Friday, November 13, 2009

Pictures From Weston A. Price Wise Traditions Conference 2009

Some sourdough pancakes with your butter? Breakfast, Sally Fallon-style! A bit of an exaggeration—she says she has a mere 4 tablespoons of butter (half a stick) with her oatmeal in the morning.




Cod liver oil gummy fish. By far the best-tasting cod liver oil I've found (and the worst-tasting gummy fish).




Scott Gryzbek and his new line of Zukay lactofermented vegetable juices. They are much less salty than typical beet kvass, for example.




Weston A. Price lunch: Organ meat sausages, local raw milk cheddar, chicken cacciatore of known origin (MOKO), lactofermented carrots, and sourdough garlic bread. Deeelicious. (There was other stuff, too...)


8 comments:

nika said...

Saw pics of you in the twitstream of images coming out of the conference and I was excited to say - hey I know him! :-)

Hope you have an excellent time!

Nika (from Canvolution days)

christielala said...

I wish I could have gone! (I'm Australian) I've just discovered Sally Fallon & Weston Price and love them! So far I have managed to do away with vegetable oils and margarine, make my own yogurt from raw milk, and get enough good fats from the green pastures cod liver oil & high vitamin butter oil. I agree it tastes gross. I want to start getting into the lactofermented stuff. Will be keeping up with you great blog, cya!

Alex said...

Nika, thanks! Next year is just west of Philadelphia--believe me, it will be worth the trip. And Pennsylvania is a raw milk state...there's no telling what will go on!

Alex said...

Christielala,

I'm so glad that you've found Sally Fallon & Weston Price. When I first read Nourishing Traditions, I immediately felt that it was ENTIRELY different from the pop-nutrition books I had been reading for a long time. And the Weston A. Price Foundation is a noble organization with several worthwhile goals.

As far as lactofermenting goes: please check the stuff right here on my blog--videos of me doing it, and a write-up of an awesome talk I went to. I recommend

http://feedmelikeyoumeanit.blogspot.com/search/label/how2heroes
http://feedmelikeyoumeanit.blogspot.com/2009/05/sandor-ellix-katz-part-1.html

If you still want more, you can check out Sandor Ellix Katz's great book on the subject:

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1931498237?ie=UTF8&tag=femeliyomeit-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=0807085715

For more coverage of the conference, check the "wapfconf" hashtag on twitter:

http://twitter.com/#search?q=wapfconf

Spread the WAPF love!

Best
Alex

christielala said...

Thanks Alex!!!

lydia said...

Hi
I found your site from Kelly the Kitchen Kops blog. I am curious to know what the brand is of cod liver oil gummy fish, I'd love to get my hands on some of those! Thanks!

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Alex Lewin said...

Lydia,

The gummy fish are Green Pasture's brand. Their product page is here:

http://www.greenpasture.org/retail/?t=products

It doesn't look like the gummy fish are on the site yet...but you can definitely call them and ask them about availability!