"Y" Eat Healthy Discussion Group

Partnering with the North Attleboro YMCA, An Unlikely Story invites you to join the Discussion Group (formerly a book club) focused on healthy eating and living! The group gathers at the bookstore and the North Attleboro YMCA in alternating months. They explore books, cookbooks, food literature, cooking methods, videos, and lifestyle changes centered on real, whole foods and a clean-eating lifestyle.     

This Discussion Group is open to all -- omnivores to vegans -- who want to talk about food, health and cooking. They request that everyone remain curious and respectful of each others’ choices. Members of the group will suggest a variety of resources each month to keep the discussions dynamic and broad-based. Food tastings and cooking demos will be sprinkled in as well! An Unlikely Story will offer a 10% discount on Discussion Group books in stock when bought during "Y Eat Healthy" meetings, although purchasing the books is not required for participation.

In April, our topic of discussion will be "Buying Local" -- there are so many benefits to buying foods directly from your local farmer!  Join us to learn about local farms where you can buy veggies and meats year-round to support your health, as well as small farmers and the local economy. 

Instead of focusing on one specific book, we've offered a list of possible books to peruse before -- and after -- our meeting (if you don't have time to look at the books, please join us anyway!)  Please feel free to share your favorite books on the topic of the month (by email to Bonnie or Jocelyn) so that we can introduce them to the group.   

If you have any questions, please reach out to Bonnie (bonnie@anunlikelystory.com) or Jocelyn (JocelynL@hockymca.org).

Event date: 
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 6:30pm
Event address: 
North Attleboro YMCA
The Dirty Life: A Memoir of Farming, Food, and Love Cover Image
ISBN: 9781416551614
Availability: Available to Order
Published: Scribner - April 12th, 2011

Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life Cover Image
ISBN: 9780060852559
Availability: Available to Order
Published: Harper - May 2007

Food Rules: An Eater's Manual Cover Image
ISBN: 9780143116387
Availability: Available to Order
Published: Penguin Books - December 29th, 2009

The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals Cover Image
ISBN: 9780143038580
Availability: Available to Order
Published: Penguin Books - August 28th, 2007

The New Farm: Our Ten Years on the Front Lines of the Good Food Revolution Cover Image
ISBN: 9781419731082
Availability: Available to Order
Published: Harry N. Abrams - March 27th, 2018

Vegetables Illustrated: An Inspiring Guide with 700+ Kitchen-Tested Recipes Cover Image
ISBN: 9781945256738
Availability: Available to Order
Published: America's Test Kitchen - March 5th, 2019

The Farm: Rustic Recipes for a Year of Incredible Food Cover Image
ISBN: 9780547516912
Availability: Available to Order
Published: Rux Martin/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - April 17th, 2012

The Farmers Market Cookbook: The Ultimate Guide to Enjoying Fresh, Local, Seasonal Produce Cover Image
ISBN: 9780865718227
Availability: Available to Order
Published: New Society Publishers - May 2016

Signed Copies

Can't make it to an event? We're always happy to set a signed copy aside for you or put one in the mail. Just add the book to your cart, and in the comments section, let us know that you want a signed copy, and tell us if you'd like the author to personalize the inscription (when available). If you would like it personalized, be sure to place your order at least 24 hours before the event. Personalized books must be paid for in advance.

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