Well I retired at the first of the year, so after 13 years of living in a very old house with a yard that really has needed help for 13 years, I finally have the time to garden. So, I’ve been going nuts.
That’s Julia Karr, a volunteer at the Generations Gardening Together event at the Monroe County Public Library. Several seniors were helping children plant herbs and make seed bombs. We were there collecting folks’ gardening stories.
From Harvest Public Media, Congress eyes cuts to SNAP benefits as it debates the farm bill.
Then, when Chef Daniel Marquis isn’t in the kitchen at Quay in Chicago, he’s growing food on his family farm.
And, we go foraging for cattails with Chef (and boat driver) Daniel Orr.
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Stories On This Episode
About 47 million Americans are enrolled in SNAP. Most of the money is spent at grocery stores, but an increasing amount is finding its way to local markets.
The new cookbook celebrates the creative cuisine that came from lighthouses across the country. It offers so much more than seafood.
Kids planted herbs and rolled seed bombs with the help of several seniors at Generations Gardening Together. We collected folks' gardening and food stories.
Cattail pollen is often used in pancake recipes. We're changing it up a bit with this recipe for muffins.