Green Festival Speakers

Maria Finn

Maria Finn is a writer based in Sausalito. Her most recent book is “The Whole Fish, How Adventurous Eating of Seafood Will Make You Healthier, Sexier and Help Save the Ocean.” (TED Books 2012). She has written for Sunset Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Audubon and many others. She received a grant from the Society of Environmental Journalists to write about SF Bay herring and traveled to Costa Rica to write about hammerhead sharks for The Food & Environmental Reporting Network. She has recently given talks about sustainable seafood at the California Academy of the Sciences, SXSW-Eco & Seattle Chefs Collaborative. She is currently writing a novel based on her experiences working on an all female commercial fishing boat in Alaska, “Sea Legs & Fish Nets” as well as a non-fiction book about seafood and biodiversity with the working title “Eat Like An Animal.”