With all-time highs in over-reactivity to environmental and seasonal triggers, exposure to pathogens and environmental toxins, and an increase in cell mutations, our personal and herd immunity are under attack like never before. In this Host Defense workshop, you’ll learn how special compounds in Turkey Tail, Reishi, Chaga and other mushrooms are uniquely supportive of the immune system by both strengthening and balancing our bodies’ defenses.*
About the presenter:
Tom Dadant has spent the last 50 years of his life immersed in the Natural Foods movement and the Dietary Supplement industry. During that time, he was an organic farmer on the Big Island of Hawaii, owned and managed a vegetarian restaurant in Honolulu, and produced fresh organic fruit and vegetable juices for an MD’s patients and retail outlets on the island of Oahu. For the last 24 years, Tom has represented two major supplement companies as a Science Educator and Herbal Storyteller. He began his work with Host Defense in 2017, educating retailers and consumers nationwide on the benefits of mushrooms as dietary supplements. In 2018, Tom trained over 800 people in-person, and presented live webinars to over 2000 attendees!Tom is a fifth-generation descendant of Charles Dadant, who was instrumental in developing the modern-day bee hive box, and who started the beekeeping supply business now known as Dadant & Sons in 1863. He is the grandson of MG Dadant, and his cousins and nephews continue to run the business in Hamilton, Illinois. Tom carries on the family business by speaking to beekeepers nationwide about Host Defense’s partnership with Washington State University’s entomology department, and their groundbreaking research using mushroom mycelium to combat Colony Collapse Disorder in honeybees.