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3rd March 2017 at 8:16 am #603
My name is Monica Fernandez, I live in Spain, I am chapter leader at Girona, and I just wanted to step forward and start the introductions forum.
I became interested in WAPF in 2008 as a result of looking for solutions to my PCOS. After a few months of reviewing the WAPF materials and overcoming some scepticism (especially over saturated fats and raw milk), something clicked in my mind and since then I have been convinced that the diet and principles behind the WAPF are the most solid and well backed among the craziness of diets and nutrition ideas out there.
I created my blog http://www.blogdisidente.com in 2013 to share some of these ideas in Spanish, along with regenerative agriculture related materials which I also love. There is a big lack of information in Spanish language and I wanted to contribute mainly through translations (I don’t have a nutrition or medical background so I prefer to let the experts speak). That year I also tranlsated the Healthy 4 Life booklet which is now available in Spanish as “Sano de por vida”.
After a couple of years collaborating with a regenerative agriculture organization in Spain, I am now in charge of http://www.lacarnedepasto.com, a platform which connects consumers with grassfed meat farmers.
I also have a personal project called Espai & Seny (www.espaiseny.cat), where we are teaching (on line and off line) about fermentation topics. Our goal is to be able to launch a small artisanal fermented vegetable operation, if we are able to move through all the goverment regulations.
Finally, I am collaborating with Ana Azcarate (another member of this forum and chapter leader in Madrid) with some translations for her editorial project “Diente de Leon”, where she is publishing a series of WAPF related books including Nourishing Traditions and Folks This Ain’t Normal.
I think that’s all… looking forward to hear from everybody else and to find ways to collaborate and grow the WAPF movement in Europe.
3rd March 2017 at 5:58 pm #605
This is all fantastic. We have a lot of Spanish speakers on our Facebook Page. Many are in Mexico and America, but I would love you to pen a blog for us discussing all these things. Possible a series of blogs, that we can share with our followers at facebook.com/westonaprice
7th March 2017 at 8:01 am #608
Sure I will send you an email to see what I can do.
17th March 2017 at 4:38 pm #609
Sonia here from The Cultured Cellar. Fantastic job Phil with the website. Monica you are doing a Stella job in Spain keep up the good work.
I shall be doing some workshops at the Bagnall Centre called Intestinal Kind Foods; for those interested I have copied the information below:
Sonia from The Cultured Cellar is now sharing her passion for food and teaching others to incorporate Old World lifestyles into their modern day life.
Driven by the desire to rescue their children from autism
She made the time to learn and incorporate the lost ways. Sonia spent her childhood travelling and lived in such countries as Saudi Arabia, Algeria, France and Italy which encouraged her love of food which she first acquired from her Algerian mother, giving her the unique ability to combine traditional foods, lifestyle and creating delicious moreish dishes.
Through this course individuals will be empowered with new skills, love and appreciation for the lost and very much necessary old ways. She shows you how to successfully migrate from standard western diet to nutritionally dense replacement foods that will impact you in both the short and long term.
All ingredients used will be organic and the water sourced from a spring.
Saturday 22nd April 2017 10:00 till 17:00
Saturday 6th May 2017 10:00 till 17:00
The Bagnall Centre for
Chesham HP5 1PE
£95 per day
What are fermented foods, their benefits and how to make milk kefir, yoghurt, fruit soda, cheese, cheesecake and sauerkraut?
How to properly prepare foods, bone broth, sprouted beans and have them to hand.
Dishes will be demonstrated from savoury to deserts.
Stews, pie, pancakes and muffins as well as pack lunch ideas.
Sit down to a relaxing meal with an opportunity to talk and ask questions.
Sonia has an amazing ability to empower individuals on how to grasp new skills to take home with them and reproduce…..
To book your place contact:
18th March 2017 at 9:49 pm #614
Thank you for letting us know about the event. It is a pleasure to add these to our calendar. Please check the entries and let me know by email if you want any changes and I’ll send out an email also to promote them.
I remain eternally grateful for the wonderful food you provided for our last conference at Sandown and at the Sandor Katz events. Do let us know how the events go.
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