In this two-hour public-radio documentary,husband and wife Joe Bevilacqua (Joe Bev) and Lorie Kellogg explore the ruralbyways within four miles of their home in the foothills of the Catskill Mountainsof New York State and find local business owners working to promote healthylifestyles that have a national impact.
1. Sheldon Lublin has traveled the world,hitchhiked across the country, met Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg, andrecently retired from his successful psychotherapy practice in New York City.
2.Dick and Pat Peters, owners of Peter’s Market, in Napanoch, New York, went on ajourney to becoming a healthy alternative market.
3. John Hiller and CarolDebberman created vegetarian Sunshine Burgers in Ellenville, New York, and theyare sold at Peter’s Market and in markets across the country.
4. A collage ofwater sounds recorded in the Catskills.
5. Oleh and Nadia Maczaj are the ownersof Rusty Plough Farm, a small family farm that grows certified organicvegetables, flowers, and berries, as well as eggs from free-range hens. Thefarm is located in Ulster County, New York, nestled between the ShawangunkMountains and the Catskills. It consists of thirty-six acres, including cropfields; wild blueberry stands; woodlots; a pond; a maze of old stone walls; anold rusty plough; wild turkeys, deer, hawks, squirrels; the occasional bear;multitudes of frogs and newts; Sneakers and Sandy the barn cats; and thehouse, barn, and greenhouse.