Taste Of Place

Jun 23, 2010

Certain places are known for their indigenous foods. Vidalia, Ga. grows sweet onions. The banks of the Indian River in Florida produce outstanding citrus fruits. In some cases, governments go as far as to designate these special places with geographical indications. But what makes some geographical indications associated with certain foods and drink profitable for the farmers and producers in that area? N.C. State University assistant professor Sarah Bowen and Franklin County Agricultural Extension Agent Martha Mobley talk with host Frank Stasio about the importance of pride of place in the production of our food.