Learn about plants that are extraordinarily useful in cooking, homeopathy, and more on a brand new episode of We Dig Plants. Carmen and Alice are joined by Stephen Orr, author of
The New American Herbal
Stephen Orr is a writer and editor who shares his love of food, travel, gardening, and cooking in a wide range of media. He is currently the executive editor at Condé Nast Traveler magazine. Previously, he was an editorial director at Martha Stewart Living and a features editor at House & Garden and Domino magazines. In addition he has written for The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and other publications. Orr has been a regularly featured expert on “The CBS Early Show,” “The Martha Stewart Show,” and “The Today Show.” In addition he was a segment producer for the PBS television series “Cultivating Life” and edited two cookbooks by British author Sarah Raven for Rizzoli. Because of his books, Orr is a featured speaker across the country for organizations such as The Garden Conservancy, The Garden Club of America, the Garden Writers Association, and a variety of national programs. This program was brought to you by Whole Foods Market.

“Every new person that comes from a farway country brings plants with them. I found so many plants that way and was able to research them.” [10:00]

“If you broadly define a herb, it’s any useful plant. That makes it very broad.” [16:00]

–Stephen Orr on We Dig Plants