Join me at FERN Talks & Eats, where we will cook up our written reports as dynamic, interactive storytelling. Come hear from the writers themselves along with a very special guest, chef Dan Barber of Stone Barns and Blue Hill and author of the critically acclaimed book The Third Plate. Live music, drinks, and delectable small plates of food accompany bold episodic tales for an audience free to interact with our presenters.
I will interview composer Philip Glass, one of the most renowned and influential composers of the 20th century, who will then perform with Tim Fain, emerging virtuoso violinist. This fundraising event is for the FreshFarm Markets matching dollars program.
Tickets for 6 p.m. concert at the First Congregational United Church of Christ at 945 G St NW are $175 ($75 tax deductible). Seating is general admission.
Moderating a panel on the current state and future of the organics foods industry. Following the panel I will do a book signing at 3 pm for both Organic Inc. and my new work, In Search of the Perfect Loaf.
The panel will be held in rooms 313/314 of the Baltimore Convention Center.
The booksigning will be held in the Expo bookstore on the 300 level from 3-3:30 p.m.
Talk and book signing at The Shed. I will hold a discussion with Sonoma baker Mike Zakowski about his solo baking business and participation in the global world cup of baking, the Coupe du Monde de la Boulangerie. A segment from a documentary film about Mike will also be screened. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased here.
I will have a conversation with Chad Robertson, owner Tartine, Bar Tartine; Author, Tartine Book No. 3: Modern, Ancient, Classic, Whole. In this discussion, we will delve deep into bread, attempting to define a great loaf and what it takes to make it.
Time: 11:30 a.m. check-in, noon program, 1 p.m. book signing
Cost: $20 non-members, MEMBERS FREE, $7 students (with valid ID)
Talk, book signing and tasting, hosted by Adventures by the Book.
Venue: Private San Diego Home (address and directions provided upon registration)
Cost: $35 per person
Book special offer: $15* for signed, first-edition hardcover, comes with a Cardamom Cafe & Bakery gift certificate (total value $34); only available with preorder