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Food Choice Series: Fat Facts (2 of 5)

January 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Food Choices Series Fat Facts Foods

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

Food Choices are a series of classes that explore the connection between our food choices, food production systems, and their impacts, on both 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 which food choices can lead to optimal human health while having the least environmental impact. Learn how to evaluate water use, land requirements, energy use, and waste production, to assess the ecological footprint and sustainability of our daily food consumption decisions.

This class is free to anyone and everyone, but you must register in order to receive the Zoom class link.

Fat Facts—Saturday, January 15, 2022, 1-3:30 pm
Get the real facts on fats: Saturated and unsaturated, cholesterol, trans fats, and omega 3’s, as well as their connections to disease. Learn how to make healthy fat choices and how to minimize unhealthy fats. Discover why some foods contain less healthy fats today than they did in the past. We will learn ways to substitute healthy fats for unhealthy ones.

Sugar—Saturday, January 22, 2022, 1-3:30 pm
Overfishing and Sea Vegetables—Saturday, January 29, 2022, 1-3:30 pm
Your Food Choices and Climate Change —Saturday, February 5, 2022, 1-3:30 pm

The class will be a live event on Zoom (click to download app). The class also requires pre-registration, so be sure to follow the red registration link above. 

This registration is for the January 15 class only (Fat Facts). You will need to register separately for each of the classes by noon the day before the class. Take one or join us for them all. 

If there are any questions, please contact Ragan at education@bfc.coop.


January 15
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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