2020 Schedule:

For exact locations and times for my Oregon Humanities Conversation Project discussion, “Why DIY? Self-Sufficiency and American Life,” see Oregon Humanities’ calendar.

11/30/20     “A Fine Kettle of Fish” live radio program (Producer and Host), KMUN: Coast Community Radio, Astoria. The Lower Columbia’s seafood show. Fifth Mondays of the month. 9:30 a.m.

9/27-10/4 /20     Columbia/Snake River “Food & Wine” Small Boat Cruise (Onboard Speaker), American Cruise Lines

8/31/20     “A Fine Kettle of Fish” live radio program (Producer and Host), KMUN: Coast Community Radio, Astoria. The Lower Columbia’s seafood show. Fifth Mondays of the month. 9:30 a.m.

8/26-9/2/20     SE Alaska Small Boat Cruise (Onboard Speaker), American Cruise Lines

8/10/20     Why DIY? @Walters Cultural Arts Center’s “Creative Connections” series, Hillsboro

7/18-25 /20     Columbia/Snake River “Food & Wine” Small Boat Cruise (Onboard Speaker), American Cruise Lines

6/29/20     “A Fine Kettle of Fish” live radio program (Producer and Host), KMUN: Coast Community Radio, Astoria. The Lower Columbia’s seafood show. Fifth Mondays of the month. 9:30 a.m.

6/13-20 /20     Columbia/Snake River “Food & Wine” Small Boat Cruise (Onboard Speaker), American Cruise Lines

5/19-26 /20     Puget Sound Small Boat Cruise (Onboard Speaker), American Cruise Lines

5/17/20    Remarks at the James Beard Beach House Brunch, North Coast Culinary Fest, Cannon Beach.  POSTPONED TO 2021.

5/16/20      Culinary Workshop, “James Beard’s Seafood Legacy,” North Coast Culinary Fest, Cannon Beach. 10:30 a.m. POSTPONED TO 2021.

4/27- 5/4/20     Columbia/Snake River “Food & Wine” Small Boat Cruise (Onboard Speaker), American Cruise Lines. CANCELED.

4/18/20    Why DIY? @Newberg Library. 

4/4/20     “Seafood 101: Cooking with Local Clams” @Seaside Library. An exploration of the clams that can be found in the wild and in markets on the North Coast, with shucking tutorial and a few great recipes. Free but space is limited and class fills quickly, so call the library to reserve a space. CANCELED.

3/31/20    Why DIY? @Columbia Center for the Arts, Hood River. POSTPONED.

3/30/20     “A Fine Kettle of Fish” live radio program (Producer and Host), KMUN: Coast Community Radio, Astoria. The Lower Columbia’s seafood show. Fifth Mondays of the month, 9:30 a.m. CANCELED.

3/21/20     Why DIY? @Forest Grove Library. POSTPONED.

3/7/20       Why DIY? @Beaverton City Library

2/22/20     Why DIY? @West Linn Library

2/12/20     Why DIY? @Sherwood Library

2/11/20     Why DIY? @Lake Oswego Arts Council/LO Library, at the opening of their ‘zine exhibition.

2/5/20        “Cooking with Oregon Beans” class @North Coast Food Web, Astoria. Best ways to cook local beans, a tasting and evaluation of over a dozen varieties, and the best beans to use for several solid recipes. 

1/19/20     “What Did Lewis & Clark Eat?” Ft. Clatsop/Lewis & Clark National Historical Park, Astoria. Lecture in the “In Their Footsteps” series at the park. 1 p.m.

1/15/20     Why DIY? @Ledding Library, Milwaukie, celebrating the grand opening!

2019 Schedule:

For exact locations and times for my two Oregon Humanities Conversation Project discussions, “Why DIY? Self-Sufficiency and American Life” and “Fish Tales: Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon,” see Oregon Humanities’ calendar.

