P3: Paleo, Polyface…PorkFest!
Sunday, September 8. 2013 | 9 am – 4:30 pm
|Stonewall Jackson Hotel | Staunton, VA|
Robb Wolf, a former research biochemist is the New York Times Best Selling author of The Paleo Solution – The Original Human Diet. A student of Prof. Loren Cordain, author of The Paleo Diet, Robb has transformed the lives of hundreds of thousands of people around the world via his top ranked iTunes podcast, book and seminars.Robb has functioned as a review editor for the Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism, is co-founder of the nutrition and athletic training journal, The Performance Menu, co-owner of NorCal Strength & Conditioning, one of the Men’s Health “top 30 gyms in America”.
Robb is a former California State Powerlifting Champion (565 lb. Squat, 345 lb. Bench, 565 lb. Dead Lift) and a 6-0 amateur kickboxer. He coaches athletes at the highest levels of competition and consults with Olympians and world champions in MMA, motocross, rowing and triathlon. Wolf has provided seminars in nutrition and strength & conditioning to various entities including NASA, Naval Special Warfare, the Canadian Light Infantry and the United States Marine Corps.
Robb lives in Reno, Nevada with his wife Nicki and daughter Zoe.
Jenny McGruther is a food educator specializing in reviving traditional foods and old-world cooking techniques. She lectures internationally on the subjects of real food, fermentation, and food activism.
Her award-winning website,NourishedKitchen.com features simple recipes, and tutorials for back-to-basics, old-fashioned, nutrient-dense cooking.
In addition to her work as a food educator, Jenny started and managed one of Colorado’s most progressive farmers markets with her husband of 8 years.
Her book, Nourished Kitchen, is due out in spring of 2014.
Joel Salatin is an internationally renowned ambassador for sustainable ag and robust direct-to-consumer farm sales.Joel and Polyface Farm has been featured in the bestselling Omnivore’s Dilemma and a host of documentaries such as Food Inc., Fresh, Farmageddon and most recently American Meat. He’s the author of eight books, including Folks, This Ain’t Normal, a wakeup call to Americans and the world about how we’ve been “snookered” into accepting fake food as real.
Joel is also a sought-after conference speaker and columnist, who describes his occupation as “mob-stocking herbivorous solar conversion lignified carbon sequestration fertilization.” His humorous and conviction-based speeches are akin to theatrical performances, often receiving standing ovations.
He passionately defends small farms, local food systems, and the right to opt out of the conventional food paradigm. He’s a
founding member of the Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund.