Monica Ford, Ancestral Cuisine Chef

She’s a Real Food Devotee! Monica Ford is an ancestral cuisine chef and passionate nutrition educator serving the Los Angeles, San Diego & SoCal area. Monica founded Real Food Devotee, an ancestral cuisine delivery service, to meet the growing need for more accessible and convenient Real Food.  Monica offers classes and private coaching in traditional food preparation such as Yogurt, Kombucha, Lacto-Fermented Sodas, Sauerkraut, Kimchee, Sourcing…

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Bone Broth is Beautiful!

At Culture Club 101, there is always a big pot of bone broth on the stove! One evening, Elaina strained the broth into another pot and let it sit in the kitchen as it cooled. Later we noticed an unusually beautiful pattern had formed on the surface! A little research by CC101 member and resident scientist…

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Bee’s Wrap, a Reusable Food Wrap

Bee’s Wrap provides a remedy for the problem of plastics and food storage. This remarkable new product, made from organic cotton and beeswax, tightly seals with the warmth of your hands! Keep breads and pastries fresher longer, wrap sandwiches, fruits and vegetables and seal jars. The sheets, which come in a variety of sizes and…

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Announcing our Sustainability Membership Drive and Grand Opening “Delicious” Raffle!

Sustainability: The most popular definition of sustainability is that from the Brundtland Report of 1987, which said: 1. Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. What a great concept! So, in the spirit of creating a positive future, Culture Club…

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Scott Nelson: Weaving a Tapestry of Community Through Foraging

Scott Nelson began his career as an artist. His interests in fine painting and drawing, architecture and design, were symbiotic with a lifelong interest in ecology and natural systems. In 1997 Scott combined all the things that gave him pleasure to start his own construction design company, Naturalwalls. His contribution to the rebirth of Culture Club 101…

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Introducing Moonlight Bakers™

In 1991, Ötzi the Iceman was discovered, a man famously frozen for thousands of years in the snowy peaks of the Italian Alps. A few kernels of an ancient wheat called Einkorn were found in the gut of this pre-historic man. Einkorn is man’s first wheat, grown by farmers 5,000 years ago. This extraordinary discovery led to the propagation of…

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