BOOK TOUR: Sarah Owens, author of Toast & Jam

Sarah Owens, author of the James Beard award-winning book Sourdough will be celebrating the launch of her new book, Toast & Jam, with special events this fall.

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Sarah Owens is an autodidactic baker and gardener with a thirst for travel and an insatiable hunger for creativity.  She grew up in Clinton, Tennessee and received her B.A. from Bellarmine University in Louisville, Kentucky.  She spent six years as curator of the historic Cranford Rose Garden and the Rose Arc Pool at Brooklyn Botanical Garden.  She is the owner of BK17 Bakery, an artisan microbakery that began in Brooklyn.  She is the author of Sourdough: Recipes for Rustic Fermented Breads, Sweets, Savories and More, which won a James Beard Award.   She teaches workshops on natural leavening, fermenting, and horticulture worldwide.  She lives and teaches seaside on New York's Rockaway Peninsula.

Sarah Owens Author Events 

Toast & Jam Book Signing at Edgemere Farm
Rockaway, New York
Saturday, August 19th
10:30am to 1pm

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Leaf + Loaf: Brunch with Hetty McKinnon, author of Neighborhood
Rockaway Beach, NY
Sunday, August 20th
11:00am to 12:30 pm

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Seasonal Bread and Pastry Workshop at Owl Bakery
Asheville, North Carolina
Sunday, September 3
1pm to 5pm

A bread and pastry workshop with Sarah Owens and pastry chef and food historian Susannah Gebhart of West Asheville’s OWL Bakery for an afternoon of tutorials (finishing, happily, with snacks and cocktails) aimed at bakers with a bit of experience.

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East Fork Pop-up Dinner
Marshall, North Carolina
Thursday, September 7
6pm to 9pm

A family-style dinner with hosts Alex and Connie Matisse at East Fork Pottery. family-style dinner with hosts Alex and Connie Matisse at East Fork Pottery.

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Cocktail Hour and Book Signing
Asheville, North Carolina
Friday, September 8
6pm to 8pm

Meet Sarah and enjoy wine and snacks inspired by Toast & Jam in the OWL Bakery grove.
$12 Entry or Free with purchase of book

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

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Toast & Jam signing at Book Larder
Seattle, Washington
Monday, September 25th

Sarah will be demoing a recipe from the book, answering all of your bread questions, and signing copies of her books, which will be available for purchase that evening.

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Workshop at 18 Reasons in San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
October 3rd

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