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Darina Allen is set to open the Weston A. Price Foundation International Food Conference in Limerick which will be the first  of its kind for Ireland.

February 7th and 8th 2015 at Thomond Park in Limerick will see the first Food Conference of its kind take place on our island. Named the Wise Traditions Ireland Conference the focus is on Food, Farming and the Healing Arts and will no doubt appeal to foodies and non-foodies alike.

The Foundation is dedicated to restoring nutrient-dense foods to the human diet through education, research and activism based on the solid research of nutrition pioneer Dr Weston Price.  It supports a number of movements that contribute to this objective including accurate nutrition instruction, organic and biodynamic farming, pasture-feeding of livestock, community-supported farms, honest and informative labelling, prepared parenting and nurturing therapies.

Founded in 1999 by Sally Fallon Morell, the Foundation has grown and expanded in its membership and activities exponentially.  In an era when populations are struggling with ill health, both physical and mental, digestive problems, allergies etc. it is timely that this event comes to Ireland and gives an opportunity for us to see how it is possible to regain health and reverse many chronic health conditions using the wisdom of our ancestors.

For an eye opening and mind-expanding two-day event that will challenge all your beliefs about nutrition don’t miss this one of a kind conference where you get to hear expert speakers, meet nutritionists, parents and people who care about their and their family’s health, and eat some delicious food too!

Key speakers at the event include Darina Allen of Ballymaloe Cookery School and Champion of local food, Sally Fallon Morell from the USA, author of Nourishing Traditions, the cookbook that challenges politically correct nutrition and the diet dictocrats and Dr. Natasha Campbell McBride MD PHD. Dr. Natasha Campbell is well known for developing a concept of GAPS (Gut And Psychology Syndrome), which she described in her book  Gut and Psychology Syndrome   – Natural Treatment for Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, Depression and Schizophrenia.

Other speakers will inclue Joe Fitzmaurice owner of the award winning bakery and bread school Riotrye, Cloughjordan Eco Village, David Wetzel, the founder of Green Pastures (fermented Cod Liver Oil) and Elizabeth Ryan, founder of the Raw Milk Ireland Campaign.

Tickets for the event cost €70 for one day and €117 for the full two-day event and a delicious lunch based on WAPF and GAPS principles created from locally sourced produce is included in the price.

Further information and tickets are available on www.wapfmunster.com or  by emailing [email protected]
If your a food fan you can read more about food in Limerick here!

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