Food Choice Series: Sugar
January 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pmFree
RSVP to Shareholder Services – Shareholders@brattleborofoodcoop.coop or 802-246-2821
They will send a zoom link out a few days prior to the online class.
Join Robin Matathias, Adjunct Professor of Environmental Studies at Keene State College, for a series of classes exploring the connection between food choices, food production systems, and their impacts on both human and environmental health.
Jan 23 – 1 – 3:30 p.m. – Sugar
Learn about the history of cane sugar and how we have become so addicted to it. Did you know that the average American now consumes as much as 150 pounds of refined sugar each year? This is a huge challenge to the human body! We will discuss the refi ning process of sugar, the land-use issues, environmental impact, and diseases associated with sugar. Discover how to satisfy your sweet tooth with delicious, even local, sweeteners, and how to make substitutes for your sugary favorites.
Class 4 / January 30 / Overfishing and Sea Vegetables
Class 5 / February 6 / Your Food Choices and Climate Change