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A journey of wide discovery about our food and sustainable agriculture. ● Short documentaries featuring food artisans, small farmers, interesting and inspiring individuals on the forefront of the food movement, and others. ●DIY Food ●Interviews with experts ●Gardening and Urban Farming DIY ●Talks by thought leaders on food and sustainability
  • 03:56 Food Farmer Earth - It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World of Basque Peppers

    Food Farmer Earth - It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World of Basque Peppers

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    It's a mad, mad, mad mad world of Basque peppers featuring a virtual who's who of the pepper variety kingdom. Manuel Recio, of Viridian Farms, takes us on a guided tour of the star-studded attractions peppered throughout his farm. Check out this related s

  • 14:45 Food Farmer Earth - Roasted Peppers and Corn Tamales

    Food Farmer Earth - Roasted Peppers and Corn Tamales

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    Tucked away in a nondescript section of downtown Beaverton— a stones throw from Portland, Oregon— there's a small, cozy restaurant that is known for their Central American cuisine. It's aptly named Gloria's Secret Cafe', where El Salvadorian native Gloria

  • 01:53 Food Farmer Earth - Co-Packing Cannery: Offering Added Value Food Processing to Farmers

    Food Farmer Earth - Co-Packing Cannery: Offering Added Value Food Processing to Farmers

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    What does a farmer do with the portion of their fruit and vegetable harvests that are cosmetically imperfect, and often less profitable to sell, but otherwise are perfectly good products to eat? Paul Fuller of Sweet Creek Foods has a solution. His cannery

  • 04:53 Food Farmer Earth - Peppers:  A Love of Spanish Food and Culture

    Food Farmer Earth - Peppers: A Love of Spanish Food and Culture

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    When Manuel Recio and his wife, Leslie Lukas-Recio, had the sudden opportunity to buy her family's farm on Grand Island in Oregon, they saw it as an opportunity to work for themselves as well as a way to include their love of food and the culture of Spain

  • 13:08 Food Farmer Earth - How to Make Bread and Butter Pickles

    Food Farmer Earth - How to Make Bread and Butter Pickles

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    Check out the pickle recipe from this video: http://cookingupastory.com/how-to-make-bread-and-butter-pickles In this episode, chef Kathryn Yeomans of The Farmer's Feast demonstrates how to can home-made bread and butter pickles. For those looking for thei

  • 06:06 Food Farmer Earth - Canning Food: Pickles

    Food Farmer Earth - Canning Food: Pickles

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    Paul Fuller and his wife Judy have been building their food processing business Sweet Creek Foods—they refer to it as a glassery rather than a cannery—for 12 years. They started with pickles, then moved on to jams, tomatoes, salsa and tuna. But what they

  • 02:01 Food Farmer Earth - Weird, Wild, & Tasty: Glacier Lettuce and Oyster Lettuce

    Food Farmer Earth - Weird, Wild, & Tasty: Glacier Lettuce and Oyster Lettuce

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    Manuel Recio of Viridian Farms not only grows 20 different varieties of peppers from the Basque region of Spain (part of his families heritage), he also grows some unusual greens as you will see in this video: Glacier lettuce from the Canary Islands, and

  • 01:48 Food Farmer Earth - A Few Key Things to Know About Pickles & Cucumbers

    Food Farmer Earth - A Few Key Things to Know About Pickles & Cucumbers

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    In this short video, Paul Fuller of Sweet Creek Foods lays out some of the key requirements to producing quality homemade pickles. For those interested in learning more about making pickles, stay tuned for our Kitchen segment (making bread and butter pick

  • 11:26 Food Farmer Earth - How to Make Squash Soup and Lamb Stuffed Squash

    Food Farmer Earth - How to Make Squash Soup and Lamb Stuffed Squash

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    Donald Kotler, of TOAST demonstrates how to make two tasty dishes from fresh garden squash: Chilled Squash Soup and Lamb Stuffed Squash. For the recipe, please visit: http://cookingupastory.com/how-to-make-squash-soup-and-lamb-stuffed-squash Food Farmer E

  • 06:00 Food Farmer Earth - Albacore Tuna: A Micro-Cannery Flourishes

    Food Farmer Earth - Albacore Tuna: A Micro-Cannery Flourishes

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    In the1970s, Oregon's coastal fishing industry, consisting for the most part of small, family-owned boats, was being devastated by the rise of large foreign fleets competing for ever-decreasing stocks. Seeing the industry changing and the big canneries mo

  • 06:08 Food Farmer Earth - Concerned about Mercury Levels In Tuna?

