12th Annual Wise Traditions Conference

July 29, 2011 · 5 comments

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Wise Traditions Conference ~ Dallas, TX ~ November 11-14 2010
Each year the Weston Price Foundation hosts a conference in mid November. This year it is being held in Dallas, Texas November 11 – 13. This conference surpasses any nutrition conference I have ever attended. The multitude of lectures gives one so many choices it is hard to decide. But the best part is the food! Sally (and the cooks) feeds you traditional meals from real farm food cooked in the traditional way.

The first conference I attended was still in Washington D.C. before it became too large for the venue. I decided to attend as I was first getting introduced to the Weston Price Foundation. I noticed that Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride was speaking and I had just read Gut and Psychology Syndrome and was very excited about the book.

I went alone, but at the very first lecture I met someone and we became fast friends. She was studying the menu. I didn’t even realize that they provided all the meals as I never went to a conference that did so. I didn’t think anything of it.

I was beyond surprised at the incredible array of foods in the very first lunch on Friday. After that I also studied each meal on the menu with great anticipation. Then I found out that all the food was donated by sponsors, the very people who were in the vendor hall.

The vendor hall was like nothing I had ever seen. In other nutrition conferences I have attended, the vendor hall is full of supplement companies. Each selling vitamin, mineral or herbal supplements.

In this huge vendor hall there were vendors selling food! That’s right, food! That’s when I knew that I had come home. My gut told me it felt right, it was a good fit. Not just the food part and the incredible meals. The whole design of the conference — the expectation to teach — the people there willing to radically change their lifestyles. The purpose to communicate basic truths that have been mislaid.

Each person has their own experience of a conference like this. For some it is a game changer. It could be for you. If I had to choose between a Carribean vacation and the Wise Traditions Conference I would choose the conference. Take a look at the schedule of events and tell me you wouldn’t too.

August 1st is the deadline for the Early Bird Savings! Don’t delay! The hotels fill up quickly! And, if you do attend come say hello to me at the Bloggers Panel Friday evening. I’d love to meet you!

Click on the ads on my blog for more information about the conference.

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1 Cathy July 30, 2011 at 9:31 am

I enjoyed reading your comment about your game-changer moment. I remember my own, when listening to Sally for the first time, it rose up in me to say out loud “I’m going to work for her!”. And, I do.

In fact, I was the food donations coordinator who found the sponsor food to feed you that day. Amazing, we never know how much we help (or hurt) people with our actions. I am glad I was a small part of your special moment. That makes me feel good.


2 Jill July 30, 2011 at 10:29 am

Hi Cathy,
Thanks so much for sharing your part in making it all happen. And thanks for all the work you do for the foundation and the Farm To Consumer Legal Defense Fund. That work is so important! It is so satisfying to help change people’s lives isn’t it?


3 Molly August 1, 2011 at 4:17 pm

One of these years I sure hope I can afford to go. I would love to. But my husband just spent 3 years without work due to the economy. It will be awhile. Maybe they will do one in the Midwest and I can go.


4 Jill August 1, 2011 at 5:54 pm

Hi Molly,
They did one in Chicago a few years ago. Maybe it will go there again.


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