Daniel Klein

Daniel Klein is a chef, activist, and the filmmaker behind Perennial Plate. Follow him on Twitter at @perennialplate.


Seed savers: Vandana Shiva and female farmers stand up to Monsanto

Perennial Plate talks to Vandana Shiva about her seed-saving revolution and the future of farming in rural India.


A trip through the United States of Arugula [VIDEO]

In the Perennial Plate series finale, see some of the most memorable moments from a yearlong road trip documenting real food in America.


Carp diem: Making a living off invasive fish [VIDEO]

The Perennial Plate crew joins a fisherman who brings in a giant haul of this invasive fish nearly every day.


Co-operative farming from El Salvador to Kentucky [VIDEO]

Meet a farmer who's brought the co-operative farming method from his home in El Salvador to Louisville, Ky., where he coordinates a large urban farm.

Urban Agriculture

Getting your goat in Louisville [VIDEO]

Join the Perennial Plate crew as they visit an urban goat herder in Louisville, Ky.

Urban Agriculture

Fowl play: Raising illegal backyard chickens [VIDEO]

Meet some outlaw chickens and the people who harbor them -- in their quiet backyards.


Eating invasive iguanas in Florida [VIDEO]

The Perennial Plate crew visits an island off Florida, where the best way to deal with the exploding iguana population is to eat them.


Who harvests your winter tomatoes? [VIDEO]

This moving episode of the Perennial Plate takes us to visit Lupe Gonzalo, a Florida tomato worker from Guatemala who talks openly about her hopes and struggles.


Touring Joseph’s fields and cooking South Carolina gold [VIDEOS]

The Perennial Plate crew takes a tour of a South Carolina farm and makes a meal with chef Sean Brock.

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