Slow Food Seacoast will feature Paul Greenberg, widely acclaimed author, speaker and environmentalist, at a reception held at the intimate venue The Red Door on Tuesday, August 12 from 5pm to 7pm. Guests will be treated to locally sourced seafood appetizers as Greenberg shares his latest work “American Catch: The Fight for Our Local Seafood” (Penguin Press, June, 2014). In this book Greenberg looks at the import and export of American fish, and asks important questions about our relationship to the sea that surrounds us as well as suggesting a sustainable future for the seafood industry.
This latest work is a continuation of the exploration Greenberg undertook in his New York Times bestseller Four Fish: The Future of the Last Wild Food. Four Fish has been published throughout Europe and Asia and was picked by The New York Times, The New Yorker and Bon Appetit as a notable book of 2010. He is a regular contributor to the New York Times Magazine, Book Review and Opinion Page, whilst also writing for National Geographic, Vogue, GQ, The Times of London, Süddeutschen Zeitung, amongst others. A noted lecturer and public speaker he has been a W.K. Kellogg Foundation Food and Society Policy Fellow, New York’s South Street Seaport Museum’s Writer-in-Residence and a fellow with the Blue Ocean Institute. He was the recipient of a James Beard Award for Writing and Literature, and a Grantham Prize Award of Special Merit. In 2014 he began a three year Pew Fellowship in Marine Conservation during which he will write “The Omega Principle: The health of our hearts, the strength of our minds, and the survival of our oceans all in one little pill.”