Macrobiotic Summer Conference


Macrobiotic Summer Conference July 28 - August 3, 2019

Eastover Resort •Lenox MA 01240
















Macrobiotic Summer Conference

July 28 - August 3, 2019

Over 25 Teachers, Counselors, & Cooks, 50 Cooking Classes, Lectures & Panels

Come for the Week, the Day, or for the Gala


Upcoming Events

Rest & Relax & Renew and enjoy the world's healthiest cuisine

The Summer Conference 2019 will be held at Eastover, a holistic resort in Lenox, Massachusetts, the heart of the Berkshires. Eastover offers a wide selection of accommodations to suit any budget, including deluxe king, queen, double and single sized bedrooms, wide-screen TV and private baths. Large sleeping quarters for families and groups are also available, as well as camping. Eastover also a sunny porch, terrace, hiking trails, olympic pool, sauna, hot tub and Japanese garden. Please view the room options at To reserve your spot at the summer conference, please call (413) 212-7445.

Eastover Resort offers a beautiful natural environment, accommodations to fit any budget, and serene atmosphere for mind, body and soul.


Teachers and Presenters

The 2019 Summer Conference will feature about 25 of the world's leading macrobiotic teachers, counselors and chefs. Our core faculty members include:

Catherine L. Albanese, Martha C. Cottrell, M.D., Greg DiLisio, Sheri Demaris, Edward Esko, Naomi Ichikawa Esko, Alice Fava, Masumi Goldman, Jeanne & Patrick Grosset, Virginia Harper, Mariya Ivanov, Warren Kramer, Alex Jack, Amber Maisano, Judy & Larry MacKenney, Rich Myers, Miwaka Ohara, Tom Monte, Christina Pirello, Robert Pirello, Evan Root, Jane & Lino Stanchich, Denny & Susan Waxman, Bettina Zumdick, & many more.

In addition to their classes presenters will be available for private sessions, including Macrobiotic Counseling, Shiatsu Massage, Acupuncture, 9 Star Ki Readings, Menu Planning, Psychic Readings, etc.


Online Winter Conference

January 20 - 26 2019


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Online Macrobiotic Educators Conference

November 2-4, 2018

The first Macrobiotic Online Educators Conference and Planetary Health Forum will take place on November 2-4, 2018. The event, hosted by Planetary Health, Inc., sponsor of the Macrobiotic Summer Conference, will bring together teachers, counselors, cooks, students, parents, farmers, natural food producers, writers, artists, homemakers, and others with a passion to spread macrobiotics for a weekend of fellowship, learning, and inspiration. 

The Online event will feature 5 sessions, beginning Friday evening, Nov 2, 7-9 pm ET, three sessions on Saturday, Nov. 3, from 10-12 pm, 2-4 pm, and 7-9 pm,  and ending on Sunday, Nov. 4,  from 12-2 pm.

Early Bird price $99. Regular price $129 after October 1.


Brief presentations and topics of discussion include:

·      Macrobiotics & the Millennial Generation

·      Modern Health Challenges—Wireless Radiation, the Opioid Crisis, Tick-Borne Diseases, etc.

·      Nutritional Controversies: Paleo, Vegan, Raw Food, Coconut Oil, Oil Free, and Gluten Free, etc.

·      Cooking, Food Quality, and Dietary Practice

·      Case Histories & Counseling Insights

·      Macrobiotics in the New 2 Soil Cycle 2018-2027  

All sessions will be recorded for viewing at your leisure.

If you would like to give a brief presentation on one of these or other topics, please let us know.

Cost: Early Bird price $99. Regular price $129 after October 10th. Click here to register. Checks or credit card information may also be sent to Planetary Health, Inc., Box 487, Becket MA 01223. 

Please include card number, expiration date, 3-digit security code, and Zip code. Be sure to include your email address if paying by check or credit card so we can send you the online access code.

For further information or to enroll by phone, please contact Alex Jack (413-623-0012) or Bettina Zumdick (413-429-5610).