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Maria Finn Author Talk • Forage. Gather. Feast.: 100+ Recipes from West Coast Forests, Shores, and Urban Spaces

Wednesday May 29 at 6:30pm

A note about our in-store events:

We offer first come, first served seating in our shop. There will be overflow room outside if needed and the author will be mic'd. Everyone is welcome to attend.

You can pre-order a copy below for pick-up at the event or purchase copies on-site.


Join us in the shop as we celebrate the release of Maria Finn's new cookbook Forage. Gather. Feast. and enjoy a truffle demonstration from her truffle dog, Flora Jayne. 

Maria Finn is an author, chef, and maker who lives on a houseboat in Sausalito, California, with her truffle dog, two tabby cats, and a native oyster garden. She creates food, art, and storytelling experiences inspired by ecosystems like kelp forests and redwood watersheds; her work explores themes like love, awe, desire, and grief in regard to our relationship with the natural world. She founded Flora & Fungi Adventures, where she hosts wild food-centric adventures in California all the way north to Alaska. Visit her at

Forage. Gather. Feast — Celebrate the pleasure of the wilderness (or even your backyard) with this approachable forage-to-kitchen cookbook featuring 110 recipes using foragable foods—from seaweed love to mushroom lust and everything in between. Identify foragable foods in your own backyard to create simple, rustic recipes from the bounty of the coast, forest, and urban spaces up and down the West Coast.

Featuring more than 100 recipes and chock-full of lush photography, this cookbook shows you what to do with the delicious foodstuffs you can dig, snip, or catch anywhere from Alaska to Northern California, then put it all together in homecooked meals best shared with friends and gorgeous sunset views or cooked in the wild over a campfire.