Book Talk: Fooding – A Chef's Journey Through Food, Farms & Community on MV

A conversation with chef-author Jamie Sparks about her new cookbook: Fooding – A Chef's Journey Through Food, Farms and Community on Martha's Vineyard. 

With guest contributors for Q&A: Brian Athearn, Dan and Greg Martino, Heidi Feldman, Tim and Tricia Colon. 

Ms. Sparks arrived as a private chef on Martha's Vineyard in the summer of 2019, having just published her first cookbook, Cooking for Conservation, Tchad: A gastronomic safari - inspired by her time working as a chef and culinary arts trainer in National Parks in Africa. With her next cookbook in mind, and knew soon after arriving that it would be based on her Island experiences. She became enthralled by the vibrant local farming community and the shared ethos amongst its members. The book soon evolved into a journey Ms. Sparks set out on to meet farmers and members of the community, with recipes and stories paying homage to them through the words in her book.

Tuesday, April 20 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm

9 State Road, Chilmark, MA 02535

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Books & Poetry, Food & Drink, Online




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