Key Ingredients Previous Broadcasts

KQED World: Wed, May 15, 2013 -- 5:00 AM

Most of us don't give a second thought about the wealth of history and culture that shapes our dining habits and taste preferences. Our recipes, menus, ceremonies, and etiquette are directly shaped by our country's rich immigrant experience, the history and innovations of food preparation technology, and the ever changing availability of key ingredients. Key ingredients explores four aspects of our complex relationship with food:
* Entrepreneurial Spirit - Many people prefer to eat foods grown by people they know using local resources.
* Eating Implications - If you are what you eat, does it also matter when, where , and with whom you eat?
* Seed Savers - Who are the keepers of the seeds? And are older varieties of seeds important?
* Economic Efficiencies - Do we sacrifice lifestyle and sense of community when we strive for efficiency in agriculture?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, May 20, 2013 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED World: Wed, May 15, 2013 -- 11:00 AM
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KQED DTV Channels



Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
XFINITY 9 and HD 709
Wave, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQED, or as KQET in the 831 area code.
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Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
Wave, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQEH
KQED Plus, formerly KTEH.
Unique programs including the best British dramas, mysteries, and comedies.

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PBS Kids

Channel 54.4, 25.4, and 9.4
XFINITY 192 (Monterey/Salinas 372 and Sacramento/Fairfield 391)
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KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.3 and 25.3
XFINITY 190 Monterey/Salinas 371 and Sacramento/Fairfield 390)
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Thought-provoking television — public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.