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Episode 156: Earthcare Farm

Jayne Merner Senecal took over Earth Care Farm in Charlestown Rhode Island from her parents 3 years ago. Earth Care is an organic commercial compost operation that was started in 1977. Dedicated to providing people with compost that increases the available nutrients for whatever they are growing it's an incredible operation. Tune in to hear what it takes to make great compost. Feast Yr Ears is powered by Simplecast.


Episode 155: Get your CSA delivered by Local Roots

Local Roots NYC is a different kind of CSA. the food comes from many farms, but all with the same mission of supporting farmers and producers and bringing that great food to home cooks, creating a community and connections between the makers and the users. Tune in to hear Harry and founder Wen-Jay Ying talk farming, the New York music scene and more! Feast Yr Ears is powered by Simplecast.


Episode 154: Copper cookware, by hand

Sara Dahmen is an author. When she was writing a piece of historical fiction she became obsessed with metalsmithing of the 18th and 19th century, specifically copper and tinware for the kitchen. She now runs House Copper and is making heirloom quality copper, cast iron, pottery and textiles. All he products are made in the USA in the traditions of our ancestors. She's also a mom of 3, and an award winning author. Sara was able to take a few minutes away from a busy trip to NY from her home...


Episode 153: David Leite's world

David Leite of Leite's Culinaria joins Harry in the studio. If you're not familiar with his site you should be. It's a great resource and has been on the internet since 1999. David grew up in Fall River MA the son of Portuguese immigrants from the Azores. While it isn't as widely known as other European cuisines, the food of Portugal it's diaspora shouldn't be overlooked. Tune in to hear more about David, his books and some great recipes! It's HRN's annual summer fund drive, this is when we...


Episode 152: New Coffee in Brooklyn from Sydney

Hazel de los Reyes is the head roaster and owner of Gumption coffee. the newest coffee operation in Brooklyn. Started by Hazel and co-owner Clare Lim in Sydney Australia where they have a roastery and 3 shops. They opened in Brooklyn in March of 2019 in a huge space in Industry City. with roasting capacity, a cafe, and delicious food it's worth a trip out to visit, and you should pick up some of their signature roasts like Hammer and Tongs or Hairy Chest. Listen in as Harry and Hazel do a...


Episode 151: Amazing Amazi foods

Renee Dunn, the founder of Amazi foods joins Harry to talk about what it's like to start and run a company that connects farmers from Uganda to the US specialty food marketplace. Tune in to hear this amazing story and learn more about the delicious foods they're producing. It's HRN's annual summer fund drive, this is when we turn to our listeners and ask that you make a donation to help ensure a bright future for food radio. Help us keep broadcasting the most thought provoking,...


Episode 150: Alaskan bread, Carlyle Watt on baking, music and more in America's last frontier

Carlyle Watt is the head baker at the Fire Island Rustic Bakeshop in Alaska. A South Carolina native he moved to Alaska 10 years ago as a personal chef and found a love for naturally leavened dough. Tune in to hear Harry and Carlyle talk about bread, life in the wilderness, his band the Super Saturated Sugar Strings. It's HRN's annual summer fund drive, this is when we turn to our listeners and ask that you make a donation to help ensure a bright future for food radio. Help us keep...


Episode 149: Just Dandy! Dandelion Chocolate

In the last 10 years Todd Masonis has taken Dandelion chocolate from producing in his garage through two factories in San Francisco. It's true bean to bar chocolate and is one of the best most carefully crafted chocolates you're likely to find anywhere in the world. Tune in to hear Harry and Todd talk about chocolate, the global economy and what's next for his now iconic brand. It's HRN's annual summer fund drive, this is when we turn to our listeners and ask that you make a donation to...


Episode 148: The most important specialty food company you've probably never heard of

David Yourd and Karrie Kimble are the husband and wife team behind Philosophy foods. You've likely eaten their products, but may not have heard of their company. They work with some of the best olive oil, vinegar, anchovy, truffle, caviar and ham producers in the world. Tune in as They talk about the specialty food business and where it's been as well as where it's headed in the age of instagram and social media, when we still can't smell and taste through our technology. It's HRN's annual...


Episode 147: Do you wanna be INHOUSE?

INHOUSE is a recently launched platform that connects diners and restaurants so that you can always feel like a regular no matter where you dine. Founders Benjy Leibowitz and Nicolas Mouchel join Harry in the studio to talk about how they came up with the idea for INHOUSE and what the future of dining looks like. It's HRN's annual summer fund drive, this is when we turn to our listeners and ask that you make a donation to help ensure a bright future for food radio. Help us keep broadcasting...


