Fish Tales: Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon, is a free conversation with Jennifer Burns Bright about consuming and preserving local seafood that will be hosted by the Hood River Library on Saturday, May 6 at 3pm.
This program is hosted by The Hood River Library and sponsored by Oregon Humanities.
Bright is a food and travel writer based in Port Orford, Oregon. She recently retired from teaching at the University of Oregon, where she researched desire in twentieth-century literature, led a faculty research group in the emerging discipline of food studies, and won a national pedagogy award for a team-taught, interdisciplinary class on bread. She holds a PhD from the University of California at Irvine and a Master Food Preserver certification. As a community organizer linking local producers and consumers, Bright often speaks and teaches at events.