Essential Nutrition

Cookbook and nutrition guide by Marika Blossfeldt

Local author, speaker and coach Marika Blossfeldt has published her first book. It is scheduled to arrive in Beacon, on April 20.  Blossfelt, a health coach who has conducted many workshops at Beacon Natural Foods, draws from her knowledge of natural foods and her experience in conducting private and group health coaching programs as well as wellness retreats,  in weaving together food, art and the joy of living a healthy and fulfilling life in this book. Essential Nourishment,  a cookbook and nutrition guide, presented from a holistic point of view, fuses an appreciation for the sensual pleasures of natural foods with a sensible approach to nourishment; encouraging readers to choose food with awareness and intention. The first Estonian edition of Essential Nourishment was published in 2009 and quickly became a bestseller there. 
       Blossfeldt was born in Estonia, grew up in Germany and currently divides her time between Beacon and Estonia. She studied painting in Berlin and contemporary dance in New York City. She was a featured soloist in the New York dance scene during the 80s and 90s. In the late 90s Marika restored a traditional farm complex in her native Estonia and transformed it into an international arts and wellness center, called Polli Talu Arts Center  During the summer she facilitates yoga, wellness and cooking retreats there. 

The book will be available locally at:

Beacon Natural Market, 133 Main Street, Beacon, NY 12508, 845-849-2443
Paper Presence, 133 Main Street, Beacon, NY 12508, 845-849-2443
Homespun Foods, 232 Main Street, Beacon NY 12508, 845-831-5096
Nature’s Pantry, 1545 Route 52 # 20, Fishkill, NY 12524, 845-765-2023
Adams, 1240 Rte 300, Newburgh, NY 12550

Book Signing Events in the Hudson Valley:
 

Wednesday, April 27 at 6 pm — 7:30
Paper Presence
133 Main Street
Beacon, NY 12508
RSVP 845-849-2443 

Thursday, April 28 at 4 pm — 6 pm 
Beacon Natural Market
348 Main Street
Beacon, NY 12508
RSVP 845-838-1288 

Saturday, April 30 at 11 am — 1 pm 
Nature’s Pantry
1545 Route 52 # 20
Fishkill, NY 12524
RSVP 845-765-2023 

Saturday, April 30 at 2 — 4 pm                                  
Country Curtains
1083 Rt. 9
Fishkill, NY 12524
RSVP 845-298-0800 

Sunday, May 1 at 4 — 5:30 pm                                 
School of Jellyfish
183 Main Street
Beacon, NY 12508
RSVP 845-440-8017