“We are what we eat…” The truth in this statement has taken on epic proportions as we look at the interrelationships of our personal food choices, growing ecological challenges and an ever emerging consciousness of sustainable living. Don’t miss this enlightening conversation with Helge Hellberg, Mark Mulcahy and Chef Sitarani Brian, co-anchors of An Organic Conversation as they weave the meaning of how we nourish ourselves and the intention of how we love ourselves and others into a beautiful tapestry that will show you the interconnected relationship of living a life steeped in flavor, beauty and meaning. It will inspire you to the joy and wonder of all of your senses.
An Organic Conversation Team
Helge Hellberg is an educator, consultant, radio talk-show host, and organic food advocate widely respected for his innovative work in the field of sustainability, ecology, and human health. Hellberg is a distinguished speaker and guest lecturer at events and conferences throughout the United States, Canada and Europe and has advised businesses, organizations, local and state governments, as well as U.S. Senators and members of the U.S. House of Representatives on agricultural challenges and opportunities. His contributions and projects have been featured in dozens of articles and TV segments including CNN, ABC, and CBS, the Huffington Post, the New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle, and Mother Earth Magazine.
Mark Mulcahy is a produce retail consultant, educator, and organic advocate. Mulcahy is a member of CDS Consulting Co-op, which provides produce consulting and educational services for co-ops and independent retailers worldwide. He has spoken at numerous events and conferences including the Ecological Farming Conference, Natural Products Expo East and West, Organic Trade Association’s All Things Organic Conference, Natural Products Expo Europe and the Consumer Cooperative Management Association Conference. Mulcahy is a regular columnist for Natural Food Merchandiser, Natural Food Network, Cooperative Grocer and the Melissa’s World Variety Produce web magazine, Organic Solutions. His “Language of Flavor” seminars, and his monthly organic produce newsletter Fresh Perspectives is used in stores around the United States.
Sitarani Brian is the Culinary Program Director for Bauman College, training chefs in a holistic approach that focuses on nutrition and sustainability. She has worked professionally in restaurants and as a personal chef, caterer, and cooking instructor in New York City and the San Francisco Bay Area. Her specialties include vegan, vegetarian, and raw cuisines, as well as macrobiotic, Ayurvedic, and gluten-free diets. Chef Sita¹s commitment to organic, local, seasonal whole foods and fairly traded ingredients led her to her motto: Enjoy food that is good for the body, good to the Earth, and good for the welfare of the people. She is currently working on her cooking show “Twice-a-Week Vegetarian” which encourages people of all diets to choose a plant-based meal twice a week to save money and to promote better health and a lighter carbon footprint.