12/30/19     “A Fine Kettle of Fish” live radio program (Producer and Host), KMUN: Coast Community Radio, Astoria. The Lower Columbia’s seafood show. Fifth Mondays of the month.  Theme: Dungeness crab. 

12/21/19     “Seafood 101: Crab Cooking Class” @Seaside Library. How to break down and prepare our local Dungeness crabs, a North Coast holiday tradition! Plus a culinary demo with great recipes for crab cakes and more! Free but space is limited and class fills quickly, so call the library to reserve a space.

11/6/19       Why DIY? @Bandon Library

11/5/19       Why DIY? @Chetco Community Library/Brookings

11/2/19       Why DIY? @Cave Junction Library

10/26/19     Why DIY? @Estacada Library/Estacada Arts Commission

10/19 – 26 /19     Columbia/Snake River Small Boat Cruise (Onboard Speaker), American Cruise Lines

9/30/19     “A Fine Kettle of Fish” live radio program (Producer and Host), KMUN: Coast Community Radio, Astoria. The Lower Columbia’s seafood show. Fifth Mondays of the month.  Theme: rockfish.

9/14 – 21 /19     Columbia/Snake River “Food & Wine” Small Boat Cruise (Onboard Speaker), American Cruise Lines

8/30/19     “Seafood 101: All About Albacore” culinary class @Seaside Library. Easy recipes for fresh and canned local albacore tuna, plus tips on buying directly from boats. This class won’t cover canning tuna, but I’m happy to answer questions. Free but space is limited and class fills quickly, so call the library to reserve a space.

8/10 – 17/19     Puget Sound Small Boat Cruise (Onboard Speaker), American Cruise Lines

7/29/19     “A Fine Kettle of Fish” live radio program (Producer and Host), KMUN: Coast Community Radio, Astoria. The Lower Columbia’s seafood show. Fifth Mondays of the month. Theme: Albacore. Guest: Christa Svensson, Ilwaco Fish Market.

7/24/19      Why DIY?@SE Uplift Neighborhood Coalition, Portland

7/5 – 12/19       Columbia/Snake River “Lewis & Clark” Small Boat Cruise (Onboard Speaker), American Cruise Lines

6/7 – 14/19       Columbia/Snake River “Lewis & Clark” Small Boat Cruise (Onboard Speaker), American Cruise Lines

6/4/19         Why DIY? @Siuslaw Library, Florence (1 pm), and Fish Tales @Coos Bay Library (7 pm)

5/29/19       Fish Tales @Nestucca, Neskowin, Sand Lakes Watersheds Council

5/28/19       Why DIY? @Driftwood Library, Lincoln City

5/2 – 9/19    Puget Sound Small Boat Cruise (Onboard Speaker), American Cruise Lines

5/1/19         Why DIY? @People’s Coop, Portland

4/30/19       Why DIY? @Tualatin Library

4/29/19     “A Fine Kettle of Fish” live radio program (Producer and Host), KMUN: Coast Community Radio, Astoria. The Lower Columbia’s seafood show. Fifth Mondays of the month. Theme: petrel sole. Guest: Rob Seitz, South Bay Wild Fish Restaurant and Market.

4/13/19       “Seafood 101: The Basics” @Seaside Library.  A culinary primer on basic techniques and recipes for your favorite, affordable local seafood, including shellfish, rockfish, and smoked salmon.

3/26/19       Why DIY? @Fern Ridge Library, Veneta

3/25/19        Why DIY? @Independent Publishing Resource Center, Portland

3/1/19          Why DIY? @SE Uplift Neighborhood Coalition, Portland

2/28/19       Why DIY? @Banks Library

2/7/19         Why DIY? @Columbia EcoVillage, Portland/Cully

1/12/19       Why DIY? @North Bend Library

1/11/19       Why DIY? @Port Orford Library

1/10/19       Why DIY? @Gold Beach Library

1/9/19         Why DIY? @Chetco Community Library, Brookings