Episode 146: Bring on the Peach Truck

Husband and Wife team Jessica and Stephen Rose own The Peach Truck. Based in Nashville they ship and distribute peaches fresh all over the country. With a tour through 8 states selling peaches out of the back of a truck, direct to consumer shipping and a new cookbook coming out 6/25 they are in the thick of it and love what they do. Tune in to hear Harry talk with them about raising 3 kids under the age of 5 and selling millions of peaches every year, and bringing the happiness of fresh...


Episode 145: Robin, bird, sidekick, or restaurant?

Adam Tortosa doesn't fit the image of an Omakase chef, and his restaurant, Robin in San Francisco doesn't fit the construct of a tasting menu. He's taken these ideas and is true to the Japanese concept of Omakase, the diner gets a curated meal at a sliding scale price, in a space that he designed himself. Tune in to hear Adam and Harry talk about this simple yet complicated service and how Adam got to where he is now. photography by Albert Law : www.porkbellystudio.com Feast Yr Ears is...


Episode 144: Let's chat with Michael Ruhlman

Michael Ruhlman has written some of the best cookbooks of the last 2 decades. His influence on how you're cooking right now can't be understated. He started out exploring food through the kitchen of the French Laundry with Thomas Keller and went on to write about how a chef is made at the Culinary institute of America. His other writing includes memoir, fiction and investigative writing. Tune in to hear Harry and Michael chat about everything from wooden boats to homemade salami. Feast Yr...


Episode 143: The Midcentury Kitchen

Listen in as Harry speaks with Sarah Archer, author of The Midcentury Kitchen. Ever wondered where those cool colors in the 50s and 60s came from? Why wasn't tupperware a hit right off the bat? What did the kitchen of tomorrow look like in 1957? Where did all this free time in the kitchen come from? Tune in to find out. Feast Yr Ears is powered by Simplecast.


Episode 142: Urbanspace? What Urbanspace?

Eldon Scott was born in Massachusetts but studied across the pond. He helped create some of the most iconic urban shopping experiences of the late 20th century with UrbanSpace in London. In 1993 he came to NY and has since been creating most of the exciting and vivid shopping and eating that we've all come to associate with hip food and shopping in NY. Tune in to hear Eldon and Harry chat about Urbanspace in NYC, food, gifts and the future of markets in American and abroad. Feast Yr Ears is...


Episode 141: Everything you wanted to know about the catering business but were afraid to ask

Matt and Ted Lee have been promoting and writing about southern food for more than a decade. And if you haven't had their boiled peanuts, you're missing out. In their new book, Hotbox! they unpack the history of and current state of catering. Ever wonder how a meal for 1000 people gets served in a place with no kitchen facilities? you might never think about a banquet the same again. Photo Courtesy of E.V. Day Feast Yr Ears is powered by Simplecast.


Episode 140: Getting down at Charleston Wine and Food Festival

Tune in to hear Harry walk around at the Charleston Wine and Food Festival. As part of Heritage Radio Network on tour, Harry went to the festival to do interviews and more. Harry took the mic out into the crowd to see what people were eating, what they thought about the festival, what they were throwing away and whose statue is in Marion park... Feast Yr Ears is powered by Simplecast.


Episode 139: Darina Allen

Darina Allen should be a household name. She's the founder and chief instructor at the Ballymaloe Cookery School in County Cork Ireland which she opened in 1983. She's written over 10 books on food and cooking, hosted numerous television series, started the modern farmer's market movement in Ireland, is the head of Slow Food Ireland and so much more. Tune in to hear Harry and Darina talk about food, farming education and cows. Feast Yr Ears is powered by Simplecast.


Episode 138: Tiffani Thiessen in Charleston

Tiffani Thiessen joins Harry at the Charleston Wine and Food Festival to talk about her cookbook, cooking with her kids, about Charleston, restaurants, and what she has coming up on the horizon. Tiffani has been in front of the camera since she was 8, and is now spending as much time with her family as possible. Feast Yr Ears is powered by Simplecast.


Episode 137: Taxidermy or how to make it last

Amber Maykut is a taxidermist. She doesn't work in a rural area where people might be hunting and fishing, she works in Brooklyn where people tend to have room for her mice, rats, chipmunks and butterflies. Tune in as she and Harry cover illegal taxidermy, posing animals in anthropomorphic settings and even one time there was a taxidermied hot dog (well, sort of.) Photo by Sheila Barabad Feast Yr Ears is powered by Simplecast