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20150909BETTER TASTE, BETTER HEALTH, WITH LOCALLY GROWN FOODS
Tracey Bonneau shares her dedication to fresh, locally grown foods while visiting the community garden at the Pentiction Indian Reserve, and Harker’s Organics, a farm and winery in the village of Cawston, BC.

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20150923STEMALT: WILD FOODS MEETS THE WILD WEST AT CHOPAKA RANCH
In this episode host Tracey Bonneau takes us on a cattle drive at the historic Terbasket Ranch, located halfway between Osoyoos and Keremeos on the scenic Chopaka Indian Reserve.
Recipes include three types of steak – sirloin, flank, and a beef tenderloin on a Himalayan salt block – along with Tracey’s quinoa salad recipe.
20150930SP’ITLEM: BITTER ROOT, OR SP’ITLEM, ONE OF THE OKANAGAN’S FOUR ‘FOOD CHIEFS’
Tracey Bonneau shows artist and actress Mariel Belanger how Sp’itlem is gathered as members of the community peel and prepare it for cooking.
20151007KUM ST’KEL. HISTORIC SMOKING AND PRESERVATION TECHNIQUES IN THE OKANAGAN
Tracey Bonneau explores the historic smoking and preservation methods used by the Okanagan people to make their food last through the winter months … but adds a few modern twists.
20151014TIXWEM: FORAGING FOR FOOD IN THE WILD
Tracey Bonneau joins her long-time friend on a foraging quest through ECOmmunity Place, an untouched wilderness area protected by the Penticton Indian Band.

20151021BETTER TASTE, BETTER HEALTH, WITH LOCALLY GROWN FOODS
Tracey Bonneau shares her dedication to fresh, locally grown foods while visiting the community garden at the Pentiction Indian Reserve, and Harker’s Organics, a farm and winery in the village of Cawston, BC.
20151028SAXWIP: NOT YOUR MAMA’S STEAMED BEETS – HOW TO TAKE YOUR ROOT VEGETABLES FROM FRUMPY TO FABULOUS
Bitter root, or Sp’itlem, is one of the four Okanagan food chiefs, and this episode Tracey looks at some of the European equivalents; root vegetables like potatoes, carrots, and beets.
20151104SELPQYN: WILD FOODS’ CANNING EPISODE WILL MAKE YOU FORGET ABOUT BUYING CANNED FOOD
Tracey Bonneau and her guest, actor and friend Justin Rain, take a tour of the spectacular Covert Farms property in Oliver, BC. This organic farm and winery is a major tourism destination in Canada, and one of the most famous organic farms in North America.
20151118SK’ULST: BIG GAME HUNTING FEEDS THE SOUL
Tracey Bonneau explores the ancient rites and rituals of hunting big game. Tracey joins Pentiction Indian Band Chief Jonathan Kruger and his daughter Sage Kruger on a trek through the rugged Ellis Canyon near Penticton, BC.
20151125GET HOOKED ON WILD TROUT AS TRACEY BONNEAU TAKES US FISHING IN THE OKANAGAN
Tracey Bonneau and guest star Justin Rain try some decidedly non-traditional fishing techniques on Osoyoos Lake.
20151125CHIEF SALMON RETURNS TO THE OKANAGAN … WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM HIS FRIENDS!
Tracey and special guest star, actor Nathaniel Arcand, take a tour of the hatchery and show us footage of the annual release of salmon fry into the river system.
20151202THE OKANAGAN PEOPLE IN THE 21ST CENTURY: TRADITION AND INNOVATION
Tracey and special guest star Nathaniel Arcand visit Nk’mip Cellars, a renowned and award winning winery owned by the Osoyoos Indian Band, that represents how the Okanagan people are embracing outside influences, while still maintaining their own traditions and philosophies.

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  • About Quest OutWest Wild Food

    Wild Food is the antidote to boring, unhealthy food. Host Tracey Bonneau takes viewers on an adventure every week, hunting for big game, fishing for wild salmon, digging for little known edible roots and berries, and then turning those healthy foods into a spectacular meal.

    If you'd like to join the Wild Food movement, you can easily do so by clicking the 'Contribute' button at the top of the web page, and registering as a Contributor. Upload your own recipes and photos from your computer or mobile device, and even pinpoint the location where that recipe comes from.

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    Tracey Kim Bonneau

    Tracey Kim Bonneau isn't just the face of Wild Food; she's also the brains and the heart behind the series. Tracey is a media artist, journalist, documentary filmmaker and professional writer with ...

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