Margot Dougherty and actor Terrence Howard will be forever linked -- he saved her life. High school junior Spencer Brodsky is helping refugees in Darfur. How to enjoy cheese even when lactose intolerant with help from cheese guy Andrew Steiner. A Lomita church is growing their own grapes for communion juice from old vines. Judi Gerber says the South Bay was an agriculture capital before it became a capital of homes and shopping malls. Farmer Ben Dobson is trying to move the center of agriculture closer to Maine and away from California. Save a red squirrel by eating a gray one says writer Marlena Spieler. Jonathan Gold goes to Umami burger and Susan Feniger opens up her new place called The Street. Plus Laura Avery tells us what to eat from the farmers market.
Cheese Myths; Umami Burger; Squirrel Wars; Growing Greens
From this Episode:
Stoves for Darfur
Spencer Brodsky, a high school junior, is currently working with CHF to provide fuel- efficient stoves to Sudanese women in need. Trips to gather firewood outside of...
Andrew Steiner owns Andrew's Cheese Shop in Santa Monica. According to Andrew, hard cheeses contain a minimal amount of lactose and should be okay for people with lactose...
A Church Vineyard in Lomita
Lyn Miles and Suzana Rockhold are in charge of the St. Mark's Presbyterian Church vineyard in Lomita. Judy Cuthbertson is the pastor and Nancy Knapp is the church...
Susan Feniger, of The Border Grill fame, is opening The Street , a solo venture on Vine in Hollywood. The restaurant is featuring street food from around the globe,...
Farming in the South Bay
Judi Gerber is the author of Farming in Torrance in the South Bay and the blog LA Farm Girl . The area was once an agricultural center. Lomita grew celery, Gardena...
Growing an East Coast Salad Bowl
Ben Dobson is the president of Locally Known in Maine. Their mission is to provide the East Coast with local, organic produce. They are creating a regional distribution...
Market Report - Great Greens
Sassan Rostamian has Tuscan kale on the menu at his restaurant Sauce on Hampton Drive in Venice. Sassan leaves the stem on the kale. To cook, start with a hot pan with a...
Marlena Spieler documents the current war between gray squirrels and red squirrels in an article for the New York Times. Many Brits are putting squirrel on the menu;...