About TLC

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The Light Cellar is a Calgary-based, family owned business offering fairly traded, sustainably priced, organic superfoods, superherbs, medicinal mushrooms, ferments, elixirs and raw chocolate making ingredients to individuals and bulk buyers.

We offer ongoing classes, events and workshops to support you in sustainably and deliciously nourishing your body, mind and spirit.

 

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Malcolm Saunders

Creative Visionary of The Light Cellar, Malcolm Saunders is an Intuitive Chef who specializes in the Alchemy of Superfoods and Superherbs. He has an expertise and passion for creating, and teaching others how to make, many special energizing and healing creations, including raw chocolate, elixirs and fermented foods.

Malcolm’s desire is to inspire others to live and eat from a space of peace, sustainability, and consciousness by illuminating all aspects of the power of influence our food choices have on ourselves, other beings, and the planet we live on.

 

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Laura Milinusic

Creative Visionary of the Light Cellar, superfood super-mom, designer, gardener and all around wonder woman.

 

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Denis Manzer

(De’knee)

Denis rhymes with Bee has a deep love for such fine pursuits as herbalism, gardening, wild food foraging, fermentation of food and honey wine and drinking chocolate. Working for Three Years so far with The Light Cellar is of course a dream come true.

You are most certainly in for a spectacular time if you have the chance to attend one of the workshoppes that Denis puts on.

 

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Meghan Hickie

Meghan is a dedicated team member at The Light Cellar as a supervisor, purchaser and nutritional expert.  She is passionate about helping people take the steps necessary to lead a preventative health lifestyle. She focuses on super nutrition and encourages beneficial habits that help manage modern day stresses.

Meghan is committed to keeping up with the latest in nutritional and environmental research. Through Dandelion Nutritional Consulting, she works one-on-one with individuals to create a unique holistic health program.

 

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Kris Houweling

Krisjah loves to dance to the funky music when working behind the scenes at the Light Cellar. His favorite products are all things Reishi, Chia Seeds, and mega dosing on all the Tinctures. But most of all his great love comes from the love of all the people he see’s daily.

When not at work Krisjah can be found in his natural habitat playing guitar, mountain biking, working as a photographer, and listening to a lot of music.

Visit his photography website here: www.krishouweling.com

 

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Patrick Kooyman

Patrick is an herbalist, ethnobotanist and wildcrafter whose passion is to bridge the worlds of science and the knowledge gained from traditional cultures to realize a deep understanding of herbs and superfoods.

When at the Light Cellar, feel free to ask him obscure questions about obscure plants. In his spare time he disappears into the forest, returning with armfuls of roots, leaves and berries.

Patrick is a founder and formulator for Blue Lotus Ethnobotanicals, that provides locally produced herbal tinctures and sustainably wildcrafted forest products.

 

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Robyn Shipley

Robyn is super passionate about connecting with and inspiring people to live their best, healthiest life through the power of proper nutrition.

She is crazy excited to be apart of such an amazing team, all learning and growing together.  You will often see her smiling and having fun.

When not working Robyn spends most of her time in the kitchen creating delicious meals and deserts for her friends and family and then dragging everyone outside to go for a barefoot walk.

 

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Enza Ward

Enza Ward RHN, is a holistic nutritionist, mother of 2, speaker, blogger, passionate entrepreneur and enthusiast of food, music & bringing massive amounts of L☮VE and creativity into each day. She loves experimenting with Superfoods and finding yummy ways to incorporate them into everyday meals and skin care recipes. She heartens wholesome + healthy living and aspires to bring the very best of what she’s living and learning to help guide people and communities on the awareness of holistic healing and spiritual living. She also holds a Computer Science degree.

Favourite quote: “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be?” – Marianne Williamson

Visit Enza at SenzableHealth.com or connect with her on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

 

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Corinne Cornish

Corinne is the Class & Event Coordinator at the Light Cellar, assisting behind the scenes to ensure the flow of scheduling runs smoothly.  Corinne has an eternal love affair for anything that offers the body, mind & Spirit doorways into rejuvenation, inspiration and expanded consciousness, which The Light Cellar is a beautiful example of this!

As a Transpersonal Facilitator, Corinne offers exploration to travel to the depths of inner awareness, ultimately inspiring Self-realization.  Corinne is formally trained as a Clinical Hypnotherapist, Conscious Breathwork Facilitator, Reiki Master, Reconnective Healing Practitioner and has a Bachelor of Education.

Corinne’s private practice is The Inner Realms, www.theinnerrealms.com and is co-founder of Inner Journeys  www.theinnerjourneys.ca ❤

 

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Morgan Maher

Morgan Maher is an artist, designer, writer and teacher creating & exploring connections between food, medicine, plants, health, art, music, optimism, adventure, ecology-economy, and the future.

Morgan teaches classes and workshops — including Energy Clarity Immunity: The Power of The Amazon – and energizes art, design, media and marketing with the Light Cellar.

Dive deeper on placesintheforest.com, keep in touch on Instagram