I believe in Natural Supplements; Some are Saving My Life
Once a year, I travel 1700 miles or more in my 68 VW Van called the Enchanted Garden Mobile to the #HeirloomExpo, The National Heirloom Expo. My intent through the year, and my journey that begins at The Natural Product Expo West, is to Win Back Our Sacred Seeds through inspiring those I meet to #PlantYourDream!
My journey would be impossible without my knowledge of specific supplements, as well as high quality organic foods. I have established numbers of key relationships with companies and individuals that came my way.
Being a member of the Press at The Natural Product Expo West has given me opportunity to meet numbers of the leading edge entrepreneurs who are the movers and shakers in the organic and natural product industry.
This event, my dates March 9-13, is the largest organic and natural product show I attend during the year. It is a homecoming for me. This ##PlantYourDreamBlog shares some of my favorite stops at the Expo, as well as people that I see at the show. Their inspiration propels me forward through the year.
Leslie Goldman #YourEnchanted Gardener
OTHER BLOGS IN THIS SERIES
During the Show, pre and following, I often create Facebook Albums. The list of Facebook albums from the 2016 show is at the bottom of this #PlantYourDreamBlog.
Jo Dickson who plays different roles at NewHopeNetwork over the years, makes me feel comfortable at #ExpoWest each year. #PlantYourDream is one of the activities we do. This photo was from #ExpoEast on my first East Coast Tour in 2010.
The Organic Farming Research Foundation #OFRF is one of my favorite networking events at #ExpoWest. Be sure to get your ticket in advance. The Luncheon, held on the Thursday before the show floor opens, sells out.
Jim Tripp, (right) Aramark Convention Center Food Manager with chef at the time I introduced the idea of growing herbs at the Anaheim Convention Center many years ago.
There was a time when The Anaheim Convention Center was a “Normal” facility. Then The Natural Product Expo West showed up. I showed up with baby herb plants years later. I introduced them to Jim Tripp, who is the Aramark Convention Food Manager. In recent years, I have visited the rooftop garden, near the sports arena. There is a tremendous composting facility on site, as well as a recycling center in place. Many conventions centers in SoCal, seem to have been motivated by what the Anaheim Convention Center did.
The Center raises pasture fed (when feasible) organic beef.
The Organic Farming Research Foundation luncheon is a delight to behold.
NUMBERS OF THE MOST TALENTED AND WELL KNOWN CHEFS HAVE WORKED ALONG SIDE THE CONVENTION CENTER STAFF DURING THE OFRF LUNCHEON.
For the first time, The #OFRF Luncheon will move to another Venue, about two miles from the Anaheim Convention Center. The new venue, called the City National Grove of Anaheim, also has an Aramark run Kitchen.
City National Grove of Anaheim
2200 East Katella Avenue
Anaheim, CA 92806
THE NATURAL PRODUCT EXPO WEST IS A REUNION OF SOULS FOR ME. THESE ARE MY FAVORITE BOOTHS I VISIT.
AMONG MY FAVORITES STOPS ARE THE DR. BRONNER’S FAMILY BOOTH
David Bronner, back, Lisa Bronner, right, and me at the Prop 37 counting party. The Dr. Bronner Family is consistent in their philosophy of business that is Fair Trade, and service the highest ethical principles.
This is a photo of Ralph Bronner, Uncle Ralph, who would show up each year. He passed on a few years ago. Dr. Bronner’s supples me with product samples and bumper stickers that dovetail with my own Enchanted Garden Club Philosophy. We “ARE ALL ONE!” “COMMIT RANDOM ACTS OF KINDNESS & SENSELESS ACTD OF BEAUTY!” and Learning to “COEXIST” is a key to Ending the Drought in Our Lives.
