, soup using homemade bone broth, pastured egg quiche or other egg dish, organic salad with homemade dressing, steamed or roasted vegetables with butter or cream sauce, fermented vegetables, fresh or cooked fruit with raw whipped cream.

Bring enough to share with everyone and be sure to include some traditional fats!

Demo:DSC05088

I will be presenting a demo on Pink Kimchi (aka: Pink Power Kraut) and discussing: sauerkraut, kimchi and mixed fermented veggies.

krautpounder.com/recipes

 

Support a study of vaccinated vs. un-vaccinated children

ACTION ALERT

 

Support a study of vaccinated vs. un-vaccinated children

 

Proponents of vaccines claim that they save lives and protect children’s health. Yet the most basic of comparisons between unvaccinated children and vaccinated children has never been done. The government has never conducted a single study looking at the overall health of a vaccinated vs. an unvaccinated population.

 

Now we have a chance to fight for the science needed to make truly informed decisions about vaccines. U.S. Representative Bill Posey has introduced a bill calling for a comprehensive study comparing the health outcomes in vaccinated populations versus unvaccinated populations in the United States.

 

The Weston A. Price Foundation believes such a study is long overdue. Americans are seeing an explosion in chronic disease and disability in our children including ADHD and learning disabilities, asthma, allergies, inflammatory bowel disease, obesity, juvenile diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, seizures, encephalitis (brain swelling), and autism.

 

Could some of this be connected to the fact that the vaccine schedule has tripled since the 1980’s, and children now receive 69 doses of 16 vaccines?

 

A recent independent pilot study showed that unvaccinated children have lower incidences of allergies and neurodevelopmental disorders than vaccinated children:

http://www.cmsri.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/MawsonStudyHealthOutcomes5.8.2017.pdf

 

We need a larger, comprehensive study, recognized by the U.S. government.   Representative Posey has been arguing for such a study for years; check out this video of a 2012 hearing, in which he confronts a CDC official about the CDC’s failure to study vaccinated vs. un-vaccinated outcomes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uNWTOmEi_6A.

 

If H.R. 3615 passes, the study could prove a turning point for vaccine policy in our country – and the future of our children. Please take a few moments to urge your U.S. Representative to support H.R. 3615!

 

 

TAKE ACTION

 

ACTION #1:

 

Contact your U.S. Representative and urge them to SUPPORT H.R. 3615. You can find out who represents you at: www.house.gov/representatives/find/ or by calling the Capitol Switchboard at 202-224-3121.

 

Phone calls have a greater impact than emails. You can leave a very short message (“I urge my Representative to support H.R. 3615) or ask to speak to the staffer who handles health issues, and have a conversation to increase your impact. Be clear and concise about why this issue matters to you and/or the people in your community. You can use some of the talking points below to help you get your thoughts in order.

 

If you do use email, be sure to use a clear subject line (“Support HR 3615”), and keep it short, but personal.

 

 

ACTION #2:

 

Does this issue REALLY matter to you? Nothing has a greater impact than meeting with your legislator or their staff face-to-face! And now is a great time, because Congress is recessed and the Reps are back in their home districts – near you.

 

Find out who your Rep is at www.house.gov/representatives/find/ and then click on their name to visit their website. Under Contact, they will have information for both their DC and their district offices – contact the district office nearest you and ask about meeting. If the Rep’s schedule is already packed, say that you’d be happy to meet with the staff – that truly does make a difference!

 

Once you have a meeting scheduled, you can contact WAPF for more tips on how to make it as effective and impactful as possible: info@westonaprice.org

 

 

ACTION #3:

 

Email Representative Bill Posey and thank him for his brave introduction of H.R. 3615. https://posey.house.gov/forms/writeyourrep/

 

 

 

TALKING POINTS & MORE INFORMATION

 

View the bill here: https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-bill/3615

 

 

  • We need a study that evaluates the health outcomes among children who have and have not been vaccinated according to the federally recommended vaccine schedule.

 

  • Even though America has one of the highest child vaccination rates in the world and spends the most on health care, our children are among the sickest in the developed world, crippled by chronic disease and disability including; ADHD and learning disabilities, asthma, allergies, inflammatory bowel disease, obesity, juvenile diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, seizures, encephalitis (brain swelling), and autism. A vaccinated vs. un-vaccinated study would provide vital information to help improve the wellbeing of our children.

