Archive for the ‘Wild Adventures’ Category

In 2012 I founded the Bay Area Spring Water, Wild Food and Vitality Meetup Group. If you’re in Northern California, join us! If elsewhere, start your own spring water/high vibe meetup group! Please SHARE the video below to help your friends up-level their lives with deeply healthful experiences and a supportive nonjudgmental health community!

Meetup.com/BayAreaSpringWater

The greater San Francisco Bay Area has many drinking springs: some flowing and accessible, many hidden and abandoned. Our community seeks to hydrate with these wild healing waters, learn about foraging wild edibles, and motivate each other to live lives rich in passion and vitality.

Join us so that you can enjoy: amazing wilderness adventure, spring water hikes, wild food walks, vitality food demos, cold spring restorations, hot spring pilgrimages, superfood party celebrations, organic potlucks, sustainable farm tours, and expert workshops! All welcome!

Hydrationally,

Christian

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In this video, you’ll learn how to:

-Harvest pollen-producing pine catkins (male flowers)
-Dry the catkins
-Sift the pine pollen away from the catkin fibers
-Store your pine pollen
-Best way to consumer pine pollen when you run out

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My best,

Christian

P.S. At the end of my video you’ll notice how I describe that each serving of my signature product Longevity in a Bottle contains a generous dose of pine pollen extract. Get yourself a bottle today!

The San Francisco Bay Area needs more accessible drinking springs for the purpose of supreme hydration, vitality, ecology and reconnecting wild soul:

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S0SwCzHJKiA

Out of the several neglected roadside springs, the Lagunitas spring seems to be the perfect fit for the first spring we restore. It will become the best and closest drinking spring for the San Francisco Bay Area.

GPS Coordinates:

Filling up at another spring, Fern Creek Fork Spring, on the other side of the mountain. That spring is perfectly sanitary and drinkable BUT not car accessible (about a 30 minute hike).

Lat: 38° 0’44.81″N
Long: 122°42’53.73″W

The spring is located on the west side (uphill side) of Sir Francis Drake Blvd in Samuel P. Taylor State Park, 6 miles west of the Fairfax Community Church (Fairfax, CA).

Here’s a video I did in Janurary 2011 about other neglected springs in the Bay Area:

 

We can do it!

-Christian

P.S. I mentioned in the video that I created  Longevity in a Bottle. Learn what that is and get yourself some HERE: http://LongevityPower.com

Up-level your green juicing and wild/superfood protocol for free! Yes, wild thistle juice is 100% free except the cost of cleaning your juicer. 😉  Better yet, this liver-soothing, blood-building potion is outstandingly good for you. Enjoy my video: http://youtu.be/56-h40R_b8w

 

Want more wild green elixirs? You’ll love the Wild Grass Dream in my book Superfood Beauty Elixirs: www.SuperfoodBeautyElixirs.com

 


Happy New Year! Presenting…the Best of ChristianBates.com in 2011!

To develop superfood products, I have taken a 5 month break from writing and video making for ChristianBates.com. However, I am fully charged to reach out, educate and entertain in 2012. Stay tuned!

In the meantime, please pick from the best of my 2011 posts (includes hilariously informative videos and articles). Go ahead, click on the links below (They will open in new windows or tabs so that you can easily come back to this page):

 

The Cacao Rap (Music Video)As fly as the It’s Gettin’ Real in the Whole Foods Parking Lot rap or even flyer? You decide.

 

Gathering Spring Water For My Hot Tub: The ‘How To’ adventure you MUST see!

 

Superfoods Song (Music Video): Me on the mic; 80+ superfoods sung in a high speed Mexican Hat Dance.

 

Superfoods Song REMIXED! (HOT Music Video): Bethanne Wanamaker on the mic!

 

Simple Raw Chocolate Hazel Nut Mylk Smoothie Recipe: A scrumptious liquid recipe that was put into a gluten-free cooking book.

 

High Fruit? Low Fruit? Or Fermentation? (Video and Article): The ancient secret of fermenting the sugar out of your favorite fruits to make tantalizing low-glycemic elixirs!

 

6 Unique Kefirs (with Video): Everything you can do with the best ferment ever!

 

Japan’s Nuclear Fallout To Hit Western North America and What To Do About It: Educate yourself.

 

Anti-Radiation Elixirs (Video with 2 Recipes): A savory soup and sweet superfood smoothie, Mmmmm.

 

The Best Compost Ever! (Video: Composting At Home Explained): Let me show you how it’s done.

 

Raw Superfood Cream-filled Chocolate Easter Eggs Recipe: I can read your mind, “I want!”

 

Kelp Chips Recipe, like Kale Chips but BETTER: Kale is great, but Kelp is wild!

 

Vanilla Malt & Chocolate Butterscotch Swirl Gelato Fudgsicles Recipe (Raw, Ovo Vegan, Low Glycemic): Yeah… your welcome.

 

UnCoffee Ice Creme Sundae Drizzled in Raw Chocolate Sauce (Rich in Tonic Herbs, Low-glycemic, Mostly Raw): A meal in itself!

 

Get Your Natural Game On! (HOT CONTROVERSIAL Video): Make this fascinating video go viral now.

 

My Facebook Community Created My Superfood Smoothie (VIDEO): 1st time it’s ever been done.

 

Make 2012 your year for extraordinary health,

Christian

In my new video, I show you my process of “going the extra mile” as I gather spring-fed creek water to fill my jacuzzi – one car load at a time – so that I can have my own “hot spring” hot tub in the privacy and convenience of my own back deck!

The concluding message of the video is to inspire you to work with nature in your own way and take extraordinary actions to create extraordinarily healthy environments for yourself such as:

~gathering local spring water in glass for your drinking water

~gardening using superfood seeds and wild seeds instead of just normal cultivars

~gathering local creek or spring water to fill a tub and create a “cold plunge” pool to create nerves of steel and circulatory system health boosts

~spending a few extra minutes each day preparing your favorite potent elixirs

~spending your free time going on wild adventurous hikes

~visiting hot springs

~learning about and hunt for wild foods in your area (only eat when identified by a wild food expert)

~scouting for un-mapped springs at the top of creeks

~seeking out the sun (at home or somewhere private in nature) to do some sun bathing (any time of the year!)

As always, I love your comments. What “going the extra mile” healthful activities are important to you? What are you inspired to do this year that you haven’t yet taken the time to do?

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