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Healthy Eating and Active Living
Cooking with Health Educators: Portable Meals- Everything Goes in a Jar
with Andrea Fletcher, MS and Jean Gould, BS
Good things come in small packages, right? Learn how to make tasty, portable meals in a cinch. A healthy breakfast, lunch and dinner can be fast and simple. Create perfectly portion-sized meals for on the go!
Eat Like Your Life Depends On It: Nutrition and Cancer Prevention
with Karen D. Schilling MS, RD, CSO
There is a lot of buzz around nutrition and cancer prevention. Join us in sifting through the evidence to help you make changes that can last a lifetime. Learn more about the small dietary changes you can make that can reduce your cancer risk.
Learn to Love Meatless Mondays
with Janell Lewis, MS, CHES and Amy Harris, MS, RN, CNM
Go beyond beans and tofu to explore flavorful, easy and filling recipes. Trying to eat more healthfully? Struggling to find vegetarian recipes your family will like? Want to help the Earth? Going meatless once a week may reduce your risk of chronic disease and help reduce your carbon footprint. In this class, we will cook three meatless recipes: one family-friendly recipe, one vegan recipe and one quick and easy recipe with less than 5 ingredients.
Mamas on the Trail
with Amy Harris, MS, RN, CNM
Walking in pregnancy can boost your strength, fitness and help improve your mood. Get outside in nature, meet other pregnant moms, and discover some of Falmouth’s beautiful Land Trust properties. Led by a certified nurse midwife and a Falmouth Land Trust guide, we will help keep you on track for a fun and safe outdoor adventure. Walking poles for extra stability and arm strengthening are available. Jogging strollers and siblings are welcome. We will be walking a 1.8 mile loop over moderate terrain. For the safety of participants and your pets, please leave all dogs at home.
Mindful Walking in Nature
with Mary Bitterauf, BS, CHES, CHWC, Certified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Teacher
Learn how to take a meditative walk in nature with mindfulness experts from MaineHealth’s Learning Resource Center. Explore the Blackstrap Hill Preserve’s trails while taking time to become more aware of your own body’s sensations and experiences in nature. Being mindful in nature allows us to reconnect to the present moment and can be the perfect antidote for all of life’s daily stressors.
We will be walking a 1.8 mile loop over moderate terrain. For the safety of participants and your pets, please leave all dogs at home.
with Ellie Foster, MPH
Wondering what it means to have prediabetes? Join us to learn the basics about what it is, what it means for you and what you can do about it.