Green Festival Speakers

Mark Rifkin



Registered Dietitian Mark Rifkin, of Preventive Nutrition Services, has been vegan since 1986, has a BA in Environmental Studies, and an MS in Health Education. Through his private practice in Baltimore, MD, Mark provides group and individual sessions to help vegetarians and vegans improve the quality of their diet. He also focuses on plant-based nutrition for various chronic diseases and conditions, including: diabetes, weight management, cardiovascular disease, arthritis, gout, women's health concerns, cancer and early stage kidney failure, as well as promoting sustainable food patterns beyond the locavore approach.