The Spirit of Food Workshop & Retreat

 w/ Melissa d'Arabian, Dr. Robert Sluka

and Leslie Leyland Fields

 July, 2021 on Harvester Island, Alaska 

             Exact Dates TBA

Only 20 spaces Available

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For any who love to gather, cook, eat, pray, share, laugh, dice, sizzle, grate and feast! We’re serving up rich teaching on food, theology and creation care from renowned marine biologist Dr. Robert Sluka, the Food Network’s Melissa D’arabian and Alaskan seafoodie Leslie. And of course, all-inclusive of whales, sea otters, seals, beach walks, bay tours, bon fires, and anything else delicious we can cook up.  

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Introducing Dr. Robert Sluka, Marine biologist

Dr Robert Sluka, Lead Marine Scientist, spoke  at the United Nations Ocean Conference about the work of A Rocha and the integration of Christian faith and marine conservation.

Dr Robert Sluka, Lead Marine Scientist, spoke at the United Nations Ocean Conference about the work of A Rocha and the integration of Christian faith and marine conservation.

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Mom of four, television host and cookbook author Melissa d’Arabian (www.MelissadArabian.net) embodies family home cooking at its finest. With a lifelong passion for cooking and varied life experiences, Melissa naturally connects with today’s diverse families as she shares empowering food and lifestyle solutions that are part of a bigger story about how to eat well, be a responsible consumer and spend with purpose — all while putting satisfying family meals on the table every day. Her distinctive ability to utilize tried-and-true techniques, smart grocery store budget strategies and superior resource management skills while creating approachable family-friendly recipes as flavorful and elegant as they are affordable have made Melissa a trusted, go-to resource for home cooks everywhere.

After she won Season 5 of well-known culinary competition series Food Network Star, Melissa's relatable cooking show Ten Dollar Dinners premiered on Food Network in August 2009. Each episode delivers on her $10 promise: four people, ten bucks, infinite possibilities, and proves a delicious budget-friendly meal can be made without compromise. A natural extension of her popular television series, Melissa's first cookbook, Ten Dollar Dinners: 140 Recipes and Tips to Elevate Simple, Fresh Meals Any Night of the Week (Clarkson Potter, a division of Random House, Inc.), debuted in August 2012 and became an instant New York Times best seller.

Melissa also hosts Cooking Channel’s Drop 5 Lbs. with Good Housekeeping, a cooking and lifestyle series that premiered in January 2012 based on the magazine’s popular monthly column. The fresh, simple and healthy recipes she prepares further the show’s mission to make weight loss easier and more manageable. Additionally, Melissa has appeared on highly rated Food Network prime-time series, including The Best Thing I Ever Ate, Chopped, Food Network Challenge and The Best Thing I Ever Made.

 

COST:  For 6 nights, 7 days, all inclusive: food, excursions, housing, presentations.

*Single room: $2800

*Double room: $2600

***Discount for married couples: $5000 for two.

 

Applications are being accepted now! Space is limited. Please email Leslieleylandfields@gmail.com

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