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Forager Fête: An evening of words, plants, and edible discoveries

  • The Kampong 4013 S Douglas Rd Miami, FL 33133 (map)

O, Miami, Edible South Florida, & The Kampong Present:

Forager Fête: a release party for FORAGER: A Subjective Guide to Miami's Edible Plants (Jai-Alai Books, 2014) and the newest issue of Edible South Florida magazine.


Stumble into special food from Miami chefs, including Ryan Harrison of the new Taperia Raca; Chef Bee of Oishi Thai + the new NaiYaRa (opening next year at Sunset Harbour in Miami Beach); and Thi Squire of Rock Garden Herbs

Sample two outstanding beers from New Belgium Brewing Company, perfectly paired for our dishes: Snapshot Wheat Beer and Rampant Imperial IPA

Taste exotic fruits from the subtropical Redland that Nick Bernal, commercial forager of Seasons Farm Fresh, has tracked down for sampling, and dessert by Cao Chocolates

Explore the grounds of The Kampong on a "fast-foraging" tour with director emeritus Larry Schokman and plantmatter's Tiffany Noé

Discover FORAGER: A Subjective Guide to Miami's Edible Plants, the beautiful first book from O, Miami's new publishing house, Jai-Alai Books

Gather up copies of the new Edible South Florida issue 

  • 7 p.m. - Arrival. Please bring $5 cash for secure self-parking
  • p7:30 p.m. "Fast Foraging" mini-tour of The Kampong grounds starring Kampong director emeritus Larry Schokman and plantmatter founder Tiffany Noé
  • 8 p.m. - Creative Director Seth Labenz and Executive Editor P. Scott Cunningham provide a brief visual introduction to Jai-Alai Books, a brand-new literary publication house created by O, Miami 
  • 8:15 p.m. - An intro to FORAGER and the newest issue of Edible South Florida, featuring a Q&A with FORAGER authors Tiffany Noé and George Echevarria and ESF editor Gretchen Schmidt, plus a reading of food poems by Nick Vagnoni
  • ANYTIME - Eat & Drink!
  • ANYTIME - Pick up the new issue of Edible South Florida 

Be advised: self-parking is $5 cash on site. Parking is limited so if possible, please carpool. The Kampong also encourages walking and biking!

Earlier Event: April 27
Rat Bastard's Poets That Rock!
Later Event: April 30
#ThisIsWhere Poetry Contest Finale