local food http://wamc.org en Tanglwood - Executive Chef Joshua Ingraham http://wamc.org/post/tanglwood-executive-chef-joshua-ingraham <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The Shed and Ozawa Hall aren’t the only buildings Tanglewood has to offer.</p><p>The Tanglewood Grille is located just inside the Main Gate next to the Gift Shop. The Tanglewood Cafe is located between the Shed and the Lion's Gate. Both emphasize a farm-to-table, local menu dining right here at Tanglewood.</p><p>Tanglewood Executive Chef Joshua Ingraham joins us to tell us about the exciting food this amazing venue has to offer.</p><p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 15:10:00 +0000 Joe Donahue & Alan Chartock 94070 at http://wamc.org Tanglwood - Executive Chef Joshua Ingraham Saratoga PLAN’s Feast of the Fields http://wamc.org/post/saratoga-plan-s-feast-fields <P>Feast of the Fields takes place this Thursday, September 19th, from 5:00 to 8:30 PM at Saratoga National Golf Club to benefit <A href="http://www.saratogaplan.org">Saratoga PLAN</A>.&nbsp;&nbsp;</P> <P>Continuing its eight-year tradition, Feast of the Fields pairs area restaurants and farms, in an effort to promote sustainable agriculture, support the regional economy, and provide greater awareness of conserving regional farms and the importance of buying and eating local. For the sixth straight year, Feast of the Fields will be set amid the beautiful grounds of Saratoga National Golf Club with spectacular views of 135 acres of forest and wetlands protected through a conservation easement held by Saratoga PLAN.</P> <P>To tell us more, Saratoga PLAN Executive director Maria Trabka joins us with two farmers participating in the Feast of the Fields: Jan King of <A href="http://www.kingsransomfarm.com">Kings Ransom Farm </A>and King Brothers Dairy, and Joshua Rockwood of <A href="http://www.westwindacres.com">West Wind Acres</A>. Mon, 16 Sep 2013 15:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 73712 at http://wamc.org Saratoga PLAN’s Feast of the Fields Berkshire Grown Harvest Supper http://wamc.org/post/berkshire-grown-harvest-supper <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Summer is wrapping up, and the season is inching toward fall and harvest time. Which means - it is also time for the annual benefit for </span><a href="http://www.berkshiregrown.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Berkshire Grown</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> on Monday September </span>16th<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> at 6:30 pm at Ski Butternut in Great Barrington, MA.</span></p><p>The Berkshire Grown Harvest Supper features delicious dishes prepared by local Berkshire Grown member chefs using fresh ingredients from local farms. The evening also includes a silent auction and a drawing for shopping sprees and gift certificates to Berkshire Grown member stores and restaurants.</p><p>To tell us more – we welcome: Daire Rooney, Chef at <a href="http://www.alliumberkshires.com/">Allium Restaurant + Bar</a>; Ted Dobson, farmer at <a href="https://www.facebook.com/equinoxfarm">Equinox Farm</a>; Laura Meister, farmer at <a href="http://www.farmgirlfarm.com/">Farm Girl Farm</a>; and Barbara Zheutlin, Executive Director of Berkshire Grown.</p><p> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 15:12:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 73029 at http://wamc.org Berkshire Grown Harvest Supper Liz Neumark, CEO And Founder of Great Performances http://wamc.org/post/liz-neumark-ceo-and-founder-great-performances <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.katchkiefarm.com/">Liz Neumark</a> is the CEO and Founder of Great Performances, rated Zagat's Top Catering Company in New York City. Originally intended as a staffing service for women in the arts, Great Performances has evolved into one of the nation's most recognized and trendsetting catering companies.</p><p>Liz's commitment to supporting sustainable agriculture and good earth practices led her to establish <a href="http://www.katchkiefarm.com/">Katchkie Farm</a>, her sixty-acre organic farm in upstate New York, in 2007 - as well as providing fresh produce for catering events.</p><p>She speaks with Alan about her new book, <em>Sylvia's Table: Fresh, Seasonal Recipes from Our Farm to Your Family</em>.</p><p> Fri, 23 Aug 2013 14:10:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 72024 at http://wamc.org Liz Neumark, CEO And Founder of Great Performances Vox Pop : Cooking And The Summer Harvest With Chef Ric Orlando : 7/3/13 http://wamc.org/post/vox-pop-cooking-and-summer-harvest-chef-ric-orlando-7313 <p style="margin: 0px 0px 1.2em; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 21px; orphans: auto; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: auto; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px;"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Fourth of July is upon us, and today we’ve got a guest who is sure to have some suggestions on how to spice up your holiday cook outs and barbecues.