Nourishment for Body Soul & Spirit

Joy de Berker at Thomas Hall


Joy de Berker lectures widely on Steiner early years education. She is an experienced Kindergarten teacher, course leader and lecturer. Both as mother, teacher and grandmother, food and meals have formed a central part of her life which she would like to share with you.


Friday 24th March (19:30 - 21:00)

[ doors open 19.15pm ]

What is the importance of the family meal and what are the long term implications of our relationship to food?

This evening is the first part of an exploration into food and nourishment. What we eat and our approach to food affects each individual in a profound way and has many far-reaching implications for a society’s health, well-being and culture. This evening sets the scene for an approach to eating well for life.

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Saturday 25th March (10:00 - 13:00)

[ refreshments available ]

Growing, preparing, cooking and setting food at the family table. Feeding by the seasons and for the four temperaments.

This morning is the second part of an exploration into food and nourishment looking at daily rhythm, creating good habits, the role of reverence and beauty, the importance of sleep and illness and practical tips for simplicity when facing the daily job of feeding the family.

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