Third Annual Traditional Foods and Health Gathering to Take Place at Shelburne Farms, June 4 – 6

Media contact: Tre McCarney,, 802.238.6511

HomeMay 19, 2015. Shelburne, Vermont — Nourish Vermont, a traditional foods and health gathering, is back at Shelburne Farms for its third year. This year’s event will take place Thursday June 4 – Saturday June 6 at Shelburne Farms’ Coach Barn in Shelburne, VT. Inspired by the teachings of Weston A. Price, presentations, food learning stations, and exhibitor booths will explore how traditional, non-industrial foods and healthy diets can contribute to wellness and longevity. In order to make this program accessible, registration is sliding scale.

The three-day event will include the following talks:

Thursday, June 4:

“Nourishing Foods for a Healthy Gut and Microbiome” by Monica Corrado, MA, CNC, a Colorado-based traditional foods chef and holistic Certified Nutritional Consultant. (Corrado is also lecturing on Saturday)

Friday, June 5:

“Our Soil, Ourselves: Exploring the Link Between Biologically Active Soils and Healthy Humans” by Ben Hewitt, a Vermont-based homesteader and author of the book, The Nourishing Homestead.

“How to Get Well: What’s Important and What’s Not in Healing” by Louisa Williams, MS, DC, ND, author of Radical Medicine and a licensed naturopathic doctor with the Austin Naturopathic Medicine in Austin, Texas.

“The Human Biofield: The Missing Dimension in Healthcare” by Eileen McKusick, a researcher, writer, and practitioner who studies the effects of audible sound on the human body.

“Fueling the Ancestral Athlete: Real Foods to Enhance Physical and Mental Performance” by New York Times bestselling author Ben Greenfield, recognized as one of the top fitness, triathlon, nutrition, and metabolism experts in the nation.

Saturday, June 6:

“Documenting Hope: An Innovative Solution for the New Childhood Epidemics” by Beth Lambert, author of A Compromised Generation: The Epidemic of Chronic Illness in America’s Children and Executive Director of Epidemic Answers and the Documenting Hope Project.

“The What, Why and How of Nourishing Foods” by Monica Corrado, MA, CNC,  Colorado-based traditional foods chef and holistic Certified Nutritional Consultant.

“Chasing Health: Is It Possible to Recapture Our Ancient Gut Microbiome in a Modern World?” by Jeff Leach, founder of the Human Food Project.

Prepared by Frank Pace of Pace Catering and the chefs at Shelburne Farms, lunches and snacks served at the event will include nutrient-dense locally and organically grown vegetables, pasture-raised meat, raw dairy products, and fermented vegetables. Friday night’s grazing dinner will highlight the simplicity of eating whole foods, such as charcuterie, grass-fed beef, bone marrow and broth, and more. Local producers will lead hands-on learning demonstrations about fermented foods and beverages, organ meats, sprouted nuts and grains, bone broths, traditional fats, and grass-based raw milk products.

Donation-based, ticket prices range from $5-75 a day. Space is limited. Save your spot at Childcare is available. For more information visit the event’s Facebook page, and join the conversation with the hashtag #NourishVT.

Nourish Vermont is made possible by the generous support of The Forrest C. and Frances H. Lattner Foundation and co-sponsors, Aqua Vitea, Burlington Weston A. Price Chapter, Common Roots, Family Cow Farmstand, the Farmhouse Group, Flack Family Farm, Healthy Living, Intervale Foundation, Mountain Home Farm, Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont, Nutritional Therapy Association, Rural Vermont, Shelburne Farms, Urban Moonshine, and Weston A. Price Foundation.