The Culinary Institute of America presents Barton Seaver

Barton Seaver, who graduated from the CIA in 2001, returned to his alma mater in May 2011 to speak with students about his mission to restore our relationship with the ocean, the land, and with each other—through dinner. In this interview Seaver reflects back on his time as a CIA student and talks about his new book, what it means to be a National Geographic Fellow, and why he believes that "delicious" is the new environmentalism.

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Join Barton Seaver in a new series exploring sustainability, community, and environmental concerns as they relate to one of the world’s most common rituals—dinner.

Size Matters

Size Matters

Join Barton Seaver on Maryland’s Eastern Shore and learn why a little fish called menhaden has a big importance to the health of the ocean.


Environmentalism on the Half Shell

Environmentalism on the Half Shell

Follow Barton Seaver as he visits the owners of a hundred-year-old oyster company who are working to keep the famous oysters on the map—and on our plates.

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