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5:15 – 6 pm: Reception

Paul Greenberg – Griffith Film Theater, 2nd floor, Bryan University Center

Film shown during lecture

Working on the Water: A Community Approach to Sustainable Waterfronts
Faced with a long term decline in fishing infrastructure, Walking Fish cooperative is developing a plan for an innovative working waterfront facility to meet the needs of small-scale fishermen in Carteret County, North Carolina. Working under a National Fish and Wildlife Foundation grant, Walking Fish has engaged in a collaborative process to identify community priorities and formulate a business strategy for the proposed facility. The fishermen of Walking Fish are excited for the opportunity to share their experience in integrating seafood into our local food system.

7:30 – 8:30 pm: Book signing

Immediately following lecture, 2nd floor, Bryan University Center

Paul Greenberg is the author of the James Beard Award winning New York Times bestseller Four Fish and a regular contributor to The New York Times. He has also written for National Geographic Magazine, GQ, The Times (of London), Vogue, and lectures on seafood and the environment around the world. He is currently a fellow with The Safina Center and a Pew Fellow in Marine Conservation. His next book American Catch, the story of how we lost and how we might regain American local seafood, was published by The Penguin Press in June of 2014.

Learn more about this event here, and more about Paul Greenberg here.