With: Lilia Fuquen (Virginia Humanities)
Lilia Fuquen takes us inside a community cannery and a basement storeroom to hear from people who are keeping the tradition alive.
With: Danille Christensen (Virginia Tech)
Although it was once an important part of feeding families, home canning in America has never been just about necessity. Danille Christensen says a look back at home canning reveals the pride and creativity that went into stocking a pantry.
With: Hunter Smith and Levi Duncan (Piedmont Virginia Community College and Champion Brewing Company)
Hunter Smith and Levi Duncan explain how a culture has grown up around brewing beer locally and at home.
With: Susan Kern (College of William & Mary)
Susan Kern says that just about everyone drank beer in early America—even for breakfast. We go to the site of a brewhouse that once existed on the campus of one of our nation’s oldest colleges.
With: Paula Pando and Jesse Miller (Reynolds Community College)
Paula Pando and Jesse Miller explain how a new culinary school aims to transform a food desert into a local food hub.