Upcoming Co-op Events!

October 9, 2014

Wednesday, February 4th, 6:30 PM
Setting and Achieving Realistic Resolutions
Vanessa Broers, Sweat & Butter
Gemini Theater

Have you given up on your New Year’s resolution to get healthy already? You are not alone—over ninety percent of people abandon their proclaimed goal before the year closes. Certified Health Coach Vanessa Broers wants to help you beat that statistic. By sharing strategies for making gradual and lasting changes to your health and fitness routine, Vanessa will help you identify positive ways of kicking your bad habits and reaching your health and fitness goals this year.

This event is FREE; just call 412-242-3598 to reserve your spot!

Wednesday, February 11th, 6:30 PM
The Food Disconnect
Sarah Trafican, Clinical Psychologist
Gemini Theater

Our relationships with food and our role within the modern food system are becoming increasingly complex. Clinical Psychologist Sarah Trafican has dedicated a great deal of thought and research to this idea and finds that the changing politics and technologies involved in food production and marketing have alienated us—as individuals and as a society—from the food we eat. Come hear about and discuss Sarah’s take on the causes and implications of what she deems the food disconnect.

This event is FREE; just call 412-242-3598 to reserve your spot!

Wednesday, February 18th, 6:30 PM
Environmentalism Starts on Your Plate
Jeffrey Cohan, Jewish Vegetarians of North America
Repair the World Workshop

Jeffrey Cohan, Executive Director of Jewish Vegetarians of North America, will speak about the environmental ramifications of food production, comparing plant-based and animal-based diets. After Jeffrey’s talk, our Co-op and a group of Repair the World Fellows, who are working to allay food justice issues in our community, will host a collection of activities to stimulate both your social conscience and inner foodie. Join us in learning how an act as simple as eating dinner can change the world.

This event is FREE; just call 412-242-3598 to reserve your spot!

Wednesday, February 25th, 6:30 PM
Getting to Know Our Food Policy Council
Dawn Plummer and Dora Walmsley, Pittsburgh Food Policy Council
Gemini Theater

The Pittsburgh Food Policy Council (PFPC) was founded in 2009 and works to build membership among organizations and individuals—including our Co-op—dedicated to fostering a just and sustainable food system in Southwestern Pennsylvania. This past year, PFPC brought on its first staff: Director Dawn Plummer and Outreach Coordinator Dora Walmsley. Join us to learn about the work of food policy councils around the country and get up to speed on what PFPC has done—and will do—to better our region’s food system.

This event is FREE; just call 412-242-3598 to reserve your spot!

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7516 Meade Street
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