Zero-Waste Events, Cook-Alongs and Workshops

In addition to these events, I give talks and teach workshops for various organizations. Some of these include NASA’s Johnson Space Center, Sierra Club, Plastic-Free July, Target, Facebook, PCC Community Markets, Singapore Writer’s Festival, libraries, waste management companies, corporations implementing more sustainable practices and introducing low-waste concepts to their employees, and so on. To book a speaking engagement, please contact my booking manager, Cecil Ang.

Sept 10th, 10am PT/1pm ET: Sustainable Milton, Low Waste Cooking Talk

Learn tips and tricks that will improve your diet, save you money and help the environment. Register here.

Sept 21st, 4pm PT/7pm ET: Start a Sourdough Starter—and Keep It Alive!

Free online sourdough starter workshop. Register here.

Three-ingredient sourdough bread made with wild yeast

2023 Previous Public Events

  • July 22nd: Farmers’ Market Produce Bag Giveaway
  • June 22nd: Brew Kombucha for the Climate Fundraising Workshop
  • June 17th: CALL Primrose Fundraiser at Filoli
  • June 14th: Sunnyvale Library, Scratch Pasta Workshop
  • May 27th: Sourdough Starter Workshop
  • May 13th: Belvedere Tiburon Library, Author Talk
  • April 27th: Mammoth Lakes Library, Author Talk
  • April 22nd: Menlo-Atherton Love Earth Festival, Induction Cooking Demo
  • April 22nd: San Mateo Library, Induction Cooking Demo
  • April 16th: Rainbow Grocery, Book Signing and Produce Bag Making
  • April 15th: Sunnyvale Library, Author Talk
  • April 7th: Sourdough Starter Workshop
  • March 9th: 16th annual Tufts Nutrition Data Symposium, Sustainability Now!
  • Feb 10th: Eleanor’s 9th Birthday Party
  • Jan 14th: Camarillo Public Library, Author Talk
  • Jan 10th: Los Altos Library, Author Talk
  • Jan 8th: Sunnyvale Library, Author Talk

2022 Public Events

  • Dec 10th: Farmers’ Market Produce Bag Giveaway
  • Dec 8th: Pastry for Pakistan
  • Nov 19th: Do More Group Talk
  • Nov 12th: Sourdough Starter Workshop
  • Nov 9th: Homestead High Talk
  • Oct 4th: Don’t Ditch Your Discard
  • Sept 22nd: Sourdough Starter Workshop
  • Sept 21st: Boston Consulting Group Cookalong
  • Sept 11th: Fermentation 101, Sunnyvale Library
  • Sept 10th: ReMaker Fair, Palo Alto Library
  • Aug 18th: Ginger Beer Fundraiser
  • Aug 4th: Sourdough Starter Workshop
  • June 29th: Mountain View Library Author Talk
  • June 16th: Philly Talks Trash, A Virtual Series on Waste
  • June 4th: Byrd’s Filling Station Grand Opening
  • May 26th: San Mateo Rotary Club Talk
  • May 24: Sourdough Starter Workshop
  • May 17th: Climate Reality Project Bay Area Cook-Along
  • May 11th: Eco-Friendly Challenges, Food Waste Talk
  • May 7th: Klickitat County Washington Solid Waste Department Cooking Demo
  • May 3rd: Santa Clara Library Author Talk
  • April 28th: Howard Hughes Medical Institute Cooking Demo
  • April 24th: Earth 2050 in Mill Valley
  • April 22nd: Stanford Health Care Earth Day Event
  • April 21st: Santa Clara Valley Water District Earth Day Talk
  • April 14th: Santa Clara County Recycling and Waste Reduction Commission
  • April 9th: Sunnyvale Drive Electric: Ride into Earth Month
  • April 5th: Mustela Food-Waste Prevention Cook-Along
  • April 3rd: Sunnyvale Edibles Gardening Talk
  • April 2nd: Sunnyvale Going Native Garden Tour Talk
  • March 31st: Acterra Cook-along on Zoom
  • March 30th: Solidarity Sauerkraut Cook-Along Fundraiser
  • March 24th: Katharine Hayhoe on Instagram Live
  • March 15th: Sunnyvale Rotary Club
  • March 8th: Make Borscht Not War Cook-Along Fundraiser
  • Feb 24th: Make Soup Not Waste Cook-Along Fundraiser
  • Feb 10th: Eleanor’s 8th Birthday Sourdough Starter Workshop
  • Feb 7th: Green Change’s Regeneration Meetup
  • Feb 7th: Live Zero Waste Challenge
  • Feb 3rd: Sierra Club Southeast Michigan
  • Jan 29th: Santa Clara County Library District Author Talk
  • Jan 25th: Mountain View Library Cook-Along
  • Jan 14th to 16th: Sourdough Bread Workshop
  • Jan 6th: PCC Markets Sourdough Starter Cook-Along

Find out more about my book here!

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