Mark Bittman to Appear at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden and Books & Books will present a reading and book signing with bestselling author, Mark Bittman on Wednesday, October 6 at 6:00 p.m. at Fairchild.

Bittman’s New York Times bestseller Food Matters sounded the alarm about our unsustainable eating habits and their effects on our health and the environment. In his much-anticipated follow-up, The Food Matters Cookbook: 500 revolutionary Recipes for Bettter Living, he offers readers dishes that make conscious, sustainable eating a pleasure.

Here is the evening’s schedule:

6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.: Reception

Introduction by Chef Michelle Bernstein

7:00 p.m.: Reading by Mark Bittman

Book signing to follow

Tickets are required for this event. Tickets are $10 for Fairchild members, $15 for non-members. A limited amount of tickets are free with pre-purchase of The Food Matters Cookbook at Books & Books Coral Gables prior to the event. To purchase tickets or for more information please contact Annie Stamps at or 305-667-1651, ext. 3377.

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