The Sisters & Brothers LP was created in concert with Dr. Bronner’s 2016 All-One Report. The report was designed to be an insert similar to liner notes for the album, printed in the form of a large 12” by 12” full color booklet that folds into a gigantic poster inspired by The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band album artwork. The report is also available in digital format on the company’s website. It includes a timeline detailing the progress and achievements made in 2015 across the broad range of issues Dr. Bronner’s supports, and insight to the brand’s growth worldwide. It shares sales data, internal company metrics, revenue growth, fair trade supply chain impact, estimated environmental footprint, a complete list of 2015 social contributions, and much more. To view the second annual All-One Report, visit:
Growers of the Ancient Wheat Seed that is shifting the ability of many to eat wheat again. This kernel of wheat is my Teacher, and used in our Plant Your Dream Seed Packets. See my #PlantYourDreamBlog How To Plant Your Dream!
EDEN FOODS, IN AN AGE OF “FOOD EDITING” I.e., GMOs, HOLDS A STANDARD OF EXCELLENCE
PlantYourDream, Eden Foods. I like the quality of Eden Foods. One of my favorite stops at #ExpoWest. Michael Potter, left, is at the forefront of upholding the need for Organic Standards.
To view video or to read the testimony of Michael Potter, in 2013 go here. please visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PI8zSr8nkMk
Interview at #ExpoWest https://youtu.be/hJO_5Mh9Hv0
ANGELS HANG OUT AT THE FLOWER ESSENCES SERVICES BOOTH
They are inside each bottle of Calendula Caress one of my favorite Flower Essence Services products. .The Flower Fusion line of Essential Oils, I recommend to you for your massage practice.
Richard Katz, founder of Flower Essence Services with me, Leslie Goldman, Your Enchanted Gardener.
This photo of Rene Teresa Platsky, who worked the Flower Essence Services booth in 2016, and for many years previous, was taken at the #ExpoWest during the show. It is the cover for my Ebook, called Words Men Need to Know and Women Want to Hear, The Seven Love Cures.
FAVORITE PEOPLE I LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING AT #EXPOWEST
PATRICIA BRAGG, BRAGG LIVE FOODS
Patricia Bragg and her products are among my favorites in my home Enchanted Garden kitchen. The Bragg Health Foundation sponsors many projects, including my yearly journey to the National HeirloomExpo.
Patricia is a popular person at #ExpoWest. Over the years, she has had a booth or created special memorable events.
The ExpoWest would not be the same without spending time with Katrina and Jonathan Frey, of Frey Biodynamic and organic wines. Frey Biodynamic and Organic wines will be served at the Organic Farmer Research foundation Luncheon, and The Organic Center Dinner. Please visit the Frey Wine Website here. I recommend their wine club.
I ATTEND THE ORGANIC FARMNG RESEARCH FOUNDATION LUNCHEON. IT IS ONE OF THE BEST ORGANIC NETWORKING EVENTS OF #EXPOWEST
DATE AND TIME
Thu, March 9, 2017
10:45 AM – 1:30 PM PST
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Get tickets here. http://ofrf.org/events
City National Grove of Anaheim
2200 East Katella Avenue
Anaheim, CA 92806
OFRF is very excited to have Dr. Kathleen Merrigan, Executive Director of Sustainability at George Washington University, as our keynote speaker this year. From 2009-2013, Kathleen was U.S. Deputy Secretary and Chief Operating Officer of the USDA. Before joining the USDA, Kathleen was senior staff on the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, where she wrote the law establishing national standards for organic food. I met her when I was on my East Coast Tour and spoke at Organic Listening Day at the USDA in 2010.
ORGANIC CENTER-OTA DINNER
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Thursday, March 9, 2017
6:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Marriott Hotel Marquis Ballroom
700 West Convention Way
Anaheim, California 92802
#SCRIPPSNATSUP CONFERENCE SUPPLEMENTS I USE
As I gear up for #ScrippsNatSup Feb 10-12, 2017 and #ExpoWest March 9-12, 2017, I am reflecting on the “Life Saving” Natural Supplements I have used personally.
For more than five years, I was having severe gut issues. I used up a whole rain forest of toilet paper. My gut condition was severe. The first supplements that helped were from Bio-Botanical Research. Rachel Fresco is a genius with her formulations, and assistant Karen Hubert is a healer in her own right, simply by her in depth understanding. A number of these products are on my must list, including during winter time, BiocidinTS, a spray that has improved colds. I generally see Rachel and/or staff at the Scripps Natural Supplement Conference.
