Matthew is available to speak at your parent group, civic organization, conference, hospital, library, or school. He is happy to tailor his talk to your audience. He can talk about baby food, breastfeeding tips for dads, international food for babies and toddlers, picky eating, cooking with kids, turning a blog into a book, and other topics.

For rates and more information, email Matthew at [email protected]. For upcoming appearances, see the [Events page](https://rootsandgrubs.com/events/).

Actual, unretouched testimonials:

* **”Pee-in-pants funny.”** –[Kim O’Donnel](http://www.kimodonnel.com/), food writer for Huffington Post

* **”About the funniest guy ever.”** –Tara Austen Weaver, [Tea and Cookies](http://teaandcookies.blogspot.com/)

* **”The wittiest guy I know.”** –Brady Forrest, founder, [Ignite](http://ignite.oreilly.com/)

* “Matthew led a salon reading at my house for 20 members of my book club. It turned out to be a lively and enjoyable night with a great discussion that followed. All came away entertained, charmed and better informed.” –Robin Wehl

* “Thank you for bringing yourself and your fantastic sense of humor to the recent PCA event ‘Eat My Words.’ The audience clearly got a kick out of your reading. We’d love to have you join us for an event again.” –Ashley Gartland and Andrea Slonecker, Portland Culinary Alliance