You can identify a white pine tree by its clusters of five needles per bunch.
This week, Mas Masumoto on how his daughter's experience of farming differs from his. And cooking with an ingredient that requires no cultivation -- dandelions.
When buds appear on trees, that means sugaring season is over. On this week's show, we speak with syrup producers about the quick end to this year’s harvest.
Sercarz sources spices from all over the world and sells custom blends to chefs and home cooks. He describes what fresh means when it comes to spices.
Kelp aquaculture gives New England fisheries new markets, and Alan Barker turned his hobby into the Brown County Fungus Farm.
Author Vivian Halloran analyzed food memoirs for her book "Immigrant Kitchen." She tells her immigration story and unpacks the complicated idea of authenticity.
Dan Williamson revisits his days as a professional chef with Stuffed Mushrooms With Tomato Coulis and Zucchini Hash.
Jarrod May brews with local ginger from farmer Candace Minster. Sales of plant milks are going up. Dairy farmers are on high alert. We go hunting for truffles.
In our show, Chef Daniel Orr harnesses the rich texture of tofu to make two vegan dips. And, Jennifer Cockrall-King says farms change the texture of a city.
Business reporter Annie Ropeik is interested in consumers' feeling about food and how that impacts farmers. Then, beet vinaigrette on our veggie burger.
Does milk really help kids grow? Is dairy an important part of a healthy diet for adults? Andrea Wiley's research interrogates our assumptions about cow's milk.
Two nonprofits are using their harvest for a line of jams honoring the history and old family recipes of the local African-American community.
For the first show of 2017, we highlight vegan recipes that don't skimp on flavor. Chef Arlyn Llewellyn's veggie burger with garlic aioli is seriously spicy.
Arlyn Llewellyn adds chipotles in adobo to her basic aioli to mirror the flavors in a veggie burger. If she's making a banh mi, it's Sriracha instead.
Our first recipe of 2017 goes out to all of you who have made the promise to eat less meat in the new year. This veggie burger is vegan, spicy and hearty.
You'll still get corned beef and black-eyed peas for New Year's, but our recipes are a fresh take on traditional dishes.
We've been mixing up drinks all month. Today, enjoy a glass of Daniel Orr's decadent eggnog. And we talk to two coffee professionals about their partnership.
On this week's show, we visit Sycamore Land Trust to find out what it takes to control invasive plants and restore an ecosystem to its preferred state.
In today's show, Mother Hubbard's Cupboard gives a kombucha tutorial. Then we meet Amanda LeGore-Smith and hear how Asian carp helped her rebuild her life.
On this week's show, White Violet Center garden manager Candace Minster was surprised to see how much ginger she grew this season. Now, she needs customers.