Don’t Buy New, Just Swap (Seeds, That Is)

Don’t Buy New, Just Swap (Seeds, That Is)

Every spring garden starts with just a tiny seed
For the fifth year, Grow Pittsburgh, the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh and Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens gather the community together for a free-for-all of seed and gardening information exchange. Sound Bite goes to scour the tables and talk to Pittsburgh gardeners about the season to come.

Cataloguing Foods Facing Extinction

Slow Food’s Ark of Taste brings attention to foods we may lose
Slow Food USA is dedicated to documenting and preserving foodways that are good, clean and fair for all. The Ark of Taste is a catalogue that helps to record the histories of foods from around the world that are dying out and promote their continued growth.

Not Its First Rodeo

Goat Rodeo Farm & Dairy cultures up fresh goat cheese for Pittsburgh
Tucked away in Allison Park just outside the city, Goat Rodeo Farm and Dairy and its herd of 100 goats are preparing for spring and the arrival of many newborn kids. The baby goats are essential to the farm's main operation — making goat cheese.

Food, Mood and Attitude

Two caterers bring African foods and a heavy dose of positivity to their communities
“Before I knew how to read or to write, I knew about the correlation between food, mood and attitude.”

Modernizing Medieval Meals

Sound Bite time-travels to the Middle Ages with the authors of A Thyme and Place: Medieval Feasts and Recipes for the Modern Table
Historian Lisa Graves and chef Tricia Cohen combine their talents to create an illustrated historical guide to medieval cooking. Each recipe is modernized for the contemporary cook, while still harkening to its original roots on the tables of the Middle Ages.

Have Food, Will Travel

Sound Bite rides along with 412 Food Rescue as they deliver rescued food to Pittsburgh communities.
How much food goes to waste in the United States?

Bread, Wine, Chocolate: The Slow Loss of the Foods We Love

Journalist and author Simran Sethi explores the importance of biodiversity and how monoculture is making the world less delicious.
Find out how seeking out and cultivating the most delicious foods may also be the path to creating food security.

Turkey Time

Why a little time and extra TLC with a heritage-breed turkey can be worth its price per pound
Blackberry Meadows Farm is a certified organic farm just outside the city in Natrona Heights. Owners and farmers Greg Boulos and Jen Montgomery grow fruits and vegetables, but also focus on pasture-raised animals, including heritage-breed turkeys.

The Zen of Handmade Pasta

Roll out!
What does it take to make six foot wheel of pasta?

An herbalist returns home to talk about Appalachian remedies

Are there medicines and remedies growing in your own backyard?
Herbalist Heather Irvine has a passion for helping people with plants. She runs two clinical practices, consulting with patients about health issues and using her 15 years of experience to help them. Originally from the tri-state region, Heather has a deep knowledge of its plants and their uses.

The Iroquois White Corn Project and Conflict Kitchen work together to bring light to indigenous peoples' cuisine and history.

The living history of the Haudenosaunee people can be found in the kernels of white corn.
A story of American culture you probably didn’t learn in history class, told through food.

Sound Bite sits down with David Bernabo to talk about the fourth chapter of his documentary series, Food Systems.

“It’s a constant presence in our life and it’s something we should all be thinking about.”
An interview with David Bernabo about his food documentary series Food Systems.

Sound Bite goes huntin’ for pawpaws with Andrew Moore

Celine Roberts goes hunting for pawpaws with Andrew Moore, author of Pawpaw: In Search of America's Forgotten Fruit.




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