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Ohio Pawpaw Festival

Ohio Pawpaw Festival

By Ohio Pawpaw Festival
The Ohio Pawpaw Festival is a fun-filled, educational community event celebrating one of America’s largest native tree fruits, the pawpaw (Asimina triloba). The 23rd annual event takes place September 17-19 in Albany, Ohio. And we are going to bring you some of this event virtually through this podcast! This event highlights the rich history and future possibilities of the pawpaw through delectable foods, and a full line-up of presentations and activities that cover pawpaw growing, cooking, genetics, medical use, and other topics related to sustainability. Visit ohiopawpawfest.com for info!
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The Best Pawpaw Contest and Pawpaw Nutrition
The last episode of our Ohio Pawpaw Festival Podcast features some audio from this year's Best Pawpaw Contest (check social media for winners) and judges for this esteemed event that included Alexis Nikole Nelson (famous as @blackforager on Instagram), Andrew Moore (author of Pawpaw: In Search of America's Forgotten Fruit), and more! Plus before we go you will hear a quick update on some research and science into the nutrition of the pawpaw from Emily Anderson of Ohio University. Thanks to The D-Rays for the theme music! See you in 2022!
46:40
October 02, 2021
2021 Pawpaw Cookoff
The fifth episode of this podcast series of presentations and workshops from this year's Ohio Pawpaw Festival features the 2021 Pawpaw Cookoff! Listen to our panel of tasting judges (who include Athens Mayor Steve Patterson, WOUB Public Media's Chris Riddle, and more) try desserts, savory items, and more. Music: The D-Rays "A Blaze in the Athens Sky" | more info at ohiopawpawfest.com
26:35
September 27, 2021
Finally Going Big: Urban Orchards to 20 Acres with Justin Husher
The fourth episode of this podcast series of presentations and workshops from this year's Ohio Pawpaw Festival features Justin Husher who has been growing pawpaws in urban orchards around Cleveland for years and recently has started his own 20-acre farm. He discusses that process in a talk from Saturday.  We hope you enjoy! Music: The D-Rays "A Blaze in the Athens Sky" | more info at ohiopawpawfest.com
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September 19, 2021
The Brewers Roundtable
The third episode of this podcast series of presentations and workshops from this year's Ohio Pawpaw Festival finds us listening in to the Brewers Roundtable and Pawpaw Beer Tasting event. Conversation, tasting notes, and Q + A with a panel of Ohio brewers about their pawpaw beer creations. Hear from North High Brewing (Columbus), Devil's Kettle Brewing (Athens), Weasel Boy Brewery (Zanesville), and Sixth Sense Brewing (Jackson). We hope you enjoy! Music: The D-Rays "A Blaze in the Athens Sky" | more info at ohiopawpawfest.com
01:00:25
September 19, 2021
How to Process Pawpaw Into Pulp with Sara Bir
The second episode of this podcast series of presentations and workshops from this year's Ohio Pawpaw Festival features food librarian/chef/writer Sara Bir, who lives in Marietta, Ohio. Sara is the author of "The Fruit Forager's Companion", "Tasting Ohio", and most recently the "Pawpaw Pocket Cookbook". Join us for a conversation and demonstration on turning pawpaw into pulp, preserving it, and some of the great things you can do with it. There is a Q and A at the end too! We hope you enjoy! Music: The D-Rays "A Blaze in the Athens Sky" | more info at ohiopawpawfest.com
44:03
September 19, 2021
Pawpaw Permaculture with Chris Chmiel
Welcome to the first episode! We kick off this short podcast series of presentations and workshops from this year's Ohio Pawpaw Festival with the festival's founder Chris Chmiel of Integration Acres! This is Chris' talk on Pawpaw Permaculture from the Pawpaw Tent on Friday of this year's festival. We hope you enjoy! Music: The D-Rays "A Blaze in the Athens Sky" | more info at ohiopawpawfest.com
54:55
September 18, 2021
Episode 0 - Ohio Pawpaw Festival Podcast Trailer
Hey everyone! This weekend is the 23rd Ohio Pawpaw Festival in Albany, Ohio, and we will be bringing you some of the presentations, workshops, and fun here virtually through this new podcast. Look for our first episode this weekend during the festival with more to come soon! Learn all about Ohio's native fruit: the pawpaw. For more information on the festival including tickets, schedule, and more visit ohiopawpawfest.org.
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September 15, 2021