 

 

  • A recent study by the Children’s Medical Safety Research Institute (CMSRI) shows cause for concern. This study found children 6-12 years old were more likely to be diagnosed with pneumonia, otitis media, allergies and neurodevelopmental disorders if they were vaccinated.

 

http://www.cmsri.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/MawsonStudyHealthOutcomes5.8.2017.pdf

 

This study concluded that vaccination coupled with preterm birth was associated with increasing odds of an NDD (defined as a learning disability, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and/or Autism Spectrum Disorder.)

http://www.cmsri.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/MawsonStudyPretermBirth5.8.2017.pdf

 

Excellent article on the first study: http://info.cmsri.org/the-driven-researcher-blog/vaccinated-vs.-unvaccinated-guess-who-is-sicker?utm_campaign=Driven%20Researcher%20Subscription&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=51549520&_hsenc=p2ANqtz–XHYNDgRo7iqTWz3nnF5tFFMOdDqbQ7p_EOiMVTMi20XWgxDMMwdnk3jF2I3IMqDFS9fyucHnXy0k_Ix36UjLPgMxLvwiW9jnH0kIm_w26jGa-R48&_hsmi=51549520

 

 

Remember, your involvement and activism works!

August 25th: DVD Redeeming Bread: How to Make Einkorn Sourdough

by Min Kim

Time:

DVD begins at 6:30 PM

Location:

Market of Choice
67 West 29th Ave
Eugene, OR 97405
(Upstairs in the Community Room)

Cost:

Free.  Donations encouraged.

Description:

Learn how to hand-craft sourdough bread that has been fermented for forty-two hours. This bread is not overly sour and has a light and airy texture. This is a no-knead technique that anyone can do at home to produce beautiful artisan bread.

Min Kim
has been a domestic engineer for the past twenty-two years.  Upon learning about traditional foods and the Weston A. Price Foundation five years ago, she pledged to her family that food would taste better than what they were used to.  This led her to learn and perfect a sourdough bread technique that not only is nourishing and kind to the body, but also is flavorful without being overly sour, and has a light and airy texture.  She now provides real sourdough bread to local families and also teaches classes on how to make this bread at home.

Want to see the DVD, but can’t attend? 

Purchase your own copy from Fleetwood Onsite Recording:

There is also an Einkorn presentation by Carla Bartolucci.

View all Wise Traditions recordings available for purchase and download at Fleetwood: www.fleetwoodonsite.com

August 2017: From The Editor

Hi all,

Beautiful yellow, raw, grass-fed butter

Beautiful yellow, raw, grass-fed butter, made for our July potluck by one of our local participants.

We have events coming up!


Here are some photos of our last potluck:

 We liked Natural Grocers, and will be returning there in for our potluck in August.

New Farm in Creswell: Lucky Ladies Farm

Lucky Ladies FarmHi, my name is Kristin and I’m a new farmer in Creswell. I have shares of pork available this fall that I thought might be of special interest to some of your members. These are rotationally pastured, heritage breed pigs being fed a corn and soy free diet (not certified organic, but locally sourced non-GMO grains and legumes, as well as goat whey and apples). There are only a few shares left but I would love if this offer could be passed on, as convenient for you.

Name: Kristin
Email: kristineppspdx@gmail.com

Three half shares available of pastured Gloucester Old Spot/Large Black pigs. The Livestock Conservancy lists both breeds as threatened, despite their hardiness and excellent pork quality. Besides pasture, their diet has been supplemented with fermented grain and field peas (corn/soy/GMO free), apples, and goat milk and whey.

They should weigh 250-300lbs by October. I am asking $3.00/lb hanging weight, which is the weight after slaughter but before butchering; it’s about 72% of the live weight, so half of a 300lb hog would be about 108lbs hanging weight. Some more weight is lost during the butchering process, depending on what cuts a person chooses. If someone wants all sausage or boneless cuts and doesn’t want any of the fat or bones or organs, they would get less back than if they want all bone-in cuts and want all the fat for making lard. A good average is that 80% of the hanging weight is returned as cuts, so about 86.4lbs for a half share.

At $3.00/lb hanging weight, a share buyer would pay me about $324 for the half pig. State law requires that the butcher is paid separately. I am using Farmer’s Helper for an on-farm kill (no stressful truck ride for the pigs!); they charge .59/lb for the cutting and packaging, and a $55 kill fee, so for the half pig it would be around $90 to the butcher. Smoking and curing adds more to that – if you wanted your bacon and ham cured instead of getting them fresh, that could add another $20 or so.

