Please join us for our Historic Nutrition Series for young folks and their parents!
Jefferson-Madison Regional Library – Nelson County Branch
8521 Thomas Nelson Hwy, Lovingston, VA 22949
June 30, July 14 & 28, 2016
Before the days of modern luxuries, living healthfully was a means of survival, rather than a matter of choice. This interactive, hands-on series presented by Backyard Revolution will explore food traditions cultivated long before present day conveniences. more info
- June 30: Preservation, Cultures and Fermentation
Discover the alchemy of preservation, as we “put up” herbs, vegetables, and other food without electricity, while boosting healthfulness.
- July 14: It All Begins With a Seed
Learn how the natural process of sprouting skyrockets regular seeds into nutritional powerhouses of superhuman proportions.
- July 28: Honey, Sorghum, Butter, and Lard
Follow the foods of our forebearers back in time to a world where everything was organic, locally raised, and non-gmo. Decipher grass-fed vs grain-fed, pasteurized vs raw, organic vs genetically-modified and what it means to you and yours.