Food For Life plant-based nutrition & cooking classes

are available in west/central MAINE as well as in VT and NH.

I am portable, so if you live elsewhere, contact me, and I’ll see if I can come to you.


I am taking some time off from teaching full time to complete my off-grid cottage. I anticipate that I’ll be offering a regular class schedule beginning late Spring or early Summer 2019. IN THE MEANTIME, I am still available upon request for single classes in your home or community and to host documentary screenings. Simply let me know your needs, gather some friends and family, and I’ll come to you. See the list of available classes below:


AVAILABLE CLASSES: (each class is 2 hours; cooking classes include 3 recipes per class)

  • Kickstart Your Health: our most popular series for overall general health & weight management (5-7 week cooking/nutrition class series)
  • Diet for Diabetes: single cooking/nutrition class, 4-week or 8-week series, or 1/2-day workshop.
  • Cancer Prevention & Survival: single cooking/nutrition class, 4-week or 8-week, or 1/2-day workshop
  • Heart Health: single class
  • Employee Wellness Program* – includes all of the above (4-9 week Lunch & Learn series)
  • Diet & Dementia: single cooking/nutrition class based on Dr. Barnard’s book Power Foods for the Brain on avoiding Alzheimer’s.
  • Beyond The Basics: single cooking class for those who have already taken another series.

*Employee Wellness Program classes are 60-90 minutes during lunch.

Food For Life is an award-winning program developed by the physicians, dietitians and nutritionists at The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine ( All information presented is evidence-based fact and not anyone’s opinion.


Let me know where I can present this eye-opening Power Point & discussion. I’ll come to you in VT, NH and elsewhere. Let’s talk.


food is medicine
Food is the #1 cause of disease, disability, and death in the U.S., yet nutrition is not taught in most medical schools.
Join us to learn the facts about food, our healthcare system, and how we can all benefit from the Power of Plants.

Note: contact Beth to schedule this presentation in your area.


Kids’ Healthy Cooking Class

Tuesday, APRIL 9, 2019; 3-5:30pm; $8 per child

Anti-Gravity Complex (kitchen)

3207 Carabassett Dr.

Carrabassett Valley, ME 04947 (near Sugarloaf)

To register: 207/237-5566 or

Register your child (1st-6 graders) for this fun-filled, hands-on, after-school cooking class. Please BRING A CONTAINER, so leftovers can come home. The whole family will want a taste of what we make! (Note any food allergies when registering your child. Recipes will all be gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free, and meatless.)


WOMEN in CONSERVATION panel & discussion

This event was held on Thursday, March 21, 2019.

VIDEO HERE, my talk begins at the 23-minute mark:

Montshire Museum of Science

Norwich, VT 05055

Join the conversation about conservation and sustainability. I spoke on the subject of FOOD CHOICES and sustainability.



Saturday, July 13, 2019; 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
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I will be among the speakers, AND do a cooking demonstration, AND have a table full of literature from PCRM.
Look for my FOOD FOR LIFE table.

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Come see how easy it is to find healthy plant-based foods in the Mountains of New Hampshire and Vermont. Find local sources of eco-friendly and cruelty-free products. Learn about the science behind the benefits of a plant-based diet. Featuring expert speakers, cooking demos, vendors, and animal rescues – with entertainment and activities for the whole family!

FREE Admission!

Colburn Park

51 N Park Street

Lebanon, NH 03766


Don’t see a class in your area? Food For Life classes can come to you!
I can fly or drive nearly anywhere, so JUST ASK, and I may be able to accommodate you elsewhere.

 Let’s talk.

To find Food For Life classes nationwide, click here.