PickleFest is the theme of this show. We discuss pickles, chow chow, fermented squash and okra.
With a visit with Wayne and Connie Whitehead about PickleFest. This event takes place the last Sunday of September in the East Knox County Riverdale Community. Along with the Whiteheads, we visit with Elaine Clark from The French Broad Preservation Association that strives to preserve the agricultural nature of East Knox county- Pickle Fest benefits this organization. www.FrenchBroadPres.org
-We have a southern food memory and recipe from Fred Sauceman from his experience of sitting in the kitchen with Joe and Janette Carter, son and daughter of A.P. Carter and the Carter family recipe for Chow Chow. Learn more about Fred https://www.facebook.com/fred.sauceman?fref=ts
-Mary Constantine, food editor for the Knoxville News Sentinel is talking all about Okra.
- Minde Herbert of affordably organic revisits her recipe for fermenting summer squash instead of boiling out all of the nutrients. This also saves a lot of electricity and keeps the kitchen cool. http://www.affordablyorganic.blogspot.com/
-Pickle Fest….A celebration of local food. Proceeds benefit the French Broad Preservation Association that strives to preserve the historic and active farming landscape and community in East Knox county. Pickle Fest honors the memory of Harry Pickle, a long time resident and merchant of the Riverdale community. More information on PickleFest at: http://www.frenchbroadpres.org/picklefest.html
-Zavel's Family Farm is featured on the Farmers' Market Minute.
-Public Service announcements that are agriculturally based.
-Joe and Janette Carter are featured in the gospel segment of the program.