Youngstown Business Journal: Capri Cafaro Explores Regional Foods Img

During her 10 years as an Ohio state senator, Capri Cafaro’s interest in cultural and culinary history grew from attending regional food events. In her new PBS series, “America the Bountiful,” Cafaro explores unique foods and traditions across the U.S. Each 30-minute episode delves into a specific region’s food, history, and culture, focusing on lesser-known locations rather than tourist spots. From Oregon’s prized pears to Maryland’s signature blue crabs, Cafaro uncovers how foods are grown, raised, processed, and prepared, revealing each area’s cultural identity through interviews and hands-on experiences. Read the article here.

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