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6326 Bowness Road NW


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338 10 Street Northwest - Kensington


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Thursday, July 26, 2012
Mom Bandaid
Do you lack confidence in caring and healing for your child? Learn how to take care of your child through fevers, viruses, scrapes, cuts, bites, nose bleeds, sinuses, allergies and more with essential oils, colloidal silver and other amazing alternative remedies and creating a mom community for resources.

Learn how to tap into your intuition for caring and maintaining health with your children in a natural way. Receive informative handouts, watch a powerpoint presentation and more.

Abigail is 3 and has suffered high fevers of 105, viruses, chicken pox, lots of cuts scrapes, dog and cat bites, mosquito bites, yeast infection, ear infection and more and has never once been to a doctor, ever. Her ailments were so minor and quickly healed within a day or two I have simply forgot all about them. Many times playing and having fun all the while with a fever.

It doesn't matter how healthy your child is, they are all susceptible to viruses, the key is to build and have a strong immune system and natural remedies that minimize the side effects and decrease the healing time. Learn these key strategies, worry free and stress free ways and learn how to be your child's own doctor.

This is a free class. Class size is limited. Please call to register: 403-254-5991 
Mycelium Running
Mycelium Running is a manual for the mycological rescue of the planet. That's right: growing more mushrooms may be the best thing we can do to save the environment, and in this groundbreaking text from mushroom expert Paul Stamets, you'll find out how.
The basic science goes like this: Microscopic cells called "mycelium"--the fruit of which are mushrooms--recycle carbon, nitrogen, and other essential elements as they break down plant and animal debris in the creation of rich new soil. What Stamets has discovered is that we can capitalize on mycelium's digestive power and target it to decompose toxic wastes and pollutants (mycoremediation), catch and reduce silt from streambeds and pathogens from agricultural watersheds (mycofiltration), control insect populations (mycopesticides), and generally enhance the health of our forests and gardens (mycoforestry and myco-gardening).
In this comprehensive guide, you'll find chapters detailing each of these four exciting branches of what Stamets has coined "mycorestoration," as well as chapters on the medicinal and nutritional properties of mushrooms, inoculation methods, log and stump culture, and species selection for various environmental purposes. Heavily referenced and beautifully illustrated, this book is destined to be a classic reference for bemushroomed generations to come.
Happy Elixir Tea
by David Wolfe
David Wolfe's Secret Tea Technology
David Wolfe's Secret Tea Technology
Goal: Appropriate for all ages, any situation

Ingredients for Tea:
Use fresh herbs if available. If unavailable, use powders
1/2-1 TBSP Reishi Mushroom  
 1/2-1 TBSP Astragalus  
 1/2-1 TBSP He Shou Wu  
Handful Goji Berries, more to taste  
1/2-1 TBSP Schizandra  
Piece of Vanilla Bean, to taste 
Half a mason jar of Spring Water, more if you'd like extra tea

Directions for Making Tea:
Add Cold Spring Water into your tea pot or pan 
Add all the herbs: Reishi, Astragalus, He Shou Wu, Goji Berry, Schizandra, Vanilla Bean
Steep tea for 45 minutes, below 170 degrees (avoid boiling if you can, take it about 75% distance to boiling)

The above tea is the base of this Elixir.

Ingredients for Elixir:
2 TBSP Coconut Oil
1 TBSP Chaga Powder
3 TBSP Almond Butter
1/2 - 1 TBSP Pine Pollen
1/2 - 1 TBSP He Shou Wu Powder   
Sea or Rock Salt, to taste
1 Heaping TBSP Noniland Honey
(For Low Glycemic: Substitute Stevia or Xylitol instead of Noniland Honey)

Directions for Elixir: 
Add all Elixir ingredients into your blender. 
Add Half a Mason Jar of Tea to your blender. 
Blend until smooth. Enjoy!


I am so happy to announce I am finally coming home. I hear it is finally hot in Calgary, but I am sure I will be cooling off from this Texas heat. I have a five day drive ahead of me and will be coming up through Regina. Cody will fly in and drive the rest of the way back with us. Any thoughts on Regina?

I'm excited to also announce The Medicinal Mushroom Symposium, brought to you by The Light Cellar. I remember the very first time I met Malcolm. I had just arrived back from Texas in 2009 and was putting on my very first event with David Wolfe. Cody and I had invited The Light Cellar to participate in our event. Malcolm came down to meet me and brought me my very first Reishi mushroom. It was one of the sweetest gift I have ever received. Now here we are in 2012, I still have my Reishi mushroom from Malcolm and now the Light Cellar is hosting there very own symposium with David Wolfe, Terry Willard and others.
Malcolm & Me at my 40th birthday Bash
The Medicinal Mushroom Symposium - Sneak Peek
The Medicinal Mushroom Symposium - Sneak Peek
Malcolm Saunders interviews Terry Willard about the upcoming Medicinal Mushroom Symposium in Calgary, Alberta.
Brought to you by The Light Cellar


Dave Conrardy @ JOH on Thursday, August 30,2012 @ 6:30 PM
Dave Conrardy

Dave Conrardy is affectionately referred to, as, Dave, "the Raw Food Trucker" in health and nutrition circles.

