Performers and Programs

Performer Information  
Performer name: GARY (ORGANIC FOOD/NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENTS) FELDMAN
Phone: garyteach1@gmail.com
Mailing address: P.O. Box 220123
Great Neck, NY 11022
E-mail address: garyteach1@gmail.com
Previous appearances at: Port Washington Adult Ed, Shelter Rock Public Library, Farmingdale Public Library, Taught at Queensborough Community College (CUNY), Great Neck Library
Contact information for New York State Public Libraries
Information last updated: 05/31/2019

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Program
Category
Description
Fee
THE 3 THINGS WE NEED TO SURVIVE Life Skills- Food,
Life Skills- Other,
Nature- Environment
AIR: Discover how and why geoengineering has drastically altered the air and atmosphere. Learn the tremendous consequences of the destruction of trees and forests, tree farming, and how extreme climate disruption is creating havoc upon nature and all living things. WATER: Find out many of the differences between bottled, tap, and other water sources. We will discuss the widespread effects of fracking upon our earth, air, oceans and the municipal water supplies and wells throughout the United States. Learn the factors behind all the devastating drought-stricken areas. Discover the consequences of water privatization. Water: the new commodity? FOOD: Learn the severe consequences of commercial farming and what has become of our food supply. This program will give you the knowledge to “think critically” past the media sound bites. Gary Feldman teaches about organic and genetically modified food, was an innovator in the retail nutritional supplement field and shares over two decades of knowledge in these subjects.
$201- $350
MAKE FOOD YOUR PARTNER FOR WELLNESS: PRESCRIPTION NOT NEEDED Health & Fitness- Other,
Life Skills- Other,
Life Skills- Food
Benefit with better health and lower healthcare premiums by gaining an understanding of our compromised food system. Your status in the new healthcare plan will be largely determined by whether you consume food from nature or “food” from a lab. Gary teaches you how the major agricultural food categories, from the old to the newly created (caveat emptor), can either build health or take it away. He shows you how to read between the lines of food industry labels to avoid chemicals, additives, and synthetics. Find out strategies for deciphering the unlabeled GMOs that are changing the gut and altering your DNA. Learn certification symbols to guide you. Exercise your right to know what is in your food.
$201- $350
ON YOUR PLATE: NATURE OR SCIENCE? Health & Fitness- Other,
Life Skills- Food,
Science
Do you care what’s on your plate? Are your meals from nature or lab created? Find out what food labels don’t tell you. What you need to know about the new plant-based foods in supermarkets and fast-food chains. You’ll learn about vertical gardens, hydroponics, important food certifications, and reasons our food pollinators are declining. Gary was an innovator in the nutritional supplement retail field with a first of its kind catalog of all vegetarian name-brand supplements and cruelty-free personal care products, and did extensive research for customers. He shares over 30 years of industry knowledge.
$201- $350
THE VANISHING POLLINATORS AND OUR FOOD Life Skills- Food,
Nature- Environment,
Nature- Gardening
Learn how the phenomenon called Colony Collapse Disorder is threatening the existence of Honeybees and Monarch Butterflies. Gary Feldman, consumer food educator and innovator in the retail nutritional supplement field, will talk about these life-sustaining members of our ecosystem and what their purpose is. Learn the connection between a class of pesticides and the decimation of our precious pollinators. We will discuss how the decline of these keystone indicator species will greatly affect the availability and cost of food throughout the world. Find out which food growers use the least toxic pesticides. Learn the fruitful things we can do to work with nature to keep the honeybees buzzing and the butterflies flourishing.
$201- $350
SHOPPING WITH YOUR HEART Life Skills- Food,
Life Skills- Other,
Nature- Animals
Gary Feldman, consumer food educator, will share his knowledge of animal welfare certifications and help you to SHOP as HUMANELY and sustainably as possible. Find out how to navigate through today’s confusing food labels for dairy, eggs, meat, poultry, etc. Learn the meaning of FREE RANGE, PASTURE RAISED, GRASS FED, ORGANIC and much more. Learn what symbols and terms to look for, and how to decipher true verifications from false claims. Gary will show you the correlation between FACTORY FARMS and today’s superbug epidemic, and also give solid tips for avoiding it. Discover why and how agricultural laws are created for corporations.
$201- $350
VANISHING BEES, BUTTERFLIES AND BATS Life Skills- Food,
Nature- Environment,
Nature- Gardening
Vanishing Bees, Butterflies and Bats Bees are vanishing from the face of the earth! The Monarch Butterfly is becoming extinct. The saying, “going batty” will be a thing of the past as well. Bats are declining rapidly. Why should we care? Gary Feldman will show you why we need these life-sustaining members of our ecosystem more than you think, what their purpose is, and why we can’t live without them. Learn when the phenomenon called colony collapse started and what is wiping the bees out of existence. What will happen without them? Will our ecosystem and people change? Learn what the impact will be at our supermarkets. Learn how you can keep the “buzz” still humming, keep the butterflies flourishing, and why we all need to go batty to save the bats.
$201- $350
PRESCRIPTION FOR FOOD Health & Fitness- Other,
Life Skills- Other,
Life Skills- Food
Learn to recreate the course of your health and longevity. Gary will explain the correlation between today’s food system and the degradation of our well-being. Synthetic and chemical-laden food is not the recipe for sustainability. Learn the Rx for food so you will know how to avoid chemicals, additives, and synthetics by recognizing them on labels when shopping the grocery aisles. Find out strategies for deciphering what is not disclosed on the labels (GMOs). Learn to decode produce stickers. Come away understanding how to identify the food categories and choose wisely. Gary teaches about nutritional supplements, food, the ecosystem and sustainable living. He was an innovator in the nutritional supplement field with a first of its kind retail catalog of name-brand vegetarian supplements and cruelty-free personal care products.
$201- $350
UNDERSTANDING HOW TO BUY NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENTS Health & Fitness- Other,
Life Skills- Other,
Other
All supplements are not created equal. Learn the vitally important differences between synthetic and whole food supplements. Gary Feldman will share nutritional supplement trade information and teach you how to better understand ingredient labels. Learn about additives and colors that are allergens, fillers and binders, GMO ingredients, pharmaceutical grade and standardized supplements. Find out the origins of many vitamins, minerals and other supplements and how various forms are assimilated. Learn how particular supplements, such as vitamin E and A, are singled out for health studies that you hear about in the news media. Become a savvy consumer when choosing supplements. Gary was an innovator in the nutritional supplement and personal care product field with a first of its kind retail mail-order catalog of name-brand vegetarian nutritional supplements and cruelty-free personal care products.
$201- $350
THE pH BALANCING ACT Health & Fitness- Other,
Life Skills- Food,
Other
Learn the chemistry combination we need in our body for optimum health. Learn about the acid/alkaline balance that helps to prevent illness, and foods that boost the amount of oxygen the blood can absorb. Gain knowledge of how important your body’s pH balance is to your health and longevity. You will be surprised how your taste buds can fool you. Gary Feldman has over two decades in the nutritional supplement field.
$201- $350
SLOWING YOUR AGING CLOCK Health & Fitness- Other,
Life Skills- Food,
Science
Food: Are you dying for it? Learn how to choose the correct fats, carbs, protein, and sugars to sustain your health. Discover how various methods of growing food crops either create health or take it away. Find out about factory farming and how it is detrimental to all life. Gary guides you through the maze of 21st century nutrition. Gary Feldman teaches about food, nutritional supplements, the environment and sustainable living. He was an innovator in the nutritional supplement field with a first of its kind retail catalog of name-brand vegetarian supplements and cruelty-free personal care products, and did extensive research for customers.
$201- $350
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