Valerie Costanza graduated with a degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from LA Tech University. After successfully completing requirements to become a registered dietitian, she worked as a cardiac rehab dietitian in a hospital in Ft. Worth, TX. With a move to Louisiana in 2008, she opened a private practice in which she continues today. She currently sees clients in person, via telehealth and through corporate health and wellness programs. She truly enjoys helping each individual understand how the body works and how best to feed it for optimal wellness.
Topic: Growing Community, Saturday, March 9, 10:30 – 12:00 noon.
Join us at the Back to Your Roots: Sustainable Agriculture Masterclass on Saturday, March 9th, from 10:30-12:00 AM for “Growing Community”. Registered dietitian, Valerie Costanza, will present “The Health Benefits of Eating Local”. Certified Yoga instructor and educator, Elizabeth Griffon, will speak on “Sowing Joy (and Community) with Goga”, and Conrad Cable will put forth his vision of organized local food production with “The Greater Ouachita Grower’s Network”. These three speakers will offer a full circle experience of local food and health perspectives, from educating the public, to the local production and consumption that creates our food web.