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Food Choices Series: Overfishing and Sea Vegetables (4 of 5)

January 29 @ 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 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.

Overfishing and Sea Vegetables—Saturday, January 29, 2022, 1-3:30 pm
We read and hear how we should eat more fish for health reasons, but with our growing population and modern technology, we are fishing some species close to extinction. The huge cod fisheries of the past have collapsed, and Bluefin Tuna is now an endangered species. Learn how to make sustainable choices when it comes to fish, and discover the pros and cons of aquaculture. We will also look at sea vegetables, another bounty of the sea. Learn the many health benefits of consuming sea vegetables and incorporating them into your diet.

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 29 class only (Overfishing and Sea Vegetables). 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 29
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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