Episode 522 addthis
Sarah Gardner visits a Michigan farm where the family works together to ensure their produce will make its way fresh from the farm to your fork. We visit a Maine farmer who has been discovering ways in making seaweed more palatable to a wider audience. Ted and Julia Wycall are new to farming, but their desire to raise particular produce and sell directly to consumers has given them a new direction in life. This young Maryland couple has joined with others in giving new life to their old family farm. It's a trend you'll find at high end restaurants across the U.S.; chefs using fresh locally grown ingredients in their gourmet dishes.

A Family AffairA Family Affair
When farmers raise produce that makes its way to your dinner table they've got to act fast and efficient. Sarah Gardner visits a Michigan farm where the family works together to ensure their produce will make its way fresh from the farm to your fork.

 

 

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Watery HarvestWatery Harvest
More than ever before consumers these days are trying new flavors and new offerings when it comes to meals in their homes. We visit a Maine farmer who has been discovering ways in making seaweed more palatable to a wider audience. See how these sea vegetables he harvests from the ocean are finding new favor with gourmet diners!

 

Buying LocalBuying Local
Ted and Julia Wycall are new to farming, but their desire to raise particular produce and sell directly to consumers has given them a new direction in life. This young Maryland couple has joined with others in giving new life to their old family farm.

 

Culinary CreationsCulinary Creations
It's a trend you'll find at high end restaurants across the U.S.; chefs using fresh locally grown ingredients in their gourmet dishes. We meet an Alabama chef that has found going local a great way to create a menu with meaning. He's connecting farmers and food lovers one delicious dish at a time.

 




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