Food Choices & Climate Change: Diets That Make a Difference

Start: Friday, October 16, 2020 1:00 PM Arizona (GMT-07:00)

End: Friday, October 16, 2020 3:00 PM Arizona (GMT-07:00)

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Food Choices & Climate Change: Diets That Make a Difference

Dr. Jolene Bowers is a public health scientist with a PhD in molecular biology, specializing in the impact we have on our environment and influences our environment has on us, as we are all in a "One Health" ecosystem. In her research, she has discovered that switching to a whole food, plant-based diet is a powerful way to help curb most, if not all, of our major public health threats, including our current climate crisis.

This online zoom presentation is open to the public and you must register to receive the link to join.

Our gratitude goes out to our event co-sponsors: Yavapai College OLLI, Gardens for Humanity, Healthy World Sedona, and Plant 2 Platter. Thank you for the work you do to build up our communities! To learn more, please check out their websites below.

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) provides the opportunity for individuals to explore, discover, develop, engage, and socialize with others of retirement age!  Osher Lifelong Learning Institute - Yavapai College                                  

Founded in 1996, Gardens for Humanity has worked for ecological education to help give our children and all members of our community the values, tools and experiences needed to seek and regain balance with the natural world.

Healthy World Sedona was founded in 2016, with the goal of sharing passion for the benefits of a whole food, plant-based life. "Acting together to improve human, planetary, and animal health and welfare through a whole food, plant-based lifestyle." HWS has a growing community that support switching to a whole food, plant-based diet and lifestyle for the positive effect it has on personal health, the ethical treatment of animals, and the sustainability of planet earth.

Plant 2 Platter offers a variety of engaging programs and classes to help you successfully transition to a whole food, plant-based way of eating and happily sustain this healthy lifestyle. Chris Kalinich is a culinary instructor and nutrition educator with a passion for cooking AND teaching others. Visit to to access helpful nutrition articles, delicious plant-centric recipes, and classes.