- Jennifer Burns Bright is a travel writer, photographer, and food educator living in the Pacific Northwest.
- Her work has appeared in Acres USA, Gastronomica, NPR's the Salt, and AAA publications in the West. Her travel guide 25 Culinary Adventures on Oregon's North Coast will be published in 2021.
- Burns Bright teaches courses on preserving fruit, foraging seaweed, canning seafood, and more.
Jennifer Burns Bright is a food educator and travel writer based on the Oregon coast. She gave up academia to experience life in a fishing village and now travels the state teaching about local seafood. She writes frequently for AAA outlets in the West, and her work has appeared in numerous publications, like Acres USA, Gastronomica, NPR’s The Salt, the British lifestyle magazine Lagom, and AAA outlets throughout the West Coast.
She makes jam, cans seafood, gathers seaweed, and forages along the Pacific Northwest coastline. Burns Bright teaches popular classes on foraging and preserving. Her travel guide 25 Culinary Adventures on Oregon's North Coast will be published in 2021. She also is a recipe developer, creating dishes for West Coast culinary treasures like Dungeness crab and albacore tuna. She produced and hosted a radio program, "A Fine Kettle of Fish" for Astoria's KMUN, Coast Community Radio.
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