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Upcoming Events with Sharon Hanna

Upcoming Events with Sharon Hanna

May 2014

Everybody seems to love kale these days, and why not? It’s nutrient-dense and bursting with antioxidents and phytonutrients. It’s delicious in so many ways. It’s effortless to grow organically—it thrives in winter, sweetens in the cold and self seeds—and it has an important role supporting bees and other beneficial insects. But what other plants would qualify as garden superheroes?

The newly released Book of Kale & Friends features fourteen superfoods that are undeniably nutritious, yummy, easy-to-grow and beneficial to the environment. The authors, Sharon Hanna and Carol Pope will be around town in Vancouver, signing copies of the book. You can catch them at the following locations:

  • - The Yaletown Farmer's Market at the Green and Leafy Festival, on Thursday, May 29 between 3pm and 5pm
  • - Kale Night at the Rocky Mountain Flatbread Company at 4186 Main Street on Wednesday, June 4 from 6pm to 8pm
  • - Wine tasting and book signing at Village Wines in Dunbar (3536 41 Ave W) on Friday, June 20 from 4:30pm to 6pm, and on Saturday, June 21 from 3pm to 5:30pm

Stop by to ask Sharon any questions about growing and cooking with kale and its superfood friends, and get a copy of the book personalized and signed.

If you can't make any events, you can always catch Sharon Hanna on CTV's national show, Canada AM on Tuesday, June 10.

The Book of Kale & Friends is a follow up to the national bestseller, The Book of Kale: The Easy-to-Grow Superfood, put out by Harbour Publishing in 2012. It contains gardening tips that will help you feel like a master gardener with almost no effort at all. It also contains nutritional fast facts, and a wealth of all-new recipes, including creative and delectable ideas for breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks—and even cocktails! The recipes are easy to follow and are accompanied by stunning and inspiring photography.

Throughout the book, Sharon and Carol empower readers to grow their own edibles, an act that not only has a positive impact on one’s health and enjoyment of food, but also on communities and ecosystems. Although the authors’ writing is lighthearted (and sometimes a little cheeky), their convictions come through loud and clear: it can be so simple, yet so fulfilling, to adopt more sustainable food practices. And with the recipes they put forward, it's irresistible, too!

Read more about The Book of Kale and Friends >>