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How to Start Beekeeping

My dad was a wonderful beekeeper, some of my greatest memories were harvesting honey with him and turning it into beautiful jars and packages. I also traveled to Norway for my first book “Food Heroes” to tell the story of an incredible beekeeper and learned so much about why bees are crucial to our planet. I’m taking up beekeeping myself this Spring in my community garden plot here in Austin, […]

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Magic in the Sullivan Catskills

This holiday season may look a little different, but I’ve been finding ways to carve out new traditions and ignite the peace and joy that this season is about. One of those new traditions for me is finding magic in the Sullivan Catskills of New York at Peace, Love & Lights— the winter holiday light show at Bethel Woods being presented by the Sullivan Catskills Visitors Association. Peace, Love & […]

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A Visit to Brightwater: A Center for the Study of Food

Last year, I went to Northwest Arkansas to present as a chef in the Fayetteville Roots Festival. It was a really special experience because I taught a VIP women-only butchering and cooking class as part of my time there and got to meet women who had driven from all over to be there. We made this chicken tagine recipe from the chickens that we butchered and then sat down for […]

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Introducing My New TV Show Modern Pioneering

Hi Friends, my new TV show Modern Pioneering premieres this this morning! New York is the very first state that it’s premiering in, this Friday at 11:30am on WNYE. It will be playing multiple dates and times after that, check your local listings — it’s called Modern Pioneering with Georgia Pellegrini on public television. You can watch the trailer for the show on the new show website: www.modernpioneering.com. You can […]

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Social Distance with Me in Maine

I’ve been getting a lot of questions about my Adventure Getaway this fall, September 17-20. It’s in rural Maine and 100% outdoors. And so it is happening! I recently went up there to scout our beautiful spot and it was just what my soul needed — fresh air and nature and lobster and the perfect glamping experience. I think you should social distance with me in Maine. Here’s a video […]

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These Are the Most Beautiful Knives You’ve Ever Seen

Dear Friends, There are 19 days left for you to support our public television show and get our show into your home. And to help get us over the fundraising finish line, an incredible artisan — Kay Foye — is offering you a rare opportunity.   Her knives are a work of art, made from wood, stone, fabric, fossils and elements collected from a lifetime of experiences. They are extremely sought […]

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Friends – I Need Your Help!

Hey Friends! I need your help. Today we’re launching a campaign for our new TV show “Modern Pioneering,” airing on PBS, and the first 24 hours are the most important. Some of you are even featured on the show as a result of attending an Adventure Getaway! If you believe in the importance of small businesses and learning to create with your own two hands, not just in your own life, but […]

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My Latest Adventure Getaway Was Epic and Here’s Where We’re Going Next

I just finished an Adventure Getaway in Texas with a big group of wonderful women from all over the map. We had been sold out for 6 months and I had a long waiting list of women wanting to attend. I don’t like leaving people out so I have planned another one for this coming February… can you guess what we’ll be doing? Better grab your spot fast. Details here. […]

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Alternative Uses for Eggs

Eggs. They’re great for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. However, with all those eggs consumed, it got me thinking about how I can make use of every component of a carton of eggs. Little did I realize, it’s not just the inside that can be versatile. This fall, kick the habit of tossing those cartons in the garbage or throwing a boring yolk on the pan. Here’s a guide to alternative […]

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Roasted Whole Dove Recipe with Paprika and Butter

Thad is back with another delicious wild game recipe! …It is the time of year where you can combine a fresh harvest from the field with fresh harvest from the garden for a wonderful dinner. Mourning doves, cucumbers, tomatoes, onion and basil are all at their peak in my part of the country — Minnesota. This Roasted Whole Dove Recipe with Paprika and Butter is a simple dish that looks […]

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