Millions dig it---the popular series that offers information for indoor and outdoor gardeners. The title was shortened from `Crockett's Victory Garden' following original host James Underwood Crockett's death in 1979.
Restaurant owner-gardener Trish Watlington shows how to plant fall peas and combat white flies; chef Javier Plascencia prepares quail and farrato; and an expedition with sea urchin diver Pete Halmay. Also: sisters who grow Thai produce for their restaurant.
A visit to Charlotte, N.C., features urban farmers Scott Lindsley and Joey Hewell; Sow Much Good founder Robin Emmons; mushroom expert Ken Crouse; and chef Clark Barlowe, who makes pan-roasted chicken and African prickly cucumber gazpacho.
Farmers Brian and Dawn Gotreaux, who've adopted 10 children from around the world; farmer Ben Burkett of B&B Farms-Indian Springs Cooperative, which is an African-American farming cooperative in Mississippi. Also: homemade insecticide; basic watering tips; and a shrimp-and-citrus dish.
Gardening tips from an urban farmer. Also: vegan chef Isa Chandra Moskowitz makes lentil chili and pumpkin cornbread; organic farmer Danelle Meyer; and urban gardener-farm manager Ali Clark makes caramels for her Snowshoe Candy Company.
Winter Hill Farm in Maine, which has a herd of rare Randall cattle and operates a small creamery; Bantam Cider and Tower Hill Botanical Garden in Massachusetts. Also: making a cold frame from the ground up; and creating two apple-inspired dishes.
Gardening expert Andrea Bellamy shows how to create a worm composter, propagate herbs and harvest flax seeds; and chef Chris Roper cooks rye-crusted sturgeon with lightly pickled beets and makes smoked salmon salad with cucumber. Also: small-scale crab fishermen; and a mobile truck farm.
Vegetable gardener Megan Cain shows how to make an herb spiral using re-purposed bricks; chef Christine Inthachith and her mother Bounyoung of Lao Laan-Xang restaurant (the first Laotian restaurant in Madison) make chicken laarp and fall squash curry; butcher Johnny Hunter of the Underground Food Collective shows how to break down a pig and make charcuterie. Also: an organic cranberry farm is visited.
Dr. John Zahina-Ramos (Just One Backyard) shows how to plant sweet potatoes in a wheelbarrow and make a wall garden; farmer Jojo Milano, who raises goats and makes goat cheese; fisherman Eric Finn, who dives for lionfish and spiny lobster; and chef Clay Conley, who serves escabeche-style lionfish.
Gardening tips from Edible San Francisco editor Bruce Cole, including how to humanely remove pests; a farmer's market outing to buy fruit with Inna Jam's Dafna Kory; and a visit to the Mandela Foods Co-op, which is a co-operative grocery store in a former food desert. Also: chef-food writer Samin Nosrat makes herb salad and confit tomatoes on toast.
Included: an organic garden in a South Memphis neighborhood; and the food at St. Jude's Hospital, which is locally sourced. Also: planting a burlap sack garden; saving seeds; and preparing catfish, okra and succotash.
The Season 36 premiere visits an organic farm in Minnesota that's owned by former Laotian refugees; a sustainable farm run by a young couple; and a farm that grows tomatoes and basil by trellising. Also: two dishes inspired by Laotian food and duck eggs.