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Karmiel-MIsgav 'Quinoa: a timely gift to the World'

Karmiel-MIsgav 'Quinoa: a timely gift to the World'

Tuesday 19 February at 7 pm‎ for 7.30pm

ESRA Karmiel - Misgavpresents 

NaomiePoranQuinoa'Quinoa - a timely gift to the world' with Dr. Naomie Poran

Its nutritional and health benefits, traditional and potential new uses, crop cultivation challenges.

Dr. Naomie Shlomit Poran has degrees in Agriculture from the Hebrew University, Rehovot, and Ecology from the University of California, Davis. She spent 33 years as a researcher and academic lecturer at U.C. Davis and North Carolina State University.

She returned to Israel in 2011 as a "Returning Scientist" for the Chamber of Science. She lived in Tzfat for 3 years and then moved to the Jordan Valley where she started growing Quinoa. Her current work as an independent agro-ecologist enabled her to be the first to grow, study and currently to develop Quinoa products in Israel.

Dr Poran will share with us some of the fascinating results of her work.

Participants are invited to bring along their favourite quinoa dish to share (from Kosher homes only please) - please coordinate with Frankie.


Admission: NIS 25; ESRA members NIS 15‎

Registration: Click on the Register button below to book online or call Frankie 04-998 2871 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Venue: Kehilat Hakerem, 4 Sheizaf St., Karmiel

Event Properties

Event Date Tuesday 19 Feb 2019
Individual Price NIS 25 | Members NIS 15
Location Karmiel
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