The Farmer & The Foodie aims to cultivate healthy communities through education and the celebration of the diverse food and farming traditions of Kentucky, with a mission of enriching people's lives by teaching them to cook simple meals to share with family and friends. Each episode of The Farmer & The Foodie follows Maggie and Lindsey as they embrace the bounty of Kentucky's rich culture, taking them to various corners of the Bluegrass where they draw inspiration from the farms, ingredients and individuals they encounter. They bring what they've learned into the kitchen and create delicious, approachable recipes. Episodes conclude with Lindsey, Maggie, and the characters they've met enjoying a meal together, speaking to The Farmer & The Foodie's belief that good food is meant to be shared.
Maggie and Lindsey travel to Eastern, Kentucky, for the Hindman Settlement School's annual Family Folk Gathering.
Maggie and Lindsey head to Foxhollow, Maggie's family farm, to meet the diverse group of young farmers making a living from the land.
Maggie and Lindsey take an in depth look at the state of hunger in their community and how Dare to Care Food Bank is partnering with local farmers to bring fresh produce and meat to the food insecure.
Maggie and Lindsey begin this episode on a decades old family farm in New Castle, Kentucky, where they learn what it means to farm well from farmer Steve Smith, access to Trackside Butchershop, where Lindsey and Maggie head next, a key component.
Maggie and Lindsey learn what a unifying role food and farming can play in this episode, as they work with the Common Earth and Common Table programs.
The season's final episode brings Maggie and Lindsey to the Western Kentucky town of Paducah, where they learn firsthand how the community is turning the problem of the invasive carp fish into an opportunity.
WENH-TV Ch. 11 Durham
WLED-TV Ch. 48 Littleton
WEKW-TV Ch. 18 Keene
W50DP-D Ch. 50 Hanover
W34DQ-D Ch. 34 Pittsburg