Episode 12
Cleanup

Dan Barber, in London, makes food waste the new black. How April Bloomfield turned her fear of the hamburger into gold. Tasmanian journalist Craig Leeson wants to shock you—to save the earth with his film, A Plastic Ocean. From upstate New York, a Brazilian-American man has started a shrimp revolution. And Gillian Jacobs, star of Netflix's Love, calls us from Los Angeles with her Madeleine Moment (spoiler alert: sprouts are involved). 

Photo Credit: Richard Boll

 

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Segment 1
DAN BARBER

Why are the best chefs in the world flocking to London to cook food scraps on the roof of a department store? Because Dan Barber (of New York's Blue Hill) has a dream. Prince Street's Pavia Rosati goes to Selfridges to find out where romaine butts and cod heads fit in, and how a home cook can get in on the act. 

 

Photo Credit: Richard Boll

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A PLASTIC OCEAN

Tazmanian-born journalist Craig Leeson's life changed the day he went out to surf and noticed plastic in the ocean. Seven years and 20 countries later, he has a film he hopes will save the planet. Howie Kahn dives in.

Photo Credit: Brendan Burdzinski

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APRIL BLOOMFIELD

When British Chef April Bloomfield moved to America, the hamburger was her nemesis. But now she’s got her own proprietary blend (top secret), a special sauce (don’t even ask), and several restaurants, including the newly re-opened Salvation Burger, turning out some of the best patties in the country. Join Eden Grinsphan to learn about April burger mastery and why her new Manhattan butcher shop only ups the stakes.

Photo Credit: Brendan Burdzinski

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SHRIMP FARM

Jean Claude Frajmund wants to start a revolution from a former mattress factory in Upstate New York. His cause: clean, delicious, sustainable shrimp. Jamie Feldmar hits the road to meet the Elon Musk of aquaculture.

 

Photo Credit: Rob Corso

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MADELEINE MOMENT

Whenever Gillian Jacobs, star of the Netflix series Love, bites into this food, she thinks of her grandmother, a woman who wore men's clothing, played a mean food-related prank and was way ahead of her time.

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DAN BARBER
A PLASTIC OCEAN
APRIL BLOOMFIELD
SHRIMP FARM
MADELEINE MOMENT

Episode 12: Cleanup

Cleanup
15 March 2017

Dan Barber, in London, makes food waste the new black. How April Bloomfield turned her fear of the hamburger into gold. Tasmanian journalist Craig Leeson wants to shock you—to save the earth with his film, A Plastic Ocean. From upstate New York, a Brazilian-American man has started a shrimp revolution. And Gillian Jacobs, star of Netflix's Love, calls us from Los Angeles with her Madeleine Moment (spoiler alert: sprouts are involved). 

March 2017

Executive Producer: Charles Finch
Producer: Elisabeth Robinson
Segment Producer: Rob Corso
Segment Producer: Rose Reid
Special thanks to: Matilda Holst, Tom Camuso, Lucia Helenka and Meghan Hourigan 

Editor in Chief: Howie Kahn


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Episode music:
Dave Brubeck, ‘Nomad’

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