Would you like to eat local food more often, but aren’t sure what to do with all of those vegetables you get through a CSA share or at a farmer’s market? The Cook Local, Eat Local podcast is for you! Hosted by food blogger and passionate local foodie David Crowley, this show will give you new vegetable recipe ideas and tips for making the most of your seasonal produce. The first season will follow David through the growing season as he plans what to do with the produce in each CSA share, with the help of guests who are savvy cooks who share the passion for seasonal, sustainable eating. You will also meet other guests who are part of the local food system, including farmers, producers of local food and beverage products, and chefs that lean into farm to table cooking.
Local Food and Sustainability with Marley Goldin
Is local food more sustainable? In Cook Local, Eat Local podcast Episode 2, host David Crowley talks with Marley Goldin from Marley's Menu about how eating local food contributes to sustainability. Check out the episode for simple sustainability tips and resources. Marley also shares some recipes for seasonal produce and provides tips for visiting a local farmer's market.
The show notes have some helpful links to resources and recipes Marley mentioned.
First CSA Share Pickup with Liz Thomson
In Episode 1, host David Crowley explores what to make with the produce in the first CSA farm share pickup of the season. Guest Liz Thomson from I Heart Vegetables shares recipe ideas for what to make with Tuscan kale, asparagus and scallions, along with other tips for preparing seasonal vegetbles. Find out what is fresh from local farms and how to prepare it for some tasty, nutritious meals.
Cook Local Eat Local Launch
This episode introduces the Cook Local, Eat Local podcast. Host David Crowley explains how this podcast will help people interested in eating more local food, and describesl the format of this weekly show.
David also describes his motivation for starting the show, including his background as the founder of a nonprofit organization called Social Capital Inc. and his long interest in enjoying good, healthy food.
This is such a great resource for anyone trying to eat more local, seasonal produce!