American Masters

How James Beard pioneered the farm-to-table movement

Clip: Season 31 Episode 4 | 4m 25s

James Beard was one of the pioneers of clean cooking. He believed in the potential of American cuisine and the power of local farmers markets before there was even a name for this movement.

Aired: 04/28/17

Rating: NR

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