I’m thrilled to call Tama Matsuoka Wong a friend.
We met her briefly for the first time early in 2012 before having the pleasure of sharing a weekend with her and learning more about foraging. If her name or story isn’t familiar to you, here’s my ‘Coles Notes’: she lived all over the world as a lawyer before changing careers and becoming a forager.
But her story is better in her words than mine and, thanks you YouTube and TEDxManahattan (an independently organized TED event), you can see her share her story. She’s vibrant, engaging, funny and passionate… about weeds:
If you want to learn more about Tama, philosophy or her book, check out our review from last year. It continues to inspire me.