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Feb. 21, 2013 Holman Ranch Event with Supernatural Chef and Serendipity Farms

posted Jan 29, 2013, 5:44 PM by Kari Bernardi   [ updated Jul 5, 2013, 10:56 AM ]
Start the New Year off healthy on Thursday, February 21st with Super Natural Chef Kari Bernardi and Serendipity Farm’s Owner Jamie Collins

Jamie Collins of Serendipity Farms will host a talk on organic farming and the health of organic produce versus conventionally farmed produce. Chef Kari and Farmer Jamie will discuss the health benefits of certain greens as well as the benefits of a sugar free, gluten, wheat and dairy free diet. Attendees will enjoy a tasting of seasonal produce and Chef Kari will be presenting a winter soup demonstration using all of Serendipity Farm’s Winter Bounty. Stop by and warm up with the girls!

Kari Bernardi, aka Super Natural Chef, is a certified Gourmet Raw Food Chef and Instructor. She was the founding Director of Monterey County’s Farm to School Partnership Program and a former faculty member at Living Light Culinary Arts Institute. Kari continues to be instrumental in supporting policies promoting healthy school food, bringing fresh fruits and vegetables into schools and teaching farm fresh nutrition education to students around the world. For over 20 years Kari has shared her teaching expertise to help people thrive on a plant-based diet and has taught students from 3 years old to 95 years young. 
Jamie Collins of Serendipity Farms has been farming organic row crops at the mouth of Carmel Valley for over 10 years and sells via Community Supported Agriculture program, U-Picks and farmers markets. She is passionate about farm politics and makes trips to Washington DC to speak on the behalf of small scale, sustainable family farmers.

She loves to write about food and farm issues and is passionate about educating the community about the importance of supporting local farmers and food artisans.

Reservations are required for all classes and cost for each event is $25 per person. This includes the class, wine tasting, small bites, and meeting, learning and sampling from a local artisan. A portion of the class proceeds will benefit the Alzheimer’s Association. To make reservations call 831-659-2640.

Time: 6:00 pm–7:30 pm

Location: 19 E. Carmel Valley Road in Carmel Valley Village

Contact: 831-659-2640