</span></p> Wed, 03 Jul 2013 19:00:00 +0000 68454 at http://wamc.org Vox Pop : Cooking And The Summer Harvest With Chef Ric Orlando : 7/3/13 Carolyn Mugar and Jennifer Fahy - Farm Aid 2013 Comes To SPAC http://wamc.org/post/carolyn-mugar-and-jennifer-fahy-farm-aid-2013-comes-spac <p>On June 14 Farm Aid announced that its annual benefit concert will, for the first time, be held at Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC) in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.<br><br><a href="http://www.farmaid.org/site/c.qlI5IhNVJsE/b.2723647/k.2B7B/The_Lineup.htm">Today the concert lineup was announced</a>: artists slated to perform include Farm Aid board members Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young and Dave Matthews. Additional artists include Jack Johnson, Amos Lee, Kacey Musgraves, and Toad the Wet Sprocket.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 24 Jun 2013 17:10:22 +0000 Ray Graf 67729 at http://wamc.org Carolyn Mugar and Jennifer Fahy - Farm Aid 2013 Comes To SPAC "Cooked" by Michael Pollan http://wamc.org/post/cooked-michael-pollan <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Michael Pollan’s new book, <em>Cooked</em>, follows the twists and turns of Pollan’s education in the kitchen. Organizing his journey around the four classical elements —fire, water, air, and earth—Pollan apprentices himself to a series of culinary experts to discover how these elements can transform the stuff of nature into delicious things to eat and drink.</p><p> Mon, 29 Apr 2013 14:10:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 63489 at http://wamc.org "Cooked" by Michael Pollan "Poor Man's Feast" by Elissa Altman http://wamc.org/post/poor-mans-feast-elissa-altman <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Elissa Altman is a James Beard Award-winning writer whose new book marries wit to warmth, and flavor to passion. Born and raised in New York to a food-phobic mother and food-fanatical father, Elissa was trained early on that fancy is always best. In fact, she devoted her life to all things gastronomical.</p><p>But love does strange things to people, and when Elissa met Susan — a small-town Connecticut Yankee with a devotion to simple living — it would change Elissa's relationship with food, and the people who taught her about it, forever. Her new book, <em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1452107599/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;creativeASIN=1452107599&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;tag=wamcnortheast-20">Poor Man's Feast: A Love Story of Comfort, Desire, and the Art of Simple Cooking</a><img alt="" border="0" height="1" src="http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wamcnortheast-20&amp;l=as2&amp;o=1&amp;a=1452107599" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" width="1"></em>, is a universal tale of finding sustenance and peace in a world of excess and inauthenticity, and shows us how all our stories are inextricably bound up with what, and how, we feed ourselves and those we love.</p><p> Wed, 20 Mar 2013 15:10:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 60623 at http://wamc.org "Poor Man's Feast" by Elissa Altman Berkshire Grown's March Maple Dinner http://wamc.org/post/berkshire-growns-march-maple-dinner <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.berkshiregrown.org/">Berkshire Grown</a> supports and promotes local agriculture as a vital part of the Berkshire community, economy and landscape.</p><p>They will feature a special slate of chefs for their March Maple Dinner on March 18 at <a href="http://www.cranwell.com/">Cranwell Resort</a> in Lenox to celebrate the first harvest of the season. The dinner will benefit Berkshire Grown and Share the Bounty, which buys shares in local farms for food pantries.</p><p> Mon, 11 Mar 2013 15:12:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 59593 at http://wamc.org Berkshire Grown's March Maple Dinner Fine Cooking in Season: Your Guide to Choosing and Preparing the Season's Best http://wamc.org/post/fine-cooking-season-your-guide-choosing-and-preparing-seasons-best <p>From <a href="http://www.finecooking.com/pages/"><em>Fine Cooking Magazine</em></a> comes the cookbook, <em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/160085303X/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;creativeASIN=160085303X&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;tag=wamcnortheast-20">Fine Cooking in Season: Your Guide to Choosing and Preparing the Season's Best</a><img alt="" border="0" height="1" src="http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wamcnortheast-20&amp;l=as2&amp;o=1&amp;a=160085303X" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" width="1"></em>. Wed, 21 Nov 2012 16:12:00 +0000 Katie Britton 52491 at http://wamc.org Fine Cooking in Season: Your Guide to Choosing and Preparing the Season's Best