tastemakers

Join journalist and host Cat Neville for an eye-opening journey into the heart of the food movement. "tasteMakers" introduces viewers to artisans across the United States who are defining the flavor of American food today. The series takes viewers from a shellfish operation in the icy waters off the coast of Washington, to a sheep's milk dairy in the rolling hills of Missouri, to an organic tofu factory in the heart of Chicago. Each episode explores how the artisans do their work, traveling to unique corners of the country while uncovering regional food culture and history along the way. Throughout the series, viewers also learn what drives these makers, what inspires them, and how they perfected their craft.

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In The Wild

From his home base on Broken Arrow Ranch in Ingram, Texas, Chris Hughes travels across the state, harvesting game on Texas ranches in a humane, sustainable way. Those animals are processed on site using a mobile processing unit that was pioneered by his father. Strap yourself in. In this episode of tasteMAKERS, you're on the hunt with host Cat Neville.

  • 2018-12-20T03:30:00-08:00
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Soy to the World

In this episode of tasteMAKERS, host Cat Neville heads to Chicago to meet Jenny Yang, the woman behind Phoenix Bean Tofu. While the country's third largest city may seem disconnected from Illinois, a highly agrarian state, it's not. In fact, Illinois produces the highest volume of soybeans of any state and some of those beans make it to Phoenix Bean, whose tofu you'll see on the menus of some of the city's best restaurants.

  • 2018-12-27T03:30:00-08:00
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Grounded

In this episode of tasteMAKERS, host Cat Neville heads to Louisvillle, Kentucky to meet Tom Edwards of Louismill and MozzaPi. He works directly with grain farmers to source wheat, rye and corn and that he stone grinds into flour and grits, some of which he bakes into breads and tosses into pizzas that are baked in his wood-fired oven.

  • 2019-01-03T03:30:00-08:00
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