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What You Should Have Given Your Valentine

Daniel Klein | Posted 04.16.2012 | Home
Daniel Klein

I'd known about Prince Charles' organic farm since I was a kid. But I always thought because he was royalty, the farm was more of a fun pastime as opposed to a step in the fight to change the system.

WATCH: The Ultimate Farm To Table Feast

Daniel Klein | Posted 04.15.2012 | Home
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There have been a lot of Farm to Table dinners over the years, and a lot of videos about those meals. We are here to end all that. Some videos are all...

WATCH: An Inspiring Refugee Farm

Daniel Klein | Posted 04.08.2012 | Home
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On our way through Atlanta we stopped at a very diverse community garden run by Friends of Refugees. It's home to the vegetable patches of Iraqis, Bu...

Moonshine Without The GMO Corn

Daniel Klein | Posted 04.01.2012 | Home
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John McEntire is the only person in the world that grows Crooked Creek Corn, a once common crop in the South East.

Can Small Farms Help Native Americans?

Daniel Klein | Posted 03.25.2012 | Home
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On our way across North Carolina, we stopped to chat with some Native American Farmers trying to change the food and work situation in their communities.

Saving Animals From Your Plate

Daniel Klein | Posted 03.18.2012 | Home
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We've made films about hunting pigs and squirrels, about fishing for trout and diving for sea urchin, and we've seen the farming of many different types of animals for food. This episode is about NOT eating meat.

Eat An Oyster, Save The Environment

Daniel Klein | Posted 03.11.2012 | Home
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Sometimes (often) our videos are about what I'm in the mood to eat. Such was the case in this all short trip we took along the Rappahannock River. It was just long enough to give you a look into the sustainability of oysters.

Canadian Geese Invade Virginia

Daniel Klein | Posted 03.04.2012 | Home
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Apparently Canadian Geese aren't supposed to be hanging out in Virginia in huge numbers -- eating wine makers' grapes.

WATCH: The Perennial Plate's Sustainable Video Competition Winner

Daniel Klein | Posted 02.26.2012 | Home
Daniel Klein

Culled from dozens of entries followed by four finalists, this is the winner of our First Perennial Plate Video Competition.

Vote For Your Favorite Food Video

Daniel Klein | Posted 02.20.2012 | Home
Daniel Klein

After putting out over 80 episodes about real food in America, we wanted to give our viewers a chance to share their work. And so we launched our Perennial Plate Video Competition.

The Art Of Dumpster Diving

Daniel Klein | Posted 02.18.2012 | Home
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Its the holiday season, a time when people tend to eat a lot and waste even more. This video embraces the opposite. It is the not so un-common story of a family that dumpster dives.

Prune And Perennial Plate Food Porn

Daniel Klein | Posted 02.13.2012 | Home
Daniel Klein

After watching chickens get slaughtered in Queens and vegetables grow in several boroughs, this Manhattan video is just a montage of our wonderful dinner at Prune Restaurant one evening in September.

Food Documentarians Announce Sustainable Video Competition

Daniel Klein | Posted 02.11.2012 | Home
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The team at The Perennial Plate has been making a lot of videos, one every week since forever. They are always fun to create, and so we want YOU to give it a try.

How To Change A Picky Eater

Daniel Klein | Posted 02.08.2012 | Home
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The people you love shouldn't try to change you. They should just take you on a six month road trip around the U.S., have you meet random people from the internet who kill things at a swamp in the middle of the night.

Choosing And Killing Your Own Chicken

Daniel Klein | Posted 02.05.2012 | Home
Daniel Klein

A lot of crazy things happen beneath the surface of NYC. Case and point: A halal slaughterhouse down a backstreet in a random neighborhood in Queens.

Is It Possible To Farm In NYC?

Daniel Klein | Posted 01.29.2012 | Home
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Farms aren't the first thing that come to mind when you think of New York City. New York has a lot to offer in every area and farming is no exception.

WATCH: How To Kill A Turkey...Or Go Veggie

Daniel Klein | Posted 01.22.2012 | Home
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This is the third year that I've created a Thanksgiving video, and the first where I haven't killed a turkey on film. I think we both needed a year off.

21,000 Miles, One iPhone & Lots Of Real Food

Daniel Klein | Posted 01.15.2012 | Home
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We've spent the last 6 months traveling the country bringing you stories about real food from across america. You've seen frogs legs in Arkansas, Sea ...

WATCH: A Lavish Insect Feast, And Why We Should Eat Bugs

Daniel Klein | Posted 01.08.2012 | Home
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Before you call this video gross, or trendy, or it. David Gracer, an entomophagy (bug eating) expert gives a pretty good case for making wider use of bugs.

PHOTOS: Sean Brock, Perennial Plate Grain Dinner At McCrady's Restaurant

Daniel Klein | Posted 01.03.2012 | Home
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This first set of pictures take place at Restaurant in Charleston South Carolina. We had filmed with Glen Roberts at Anson Mills and wanted to do a dinner that showcased the heirloom grains that are so central to southern cuisine (or at least they used to be).

Is Lobster Fishing Over Regulated?

Daniel Klein | Posted 01.01.2012 | Home
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Lobster, so often seen in fancy restaurants that you forget that it was caught in a trap and sold for under $3 a pound. Or at least that's the case in Maine where arguably the world's best lobsters are caught.

Are Chipotle And Trader Joe's Really Selling Food With "Integrity?"

Daniel Klein | Posted 12.27.2011 | Home
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Taco Bell has agreed to join the plight for farm workers, as have 9 other major corporations including McDonald's, Subway, Burger King, and Whole Foods. But guess who wont: Chipotle and Trader Joe's.

An Argument For Communal Living -- And Eating

Daniel Klein | Posted 12.18.2011 | Home
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Intentional communities, draft horses, farmstead cheese... it all sounds a little bit Vermont. That's because it is! This short film takes place at Co...

Does Christian Mean Organic?

Daniel Klein | Posted 12.11.2011 | Home
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There are those who farm for food, others for money, some because it's what they have always done... and then there are the Stollers. This family in ...

Hipsters Didn't Invent Urban Farming in Detroit

Daniel Klein | Posted 12.06.2011 | Home
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There's a lot going on in Detroit. After years of decay, excitement is growing around urban gardens. Previously abandoned lots are being turned into f...