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The World of Mushrooms

Whitney Johnson, The Appalachian Forager, leads Maggie and Lindsey on a trek for mushrooms in the Eastern Kentucky mountains. Then they explore the Mushroom Cultivation Lab at Ashbourne Farms in LaGrange. Recipes include duxelle toast, mushroom soup and mushroom tea.
Season 4 Episode 2 Length 27:58 Premiere: 01/13/24

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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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Heirloom Seeds - S3 E6

Maggie and Lindsey learn about heirloom seeds from a farmer in Jackson County. She shares her preservation methods passed down from generation to generation. They cook a meal using recipes passed down from each of their families. Recipes include soup beans, chuck roast and parsnips.

  • Friday March 1, 2024 10:30 am ET on KETKY
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Maker's Mark Distillery - S3 E7

Maggie and Lindsey go to Maker's Mark distillery to learn from president Rob Samuels about the role of regenerative farming practices to produce the corn and wheat used in making bourbon. They visit Star Hill Provisions, the distillery's restaurant, and meet its executive chef, AuCo Lai.

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The World of Mushrooms - The Appalachian Forager; Ashbourne Farms - S4 E2

Whitney Johnson, The Appalachian Forager, leads Maggie and Lindsey on a trek for mushrooms in the Eastern Kentucky mountains. Then they explore the Mushroom Cultivation Lab at Ashbourne Farms in LaGrange. Recipes include duxelle toast, mushroom soup and mushroom tea. A 2024 KET production.

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Maple Syrup - South 4 Farms - S4 E1

Maggie and Lindsey visit Scottsville, Kentucky to learn how to make maple syrup and maple butter at South 4 Farms. Inspired by their visit, Lindsey and Maggie use the versatile syrup for roasted salmon, a winter salad and a creme brulee.

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Strawberries - Whitesburg; Quillen Farm - S4 E3

Maggie and Lindsey visit southeastern Kentucky, on the hunt for delicious strawberries. They stop in Deane, Kentucky to pick strawberries, and then drive on to Whitesburg, a community rebuilding from a devastating flood in 2022. After meeting friends and neighbors at the Whitesburg Farmers Market, Cowan Community Center and CANE Kitchen, the hosts make strawberry cake with local kids. A 2024 KET production.

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The World of Mushrooms - The Appalachian Forager; Ashbourne Farms - S4 E2

Whitney Johnson, The Appalachian Forager, leads Maggie and Lindsey on a trek for mushrooms in the Eastern Kentucky mountains. Then they explore the Mushroom Cultivation Lab at Ashbourne Farms in LaGrange. Recipes include duxelle toast, mushroom soup and mushroom tea.

  • Friday March 22, 2024 10:30 am ET on KETKY
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Artisanal Cheese - Wildcat Mountain Cheese - S4 E4

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. A 2024 KET production.

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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. A 2024 KET production.

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Strawberries - Whitesburg; Quillen Farm - S4 E3

Maggie and Lindsey visit southeastern Kentucky, on the hunt for delicious strawberries. They stop in Deane, Kentucky to pick strawberries, and then drive on to Whitesburg, a community rebuilding from a devastating flood in 2022. After meeting friends and neighbors at the Whitesburg Farmers Market, Cowan Community Center and CANE Kitchen, the hosts make strawberry cake with local kids.

  • Friday March 29, 2024 10:30 am ET on KETKY
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Seedleaf - S4 E5

Maggie and Lindsey explore community and urban farming in Lexington, Kentucky led by Seedleaf. They tour two community gardens, dig up sweet potatoes and learn about how refugees from Central Africa are growing food from their homeland in Central Kentucky. Back in the kitchen, harvested veggies take center stage in a roasted veggie frittata and sweet potato fritters with zhug sauce. A 2024 KET production.

  • Monday March 18, 2024 12:30 pm ET on KET2
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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.

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The World of Mushrooms - The Appalachian Forager; Ashbourne Farms - S4 E2

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Maple Syrup - South 4 Farms - S4 E1

  • Monday February 19, 2024 5:30 pm ET on KET2
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Family Farming - Groce Family Farm - S4 E6

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Seedleaf - S4 E5

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Artisanal Cheese - Wildcat Mountain Cheese - S4 E4

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