Genetically Modified: The Pros and Cons of GMO Technology​

When:   Monday, June 25th 2018
Time:     7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where:  Hauppauge Library 601 Veterans Memorial Hwy. Hauppauge, NY  11778 631-979-1600 
Price:     Free, call library to register

Note: This is a FREE workshop, sponsored by the library. Seating is limited so please call in advance to register

What you will learn:

In the past two decades, GMOs have come to dominate the American diet.  Advocates hail them as an enhanced method of crop breeding that can help feed an ever-increasing global population. Critics call for their banishment, insisting GMOs were designed by scientists and greedy corporations to benefit an industrial food system that forces us to rely on cheap, unhealthy, processed food. Why is there so much controversy around them?  Learn exactly what the technology is, where it is used and what science shows regarding its safety.
 

Upcoming Events

Genetically Modified: The Pros and Cons of GMO Technology​

When:   Monday, June 4th 2018
Time:     7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where:  Smithtown Library (Commack Branch) 3 Indian Head Road Commack, NY  11726 631-360-2480 
Price:     Free, call library to register

Note: This is a FREE workshop, sponsored by the library. Seating is limited so please call in advance to register

What you will learn:

In the past two decades, GMOs have come to dominate the American diet.  Advocates hail them as an enhanced method of crop breeding that can help feed an ever-increasing global population. Critics call for their banishment, insisting GMOs were designed by scientists and greedy corporations to benefit an industrial food system that forces us to rely on cheap, unhealthy, processed food. Why is there so much controversy around them?  Learn exactly what the technology is, where it is used and what science shows regarding its safety.
 

Healthy Travel Meals

When:   Thursday, May 31st 2018

Time:     7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where:  Smithtown Library (Smithtown Branch) Library - 1 North Country Road., Smithtown, NY 11767 (631) 360-2480
Price:     Free, call the library to register

Note: This is a FREE workshop, sponsored by the library. Seating is limited so please call in advance to register

What you will learn:

In this workshop you will learn effective meal planning strategies for lives-on the-go. Traveling for work or vacation can be challenging. Sometimes you barely have time to sleep, let alone think about how you will find healthy foods to eat or meals to make. There are some steps that you can take to eat right while you're away. By taking a few extra minutes to adequately prepare for your trip and making wise choices when you are on the road, you can fuel your body and get the energy you need to power through your busy days. 

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Making the Shift from Overeating to Mindful Eating


When:   Wednesday, March 28th 2018

Time:     7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where:  Sayville Library 88 Greene Avenue Sayville, NY  11782 631-589-4440 
Price:     Free, call library to register

Note: This is a FREE workshop, sponsored by the library. Seating is limited so please call in advance to register

What you will learn:​
How to recognize and break autopilot eating cycle
Strategies to stop mindless eating when you are stressed
Shift into mindful eating to support good health
How mindful eating can lead to changes with overeating, weight-loss and overall health
Take home strategies and tips to shift into mindful eating