Seeds, soil science, flavors of wood, untamed food

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For her book “Feasting Wild,” Gina Rae La Cerva searched for places where people relied on the land around them for food. Photo credit: Gina Rae La Cerva

This week’s episode of Good Food is devoted to wonder — the soil beneath our feet, the trees growing toward the sky, the marvel of the last wild foods on Earth. Dr. Rattan Lal has devoted his work to the land and describes the connections between soil and terrestrial life. Woodland biologist Artur Cisar-Erlach details his fascination with wood and the flavor it adds to food production. Gina Rae La Cerva traveled the world in search of untamed, wild foods. Plus, a children’s reading about seeds. 

Credits

Host:
Evan Kleiman

Producers:
Joseph Stone, Laryl Garcia