Archive for November 20th, 2010

The California Report: The Fine Art of Foraging

The California Report: The Fine Art of Foraging

| November 20, 2010 | 0 Comments

In the Napa Valley, Connie Green has been foraging for mushrooms, berries, greens and much more since the early 1970s — and she’s made quite a business out of it by selling her bounty to some of California’s very best restaurants.

Host Scott Shafer sat down with Connie Green to talk about the new book she’s written with chef Sarah Scott, called “The Wild Table.”

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The California Report: Backyard Seed Banks

The California Report: Backyard Seed Banks

| November 20, 2010 | 1 Comment

“Seed saving” is a technique that has largely fallen by the wayside in modern agriculture. And that’s reduced the genetic diversity of the crops we rely on. But now, a handful of groups in the San Francisco Bay Area are starting their own seed-saving efforts. Reporter: Lauren Sommer

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