KPIX to air California Bountiful television program
Jan. 7, 2014
A fast-paced, entertaining program focused on food, restaurants, wine, farming and ranching in the Golden State, California Bountiful, will begin airing Jan. 18 on KPIX/Channel 5 in the San Francisco Bay Area. KPIX will air California Bountiful Saturdays at 7 p.m. through April 5.
California Bountiful introduces viewers to the farmers, ranchers, packers, processors, marketers, restaurateurs and other people who bring food and farm products to shoppers and restaurant patrons. The program also includes regular features such as tips on produce selection, gardening and landscaping advice, nutrition tips, cooking demonstrations and visits to unique travel destinations across the state.
The first program to air on KPIX will include a story about how one Bay Area entrepreneur makes and markets his locally sourced line of pickled vegetables, jams and jellies; tips on how to pick out kale and how to cook with it; a visit to the Mountain Mandarin Festival in the Sierra Nevada foothills; and a panna cotta dessert recipe.
California Bountiful airs on 29 broadcast and cable affiliates in California, and nationally on the RFD-TV satellite service. The program is produced by the California Farm Bureau Federation and sponsored by the Farm Bureau and Nationwide Insurance, with closed captioning sponsored by Agro-Culture Liquid Fertilizers. More than 2,500 episodes of the program have aired since California Bountiful established its current format in 1997. The California Farm Bureau has produced regularly scheduled television programs since 1964.
For more information on California Bountiful, plus recipes and stories seen on the program, visit www.californiabountiful.com.
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