Cooking Demo- United State of Food: How to Eat Food - Registration Opens
Workshops, cooking demos and films centered on food culture, food politics, wellness and how to find the best, healthiest food to eat. These three cooking demos (two in July and one in August) will be our last cooking demos for 2013 – and they’ll be fun, educational and tasty. Sponsored by Whole Foods Market. Here’s to eating and living better in Denver!
We’re all pretty savvy – do we really need coaching on how to eat? The standard American diet (SAD), level of poor nutrition, chronic health conditions and the U.S. epidemic of obesity would suggest that we don’t know how to eat at all. From chemicals to pesticides to GMOs (genetically modified foods) there is a lack of transparency and knowledge about what we call “food.” Chef Shellie, founder of KitchenCUE, will educate us on the evolution of our “food system,” how it is supported, how it largely fails in providing our basic nutritional needs and how to vote to change it! We have the power…we just need enlightenment on how to implement it. Ultimately, the foods we eat, their nutritional density and the health of our food system are driven by one thing: the way in which we, as consumers, vote for our food choices with our forks every day. Shellie will provide recipes and samples of her delicious smoothie with nutrient dense greens, electrolyte-filled coconut water, healing spices and fresh fruits. Seating is limited, please register online http://denverlibrary.org/fresh#how or call 720-865-1206.
Saturday, July 13, 10:30 a.m.-Noon
Central Library, Level B2 Conference Center
(This cooking demo will be followed by a showing of the new animated classic, Wall-E. Showtime: 12:30 p.m. in the Level B2 Conference Center)
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