The second product that has helped me is called Restore. I met Dr. Zach I believe in this product and its creator Dr Zach Bush very much. It, and products created by Rachel Fresco, of Biotanical Research, brought me from 108 pounds and severe bowel health to 128 pounds, my normal weight. Leslie Goldman Your enchanted gardener #PlantYourDreamBlog MD at the #ExpoWest. I have had remarkable results with this product as well.
I was down to 108 pounds. I am now about 135. I find that I can actually eat well fermented bread from our local San Diego Prager Brothers Artisan Breads; however, I now find that this bread will actually put on weight, that is now a concern.
Looking forward to see Rachel and staff as well as the Restore4LIfe folks in the next few months.
BIO-BOTANICAL RESEARCH INC
HOST DEFENSE. AMAZING PRODUCTS
I also want to give props to Host Defense. They are generally at both the Scripps Natural Supplement Conference and The Natural Product Expo West.
I met Paul Stamets at #ExpoWest. I highly recommend his many Youtubes. He has cutting edge understanding of the relationship between the Fungi and other plantlike. His talks are very inspiring. There are a number of products I take simple because I believe in them. In health recovery, there are times we cannot tell up from down and do not get immediate results. I know these products are good for me.
THESE ARE SOME OF THE SUPPLEMENTS I USE FREQUENTLY, NUMBERS OF THEM CAME MY WAY AT #EXPOWEST. MANY HAVE BOOTHS AT THE 2017 NATURAL PRODUCT EXPO WEST
AMINO ACTIV IS MY CINDERELLA PILL
I have gotten out of some major jams because of AminoActiv. I non-toxic substitute for Ibuprofen, I write about it here. You can find out more and also order at the link. AminoActiv is one of my sponsors.
I believe in this product and its creator Dr Zach Bush very much. It, and products created by Rachel Fresco, of Biotanical Research, brought me from 108 pounds and severe bowel health to 128 pounds, my normal weight. Leslie Goldman Your enchanted gardener #PlantYourDreamBlog
ORIGINAL QUINTON MARINE PLASMA:
THIS IS ONE OF MY FAVORITE ALL TIME ARTICLES ON ORIGINAL QUINTON MARINE PLASMA
BOIRON OSCILLOCOCCINUM AND ARNICA MONTANA
FACEBOOK IMAGES FROM NATURAL PRODUCT EXPO WEST 2016 AND 2017
I”VE GOT THE NATURAL PRODUCT EXPO ON MY MIND
LIFE IN THE VILLAGE OF #EXPOWEST
Erica Mercer, Eden Foods
Amy Bovaird, Left.
MICHAEL FRANTI AND LESLIE
Always great entertainers at #ExpoWest
VISITING MY FAVORITE BOOTHS
WINNING BACK OUR SACRED SEED NATURE
Alice Waters was the keynote speaker at the Organic Center Dinner, 2016. We hit it off. We have mutual friends.
HOW TO PLANT YOUR DREAM
How many Enchanted Garden Club Members will it take for their to be 1000 Years of Peace?
This is my main question for the year of 2017.
As a gift from the #HeirloomExpo, September 5-7, 2017, Santa Rosa, California, I will be handing out Free Winning Back Your Sacred Seed Starter Kits to those I meet this year. #PlantYourDream is a key to Ending The Drought of Love in our Lives….Mother Earth is patiently waiting. It doesn’t matter what those in power imagine they can do. Mother Earth bats last, and the Enchanted Garden Club Pledge is a message to you!
Danielle joins the Enchanted Garden Club and gets a little token of my appreciation. My Asian friends say, if you have a new $2.00 bill in your wallet, you will always be prosperous.
Enchanted Garden Club Membership
Enchanted Garden Member’s Pledge:
Oh patient Mother Earth,
let us walk together more closely.
My own fertile, flowering seed dreams
are your fulfillment and renewal.
Remind me that all natural things
on Earth grow from seeds that touch soil,
as do I. Open in me the wisdom
contained in a tiny seed
that I might experience
how my dreams grow naturally.
The Enchanted Garden,
a name for the new Earth
growing through me,
starts here and now!