The old adage, “a woman’s work is never done,” takes a different spin as families hunker down during COVID-19 and share traditional household responsibilities. Out in the backyard, we explore what to plant in your garden this spring, and get some expert tips on home orchards. We also examine the effects of the pandemic on artisanal cheesemakers.
Housework, gardening, the dairy industry
From this Episode:
Is housework getting more equitable during the pandemic?
Culinary historian and journalist Laura Shapiro has written extensively about the role of women in America's kitchens.
12 min, 55 sec
Get outdoors and grow your own food
With rain softening the soil this week, Tomatomania! host Scott Daigre talks about the spirit-rejuvenating power of gardening. He gives tips on how to get soil, what and...
8 min, 10 sec
How to care for your backyard fruit trees in LA
With landscape work considered an essential service in LA, correspondent Gillian Ferguson takes the Market Report to her own backyard.
7 min, 13 sec
Discovering minimalism in Russian cuisine
With countless research trips to Russia, food scholar Darra Goldstein explores the heart of the cuisine, and the revival of traditional practices by a younger generation.
17 min, 41 sec