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Food Choices Series: Whole Foods and Fiber (1 of 5)

January 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Food Choices Series

Free Adult Class! Hosted by Robin Matathias (Adjunct Professor of Environmental Studies at Keene State College). 

Food Choices is a series of classes exploring the connection between our food choices, food production systems, and their impacts on human and environmental health. Each day we make decisions about what to eat, and this simple daily act can have profound outcomes. These classes will teach you to make food choices based on the water use, land requirements, energy use, and waste that go into producing what we eat.

Professor Matathias has been teaching at Keene State College since 1997, in both the Environmental Studies and Music Departments. She specializes in teaching courses on Food, Health, and the Environment, which explores how diet, food production, and farming affects both human and environmental health, and Rethinking Energy, which explores our current energy use and resulting problems, and how to move towards a sustainable energy future.

Click here for more info about the whole series!

Whole Foods and Fiber—Saturday, January 7, 2023, 1-3:30 pm
Learn how the human body acts as an ecosystem and how imbalances can make us sick. Discover how to prevent the top killers in the US through diet and lifestyle changes. This class will focus on eating whole foods, identifying processed foods, and incorporating more fiber into the diet by making simple changes in our daily food choices. We will also read and interpret ingredient labels.

Fat Facts—Saturday, January 14, 2023, 1-3:30 pm
Sugar—Saturday, January 21, 2023, 1-3:30 pm
Overfishing and Sea Vegetables—Saturday, January 28, 2023, 2-4:30 pm
Your Food Choices and Climate Change —Saturday, February 4, 2023, 1-3:30 pm

This registration is for the January 7 class only (Whole Foods and Fiber). You will need to register separately for each of the classes by 5pm the day before the class. Take one or join us for them all. 


January 7
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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