IMAC is bringing Wild Edible Foods Expert Langdon Cook to Speak at The Reach Museum
7 PM Wednesday October 16 – Free and open to the public. Donations welcome. 250 people maximum.
Langdon Cook, wild edible food expert, will give a one hour talk and a slide show presentation on Nature’s Secret Pantry.
Explore the Pacific Northwest’s mountains and valleys with award-winning author and culinary adventurer Langdon Cook, He is on a quest to find the region’s most sought after wild foods for the table.
His slides of foraged edibles in their habitat and in finished dishes will have you reaching for your boots, baskets, and sauté pans.
A Q&A and book signing to follow. Free and open to the public. Donations welcome. Books will be available for purchase.
We are in for a real treat. Get there a little early to get a seat. The maximum number of people is 250.
About Langdon Cook
Langdon Cook is a writer, instructor, and lecturer on wild foods and the outdoors.
His books include Upstream: Searching for Wild Salmon, from River to Table (Ballantine, May 2017), a finalist for the Washington State Book Award, The Mushroom Hunters: On the Trail of an Underground America, winner of the 2014 Pacific Northwest Book Award, and Fat of the Land: Adventures of a 21st Century Forager. The Seattle Times called this book “lyrical, practical and quixotic.”
Cook’s writing has been nominated for a James Beard Award (2016) and a Pushcart Prize. He has been profiled in Bon Appetit, WSJ magazine, Whole Living, and Salon.com, and his writing appears in numerous magazines, newspapers, and online journals, including Terrain, Gray’s Sporting Journal, Eating Well, Outside, The Stranger, and Seattle Magazine, where he’s a regular columnist. On-screen credits include the PBS TV series “Food Forward,” the Travel Channel’s “Trip Flip,” and the webcast “The Perennial Plate.” He also interviewed with Diane Rehm from NPR.
He has also been the recipient of grants and awards from Artist Trust, 4Culture, PEN Northwest, and the Bread Loaf Writing Conference. A graduate of Middlebury College in Vermont (BA) and the University of Washington (MFA), Cook lives in Seattle with his wife, poet Martha Silano, and their two children.
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