From cooking in New York City to managing a farm in Maine to wowing the culinary scene in Portland, Ore., as executive chef and co-owner of Italian restaurant Ava Gene’s, Joshua McFadden has gained an appreciation for vegetables of every season. Now he shares these insights in a massive cookbook, ‘Six Seasons,’
which celebrates the ever-changing landscape of veggies throughout the calendar year. McFadden brings these recipes to the North Bay for a seasonal four-course meal and reading this weekend. Chef Perry Hoffman helps prepare the food and Sonoma’s Scribe Winery provides the vino, and every attendee gets a signed copy of the book on Sunday,
Sept. 10, at Healdsburg Shed, 25 North St., Healdsburg. 6pm. $125. 707.431.7433.