Tag: PBS

Agribusiness Funds ‘Farmland’ To Counter Hollywood Message

Agribusiness Funds ‘Farmland’ To Counter Hollywood Message

| May 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Films like Food Inc. and King Corn highlight the evils of big agriculture. Now farmers are hitting back with their own movie, Farmland. It was funded by the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance.

Continue Reading

Watch An Episode of PBS’s New Video Food Series “Original Fare”: Bodega Bay Campside Clams with Hank Shaw

Watch An Episode of PBS’s New Video Food Series “Original Fare”: Bodega Bay Campside Clams with Hank Shaw

| September 5, 2013 | 1 Comment

PBS Food recently launched a new web series called Original Fare: a travel video series for eating, drinking, and discovering local craft fare. Watch “Bodega Bay Campside Clams” where host/storyteller Kelly Cox joins hunter, angler, gardener, cook and forager Hank Shaw in Bodega Bay California on the hunt for gaper clams.

Continue Reading

PBS Wants YOUR Stories for New Film “Asian Chops”

PBS Wants YOUR Stories for New Film “Asian Chops”

| March 29, 2013 | 2 Comments

PBS is soliciting ideas, characters and locations for a new documentary by filmmaker Grace Lee with the working title “Asian Chops,” that aims to discover the changing landscape of Asian America as seen through a food lens.

Continue Reading

Downton Abbey, Season Three: Are You Ready to (Tea) Party?

Downton Abbey, Season Three: Are You Ready to (Tea) Party?

The gloves come off and these tea partiers are ready to rumble, as Season 3 of Downton Abbey premieres on PBS tonight at 9pm. Find tasty food and drink suggestions for your viewing parties.

Continue Reading

Ken Burns discusses his new documentary “The Dust Bowl”

Ken Burns discusses his new documentary “The Dust Bowl”

| November 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

On November 18 and 19, KQED will broadcast the premiere of “The Dust Bowl,” a new documentary by Ken Burns that explores the most severe, man-made ecological catastrophe in American history.

Continue Reading

Celebrating Julia Child’s 100th Birthday:  Jacques Pépin Tribute Video + How Julia Met Jacques

Celebrating Julia Child’s 100th Birthday: Jacques Pépin Tribute Video + How Julia Met Jacques

She was a Paris-loving home cook from California. He was a classically trained French chef relocated to America. But when Julia met Jacques, a lifetime culinary friendship and television partnership was born. With videos from Julia and Jacques Cooking at Home, a tribute video from Jacques, and a recipe for Caesar Salad Julia’s Way.

Continue Reading

KQED’s Forum: ‘America Revealed’

KQED’s Forum: ‘America Revealed’

| April 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

The new four-part PBS Series “America Revealed” explores the hidden food, energy, transportation and manufacturing systems that keep America running. Forum talks to host Yul Kwon about the new program, and about his unique career. The multi-talented Stanford grad has also worked at Google and the FCC. He’s also the first Asian-American to win the CBS reality show “Survivor.”

Continue Reading

America Revealed’s Food Machine and Food Forward Premieres:  A Tale of Two Totally Different PBS Programs

America Revealed’s Food Machine and Food Forward Premieres: A Tale of Two Totally Different PBS Programs

| April 2, 2012 | 11 Comments

Sarah Henry discusses the good, the bad, and the ugly regarding two new food programs from PBS airing on KQED soon: America Revealed‘s first episode “Food Machine” on April 11 and Food Forward‘s pilot on April 9.

Continue Reading