A honkin slice o’ summer pie from Four & Twenty Blackbirds.
We’re big fans of Heritage Radio Network. The Bushwick-based radio station broadcasts from Roberta’s and, like us, has a big heart for celebrating the best food and drink that our borough has to offer. As we’ve done for past issues, we bring you a roundup of Heritage shows that showcase some of the subjects from our current summer issue.
Want to hear the farmers, bakers and cheese makers speak for themselves? Consider these shows while you stream a podcast at work, at home or on the go:
Urban Cheese Making with Matt Speigler: Cutting the Curd, Episode 96 — Play episode
Anne Saxelby and Sophie Slesinger talk with Matt Spiegler: web developer by day, and cheese maker by night. Tune in to hear Matt’s first memories of cheese, his initial interest in making his own cheese and what types of cheeses he prefers to make.
Good Eggs NYC: HRN Community Sessions, Episode 159 — Play episode
Josh Morgenthau speaks with hosts Eddie Shumard and Erin Fairbanks about Good Eggs NYC, an online grocery store that aims to bring local groceries right to your door or through pickup. By supporting small producers and local brands, Good Eggs’ mission is to grow and sustain local food systems worldwide through better eating, sourcing straight from farmers markets and butcher shops and caring for the environment.
Van Brunt Stillhouse: The Speakeasy, Episode 62 — Play episode
Damon Boelte chats with friend and distiller at Van Brunt Stillhouse, Daric Schlesselman about what it’s like to run a small batch distillery and how grappa got him into this whole business.
Brooklyn Grange: Rooftop Farming With Ben Flanner — Play episode
You’re in luck if you want to hear more from Brooklyn Grange — they have a series of over 30 shows! We chose this one on honey in anticipation of they upcoming honey week events, which you can read more about in our September events calendar.
Four & Twenty Blackbirds: Eat Your Words, Episode 102 — Play episode
Emily and Melissa Elsen of Four & Twenty Blackbirds join hostess Cathy Erway in the studio on this episode of Let’s Eat In. Learn about the pie-making roots of the Elsen sisters and their dedication to baking with seasonal ingredients.