In this two-hour public-radio documentary,
husband and wife Joe Bevilacqua (Joe Bev) and Lorie Kellogg explore the rural
byways within four miles of their home in the foothills of the Catskill Mountains
of New York State and find local business owners working to promote healthy
lifestyles that have a national impact.
1. Sheldon Lublin has traveled the world,
hitchhiked across the country, met Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg, and
recently retired from his successful psychotherapy practice in New York City.
Dick and Pat Peters, owners of Peter’s Market, in Napanoch, New York, went on a
journey to becoming a healthy alternative market.
3. John Hiller and Carol
Debberman created vegetarian Sunshine Burgers in Ellenville, New York, and they
are sold at Peter’s Market and in markets across the country.
4. A collage of
water sounds recorded in the Catskills.
5. Oleh and Nadia Maczaj are the owners
of Rusty Plough Farm, a small family farm that grows certified organic
vegetables, flowers, and berries, as well as eggs from free-range hens. The
farm is located in Ulster County, New York, nestled between the Shawangunk
Mountains and the Catskills. It consists of thirty-six acres, including crop
fields; wild blueberry stands; woodlots; a pond; a maze of old stone walls; an
old rusty plough; wild turkeys, deer, hawks, squirrels; the occasional bear;
multitudes of frogs and newts; Sneakers and Sandy the barn cats; and the
house, barn, and greenhouse.
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