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Custom Foodscaping

Season 2 Episode 211 | 26m 46s

As we become more aware of our dinner’s carbon footprint, many are seeking to grow as much as possible close to home using environmentally-sensitive methods. In St. Louis, Matt Lebon of Custom Foodscaping builds permaculture food forests, focusing on native plants and resource management to create bountiful urban harvests.

Aired: 01/03/20
tasteMAKERS is made possible by our sponsors: Edward Jones, Fleischmann’s Yeast, AB Mauri, and Natural Tableware. tasteMAKERS is distributed by American Public Television.
Extras
Adam Puchta Winery - the oldest, continuously-owned family farmed winery in the US.
By looking to the past, the family at Hildebrand Farms Dairy ensures the farm’s future.
At Triple J Shrimp, saltwater shrimp are raised sustainably 1000s of miles from the ocean.
At Dale Hollow Winery, a young couple is focused on making regional wines in the Ozarks.
Bold Spoon Creamery’s Rachel Burns left finance to pursue a passion for ice cream.
MO Hives installs apiaries in vacant lots and creates green STEM opportunities for youth.
At Homie Hospitality, wood-fired feasts feature the bounty grown outside the kitchen door.
From phylloxera to prohibition, this documentary traces the history of Missouri wine.
In Portland, Oregon, Jacobsen Salt Co. harvests salt from the clean waters of Netarts Bay.
At Food Building in Minneapolis, makers focus on transparency, quality and sourcing.
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Adam Puchta Winery - the oldest, continuously-owned family farmed winery in the US.
Visit Castor River Farms, where they focus on regenerative practices for soil.
At Yoli Tortilleria, they use local ingredients and traditional techniques.
At Foeder Crafters of America, they handcraft massive beverage barrels.
Visit a Missouri distiller handcrafting top rated spirits.
The team at Askinosie is partnering with farmers to create bean-to-bar chocolate.
Bold Spoon Creamery’s Rachel Burns left finance to pursue a passion for ice cream.
By looking to the past, the family at Hildebrand Farms Dairy ensures the farm’s future.
At Triple J Shrimp, saltwater shrimp are raised sustainably 1000s of miles from the ocean.
MO Hives installs apiaries in vacant lots and creates green STEM opportunities for youth.