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tasteMAKERS

Custom Foodscaping // St. Louis, Missouri

As we become more aware of our dinner's carbon footprint, many are seeking to grow as much as possible close to home using environmentally-sensitive methods. In St. Louis, Matt Lebon of Custom Foodscaping builds permaculture food forests, focusing on native plants and resource management to create bountiful urban harvests. From restaurants to churches to schools, his food forests fulfill a range of needs, feeding bodies as well as spirits with his innovative edible landscape designs.

Thursday, September 29 at 2:30 pm on 12.1


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Join journalist and host Cat Neville for an eye-opening journey into the heart of the food movement. TASTEMAKERS introduces viewers to artisans across the United States who are defining the flavor of American food today. The series takes viewers from a shellfish operation in the icy waters off the coast of Washington, to a sheep's milk dairy in the rolling hills of Missouri, to an organic tofu factory in the heart of Chicago. Each episode explores how the artisans do their work, traveling to unique corners of the country while uncovering regional food culture and history along the way. Throughout the series, viewers also learn what drives these makers, what inspires them, and how they perfected their craft.