JBF Education

Watch archived footage from our 2014 JBF Food Conference: Health & Food: Is Better Food the Prescription for a Healthier America?  

Enlightened Eaters

Enlightened Eaters is an educationally minded series of readings, workshops, discussions, and other programs focusing on health, nutrition, sustainability, and environmental issues.
Enlightened Eaters events are free to students, with a suggested donation of $20 for nonstudents. Acqua Panna and S.Pellegrino waters, Lavazza Coffee, tea from Tea Forté, and Valrhona Chocolate will be served. Snacks will be provided by the Natural Gourmet Institute. Guests are also welcome to bring a brown-bag lunch.


All events take place at:

The James Beard House
167 West 12th Street


To RSVP, please call reservations manager Colleen Vincent at 212.627.2308.

Upcoming Enlightened Eaters Events:


Wednesday, 12.03.14
Noon–1:00 P.M.

Sarah Elton

Consumed: Food for a Finite Planet

With the world population expected to hit nine billion in 2050, feeding the globe has become a top priority. Food columnist Sarah Elton tackles this problem head on in her latest work, Consumed: Food for a Finite Planet. Elton crosses three continents to reveal real threats to our global food system, along with highlighting the pioneers and innovators who are working against time to fight for our collective future.