Screening of Fat Head at the Claverack Library, April 10th

What:  Fat Head, the documentary

When:  Thursday, April 10, 2014 @ 7 pm

Where:  Claverack Free Library,

629 Rt 23B (intersection of 9H & 23B)

Come join Betsy Cashen, RD at the Claverack Library for a screening of the nutrition documentary, Fat Head.  The movie is entertaining, informative, and provocative, and runs 104 minutes long.  There will be time for Q&A and discussion following the movie.  All are welcome, and there is no charge.

Call to reserve a seat, 851-7120

Read more about the movie here: 


Save the date, April 13, 2014 : Book Review of “Grain Brain” by Dr. David Perlmutter

Please join us at Hawthorne Valley School Teaching Kitchen on Sunday, April 13th from 3-5 pm.

Kelly Crine will present on the book, Grain Brain.

Read a review of the book here:






More details to follow.

Meeting on Sunday, February 16, 2014, 3-5 pm at Hawthorne Valley School

 Joe Angello, owner of Angello’s Distributing Inc, local biodynamic/organic food, will review an article from the Fall 2012 Wise Traditions publication entitled, Save Your Bacon!   Sizzling Bits About Nitrites, Dirty Little Secrets of Celery Salt and Other A-pork-alyptic News, by Kaayla Daniel, PhD, CCN.
Joe had the opportunity to dialogue with the author, and will clarify important details about bacon and pork.  Also recommended as background reading is the article, How Does Pork Prepared in Various Ways Affect the Blood, by Beverly Rubik, PhD,  in the Fall 2011 Wise Traditions magazine.   Please join us!

The meeting will be held at Hawthorne Valley School Teaching Kitchen (across the road from the farm and Farm Store), 330 County Route 21CGhent/ Hillsdale, NY (the Teaching Kitchen is located at the rear of the white school building – just follow the brightly colored wall muralto the entrance).

Please also save the date of March 23, 2014 for the next WAPF chapter meeting.



Meeting on Sunday, November 3 from 3-5 pm in Harlemville

When:    Sunday, November 3, 2013, 3-5 pm

:  Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School, the Teaching Kitchen, 330 County Route 21C, Ghent/Hillsdale, NY  (otherwise known as Harlemville)

(the teaching kitchen is located in the back of the white school building which has a colorful mural painted on the side)

What:  Highlights of the recent Weston A Price Quarterly Journal, and more.

Who:  All are welcome.  We ask for a donation of $5 to cover use of the space and for education/outreach materials.

Join us!



Meeting on Sunday, August 25, 2013, 3-5 pm

We will meet at the Hawthorne Valley School, Teaching Kitchen.  The school is located at 330 Rt 21C in Harlemville. (technically this is in the town of Hillsdale).

Danielle Sinclair-Whitby will give the highlights of  the Weston A Price Foundation (WAPF) booklet, Healthy4Life, which succinctly outlines the principles of a nutrient-dense diet, and provides recipes.  We will have some copies available.  She’s also helping us to make it practical, and will provide a list of pack-able snack and lunch options for children, for those times when you need food-to-go.   Danielle just completed the Nutritional TherapyPractitioner program, is a mom of 3, and lives at Hawthorne Valley Farm.  Feel free to bring a recipe or meal suggestion that is a favorite in your home (and even a sampling of it to share) …we all need inspiration!
    We will also have time to exchange info/contacts about producers – local and distant.

All are welcome.