The Local Food Report can be heard every Thursday on WCAI, the local NPR station for Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket, and the South Coast. From farmers' markets to backyard gardens, wild forage to home kitchen recipes, the Local Food Report explores the Cape, Islands, and South Coast to find out what's in season and what to do with it.The Local Food Report airs Thursday at 8:35 AM and 5:45 PM and Saturday at 9:35 AM and is made possible by our Local Food Report sponsors.
Unusual local herbs add flavor to summer dishes
You've probably heard of chervil, lemon basil, and lemon verbena. But have you ever cooked with them?
The mulberry tree
This week on the Local Food Report, a mulberry tree.
An Italian green on the Outer Cape
Almost two decades ago, farmer Stephanie Rein of Truro planted something new.
Daylilies: Resilient, ornamental and edible
In this episode of The Local Food Report, horticulturist Laura Swain demonstrates how to turn daylily flowers into a potluck showstopper.
A common wild berry brings a range of delicious flavors
It’s high season for a common wild berry with a whole lot of names.
Race, agriculture, and access to land
Stephanie Morningstar is coordinator for the Northeast Farmers of Color Land Trust. The group started in 2017 as an informal alliance between farmers of color at Soul Fire Farm and Wildseed Farm in New York and Global Village in Grafton, Massachusetts.
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