Author Rick Bass is renowned for his writing on the environment and for his environmental activism. In his latest book, The Traveling Feast: On the Road and at the Table with My Heroes, Bass goes on a journey to thank the writers he considers his mentors, visiting and preparing those who accept his offer an elaborate meal. Joining him in his travels are some of his past and current writing students, and through the sharing of food, experiences and conversation, he connects his mentors and mentees.
Rick Bass will be speaking at Northern Kentucky University on August 22. He joins Cincinnati Edition from his home in Montana. And joining us in our studio are chef and Owner of Peas & Carrots Culinary Consulting, Joanne Drilling; Roebling Point Books & Coffee Owner and President of AdventureKEEN, Richard Hunt; and author Ron Ellis, who studied with Rick Bass at the University of Montana’s Environmental Writing Institute in 1998.
The Scripps Howard Center for Civic Engagement at Northern Kentucky University and the Friends of Steely Library will present "An Hour with Rick Bass" on Wednesday, August 22, at 12 p.m. in the Budig Theater University Center on the NKU campus.
Tune in to Cincinnati Edition August 13 starting at 1 p.m. to hear this segment.