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.
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, Jan 22, 2017 -- 9:30am Remind me
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.
- KQED Life: Sat, Jan 28, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me
Charlotte (#3612H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Travel to Charlotte, North Carolina, where Scott Lindsley and Joey Hewell give gardening tips from their eye-catching urban farm, and meet Robin Emmons (nominated for CNN Hero of the year), who started gardening in her backyard to provide fresh food to the mentally ill and found ways to get good, fresh food to those in need. Then go foraging in the woods of Millers Creek with expert (and mushroom cultivator) Ken Crouse, before heading into the kitchen with Chef Clark Barlowe to cook up some pan roasted chicken and African prickly cucumber gazpacho.
- KQED Life: Sun, Jan 29, 2017 -- 9:30am Remind me
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.
- KQED Life: Sat, Feb 4, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me
San Diego (#3613H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
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.
- KQED Life: Sun, Feb 5, 2017 -- 9:30am Remind me
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.
- KQED Life: Sat, Feb 11, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me
Minnesota (#3601H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
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.
- KQED Life: Sun, Feb 12, 2017 -- 9:30am Remind me