Victory Garden's EdibleFeast
Victory Garden 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.
Palm Beach (#3606H) Duration: 26:16 STEREO TVG
Visit Palm Beach, Florida, where Dr. John Zahina-Ramos of Just One Backyard shows how to plant sweet potatoes in a wheelbarrow and then how to make a wall garden. Then visit Jojo Milano, who left the urban life of Miami to start a farm in rural Palm Beach County where she raises purebred Nubian and Lamancha goats and makes cheese from their milk. Next, head to the water to see how Eric Finn dives for the invasive lionfish and spiny lobster. Finish up in the kitchen of Chef Clay Conley, who serves up lionfish, escabeche-style.
- KQED Life: Sat, Jul 2, 2016 -- 12:30pm
Madison (#3607H) Duration: 26:16 STEREO TVG
In Madison, Wisconsin, stop by the home of vegetable gardener Megan Cain and learn to make an herb spiral using repurposed bricks. Watch Chef Christine Inthachith and her mother Bounyoung of Lao Laan-Xang restaurant (the first Laotian restaurant in Madison) cook up chicken laarp and fall squash curry. Visit Roller Coaster farm, which supplies the majority of its pigs to Johnny Hunter of the Underground Food Collective, then head back to Johnny's butcher shop to see him break down a pig and make charcuterie. And last, visit the first organic cranberry farm in Wisconsin, a farm that uses the traditional method of dry harvesting cranberries.
Vancouver (#3608H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
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.
New England (#3609H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Visit magnificent farms of New England. The first stop is Winter Hill Farm in Maine, where Sarah and Steve (with their two young children in tow) manage a herd of rare Randall cattle and operate a small farmstead creamery producing raw milk, yogurt and artisanal cheeses. Next visit Michelle and Dana of Bantam Cider, and the apple orchards of Tower Hill Botanical Gardens, to see how hard cider is made in Boston. Then head to Green City Growers, where owner Jessie Banhazl shows how to make a cold frame from the ground up, and finally to the home of Chef Carolyn Johnson who cooks up two delicious apple-inspired dishes.
Omaha (#3610H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
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.
New Orleans (#3611H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Head to the Big Easy to see all that New Orleans has to offer. But first, visit Brian and Dawn Gotreaux - first-generation farmers who adopted 10 children from around the world and raise them on the family farm for the life lessons they believe are fostered there. Next, visit farmer Ben Burkett of B&B Farms/Indian Springs Cooperative - an African-American farming cooperative in Mississippi. Then head to Paradigm Gardens, where farmer Joel Hitchcock is making homemade insecticide with cayenne pepper and garlic, showing the essential tools every gardener should have, and teaching some basic watering tips. Finally, visit the home kitchen of James Beard Award-winning chef Donald Link, who will make a dish of shrimp and citrus.
- KQED Life: Sun, Aug 21, 2016 -- 9:30am Remind me