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Artisanal Cheese - Wildcat Mountain Cheese

Maggie and Lindsey visit a third-generation dairy farm in East Bernstadt, Kentucky to learn about the cheese-making process including hooping and cutting fresh Swiss cheese curd. The versatile and beloved ingredient is on display in recipes like cheese souffle, pimento cheese, quick-pickled Swiss chard stems and the ultimate cheese board.
Season 4 Episode 4 Length 27:28 Premiere: 01/27/24

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Explore Kentucky’s food traditions with The Farmer & The Foodie

Get to know the food grown by Kentucky farmers and celebrate the Commonwealth’s diverse food traditions with The Farmer & The Foodie.

The Farmer & The Foodie hosts, Maggie Keith (The Farmer) and Lindsey McClave (The Foodie), celebrate regional food traditions and create delicious recipes by visiting the people and places providing the ingredients and inspiring simple, healthy meals. The two friends travel the state, where they draw inspiration from the farms, ingredients and people they encounter. Then they bring what they’ve learned into the kitchen to create delicious and approachable recipes.

Each episode wraps up with Maggie, Lindsey, and the friends they’ve met sitting down and enjoying a meal together — underscoring The Farmer & The Foodie‘s mantra that “good food is meant to be shared.”

About the hosts

Lindsey McClave is a food and wine writer and self-taught home cook with a knack for creating original recipes with fresh, locally sourced ingredients.

Maggie Keith is the owner and operator of Foxhollow Farm and a passionate advocate for Kentucky farmland.


This program is funded in part by the KET Endowment for Kentucky Productions

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Season 4 Episodes

Family Farming - Groce Family Farm

S4 E6 Length 27:33 Premiere Date 02/10/24

Seedleaf

S4 E5 Length 27:46 Premiere Date 02/03/24

Artisanal Cheese - Wildcat Mountain Cheese

S4 E4 Length 27:28 Premiere Date 01/27/24

Strawberries - Whitesburg; Quillen Farm

S4 E3 Length 27:28 Premiere Date 01/20/24

The World of Mushrooms

S4 E2 Length 27:58 Premiere Date 01/13/24

Maple Syrup - South 4 Farms

S4 E1 Length 27:49 Premiere Date 01/06/24

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Family Farming - Groce Family Farm - S4 E6

Turkeys, ducks, pigs and cattle welcome Maggie and Lindsey to Groce Family Farm in English, Indiana right outside Louisville. In the kitchen, spatchcock turkey, butternut squash puree and a late fall market salad with torn croutons make the perfect family meal.

  • Friday April 19, 2024 10:30 am ET on KETKY
  • Friday April 19, 2024 9:30 am CT on KETKY

Foxhollow Farm; Growing the Next Generation of Farmers - S1 E2

Premiered On: 01/25/2020

Maggie and Lindsey head to Foxhollow, Maggie's family farm, to meet the diverse group of young farmers making a living from the land. They craft a seasonally inspired feast, including grass-fed beef meatballs with homemade marinara sauce and a rosemary spritz cocktail.

  • Saturday April 20, 2024 3:30 pm ET on KET
  • Saturday April 20, 2024 2:30 pm CT on KET
  • Friday May 3, 2024 10:30 am ET on KETKY
  • Friday May 3, 2024 9:30 am CT on KETKY

Food, Family & The Hindman Settlement School - S1 E1

Premiered On: 01/18/2020

Maggie and Lindsey travel to Eastern Kentucky, for the Hindman Settlement School's annual Family Folk Gathering. They learn about the region's rich heritage and how the school is partnering with Grow Appalachia to empower local residents to grow their own food. Maggie helps prep a garden before they head back to Lindsey's kitchen to cook a meal inspired by their visit, including the Hindman Settlement School's apple stack cake cobbler.

  • Friday April 26, 2024 10:30 am ET on KETKY
  • Friday April 26, 2024 9:30 am CT on KETKY

The State of Hunger in Louisville - S1 E3

Premiered On: 02/01/2020

Maggie and Lindsey explore the state of hunger in their community and visit Dare to Care Food Bank. They help prep over 1,000 hot meals at the Community Kitchen served at Kids Cafes throughout Louisville.

  • Saturday April 27, 2024 3:30 pm ET on KET
  • Saturday April 27, 2024 2:30 pm CT on KET
  • Friday May 10, 2024 10:30 am ET on KETKY
  • Friday May 10, 2024 9:30 am CT on KETKY

Farming Well - S1 E4

Premiered On: 02/08/2020

Maggie and Lindsey visit a decades-old family farm in New Castle, Kentucky, where they learn what it means to farm well from Steve Smith. They spend some time with Mary Berry of The Berry Center before heading back to Lindsey's kitchen, where Mary teaches them to cook her family's brown sugar pie, and they make a hearty winter meal of braised Boston butt with sweet potato BBQ sauce.