So, altogether, $324 to me and $110 to the butcher is $434 for around 86.4lbs of pork, coming out to about $5.02/lb for what you take home.

Find out more about their farming practices at:


August 17: Natural Grocers 62nd Anniversary

The Eugene Chapter, Weston A. Price Foundation will have a booth at this event!  Stop by to say “hi” and pick up a few brochures.

Day & Time:

August 17th
12-4 PM
(I may just do a couple hours of that)

Location:

Natural Grocers
201 Coburg Road
Eugene, OR 97401

Website:

www.naturalgrocers.com/store-location/eugene


August 25th: DVD Redeeming Bread: How to Make Einkorn Sourdough

by Min Kim

I have a couple of Einkorn cookbooks for you to view before the movie.

Time:

DVD begins at 6:30 PM

Location:

Market of Choice
67 West 29th Ave
Eugene, OR 97405
(Upstairs in the Community Room)

Cost:

Free.  Donations encouraged.

Description:

Learn how to hand-craft sourdough bread that has been fermented for forty-two hours. This bread is not overly sour and has a light and airy texture. This is a no-knead technique that anyone can do at home to produce beautiful artisan bread.

Min Kim
has been a domestic engineer for the past twenty-two years.  Upon learning about traditional foods and the Weston A. Price Foundation five years ago, she pledged to her family that food would taste better than what they were used to.  This led her to learn and perfect a sourdough bread technique that not only is nourishing and kind to the body, but also is flavorful without being overly sour, and has a light and airy texture.  She now provides real sourdough bread to local families and also teaches classes on how to make this bread at home.

Want to see the DVD, but can’t attend? 

Purchase your own copy from Fleetwood Onsite Recording:

View all Wise Traditions recordings available for purchase and download at Fleetwood: www.fleetwoodonsite.com

 


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Day & Time:

August 29th

6:30 – 8:00 PM

(formerly 6:00)

Location:

Natural Grocers
201 Coburg Road
Eugene, OR 97401

Website:

www.naturalgrocers.com/store-location/eugene

Demo:

I will be presenting a demo on sauerkraut, kimchi and mixed fermented veggies.

 


September 7th: GAPS Support Group

Date & Time:

September 7th, 2017
7:15 PM
(The first Thursday of every month at 7:15 pm)

Location:

Alive Holistic Clinic:
1902 Jefferson Street,
Eugene, OR.

Lead by: Mary Ruddick & Ann Tepperman

The Gut and Psychology Syndrome (GAPS) program is a healing regime based on change of diet to allow the body to detoxify and heal. It was originally designed for healing autistic children, but since that initial research, it has also been found to heal numerous other health problems, including ADD, MS, autoimmune disorders, digestive disorders, dyslexia, IC, mood disorders, nervous system disorders, epilepsy, etc.

Read more: eugenewestonaprice.org/gaps


September 22nd: DVD – Traditional Foods for Preventing Tooth Decay & Gum Disease

Postponed.  Stay tuned for more info.

This is a great presenter and great topic!  His other talks have been very popular.

At Market of Choice


October 1st: Fun With Fermentation

The Eugene Chapter, WAPF has participated at this event for many years.  This year it has moved from January to October, which is a perfect time to think about ferments!

Day & Time:

Sunday, October 1st
11 AM – 4 PM

Location:

Lane Community College
101 W 10th Ave
Eugene, OR 97401

 


October 5th: GAPS Support Group

Coming up next month.  Save the date!

Alive Holistic Clinic


Please check out The Weston A. Price Foundation website, there are many resources for you to use:

Resources:

Join the Weston A. Price Foundation today!


And as always, check out the online version of this newsletter and our local Eugene area website for updates, link corrections and many more resources.

Enjoy!

– Lisa

July 2017 Potluck in Review

We had our first potluck at Natural Grocers in Eugene.  I’d say the space worked very well for us.

I demonstrated making Beet Kvass, and we had some lively questions about fermentation.  We enjoyed some lovely food and wonderful companionship.

Butter

Beautiful yellow, raw, grass-fed butter, made by one of our local participants.

Organic green salad

Organic green salad

Soaked quinoa salad

Soaked quinoa salad

My plate

My plate: uncured ham, raw butter, olives, green salad, homemade crackers, sauerkraut, pesto dressing, roast chicken, kefir and beet kvass.

Potluck at Natural Grocers

Potluck at Natural Grocers

Homemade crackers & raw butter

Homemade crackers & raw butter

What did you think of it?  Please share your comments about using this space in the comments below.

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