Jeffrey M. Smith, a leading consumer advocate for non-genetically engineered foods, will be the keynote speaker at a preventive health and sustainable technology expo this weekend at the Dodds and Eder store at 11 Bridge Street in Sag Harbor.
General admission tickets, at $25, will include a screening of a documentary, “Genetic Roulette: The Gamble of Our Lives,” based on Mr. Smith’s best-selling book, on Sunday at 1 p.m. A question-and-answer session will follow.
Representative Tim Bishop will be in attendance at the expo, too, to speak about health care reform education. Other scheduled speakers are Candace Vorhaus, a feng shui expert, Jennifer Katz, a holistic veterinarian, Jason Foscolo, a food law attorney, and Amy Elias, a lifestyle consultant.
Cooking demonstrations by Silvia Lehrer and Nadia Ernestus are in store, and a diverse group of exhibitors will share information about products and services that benefit health.
The hours to see the exhibitors, in an outdoor pavilion, are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. A link for free tickets has been offered by the Sag Harbor Chamber of Commerce at mastersofhealthandwellness.com/shc-comp-day-pass/.
In addition to the daytime events, a cocktail party can be attended for $50 on Saturday from 5:30 to 7 p.m. A casual dinner will follow from 7 to 9 to benefit Slow Food East End. Chef Todd Jacobs of the newly opened Fresh restaurant in Bridgehampton will prepare the menu, which will feature local, seasonal food and wine. Tickets for the cocktail party and dinner cost $150.
Mr. Smith, who has lectured in dozens of countries about genetically engineered foods, will present his keynote speech at the dinner. A complete schedule and tickets are available at mastersofhealthandwellness.com.