Sourdough Speakers Series #1: The Galloping Gourmet in the North Cascades

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Sourdough Speakers Series #1: The Galloping Gourmet in the North Cascades
Program Series Sourdough Speaker Series, Learning Center classes and retreats
When Fri May 16, 2014 03:00 PM to Sat May 17, 2014 11:00 AM
Where North Cascades Environmental Learning Center
Instructors Institute staff
Tuition Includes two meals, overnight accommodation, outdoor activity and evening presentation
Single Accommodations $225.00
Double Accommodations $150.00
Triple Accommodations $115.00
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Join national celebrity chef Graham Kerr, aka "The Galloping Gourmet," at the Learning Center for a very special meal and presentation.

Looking back over his long career, Kerr will share how the ways we prepare, consume and think about food has evolved over the decades. As a contribution to our ongoing Foodshed Initiative, Kerr will also share the many healthy living practices he’s adopted in his life, including the establishment of his first kitchen garden, and how even simple choices can have a positive impact for the good of society and the planet.

Kerr will work with our kitchen staff to create a delicious meal sourced from as many local ingredients as possible, utilizing the bounty of the Skagit Valley foodshed.

Your ticket includes an informal gourmet dinner prepared by our renowned kitchen staff, a presentation by our guest speaker, overnight accommodations in our guest lodges, continental breakfast and a naturalist-led activity in our wild and scenic neighborhood.

Graham Kerr is an internationally-known culinary and television personality, award-winning author and motivational speaker. Since 1960, he has aired over 1,800 programs including broadcasts in the United States, South America, New Zealand, Australia, Japan, Asia, Africa, United Kingdom and Europe. He has written 29 books with more than 14 million copies sold and served as the Editor at Large for Cooking Light magazine. Kerr's focus is on serving people who want to make healthy, creative lifestyle changes and to increase their consumption of fresh, local edible plants and seafood. His life goal is “to help to convert habits that harm into resources that heal both for ourselves and others in need.” He currently resides in Mt. Vernon, Washington

More details TBA.

LEARNING CENTER ACCOMMODATIONS: Triple Accommodations is the tuition for sharing a room with two other people (this may require use of an upper bunk, accessible by an easy-to-climb ladder). Double Accommodations is the tuition for sharing a room with one other person. Single Accommodations is the tuition for a room for one person.

The Learning Center campus features classrooms, a dining hall, a library, outdoor learning shelters, trails, a canoe dock and an amphitheater. Our three guest lodges have shared gender-specific bathrooms with showers and each room contains two sets of twin bunk beds, desks, wardrobes and wireless internet connectivity. Facilities and local trails are all ADA accessible and a personal mobility vehicle is available. Delicious, healthy meals incorporating local and organic foods are provided in our dining hall. If you have special dietary requirements or food allergies, we will gladly attempt to accommodate them with advance notice. Sorry, but we cannot accommodate pets.

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