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Local Roots NYC: The Good Fest

  • Bergn Beer Hall 899 Bergen Street Brooklyn, NY, 11238 United States (map)

Sunday, May 21, 2017 11:00am - 4:00pm

Robert Graham is a Harvard-trained and dual board-certified physician in internal and integrative medicine. He has dedicated his career to exploring the connections between food and health; so he grows, cooks, and prescribes food as medicine. He is the co-founder of Fresh Med and a popular TedxManhattan speaker.

The Interplay of Food, our Digestion and How We Eat in Living a Healthy Life: a Collaboration of a Chef and a Doctor
Chef Richard LaMarita and Dr. Robert Graham

In this workshop we will look at the idea of balance and taste variety from an ancient and modern perspective and connect how a strong gut microbiome and mindful eating all play an important part in our health. We will look at these ideas from the viewpoint of a chef & a doctor and offer tips on strengthening our digestion system and cover simple mindful eating habits that can keep us on track to better assimilate our food, therefore putting less stress on the body and environment.

The Good Fest Mini Conference is ideal for anyone who is interested in building a deeper connection with food. The workshops are designed in a way to encourage group discussion and to create a space that is informal and fun for participants to meet other like-minded people. We select topics we believe are necessary and unique to our food system and are concepts that inspire the work at Local Roots NYC for the upcoming year.

Attendees include all interested in a deeper relationship with food – from eaters, CSA members, home chefs, food producers, farmers, gardeners, chefs, nutritionists, and more.