Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Eat the Invaders! and Take a Bite on the Wild Side

Please join us for an eclectic evening of conversation, master chef demonstration and adventurous eating with one of CT’s most celebrated green chefs, Bun Lai of New Haven’s Miya’s Sushi.

The Rockfall Foundation presents:

Where the Wild Foods Are!  Exploring the art, adventure & good taste of eating sustainable, foraged cuisine.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Chapman Hall, Middlesex Community College
Middletown, CT

BUN LAI, world renowned chef, James Beard Award semi-finalist and proprietor Miya’s Sushi, who creates and serves innovative dishes from sustainable, locally obtained and foraged flora and fauna, including invasive species.

JOE ROMAN, conservation biologist, researcher and educator, award-winning author of the book, Listed, and founder/editor ‘n’ chef of the courageous culinary website, Eat the Invaders: Fighting Invasive Species, One Bite at a Time.

Have fun eating sushi while learning from Joe and Bun about their work together to promote the protection of native habitats and eating healthy for the planet.

For some background on Bun and Joe, see a recent profile  in Outside magazine: "The Gourmet Invasivores Dilemma."  

Along with Bun's award-winning dishes, dessert will be served and a cash bar will offer local beers and regionally-made hard cider.

All proceeds will benefit The Rockfall Foundation's environmental education grants program.

For details and to reserve your place at our tables visit our website here. Or contact Claire Rusowicz, (860)347-0340;

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