March Potluck Meeting! New Location, New Day!

Plant Powered for Health Potluck Meeting and SO MUCH MORE in March!!


Plant Powered for Health

March Potluck Meeting!


**New Location! Mary Free Bed Hospital!**

Monday March 9th, 6p-8p

Bring a favorite whole food plant based food or just bring yourself! 🙂

The address is:

350 Lafayette Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

This is the Professional Building at Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital. You may park in the garage at this address.


Need directions?

If you aren’t sure what to bring for the potluck? See the Facebook invitation for ideas or just bring yourself!! Come at 6pm whether or not you are participating in the potluck.

Facebook Invitation HERE!

Questions? Send us an email!

Bring friends and loved ones!

(This is a free event, but please consider making donation and/or participating in our raffles for covering expenses if you are able to, thank you!)


Can’t wait to see you there!


Free Screening of “The Game Changers!”

Plant Powered for Health and Mary Free Bed Lifestyle Medicine are hosting a free screening of the documentary “The Game Changers”!



The screening and Q+A will be on the evening of Monday, March 23rd!!

350 Lafayette Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

*Stay tuned for details!!


PBNSG in Detroit presents:

Dr. Neal Barnard!


Related to the debut of his new book, Your Body in Balance: The New Science of Food, Hormones, and Health, Dr. Neal Barnard will be presenting about the surprising effects that foods have on our hormones—and our health.

You’ll hear about food’s effects on infertility, menstrual cramps, polycystic ovary syndrome, hormone-related cancers, erectile dysfunction, menopausal symptoms, thyroid disease, diabetes, and mood problems—and learn about diet changes that can help.

Two options to see Dr. Barnard!

  • Optional pre-talk dinner with Dr. Barnard! Dinner at Taste of Ethiopia and book signing. Tickets include dinner, seating at the evening talk from 7-9pm and one book. Tickets HERE @



Sheri will be speaking on plant based diets and a healthy vibrant life with AARP Learn a Latte group on Wednesday April 15th! Join us!




The Plant-based Prevention of Disease Conference is coming to Michigan!!

This conference has top speakers with continuing education at an affordable price. Open to health care providers AND the public!!

Attendance options include a special 4 hr afternoon session on May 30th, the weekend only or all 3 days!

The “Early Bird” pricing will end soon! Grab your seats now!


Click here for the full agenda and explore the conference on

To go straight to ticket purchases, click here!




In the Grand Rapids Area
– Other locations noted in parenthesis-

Save the Date!

Snip20160904_12*Monday March 9th, 6-8pm: Plant Powered for Health potluck and meeting at Mary Free Bed Hospital! Facebook invitation HERE!

Snip20160904_12*Monday March 23rd, 6-8pm: Plant Powered for Health screening of THE GAME CHANGERS at Mary Free Bed Hospital!! Save the date!

e09099ca-86f9-4325-87a5-fb68dc86f9afTuesday March 31st 3:00-5:30pm(Detroit): Dinner, Book, and Book Signing with Dr. Neal Barnard! Your Body in Balance: The New Science of Food, Hormones, and Health. Dinner at Taste of Ethiopia and book signing. Tickets include seating at the evening talk from 7-9pm and one book. Tickets HERE @

e09099ca-86f9-4325-87a5-fb68dc86f9af*Tuesday March 31st, 7:00-9:00 pm(Detroit): Dr. Neal Barnard Talk: Your Body in Balance: The New Science of Food, Hormones, and Health! Tickets HERE @

Snip20160904_12*Wednesday April 15th, 10-11:30am: AARP-Learn A Latte @ Schuler Books and Music, Grand Rapids. Sheri Orlekoski will be speaking on the health benefits of a Whole-Food Plant Based Diet: Beyond Broccoli. RSVP at:

Snip20160904_12*Monday May 18th evening: Save the date for a possible BIG speaker in Grand Rapids!! STAY TUNED FOR DETAILS!

unnamed(14)*Friday May 30th-Monday June 1st, 2020-The 7th Annual Plant-based Prevention Of Disease National Conference comes to Michigan! Special May 30th Saturday afternoon 4 hour Community Event only OR options to attend the entire conference! Reserve your tickets today!  AGENDA HERE and Tickets @

More to come!!! More food meet ups, and fun coming up! Join us!!

Reminder, our main meetings are either the first Wednesday of each month or the second Monday of each month! Stay tuned to our Facebook Page, click here to “Like” and subscribe to upcoming events! We also have a Facebook group where we can visit and share between meetings, click here and request to join. You may also follow our blog, for news and events! Questions? Email:

Would you like to be a financial supporter in any amount? We appreciate all help big or small!

Can’t wait to see you!

Food, Friends, Science and Support!

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