What we're about

This group, Whole Food Plant Based Education is for anyone interested in exploring the nutritional aspects of plants and how their consumption can set your body up to heal itself . A Whole Food Plant Based lifestyle can heal the body and maintain optimal health. That means eating a diet compromised of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts, seeds and berries.

We will discuss the whole food plant based lifestyle, the mental shift required and ways to make this diet easier in NYC.


Nutrition Education

Cooking classes

Group Discussions

Breakout conversations

Our goal:

Educate, create community, hold various cooking events from demonstrations to potlucks, movies, conferences and speakers.

Upcoming events (4+)

x-Post: Cooking with Chef Carole

Online event

REGISTER: https://bit.ly/3DzThDK

Presented together with Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan.

Explore the delicious world of plant-based baking and cooking without added oils, salt, or sugar. Chef Carole Levy, PPMNY Culinary Educator, will walk us through some of her favorite recipes, made with easy-to-access ingredients.

Event access is by donation or free to anyone unable to contribute. Please choose the option that fits you best and join us!

Registrants will receive recipes and a Facebook Live and YouTube link on the day of the event. Please note that Facebook Live and YouTube streams are available to viewers with or without Facebook or YouTube accounts.

x-Post: Nutrition Support Circle

Online event

REGISTER: https://bit.ly/3ELaBXO

Plant Powered Metro New York's monthly Nutrition Support Circle offers you a chance to connect with others seeking to adopt, or maintain, a whole food, plant-based (WFPB) lifestyle. Led by PPMNY Community Support Facilitator Lori Pitkowsky, LSW, Health and Wellness Coach, with PPMNY organizer and psychologist Denise Bassin, PhD, each meeting is an opportunity to share ideas, ask for help, and discuss health goals in a safe and compassionate space. Live a WFPB lifestyle with the support of others on the same path to health!

Event access is by donation or free to anyone unable to contribute. Please choose the option that fits you best and join us!

Registrants will receive a Zoom link on the day of the event.

x-Post: Virtual Potluck + Recipe Swap

Online event

REGISTER: https://bit.ly/3mo01yX

Join Plant Powered Metro New York for a casual virtual space to connect, share stories, and swap meal ideas for healthy living. We'll gather via Zoom over dinner hour and show each other what we're eating! If you're looking for meal inspiration or have questions about eating plant-based, you'll find support from like-minded members of the PPMNY community.

Registrants will be invited to share a favorite whole food, plant-based recipe through a simple online form -- either the meal you've prepared for the "potluck" or one you've enjoyed this season.

A Zoom link will be sent on the day of the event.

x-Post: 21-Day Plant Powered Jumpstart: A Virtual Health Empowerment Program

Presented by Plant Powered Metro New York

Register by January 21; choose the fee that fits your budget: $250/150/50. https://www.plantpoweredmetrony.org/jumpstarts.html

Experience the power of nutrition in healing, explore the evidence-based science, and learn practical skills to adopt a wholesome plant-based diet through Plant Powered Metro New York's 21-Day Jumpstart! Launching in late January, the jumpstart will bring together dozens of people for learning, supported by our community educators, facilitators, and lifestyle mentors. Open to residents of the New York metro area and beyond, the jumpstart offers virtual educational sessions, including culinary demonstrations, and optional in-person farmers' market tours for local participants. In addition, participants will have the opportunity to voluntarily take part in a study of the program, expected to be conducted by SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University’s School of Public Health.

Jumpstart schedule:
- Orientation session: Wednesday, January 26, 7:00 - 8:30 PM EST
- Prep session: Sunday, January 30, 3:00 - 6:00 PM EST
- Educational sessions: Sundays, February 6-27, 3:00 - 5:00 PM EST
- Weekly group mentorship meetings in affinity groups, on Wednesdays or Thursdays throughout the month of February

Watch the video for an overview of the program and to hear from jumpstart graduates! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3eyvLk523zk

For more information and to register: https://www.plantpoweredmetrony.org/jumpstarts.html

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