Today's episode of Radio Cherry Bombe is all about women who grow food and are committed to making the world full of great produce! Host Julia Turshen is hanging out with Katie Baldwin and Amanda Merrow, the ladies of Amber Waves Farm and Julia Sherman, an artist who runs SaladForPresident.com. The mission of Amber Waves Farm is to produce organic, healthy, nourishing food for the local community and to provide the public with an educational outlet to learn about the joyful process of growing food by using the land as an outdoor classroom. Salad For President is a website where gardening and culinary collaboration serve as a platform to discuss creative production in its varied forms. This program was brought to you by Edwards VA Ham.
"When I was younger I'd take kumquats off the trees in California.. there are very sticky food memories that stay with you as an adult." [17:00]
"We have linked up with a lot of other women in food - we're all a part of this tidal wave of excitement and change in food." [19:00]
--Amanda Merrow on Radio Cherry Bombe
"The shisito pepper is the new Kale." [23:00]
--- Amanda Merrow on Radio Cherry Bombe
"Salad is a low barrier for entry - if it was baking for president it might be harder to find people with stories to share." [38:00]
--Julia Sherman on Radio Cherry Bombe