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#PlantYourDreamBlog’s Nadine’s Favorite Ingredients, and Don Fournier will be Taste Testing at #ExpoWest


I am happy to report that the #PlantYourDreamBlog Team will be expanded at #ExpoWest with Nadine and Don Fournier joining me in the Taste Testing some of my favorite products at the Natural and Organic Industry show that I have attended as Press for many years.

Nadine, who is our top Campaign to Grow A healthier Campaign Pizza maker, has attended two of the #ExpoWest, The Natural Product Expo West events, as well as been my assistant at two of the #Heirloom Expo events in Santa Rosa.  A Bonefide Foodie,  Nadine, brought our Enchanted Garden Pantry filled with our favorite products at our Enchanted Garden residence to new heights between 2013-2016 with her culinary talents.

Don Fournier, her husband, does social media for his local Stagehand Union in San Diego, and has been introduced to many new products since his marriage to Nadine in 2016.  Don and Nadine both had a ball at the recent San Diego Fermentation Festival, February 4, 2017, where they volunteered.–Leslie Goldman, #YourEnchantedGardener

They delight in preparing homemade fermenting foods, as Nadine shares in this #PlantYourDreamBlog report:


Nadine’s Favorite Ingredients Returns to #ExpoWest

Don Fournier- Nadine Fournier  cathryn henning

Don and I visited and volunteered at the San Diego Fermentation Festival February 4, 2017. Don was very excited. We have been making various fermented products since I was first introduced to the Fermentation Festival three years ago by Your Enchanted Gardener. I am looking forward to Taste Testing products at this year’s Natural Product Expo West #ExpoWest. The event is held March 8-March 12, 2017 at the Anaheim Convention Center. I have attended the show as Press a number of times. In This photo from the San Diego Fermentation Festival is also Cathryn Henning of Wild Willow Farm. She was helping organize the Fermentation Festival. She is holding Leslie’s #PetCelebritySquash, a rare Gete Okosomini variety. –Nadine Fournier.
by Nadine Fournier

Three years ago my good friend, The Enchanted Gardener aka Leslie Goldman, introduced me to the Fermentation Festival. My mind was blown, curiosity and inspiration set in.

Austin, the fermenters club founder educates and encourages everyone that they are capable of aiding their health with a few simple ingredients. How empowering and grassrootsy is that!!?
This year I learned about water-kefir grains (and found a reputable source to purchase them), listened in on a lecture on “cottage industry”, and made sauerkraut.

There’s a whole fermented universe out there, and for that matter I love that the fermentation festival exists.

I am proud that I have made or have in my refrigerator one or more of the following ginger beer, beet kvass, kombucha, sauerkraut,and our newest addition yogurt.


Love those Eden Foods!

Nadine Fournier


I have helped Leslie at the Hillcrest Farmers Market We were sampling some of the Eden Foods that Michael Potter sent with avocados and gave a few gifts to our farming family at J R Organics CSA Farm.

The Eden Foods were a big hit. Leslie wants to get some of them in the vending machine at the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine – San Diego–Nadine.

December 31, 2013 ·









EDEN FOODS, an independent organic producer and distributor of some of the finest quality products in the marketplace, is run by our friend Michael Potter and Staff.  Go visit their online store…http://www.edenfoods.com/store/






Bob Quinn and Nadine Fournier Kamut Healthier Pizzaa


Bob Quinn of KAMUT INTERNATIONAL has provided ancient grain of wheat to our PlantYourDreamSeed Packet produced and donated to use by Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Company.  It is always a joy to see Bob in the Spring at The Natural Product Expo West and in the Fall at the National Heirloom Expo; KAMUT International is a regular at #ExpoWest.  Bob has been teaching at The National Heirloom Expo for a number of years.This photo of me, Leslie, Bob, and Nadine was taken at the 2015 National Heirloom Expo, produced by Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Company.

The dates of the 2017 National Heirloom Expo are September 5-7, 2017 in Santa Rosa at the Sonoma Fairgrounds.




Adrienne Prince

Photo and Video Assistant #PlantYourDreamBlog

Sending thanks to Adrienne Prince of Team Gaia, who has been helping me with video production and photography, the last six months.  Looking forward to her attending some of the the Upcoming Natural Product Expo West.




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