Documentary shorts — unscripted — featuring farmers, artisans, and others
Many of the city’s premier chefs soon heard about the quality and unusual variety of Ayers Creek’s produce, especially the chicories, tomatoes, garlic and the polenta that Anthony grinds from heirloom flint corn.
Fall is a busy time of year on Bi-Zi Farms, and is marked by their annual public harvest festival they refer to as The Pumpkin Patch designed to entertain families of all ages.
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.
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.
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 directly with the seasons.
Know Thy Food buyer’s club began in 2008, when Rebecca Andersson realized they wanted to have more control over the food they were feeding their children.
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, soft white winter wheat crop.
The Skipanon Brand Seafood is now run by the 2nd generation Kujala family; Paul, who fishes for salmon, and Mark, who runs the cannery, and oversees the processing of salmon, sturgeon and albacore.
Tracy Smaciarz, a second generation butcher, sees his profession as an endangered species, but one he hopes will come back.
Theresa Draper took over her parents farm and renamed it Draper Girls Country Farm to reflect the fact that her 3 daughters were part of the new operation. In the 1990′sI Draper expanded the farm stand into a u-pick farm, offering cherries, peaches, pears, and apples to be picked by the public.