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Wednesday, March 23, 2011

The Perennial Plate Needs Help to Visit St. Louis

Posted By on Wed, Mar 23, 2011 at 10:00 AM

You watch "The Perennial Plate", right? The sustainable food web series from Minneapolis that's won the praise of Thomas Keller and Andrew Zimmern, among others? Of course you do! Otherwise you'd miss out on things like their educational music video about meat-cutting. Be warned - it's not for the carcass-phobic.

The Perennial Plate Episode 14: Meat from Daniel Klein on Vimeo.

Show creators chef/filmmaker Daniel Klein and photographer/filmmaker Mirra Fine have made 52 episodes of "The Perennial Plate" from their home base in Minneapolis, but now they want to take the show on the road. This summer they're planning the Real Food Road Trip to all ends of the U.S. to document local foods.

  • The Perennial Plate

See anything wrong with this map? Like the green lines passing through Missouri with no labels indicating stops?

"Our trip route depends heavily on which stories we receive, so the map is just a rough estimate," explained Fine. "I'm currently in the process of putting the route together now, and most of the stories submitted about Missouri feature urban gardens, CSAs and small farms. What we really need is stories about food and food techniques that are unique to Missouri."

They need Missourians to share their food stories - what we grow, cook, and eat in this part of the world that's unique.

So get on it.

The Perennial Plate Episode 52: Real Food Road Trip from Daniel Klein on Vimeo.

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