    Food Farmer Earth - Concerned about Mercury Levels In Tuna?

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    Is it safe to eat tuna? We talk with Michael Morrissey Ph.D, formerly with the Oregon State University Seafood Lab in Astoria, Oregon, and the lead author of a 2005 study that examined mercury levels in West Coast albacore tuna. As we learn in the intervi

  • 08:14 Food Farmer Earth - Home Economics: Living Off the Farm

    Food Farmer Earth - Home Economics: Living Off the Farm

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    When Virginia Yoder and her husband Emerson began to farm on their 50 acre property, near Molalla, Oregon, in the mid to late 1940's, America's food supply was still bound tightly to the seasons. Canning and preserving food was a common practice to insure

  • 02:35 Food Farmer Earth - Householding: A Way of Life, and of Thinking

    Food Farmer Earth - Householding: A Way of Life, and of Thinking

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    Watch these related videos to learn more about Harriet Fasenfest, and preserving food: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UyjVssKI0Gg&feature=share&list=PLELO1R6pNnFKcjLadvXxqAQh0DJfH4REP Harriet Fasenfest explains how her love of food gardening, of cooking,

  • 10:58 Food Farmer Earth - Path to Food Preservation: Householding

    Food Farmer Earth - Path to Food Preservation: Householding

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    Watch this related video: http://youtu.be/pEq0xko804Q Householding seeks to restore the pride and practice of home economics with an emphasis on sustainability, equity, and health.  —Harriet Fasenfest, author of The Householder's Guide to the Universe In

  • 15:04 Food Farmer Earth - How to Make a Galette

    Food Farmer Earth - How to Make a Galette

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    Veteran pastry chef Mary O'Rourke of The Waffle Window in Portland, Oregon shows us how to make a rustic tart, also known as a galette with fresh pears and figs. For the recipe, visit: http://cookingupastory.com/how-to-make-a-galette Food Farmer Earth - a

  • 03:43 Food Farmer Earth - A Look Inside A Modern Combine Harvester

    Food Farmer Earth - A Look Inside A Modern Combine Harvester

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    Farmers across the country (and increasingly the world) rely upon technology as an integral part of their day to day farming operations. In The Dalles, Oregon, fifth generation farmer David Brewer shows us the insides of his John Deere combine harvester,

  • 07:12 Food Farmer Earth - Food Club: Know Thy Food

    Food Farmer Earth - Food Club: Know Thy Food

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    The Know Thy Food buyer's club began with a small parenting group in 2008, and has grown into a 900-member food buyer's club, with hundreds of fresh, sustainable and organic foods available from local farmers, and specialty food distributors. In this vide

  • 06:14 Food Farmer Earth - Wheat Harvest

    Food Farmer Earth - Wheat Harvest

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    The day we visited David Brewer of Emerson Dell Farm in late July, he was nearing the end of his wheat harvest on about 1200 acres of dry-land crop. Brewer's soft white winter wheat has low gluten strength, and most of it is shipped to overseas markets us

  • 02:30 Food Farmer Earth - Benefits of a Food Club from the Members Perspective

    Food Farmer Earth - Benefits of a Food Club from the Members Perspective

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    Watch the related video, Food Club: Know Thy Food http://youtu.be/5KwANUDWmbM The food buyer's club Know Thy Food brings community, transparency and a greater sense of empowerment to its members who are free to choose from a massive catalogue listing of l

  • 18:07 Food Farmer Earth - How to Can Sardines

    Food Farmer Earth - How to Can Sardines

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    Harriet Fasenfest and Marge Braker, two close friends, and food preservation experts, demonstrate how to safely can fresh sardines, including a basic primer on a pressure canner. In general, foods that are low in acidity require close attention to the tem

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