Weekends with Yankee

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  • 2017
  • 6 Seasons
  • 7.0  (12)

The cities, countryside locales and unique attractions of New England.

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Winter Scenes
8. Winter Scenes
May 21, 2022
Richard Wiese meets Registered Maine Guide Polly Mahoney for a dogsled ride and a cozy lunch by the campfire. Amy Traverso and food writer David Leite, founder of website Leite's Culinaria, discuss his Portuguese upbringing and make cataplana stew with clams and sausage. And in Maine, explore an increasingly popular part of the state's winter outdoor scene - fat-tire biking.
Feeding the Soul
7. Feeding the Soul
May 14, 2022
Amy Traverso is in New Hampshire to meet with the host of the longest-running cooking series in television history, Mary Ann Esposito. In Middlebury, Vermont, Bethanie Farrell shares the story behind The Giving Fridge. And Richard Wiese travels to York, Maine, to meet Sara Fitz, a watercolor artist whose design company specializes in wares brightened with classic coastal New England images.
The Enthusiasts
6. The Enthusiasts
May 7, 2022
Richard Wiese is in New Hampshire to see firsthand why border collies are known as the world's smartest dogs. In Somerville, Massachusetts, celebrate a tasty icon of many New Englanders' childhoods - Marshmallow Fluff. And Amy Traverso is in her hometown of Brookline, Massachusetts, to explore the preservation and expansion of the Jewish deli tradition that's taking place in her own backyard.
Preserving New England
5. Preserving New England
April 30, 2022
Amy Traverso is in South Berwick, Maine, where she meets bean farmer Charley Baer, who specializes in New England varietals in a gorgeous array of colors and patterns. In Lyme, New Hampshire, visit with Ben Kilham, who rescues and rehabilitates orphaned bear cubs. Then head to Camden, Maine, named by Yankee as one of New England's Best Winter Towns, for the U.S. Toboggan National championships.
New England Style
4. New England Style
April 23, 2022
Richard Wiese explores Essex, Connecticut, starting with the old Steamboat Dock at the Connecticut River Museum. Amy Traverso visits the Back Bay neighborhood of Boston, where a young couple from Paris offer a taste of modern Paris infused with West African roots. And in Manchester, New Hampshire, get a tour of the only two Frank Lloyd Wright homes in New England that are open to the public.
Trails and Sails
3. Trails and Sails
April 16, 2022
Amy Traverso is in the White Mountains, embarking on an inn-to-inn cookie tour. Then Ian Aldrich meets up with endurance athlete Mirna Valerio, a Black, plus-sized Brooklynite who found her community in Vermont, for a hike on one of her favorite trails. And Richard Wiese is in Portland, Maine, to discover how Sea Bags is giving new life to old sails.
New England Makers
2. New England Makers
April 9, 2022
Richard Wiese is in Shaftsbury, VT, to meet Tammy White and her flock of sheep and learn how she turns wool into stunningly beautiful yarn. Then in Goshen, VT, a young couple makes maple syrup the old-fashioned way. Finally, Amy Traverso visits baker Ahmad Aissa, who brings the sweet flavors of his native Syria to Concord, NH.
Classic New England
1. Classic New England
April 2, 2022
Amy Traverso and Richard Wiese reunite for a road trip through the White Mountains of New Hampshire, just in time to see the spectacular fall foliage. Then they head to Boston for the legendary Swan Boats' launch day. Finally, in Charlestown, RI, Amy visits the original location of Dave's Coffee, an artisan coffee roaster, and discovers some signature drinks and foods found only in Little Rhody.

The cities, countryside locales and unique attractions of New England. Weekends with Yankee is a series that is currently running and has 6 seasons (65 episodes). The series first aired on April 1, 2017.

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Weekends with Yankee is available for streaming on the PBS website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Weekends with Yankee on demand at Apple TV+, Amazon Prime, Amazon, Apple TV and PBS.

  • Premiere Date
    April 1, 2017
  • IMDB Rating
    7.0  (12)