At 5:00 or as soon as you can get there, grab something to eat at Whole Foods Market then Meetup with us at the tables on the Mezzanine level. At 6:30, we'll walk over to BookPeople to get a good spot to see Rip Esselstyn speak about his new book, "My Beef With Meat: The Healthiest Argument for Eating a Plant-Strong Diet--Plus 140 New Engine 2 Recipes.
From BookPeople's website:
"Rip Esselstyn, Bestselling Author of The Engine 2 Diet will be speaking and signing his new book, My Beef With Meat: The Healthiest Argument for Eating a Plant-Strong Diet--Plus 140 New Engine 2 Recipes at BookPeople.
The speaking portion of this event is free and open to the public. Wristbands are required for the signing portion of this event and available only with the purchase of a copy of My Beef with Meat from BookPeople. Join us today as we welcome bestselling author Rip Esselstyn and our friends from Whole Foods Market to celebrate Rip's new book, My Beef With Meat. For the millions who are following a plant-based diet, as well as those meat-eaters who are considering it, this is a definitive guide to convincing all that it's truly the best way to eat! We'll enjoy snacks based on recipes in the book, courtesy of Whole Foods.
In order to have anything signed at a BookPeople event, a copy of the event book must be purchased from BookPeople. If you purchase your book from BookPeople in advance of the event, please save your receipt and present it at the event.
Thank you for supporting Rip Esselstyn and your local independent bookstore!
More About My Beef with Meat:
New York Times Bestelling author of The Engine 2 Diet and nutrition lecturer Rip Esselstyn, is back and ready to arm readers with the knowledge they need to win any argument with those who doubt the health benefits of a plant-based diet. Esselstyn reveals information on the foods that most people believe are healthy, yet that scientific research shows are not. Some foods, in fact, he deems so destructive they deserve a warning label. Want to prevent heart attacks, stroke, cancer and Alzheimer's? Then learn the facts and gain the knowledge to convince those skeptics that they are misinformed about plant-base diets. My Beef With Meat proves the Engine 2 way of eating can optimize health and ultimately save lives and includes more than 145 delicious recipes.
About Rip Esselstyn:
Rip Esselstyn was born in upstate New York, raised in Cleveland, Ohio, and educated at the University of Texas at Austin, where he was a three-time All-American swimmer. After graduation Rip spent a decade as one of the premier triathletes in the world. He then joined the Austin Fire Department where he introduced his passion for a whole-food, plant-based diet to Austin’s Engine 2 Firehouse in order to rescue a firefighting brother’s health. To document his success he wrote the national bestselling book, The Engine 2 Diet, which shows the irrefutable connection between a plant-based diet and good health. Recently Rip left his job as a firefighter to team up with Whole Foods Market as one of their Healthy Eating Partners to raise awareness for Whole Foods employees, customers, and communities about the benefits of eating a plant-strong diet."