43 Years of Baking Pies
Jul 29, 2016
The Perennial Plate
Bessie White and her sister, Velma, founded the farmers’ market in Cortez, Colorado, almost half a century ago. In this charming short documentary from the world-traveling web series The Perennial Plate, White shares her story—and also how to make delicious strawberry-rhubarb pie. “I helped all three of my grandkids go to college with this famers’ market,” she says. “I didn’t set out to be any different than anybody else.”
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Author: Nadine Ajaka
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A showcase of cinematic short documentary films, curated by The Atlantic.