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Fields to Fork at Cedar House in Truckee

TRUCKEE, Calif. and#8212; Do you want to learn more about nutrition and health? Do you understand all the different levels of organic? Are beautiful looking fruits and vegetables as healthy as they appear? If those questions have crossed your mind, then the time is now to become a better and more informed eater. Join a day of learning, fun and great eats at and#8220;Fields to Fork and#8212; A Toolbox for the Informed Eater,and#8221; July 31. Five percent of the proceeds from the Fields To Fork workshop will be donated to the Squaw Valley Institute.

Healthy Soils, Healthy Foods and What Every Mother and Grandmother should know about Organic Labeling

By Stephen Bird, 9-10:30 a.m. Mr. Bird owns and operates Celtic Gardens Organic Farm and Learning Center. In addition to farming, Stephen is an auditor and consultant providing organic and food safety services. He is employed by California Certified Organic Farmers as an organic inspector. It is Stephenand#8217;s belief that farm soils are the least appreciated resources. The health of our nation is dependent upon the health of our soil.

Fresh from the Farm Cooking Demonstration

And lunch with Chef Jacob and Suzanne Ashworth, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Enjoy a delicious lunch prepared by Chef Jacob while listening to commentary by Suzanne Ashworth of Del Rio Botanicals. Chef Jacob is the Executive Chef for Stella Restaurant at the Cedar House Sport Hotel. After graduating from the California Culinary Academy in San Francisco, Chef Jacob completed his training at the Michelin Star restaurant La Folie in San Francisco. Here, he worked for various top restaurants in the Tahoe Region. Suzanne Ashworth is the owner and farmer of Del Rio Botanicals, a 70-acre certified organic farm in Yolo County. She is a former instructor for the Small Farm Center at UC Davis where she guest lectures and consults on Consumer Support Agriculture and Farmerand#8217;s Markets. Her vast knowledge of specialty produce is reflected in her farm’s seed production and publications, including and#8220;Seed to Seed.and#8221;

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By Dr. Caroline Wadlin MD and From our Soils to our Supplements, Modern Nutrition for Health and Wellness, by Dr. Daniel Smith, DC, 1:30-4:30 p.m. Dr. Wadlin was the former Chief of Health Education with Kaiser Permanente before entering into private practice specializing in holistic health care for woman. She is the author of and#8220;A Womanand#8217;s Guide to Balancing Life in Todayand#8217;s Fast Paced World – Simple and Quick Techniques for More Energy, Less Stress and More Fun.and#8221; Dr. Daniel Smith, DC, works with adults and children in the fields of chiropractic healing, sports medicine and nutritional counseling. and#8220;Dr. Danand#8221; believes inner peace includes optimal health and mind/body balance, which led to enesa Inc. and its revolutionary healthcare products.

Online exploration

Visit http://www.stellatruckee.com, http://www.freeculinaryschool.com, http://www.sierraorganicgrowers.com, http://www.delriobotanical.com, http://www.genesaliving.com

Location, location, location

Saturday, July 31, Cedar House Sport Hotel, 10918 Brockway Road, Truckee. Phone: (866) 582-5655. In conjunction with the Truckee Donner Chamber of Commerce.

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