WHAT THE FORK ARE YOU EATING? "Meet The Author" at BookHampton

Saturday, December 27, 2014
41 Main Street, East Hampton, NY

I am honored to have my very first book signing at local digs, BookHampton. I have been visiting this store since childhood so this is extra special. Hope you can make it for a short reading and discussion. 

Enlightened Eaters Book Club
Presented by James Beard Foundation, Slow Food NYC & Natural Gourmet Institute 

Wednesday, January 21, 2015
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Natural Gourmet Institute
48 West 21st Street, NYC

Enlightened Eaters is an educationally minded series of readings, workshops, discussions, and other programs focusing on health, nutrition, sustainability, and environmental issues.

To register (this event is free)

Cooking to Heal

Tuesday, January 27, 2015
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Natural Gourmet Institute
48 West 21st Street, NYC

Details TBD

Integrative Healthcare Symposium
Food and Nutrition Champions: A Socioecological Perspective

Saturday, February 21, 2015
10:45am - 1:15pm
Hilton, New York City (Midtown)

Join leading food and nutrition ‘champions’ Mary Beth Augustine, Rebecca Katz, Stefanie Sacks and Kathie Swift as they provide an overview food and nutrition from a socioecological perspective, and share their best practices as ‘influencers’ in the individual, interpersonal, organizational, community and policy sectors. 

To learn more and register

Culinary Round Robin at Natural Gourmet Institute

Saturday, February 21, 2015
6:30pm - 9:30pm
Natural Gourmet Institute
48 West 21st Street, NYC

In this interactive class designed for medical, health, and wellness professionals, participants will learn about health-supportive ingredients and how to use them to maintain optimal health and alleviate (and even reverse) illness. Participants will prepare a delicious, nutrient-dense menu using local, organic and seasonal ingredients; followed by a lively communal meal to conclude the conference weekend.  Chef instructors will include Natural Gourmet Institute alumni Rebecca Katz, a nationally-acclaimed chef, author, culinary translator and expert on the role of food in supporting optimal health; Stefanie Sacks; and Marti Wolfson, an internationally-recognized culinary wellness practitioner who educates clients and audiences about the power of a whole foods lifestyle and mind-body skills for optimal health.  

Registration $65 (includes cooking class, dinner, and a copy of each instructor's book) 
To register, click here (password ngi)

TEDxManhattan - Changing the Way We Eat 

Saturday, March 7, 2015
8:30am - 6:00pm
Times Center, New York City

Supported by lead sponsor Change Food, this independently organized TEDx event will gather speakers and audience members from diverse backgrounds to create new synergies, connections and collaborations across disciplines. Since its inception in 2011, TEDxManhattan has become a nationally-recognized brand and a sought-after platform for individuals and organizations working on issues related to sustainable food and farming.  As Environmental Working Group President Ken Cook recently said, “This institution, TEDxManhattan, has changed the food movement.”  See list of speakers.

To register, click here to apply

Food As Medicine

June 11-14, 2015
Minneapolis, MN

This universally acclaimed professional training program provides health professionals with the foundation they need to effectively integrate nutrition into clinical practice—and their own lives. Food as Medicine’s remarkable faculty includes the country’s leading lifestyle medicine clinicians and researchers as well as some of our most gifted holistic nutritionists, mind-body practitioners, patient advocates, and chefs. Participants will leave grounded in the fundamentals of sound nutrition, knowledgeable about cutting-edge research, and prepared to confidently and compassionately guide their patients toward practical life-giving healthy nutrition. Delicious, whole-foods meals are served during the training along with lively food demos that further inspire a meaningful nutritional transformation.

To learn more