The Ann Arbor chapter of the Weston A. Price Foundation will be offering a class called “Cooking with Coconut” on Wednesday, March 3, 2010. Explore the many ways coconut foods support health. Coconut is the source of several food products such as coconut oil, coconut meat (flakes), coconut flour, coconut milk, coconut cream, and coconut water. Coconut is a superior health food and is valued for its nutritional and curative properties. Offering lots of ways to use coconut in your daily diet, this workshop, taught by Michelle Clemens, is not to be missed!

Class fee: $25, and includes educational packet and food tastings.

When: Wednesday, March 3, 2010 6:45pm
Where: Ann Arbor Center for Natural Healing, 2433 Oak Valley Drive, Suite 100B, Ann Arbor

Pre-registration is required.

The HomeGrown Local Food Summit is a fun day-long event for local food advocates and cheerleaders. It’s a great networking opportunity, and a great day of local food stories and accomplishments, plus plenty of ideas for how we can improve our local foodshed. This year the summit will be on March 2, 2010. Click here for more information or to register – and hurry, because the event fills up quickly!

Join us on Wednesday, February 17, 2010, 6:45pm-8:30pm for our chapter gathering! The topic will be “Real Food for Autism”. We’re pleased to have Dan Corrigan and Karen Myers to talk about the Gut and Psychology Syndrome (GAPS) diet and how it is being used to heal children with autism.

Dan Corrigan, father of five-year-old son Adam, together with his wife, Addie, believes that healing the gut is the key to health. He is a Certified Body Ecologist and is an active member of the Weston A. Price Foundation. He has studied nutrition extensively and is a graduate of Western Michigan University. Karen Myers, AAWAPF teacher, will be joining Dan and discussing the pitfalls of the standard GFCF (gluten-free, casein-free) diet. Dan and Karen are business partners and will be launching their website “Corganic, Real Food For Autism” in the spring.

The “Gut and Psychology Syndrome” book and DVD will be available for purchase.

Yummy, nutrient-dense snacks will be provided.

Our gathering will be held at the Ann Arbor Center for Natural Healing, 2433 Oak Valley Drive, Suite 100B, Ann Arbor, 734-929-4048 (behind the Target store).

No RSVP necessary. This event is free and open to all!