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, 10.22.14
Noon–1:00 P.M.

Bryant Terry​


Acclaimed cookbook author and chef Bryant Terry’s latest work, Afro-Vegan, merges his connection to African cuisines with his passion for food justice. Concerned about the increasing prevalence of diet-preventable diseases such as hypertension and type-2 diabetes, Terry has set out to revamp more than 100 recipes for a vegan lifestyle. This unique tome also includes insights into building community around food, as well as book and music recommendations, proving Afro-Vegan is good for the body and spirit.