Dark Rye

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This series takes a closer look at the food industry. The viewer will learn about the sustainability of food and what the food industry is doing to increase food safety. This show also talks about how food became a part of socialization among people.

Wednesday 9:30 PM et/pt on Pivot
1 Season, 20 Episodes
January 22, 2014
Documentary & Biography
Dark Rye

Dark Rye Full Episode Guide

  • Dark Rye shadows a woodworker whose grandmother asked for a handcrafted, salvaged-wood casket. Then we head to Africa's Togo to seek out Cleopatra's beauty secrets, and finally we ride along two amazing triathletes.

  • Dark Rye takes you to Paris, where an American is determined to restore kale, the "˜forgotten vegetable' of France. Then we dye with blackberries, red cabbage, and rhubarb, and dance salsa along the shores of tropical Panama.

  • Dark Rye pokes around with Ed Keeylocko, maker of his own truly rarified town - Cowtown Keeylocko, Arizona - and we meet Douglas Rushkoff who explains how technology is affecting the rhythms that underlay our human experience.

  • Dark Rye brings the buttery goodness with an Austin-based pastry chef, a cookie-lover who landed in the biggest of all cities and made it feel like a small town with shortbread, and a couple making "˜little pillows of fried joy'.

  • Dark Rye boards an old Airstream with a family that's wandering America, and follows a globetrotter from Nicaragua to Kenya to Burundi to Rwanda and back. Then we get brave with a guy who wants to turn big energy on its head.

  • Dark Rye searches for the best pickles in Detroit, meets the dreamers and makers behind i3 Detroit, a tech, arts and culture collaborative, and finally hops on the most tricked-out bus in the city.

  • Featuring one of the world's most-followed Joe Instagram photographers and the man who built Boing Boing.

  • Visit the roof garden at Harpoon House. Plus a family museum that's full of treasures.

  • A farm in Brooklyn; a San Fransisco goat dairy; a hydroponic rooftop greenhouse in Arizona.

  • Featuring a supporter of local meat in Portland, Oregon.

  • The best chocolate and beer in Denmark; luxury Japanese tofu desserts in a Manhattan restaurant; searching in Tennessee for denim's soul.

  • Join an eating designer, check out rings made out of baseball bats and church pews, and a play fort in the forest of Whistler, BC.

  • Featuring Detroit urban farms.

  • Searching for acorn muffins, an amazing coffee made by a blind man, Malaysian street food in San Francisco.

  • The last meals of death-row prisoners.

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