Category Archives: Events

Fermented Foods Workshop

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This summer you can preserve nature’s bounty by fermenting many different typs of foods. From vegetables and fruits to dairy and meat; pretty much anything can be fermented into a tasty, nutritious, long-lasting food.

Join us for this informative and fun workshop and learn how to make some popular fermented foods.

Saturday, June 16

1-3 PM

The Christian Community Church

15 Margetts Rd.

Chestnut Ridge, NY 10952

Suggested donation 10$

Thank you to Kittikun Atsawintarangkul  and Free Digital Photos for the image.

What Do Healthy People Eat?

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have you ever wondered?

In this talk we will explore the work of Weston A. Price to find out what extremely healthy people across the globe were eating in the 1930s. These people had superb physical and mental health, near-perfect teeth, and they were happy! With a few modern adaptations we can eat like these people did and reach our maximum health potential!

-find out about super nutrient-dense foods

-find out what are the most nutritious foods for YOU (it varies)

-find local sources for high-quality food

Rockland County Weston A. Price Foundation Meeting

Saturday, April 14th, 1-3 PM

Christian Community Church

15 Margetts Rd, Chestnut Ridge, NY

RSVP to jill@bodywisefoodsmart.com

6$ suggested donation

What’s growing in YOUR yard?

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Are you interested in gardening?

Are you considering backyard chickens, bees, or other animals?

Do you want to convert yard space to useful space?

Then this is the workshop for you!

Learn about this, and more, from a self-taught, local homesteader!

And see what is growing in her “yard”!

Saturday, March 17th

10 AM-12 Noon

RSVP for location:  jill@bodywisefoodsmart.com

10$ suggested donation

Boost Your Immune System With Super Foods!

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January 21, 1-3 PM

Christian Community Church

15 Margetts Rd.

Chestnut Ridge, NY

Donation: 10$

RSVP: jill@bodywisefoodsmart.com

Winter is upon us and with it comes colds, flu and general malaise for many people. But it is possible to escape all this suffering year after year. It involves eating a diet rich in whole, unprocessed foods, avoiding junk food and sleeping well.
Combining this with several SUPER FOODS that are right for you can give your immune system the boost it needs to slide through winter sniffle-free. We will introduce these powerful super-foods and discuss other ways to strengthen your body’s defenses this winter.
RSVP: jill@bodywisefoodsmart.com
Donations go to the Church and help pay for meeting supplies.

Holiday Happy Potluck

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Happy Holiday Potluck

Sunday, December 4th

1-3 PM

Nyack, NY

RSVP Required

Join other like-minded people for an afternoon of shared food and ideas.

By popular demand, we will have a stock-making demonstration.

And we will talk about ways to eat well over the holidays.

Please RSVP to jill@bodywisefoodsmart.com

Wow Yourself With Stock

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On Sunday, November 6th

we will give you the tools to WOW Yourself With Stock!

Stock-making Workshop

Sunday, November 6th, 1-3 PM

Chestnut Ridge, NY

10$ fee for supplies

RSVP Required (respond to poll below)

The beauty of stock is one of those things that just needs to be experienced. Not only is it super good for digestion and adds many minerals to the diet, it also can transform dull cooking to “WOW!” cooking. In this hands-on workshop you will learn all about making a great stock. And this will be just in time for you to make a mouth-watering stock from that Thanksgiving turkey.

Details on location will be given after you RSVP. 

Farm To You Fest at Cropsey Farm

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Farm to You Fest

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Cropsey Community Farm!

Sunday, October 9th

 (rain date 10/16)

11am – 6pm

Cropsey Community Farm

220 South Little Tor Road, New City, NY

Part of the statewide Farm to You Fest celebrations of local food and agriculture, take a tour of the farm from our farm team and learn about what Rockland Farm Alliance and Cropsey Community Farm are doing to bring local food production back to Rockland. 

Farm tours at noon and 2pm

Rockland Forager walks at 11:30 and 3:30

Cooking and ice cream-making demonstrations
Local apple cider and pumpkins

Children’s activities

Tours and activities are free! A $10 donation is suggested.

Proceeds benefit the Rockland Farm Alliance.

We hope to see you there! 

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Apple Pressing and Potluck

Sunday, October 23

3 PM

317 Massachusetts Ave, Haworth, NJ

Bring a “real food” dish to share and some organic apples.

This is a very popular, family-friendly, annual event sponsored by

“Moving Toward Sustainability”.

Apple pressing begins at 3PM and potluck begins at 5.

Apple Pressing and Potluck