He literally redefined his life during the process of achieving a huge weight loss. During this time, his body rid itself of stage 1 cancer, diabetes, acid reflux disease and a number of other ailments, including kidney problems. Incredibly, he was also able to wean himself off, all but one, of the 19 prescription medications he had been taking, and off of another 6 over the counter medications.

When Dave was diagnosed with chronic kidney problems, his doctor said, "Dave, Your kidneys are leaking proteins into your blood stream. This is not reversible. There is no turning back. It's going to be all down hill from here on."

The dietary shift in Dave's life came while he was driving big rig trucks across the United States. He was addicted to the Standard American Diet,"SAD", dominated by high sugar, high fat, processed foods. Dave was eating 3 lb. of red meat a day! He was morbidly obese, weighing 430 pounds. The downward spiral had begun. He could literally feel life draining from his body. Long time friends feared they would never see him alive again.

It was at that time that he met Dave and Youdit Whiting, who were driving students of his in the trucking industry. Dave shared his fears with them, regarding his rapid decline and impending death. The couple encouraged him to change his lifestyle, and said that by doing so, he could reverse maney of his ailments and become healthy again.

The Whitings recommended several books, beginning with David Wolfe's Sun Food Success Diet System. Literally overnight, after reading the book, Dave committed to a raw food lifestyle for the next 90 days. and in the process of studying this book, learned how to have the "Best Day Ever"...every day.


Come learn Dave's exciting story and testimonies. I can't wait to meet Dave. Tickets are $31. Please call the store to register. 403-254-5991



The Medicinal Mushroom Symposium
 The Science, Lore and Applications of Medicinal Mushrooms

Saturday July 28th 10-7 pm at the John Dutton Theatre, Calgary, AB


David Wolfe, Terry Willard, Blaine Andrusek, Robert Rogers, Malcolm Saunders, Yarrow Willard and more!


Join an eclectic array of world-renown & local experts exploring the realm of mushrooms and their unique & amazing medicinal properties.This is a special day where we will be journeying deep into the magic, mystery, folklore and science of Medicinal Mushrooms!

Perfect for the beginner and advanced students alike, there is something to be learned from every expert and every topic covered.

Featured lectures by:

David Wolfe on the incredible properties of Chaga - the 'King of Mushrooms', don't miss what will be one of the most detailed and up-to-date lectures ever given on Chaga.

Dr. Terry Willard - Delving into scientific literature, incorporating the folklore, myths, and a little bit of magic, Dr.Willard will explain why mushrooms are some of the oldest and yes, wisest healers known to man. Expect some controversy and some mind-altering ideas.

Blaine Andrusek - Mushrooms Identification & Classification

The Canadian wilderness, city parks, and your own backyard, produce hundreds, even thousands of species of mushrooms. Many field guides are disorganized and poorly illustrated. Proper identification is a must! We will review some basic morphology, learn how to make spore 'prints' and view a slide presentation covering some of the more useful families.

Robert Rogers - author of "The Fungal Pharmacy - The Complete Guide to Medicinal Mushrooms & Lichens of North America"


Plus additional Special Workshop Sessions, exploring step by step approaches on how to:

* Grow a variety of medicinal and culinary mushrooms at home safely, efficiently & inexpensively.

* Custom design and craft your own mushroom medicine tea's, tincture's, elixir's, chocolates & more.


AND special bonus feature on how to:

* Pickle & Ferment Mushrooms!



This will be a unique, enriching & inspirational event - not to be missed.


Lots of fun, gifts, prizes, surprises & activities the medicinal mushroom tea tasting booth! - so bring your own mug.


Regular Price, if purchased on the day at the door $117


However, if you register early-

Special Early Bird pricing is only $97


To Purchase Tickets:  

Call, email or visit the Light Cellar

403 453 1343  

6326 Bowness Rd NW


Getting Calgary Healthy is our goal. Whether it is with the Light Cellar and the Medicinal Mushroom Symposium, to Kingsland Farmer's Market or Community Natural Foods and our community initiative event, Get Calgary Healthy, we need your help and support to get the word out, promote our events, support health and nutrition in Calgary and most importantly supporting our local farmers, food supply and businesses. Please let us know how you can support our community endeavors. We love to hear from you and we hope to see you at an event soon!  





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Exhibitor/Sponsorship Packet for Get Calgary Healthy

BTW: When the New World Order takes over and Islam forces us into Sharia law and we decide to take to the Wilderness, the Mushroom Symposium could come in handy. Just sayin...