  • Monday April 22, 2024 12:30 pm ET on KET2
  • Monday April 22, 2024 11:30 am CT on KET2
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  • Monday April 22, 2024 4:30 pm CT on KET2
  • Saturday May 4, 2024 3:30 pm ET on KET
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  • Friday May 17, 2024 10:30 am ET on KETKY
  • Friday May 17, 2024 9:30 am CT on KETKY

Coming Around One Table with Common Earth Gardens - S1 E5

Premiered On: 02/15/2020

Maggie and Lindsey take part in the kitchen skills classes taught at the Common Table, a six-week program preparing refugees and others for careers in hospitality. They visit the vibrant vegetable beds of Common Earth Gardens, where refugees from around the world are able to make a living from the earth.

  • Monday April 29, 2024 12:30 pm ET on KET2
  • Monday April 29, 2024 11:30 am CT on KET2
  • Monday April 29, 2024 5:30 pm ET on KET2
  • Monday April 29, 2024 4:30 pm CT on KET2
  • Saturday May 11, 2024 3:30 pm ET on KET
  • Saturday May 11, 2024 2:30 pm CT on KET

Chickens - Foxhollow and Rootbound Farms - S2 E1

Maggie and Lindsey learn natural ways of raising chickens, take part in a chicken roundup and collect eggs. They return to the kitchen to create a speedy weeknight meal of spatchcock chicken and asparagus, poached eggs topped with a hollandaise sauce.

  • Monday May 13, 2024 12:30 pm ET on KET2
  • Monday May 13, 2024 11:30 am CT on KET2
  • Monday May 13, 2024 5:30 pm ET on KET2
  • Monday May 13, 2024 4:30 pm CT on KET2

Tackling Carp in Western Kentucky - S1 E6

Premiered On: 02/22/2020

The season's final episode brings Maggie and Lindsey to Paducah, Kentucky, where they learn firsthand how the community is turning the problem of the invasive carp fish into an opportunity. Chef Sara Bradley of Freight House cooks carp for Maggie and Lindsey, sharing with them the many benefits of this misunderstood fish. Maggie joins local fisherman Marcus on his boat and helps catch his daily carp haul, which Lindsey fries and serves with squash soup.

  • Monday May 6, 2024 12:30 pm ET on KET2
  • Monday May 6, 2024 11:30 am CT on KET2
  • Monday May 6, 2024 5:30 pm ET on KET2
  • Monday May 6, 2024 4:30 pm CT on KET2
  • Saturday May 18, 2024 3:30 pm ET on KET
  • Saturday May 18, 2024 2:30 pm CT on KET

New Roots - New Roots' Old Louisville Fresh Stop Market; Barr Farms - S2 E2

Maggie and Lindsey learn about New Roots, a shareholder program that brings fresh vegetables and fruits to those who may not have access to them. They visit with a Kentucky farmer helping with New Root's mission. Recipes include roasted carrot hummus, broccoli quinoa salad and swiss chard bok choy cups.

  • Monday May 20, 2024 12:30 pm ET on KET2
  • Monday May 20, 2024 11:30 am CT on KET2
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The State of Hunger in Louisville - S1 E3

  • Monday April 15, 2024 5:30 pm ET on KET2
  • Monday April 15, 2024 4:30 pm CT on KET2
  • Monday April 15, 2024 12:30 pm ET on KET2
  • Monday April 15, 2024 11:30 am CT on KET2

Food, Family & The Hindman Settlement School - S1 E1

  • Saturday April 13, 2024 3:30 pm ET on KET
  • Saturday April 13, 2024 2:30 pm CT on KET
  • Monday April 1, 2024 5:30 pm ET on KET2
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Foxhollow Farm; Growing the Next Generation of Farmers - S1 E2

  • Monday April 8, 2024 5:30 pm ET on KET2
  • Monday April 8, 2024 4:30 pm CT on KET2
  • Monday April 8, 2024 12:30 pm ET on KET2
  • Monday April 8, 2024 11:30 am CT on KET2

Family Farming - Groce Family Farm - S4 E6

  • Saturday April 6, 2024 3:30 pm ET on KET
  • Saturday April 6, 2024 2:30 pm CT on KET
  • Monday March 25, 2024 5:30 pm ET on KET2
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Artisanal Cheese - Wildcat Mountain Cheese - S4 E4

  • Friday April 5, 2024 10:30 am ET on KETKY
  • Friday April 5, 2024 9:30 am CT on KETKY

Seedleaf - S4 E5

  • Saturday March 30, 2024 3:30 pm ET on KET
  • Saturday March 30, 2024 2:30 pm CT on KET
  • Monday March 18, 2024 5:30 pm ET on KET2
  • Monday March 18, 2024 4:30 pm CT on KET2
  • Monday March 18, 2024 12:30 pm ET on KET2
  • Monday March 18, 2024 11:30 am CT on KET2

Strawberries - Whitesburg; Quillen Farm - S4 E3

  • Friday March 29, 2024 10:30 am ET on KETKY
  • Friday March 29, 2024 9:30 am CT on KETKY

Artisanal Cheese - Wildcat Mountain Cheese - S4 E4

  • Saturday March 23, 2024 3:30 pm ET on KET
  • Saturday March 23, 2024 2:30 pm CT on KET
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