2016 FUNDRAISING APPEAL AND SHOPPING GUIDE
Our yearly fundraising appeal with the 2016 Shopping Guide is in the mail. We send out a request for donations to support our work only once a year—so please remember the Weston A. Price Foundation in your end-of-year giving.
The Shopping Guide continues to grow, with even more pages than last year! We are thrilled that the number of recommended products increases every year—this means that our food dollars are supporting hundreds of farmers, small businesses and artisan producers.
We still have some copies of the 2015 Shopping Guide left and would like to use them to introduce new people to our work. If you would like to share the 2015 Shopping Guide with others, we will send 5-10 copies to you at no charge. Request these at email@example.com.
The Anaheim conference was a great success. We had over 1100 attendees and a record number of exhibitors. Our speakers were stellar and the food was our best yet!
As part of the conference we presented a Raw Milk Symposium, which can be viewed for free at: http://www.fleetwoodonsite.com/wise/rawmilk
You can purchase DVDs and MP3s of this and past year’s sessions. Recordings of past conferences are available now and this year’s conference will be available soon at: http://www.fleetwoodonsite.com/index.php?cPath=40.
Mark your calendar for next year’s conference November 11-14, 2016 at the Renaissance Montgomery Hotel in Montgomery, Alabama. In the last few years there has been a shift in the sustainable and local food movement in this part of the country and we hope to provide continued encouragement at the conference.
WISE TRADITIONS PODCAST
Would you like to learn more about how to incorporate WAPF principles into your family’s diet? Have you ever wished for an easier way to share WAPF information? Are you interested in hearing from health and wellness experts like Tom Cowan, Philip Weeks and Natasha Campbell-McBride? If you answered yes to any of the above, stay tuned for the launch of the Wise Traditions Podcast, coming in January 2016!
Our goal is to make the WAPF principles and lifestyle easy to access and understand for you and for those unacquainted with WAPF. Our hope is that all listeners will be inspired by the information, grow in their wellness journey, and share this valuable content with others. For more on this exciting venture, go to our website and click on “podcast.” And let us know what you’d like to hear on future episodes by taking this poll here: http://www.westonaprice.org/uncategorized/wise-traditions-podcast/
DR. NICHOLAS GONZALEZ INTERVIEWS
NOW AVAILABLE IN THREE DVD SET
In June we lost Dr. Nicholas Gonzalez, a nationally-known nutritional expert and a WAPF supporter for many years. The week before his death our friends at the Healing Quest television series interviewed him on the subject of how best to nourish our brains.
The results of that interview are now airing on PBS stations across the country as part of Healing Quest’s 13th season. To help keep Nick’s work accessible to the widest possible audience the Healing Quest producers have created a 40-minute DVD compilation of Nick’s brain food recommendations.
They are also releasing the full interview they did with him in June and an earlier interview they did with him in 2011 when we first introduced Nick to the Healing Quest producers.
Each of those interviews covers a wide range of nutrition and health topics. Each is about an hour and each has multiple chapter headings to allow viewers to watch the topics in whatever order they choose.
Lightbridge Media, the producer of Healing Quest, is offering the three DVD set at $25.00 plus shipping and handling, and a portion of the proceeds is being donated to WAPF.
Information on the three DVDs including a preview of the Brain Food Healing Quest segments is available by clicking on the following link: https://youtu.be/SuCIrlvGvW4. The preview also has a direct link for DVD purchase.
RAW MILK IN THE NEWS
Michael Schmidt in Canada
There are two cases surrounding Michael Schmidt in Canada. Both of these cases vividly show an overzealous Canadian government and the consequences of that.
The sheep case has the potential to send Michael to prison for up to ten years. He needs legal defense to keep him out of prison. Please donate to his legal defense fund at: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/help-defend-farmers-charged-in-rare-sheep-case#/story
This short video gives the background on the second case–the raw milk case. http://www.collective-evolution.com/2015/10/28/raw-milk-farmer-charged-for-removing-hidden-government-cameras-spying-on-his-property/
The most recent update: 5 peaceful farm owners, including Michael, were charged with obstruction of justice for refusing to allow the Canadian Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) to confiscate farm product and equipment. Since it is illegal to distribute raw milk in Canada, Michael has been in the sights of the Canadian government for over twenty-one years. We are working to keep him out of prison and on the farm where he can produce healing foods for people.
The bigger story here is that farmers in Canada and the U.S. are routinely criminalized for producing healing foods and peacefully feeding their communities. And, that governments create these disturbances out of nothing.
Please share this story on social media; here is the link to use on social media: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/help-defend-farmers-charged-in-rare-sheep-case#/story
THANK YOU FOR YOUR MEMBERSHIP & FOR ENCOURAGING OTHERS TO JOIN!
For the last two months of 2015 we are conducting our annual membership drive. In an effort to encourage membership and introduce many of our conference vendors to them, we offer over one hundred dollars worth of coupons from various conference vendors, which can be used during the rest of the year by anyone who joins during the membership drive.
Please share information about the membership drive on Facebook and to your lists. Please consider posting your own meme about how membership has benefited you.
REACHING NEW AUDIENCES
We encourage members to give talks and share our materials with new audiences. If you have any suggestions on how me might reach new people by exhibiting, advertising or other options, please contact us firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are willing to volunteer to work at an exhibit booth or arrange an ad or article in a publication, we can often fund the effort and offer the materials needed.
Help others find out about the Weston A. Price Foundation. Please post these banners with a link to westonaprice.org on your own website, Facebook or Twitter page:
The Winter 2015 issue will be mailed at the end of the month. This issue will focus on the unique properties of water. We will post this issue with our past issues at www.westonaprice.org/journal
We now offer an option of membership without receiving the paper journal. If that is your preference, please let us know. We appreciate you supporting our work, even if you don’t want a paper copy of the journal.
FACEBOOK AND TWITTER
Our Facebook page currently has 140,000 followers. Join us at https://www.facebook.com/westonaprice.
Spanish page: facebook.com/westonaprice.espanol.
See more information about our Social Media: http://www.westonaprice.org/get-involved/wapf-social-media/.
OUR EMAIL ALERTS
If you forward our emails to others, we suggest you copy and paste the text only—rather than forward the email– in order to avoid sending them the link at the bottom that allows you to unsubscribe to our emails. If it is sent and they unsubscribe, they will likely be unsubscribing you. Please check your renewal notice each year to see the email address we have on file for you. If you are not getting our emails at some point, please check spam folders and contact us if you see no reason for them being rejected.
Another way to support our work: Shop on smile.amazon.com and register the Weston A. Price Foundation as your preferred charity.
· Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice.
· AmazonSmile offers the same products, prices and service as amazon.com.
Go to smile.amazon.com and chose Weston A. Price Foundation to receive the donations. It will give you two options, we are the one in Washington, DC.
LOOKING FORWARD TO 2016
The Weston A. Price Foundation continues to grow in stature and influence—fortunately so, because the need for our life-saving nutrition information is very great. We are most grateful to you, our members, for your generous support. We wish you good health and meaningful activities in 2016.
The Weston A. Price Foundation Board and Staff