This week, BBC food journalist, Dan Saladino joins us to talk about his latest fascinating book, Eating to Extinction, The World’s Rarest Foods, and Why We Need to Save Them. It’s a treasure trove of stories about dozens of foods, plants, animals, and culinary traditions, that are on the verge of being lost. Then, we talk to Karlos Baca, teacher, food activist, and the lead writer of A Gathering Basket, a cookbook of indigenous foods about his work saving a specific wild food here in the American West, bear root.
Broadcast dates for this episode:
February 18, 2022 (originally aired)
February 24, 2023 (rebroadcast)
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