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Foraging and Feasting in the Pacific Northwest: Lori Snyder and Robin Kort in Conversation

September 28, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm PDT

On Thursday, September 28th at 6pm join Massy Arts, Massy Books and TouchWood Editions for the launch of The Coastal Forager’s Cookbook by Chef Robin Kort.

Learn how to connect with the flora and fauna in and around Vancouver through an inspired conversation between chef-author Robin Kort and herbalist Lori Snyder.

This project has been made possible by the Government of Canada. Ce projet a été rendu possible grâce au gouvernement du Canada.

Venue & Accessibility

The event will be hosted at the Massy Arts Gallery, at 23 East Pender Street in Chinatown, Vancouver.

Registration is free and required for entrance. Register here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/foraging-and-feasting-in-the-pacific-northwest-lori-snyder-and-robin-kort-tickets-707550140517

The gallery is wheelchair accessible and a gender-neutral washroom is on-site.

Please refrain from wearing scents or heavy perfumes.

For more on accessibility including parking, seating, venue measurements and floor plan, and how to request ASL interpretation please visit: massyarts.com/accessibility

Covid Protocols: Masks keep our community safe and are mandatory (N95 masks are recommended as they offer the best protection). We ask if you are showing symptoms, that you stay home. Thank you kindly.

About the book

The Coastal Forager’s Cookbook showcases foraged ingredients like wild mushrooms, seaweed, fish and molluscs, flowers and evergreen tips, and brings them together in 40 recipes to inspire forays into tide and woods and a sense of adventure in the kitchen. Along the way Robin shares memories of her childhood on the West Coast and her world travels, tips on plant identification, and guidance on mindful, sustainable foraging.

About the author

Robin Kort is a Pacific Northwest chef, forager, sommelier, and owner of Swallow Tail Culinary Adventures. She harvests and cooks between the mountains and the ocean near Vancouver, BC, and has been featured on the Food Network, ItteQ Japan, the CBC, the Huffington Post, Conde Nast Traveller, and in the Globe and Mail.

About the moderator

Lori Snyder is an Indigenous Metis Herbalist and Educator. She works on co-creating insightful dialogues in community, remediating and reconciling with our Indigenous plants as we reintroduce them into our urban landscapes. She also promotes access to local Indigenous foods and medicines, which supports collective resilience and deep ecological healing for all species.


23 East Pender Street
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