Greenberg will sign his book for those interested before and after the lecture.
His book Greenberg examines New York oysters, Gulf shrimp and Atlantic salmon to tell the surprising story of why Americans no longer eat from their local waters.
A fisherman since childhood, Greenberg writes for The New York Times, National Geographic, GQ and other publications. In 2005, his New York Times Magazine article on Chilean sea bass received the International Association of Culinary Professionals’ award for excellence in food journalism. He has received the National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship and its Food and Society Policy Fellowship.
The event is the URI Graduate School of Oceanography’s annual Charles and Marie Fish Lecture, which is supported by income from the Charlie and Bobbie Fish Endowment for Oceanography. The Fishes established the University’s first marine biological program in 1935, which later became the Graduate School of Oceanography.
For more information, contact the URI Office of Marine Programs at 401-874-6211.