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:
Pandora’s Lunchbox: How Processed Food Took Over the American Meal
From packaged cheese that lasts for eternity to the 105 ingredients in a Subway sweet onion-chicken teriyaki sandwich, freelance writer and former New York Times business reporter Melanie Warner explores the scary depths of American food engineering in her exposé, Pandora’s Lunchbox: How Processed Food Took Over the American Meal. At a time when processed food accounts for a good 70 percent of the nation’s calories, Warner reveals the immense implications of our diets in the hopes that a brighter, healthier future lies in store.
Southern Living's The Slim Down South Cookbook: Eating Well and Living Healthy in the Land of Biscuits and Bacon
Thanks to author, registered dietitian, and television personality Carolyn O'Neil, now you can have your biscuits and eat them, too. In Southern Living's The Slim Down South Cookbook: Eating Well and Living Healthy in the Land of Biscuits and Bacon, the JBF Award winner shares menus and recipes that deliver authentic Southern flavor without the typical calories. Focusing on healthier ingredients such as peaches, pecans, okra, leafy greens, and sweet potatoes, O'Neil paves the way for a well-balanced Southern palate.