Victory Garden's EdibleFeast
This series takes viewers on a journey across America, traveling from garden to sea, mountains to fields, to learn about fresh local foods, and the people who grow and produce them. Hosted by passionate foodie and TV personality Amy Devers, each episode will also feature the work of 2013 James Beard Award winning filmmaker and chef, Daniel Klein, as he introduces us to gardeners, farmers, and food producers from across the country.
Victory Garden's EdibleFeast Previous Broadcasts
Minnesota (Episode #3601H)
KQED Life: Sun, Feb 12, 2017 -- 9:30 AM
Visit Minnesota and meet a Hmong family who came to the U.S. as refugees from Laos and now owns an organic farm. Take a look at a sustainable farm run by a young couple who epitomize do-it-yourself, then travel to Tiny Diner farm to meet a young gardener who demonstrates growing tomatoes and basil by trellising. Food and Wine Magazine best new chef winner Jamie Malone cooks two dishes inspired by Laotian food and duck eggs.
Omaha (Episode #3610H)
KQED Life: Sat, Feb 11, 2017 -- 12:30 PM
Travel to Omaha, Nebraska, and learn gardening tips from an urban farmer who's turned his home into an oasis of fresh produce. Cook lentil chili and pumpkin cornbread with Chef Isa Chandra Moskowitz, who moved to Omaha from Brooklyn and opened the first vegan restaurant in town. Visit Danelle Meyer of One Farm (an hour outside Omaha), who grew up on a commodity (corn and soybean) farm and began her own organic farm on a corner plot of her family's land. And spend the day with urban gardener and farm manager Ali Clark, who makes caramels from her grandfather's recipe for her Snowshoe Candy Company.
San Diego (Episode #3613H)
KQED Life: Sun, Feb 5, 2017 -- 9:30 AM
Head to idyllic San Diego. Restaurant owner and gardener Trish Watlington shows how to pre-soak, inoculate and plant fall peas, and explains why and how to combat the infestation of white flies by planting marigolds. Chef and restaurateur Javier Plascencia prepares a dish of quail and farrato. Go diving with sea urchin diver Pete Halmay, who has been practicing this tradition for more than 30 years, and visit the sisters who grow Thai produce at their home farm to supply their restaurant Suppanee House of Thai.
Vancouver (Episode #3608H)
KQED Life: Sat, Feb 4, 2017 -- 12:30 PM
In Vancouver, Canada, gardener and author Andrea Bellamy shows how to create a worm composter, propagate herbs by taking cuttings and harvest flax seeds. Chef Chris Roper is cooking rye crusted sturgeon with lightly pickled beets, and smoked salmon salad with cucumber. Go out on crab boats with fishermen dedicated to keeping low-impact practices viable for small-scale harvesters, and visit a mobile truck farm owned by Judy Kenzie.