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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.

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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.

    Saltwater fish return to Wellfleet’s Herring River floodplain

    Saltwater fish return to Wellfleet’s Herring River floodplain

    I’ve been hearing about the Herring River Restoration Project since I moved to Wellfleet in 2004. Restoring tidal flow to the 1100-acre saltwater estuary, which was diked in 1908, is an effort that’s been decades in the making — and hands-on work finally began in early 2023.

    • 5 min
    WIC program is helping more Martha's Vineyard families thanks to grant

    WIC program is helping more Martha's Vineyard families thanks to grant

    Have you ever been in a grocery store and seen items marked “WIC approved”? It stands for “women infants and children.” It’s a federally funded state run supplemental nutrition assistance program.

    • 4 min
    Tuning into plant flowers to manage fruit and vegetable productivity

    Tuning into plant flowers to manage fruit and vegetable productivity

    Over the past few years, I’ve started noticing how much I can control certain plants’ productivity by managing their flowers and seeds.

    • 5 min
    The magic of weeds

    The magic of weeds

    A New Jersey forager visits Falmouth to give a talk on the magic of weeds.

    • 4 min
    Exciting new vegetables for your summer garden

    Exciting new vegetables for your summer garden

    It’s that time of year where many of us are getting summer seedlings in the ground. And I don’t know about you, but my excitement is usually bigger than my garden — I can’t fit everything I want to plant.

    • 5 min
    Kale Rabe: A local spring delicacy

    Kale Rabe: A local spring delicacy

    Most cooks have heard of broccoli rabe. But what about other rabe varieties? This week on The Local Food Report, Elspeth Hay talks with growers at the Orleans Farmers' Market about this spring delicacy from the Brassica family.

    • 4 min

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