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Burt Wolf: What We Eat

This series provides an in depth look at the growing and processing of agricultural products from around the world.
  • Title ID 51-WWE
  • History, World History, Agriculture
  • 13 Programs
  • 1 Supplemental File
  • 10th Grade through Post Secondary
  • Released in 2003 by Acorn
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Included Programs
Supplemental Files

Included Programs

MILK'S LEAP TOWARD IMMORTALITY (The Story of Cheese)Running time is 25 minutes

Burt Wolf presents the story of Cheese and milk in the states of California, Wisconsin.

TAKING THE HIGH GROUNDS (The Story of Coffee)Running time is 26 minutes

Burt Wolf presents the story of

SIMPLE PLEASURES (Mediterranean Foods in the Americas)Running time is 26 minutes

Burt Wolf presents the story of olives, olive oil, Mediterranean agriculture, Mediterranean cuisine and Italian cuisine.

HERE'S LOOKING AT YOU, KID (The Story of Wine in the Americas)Running time is 24 minutes

Burt Wolf presents the story of wine, grapes, and vineyards in California.

THE HAND THAT STIRRED THE POT (African Foods in the Americas)Running time is 24 minutes

Burt Wolf presents the story of Africa, Sub-Sahara Africa, peanuts, bananas, watermelons, and George Washington Carver.

HOW SWEET IT IS (The Story of Sugar)Running time is 26 minutes

Burt Wolf presents the story of the sweetener sugar cane, sugar, molasses, slavery and rum.

SOME LIKE IT HOT (The Story of Chili Peppers)Running time is 24 minutes

Burt Wolf presents the story of peppers, chili peppers, jalapeno peppers, Mexican cuisine and Mexican food.

WHEN MONEY GREW ON TREES (The Story of Chocolate)Running time is 26 minutes

Burt Wolf presents the story of chocolate, cacao bean, and the Maya.

THIS SPUD'S FOR YOU (How the Potato Changed the World)Running time is 27 minutes

Burt Wolf presents the story of the potato, Ireland, Irish famine, French fries, and potato chips.

THE SEED OF LIFE (The Story of Corn)Running time is 25 minutes

Burt Wolf presents the story of the potato, Ireland, Irish famine, French fries, and potato chips.

DOMESTICATED BLISS (The Story of Livestock in America)Running time is 24 minutes

Burt Wolf presents the story of cattle, horses, pigs, sheep, and ranchers.

TIME TO PLAY KETCHUP (The Story of the Tomato)Running time is 24 minutes

Burt Wolf presents the story of ketchup, the tomato, pizza sauce, tomato soup, and tomato juice.

CONNECTING THE DOTS (An Overview of Consuming Passions Ignited By Columbus)Running time is 26 minutes

Burt Wolf presents the story of agricultural history.

Supplemental Files

MARC Records for WWE
MARC records for the series Burt Wolf: What We Eat