Hickory – The Hickory Public Library is pleased to announce our new Book to Table : Food for Life Classes. Those who attend will hear from local experts and see live cooking demonstrations. These classes are designed to help share ways to improve your nutrition with a clear approach to a plant-based diet. Designed by physicians, nurses, and registered dietitians, Food for Life promotes eating based on the latest scientific research. This series is for adults who may struggle to access fresh, healthy food, have a chronic illness, and want to learn more about cooking to support this lifestyle.Cooking Classes At Beaver Memorial Library

The series will be taught by Leticia Nichols, MSN, NP-C, a practicing medical clinician for over 30 years, a Certified Health and Wellness Coach, and a Certificate holder in Plant-based Nutrition from Cornell University.

The Food for Life cooking classes will occur once a month on the following dates:

The Power of Your Plate – Saturday, February 18 at 2 p.m.
How Foods Fight Diabetes – Saturday, March 18 at 10 a.m.
Foods for a Healthy Weight – Saturday, April 15 at 10 a.m.
How Foods Fight Heart Disease – Saturday, May 20 at 10 a.m.
Power Foods for the Brain – Saturday, June 17 at 10 a.m.

Registration is required and will open three weeks before the event.

To register or for more information please call 828-304-0500 or visit us online at https://www.hickorync.gov/calendar/events/category/library/. Patrick Beaver Memorial Library is located at 375 3rd Street NE on the SALT Block. All library programs are free and open to the public.

This program is made possible by funding from the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) as administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (IMLS grant number LS-252476-OLS-22).