Note: This workshop is now full. We will be announcing other Getting Started workshops soon, so stay tuned!

We are pleased to announce a series of workshops developed to assist families in preparing healthy meals based on the best-selling cookbook “Nourishing Traditions” by Sally Fallon.

Overwhelmed? Not sure where to begin feeding your family whole, natural, nutrient dense, real food? Getting Started, our first workshop offers practical advice and various pathways to guide the family cook in making the transition to the Nourishing Traditions way of cooking.

The workshop will be Sunday, April 19, 2009 from 1:00pm to 3:30pm in Ann Arbor.

Workshop offered by Rene Garrity, AAWAPF Chapter Leader 2006-2007. BS Home Economics; MA Education

Pre-registration is required. The workshop is limited to 12 participants.

Please call or email to reserve your place today. RSVP: Jessica

Workshop fee $5.00 for materials and building use. Additional donations gratefully accepted.

We are happy to announce that Annie Elder and Paul Bantle, of the Community Farm of Ann Arbor, are offering a workshop on biodynamic gardening.

Learn how to make your home garden a biodynamic garden by exploring the fundamental principles of biodynamic methods including the usage of preparations.

The class will be Saturday, April 4, 2009 from 11:30am to 1:30pm at the Community Farm (1525 S. Fletcher, Chelsea). Please wear weather appropriate clothing and boots. We will meet in the barn. (Note: bring notebook/pen, water and a snack for yourself if desired; kombucha will be available)

Enjoy the companionship of eager gardeners as the growing season begins this spring.

Pre-registration is required. The workshop is limited to 25 participants.

Please email to reserve your place today.

RSVP: Jessica at

Donations gratefully accepted at the Barn Door.

You are also cordially invited to attend the CSA meeting which will follow our workshop at 2:00pm. Memberships are still available.