Episode 1: The Hill

Episode 1: The Hill

Episode 1 sets the stage for Chef Ouita’s journey into the people, places, and ingredients that make central Kentucky’s foodways so vital and unique. At the center of it all is her first restaurant: the award-winning country inn turned farm-to-table treasure Holly Hill Inn.

Episode 2: Roll Baby Roll

Episode 2: Roll Baby Roll

Chef Ouita introduces you to her dear friend and mentor Freda Raglin. Freda grew up on a small farm near Berea, Ky, and she’s been cooking for 70 years. Her yeast rolls are legendary, and we’ll take you step-by-step through the entire process.

Episode 3: Farms & Farmers

Episode 3: Farms & Farmers

Farms & Farmers combines the traditional with the progressive as it digs into the story of central Kentucky agriculture. From a multi-generation farming operation to an urban aquaculture/ hydroponics/outreach organization, the story of local farming is critical to our culture and food security.

Farms & Farmers combines the traditional with the progressive as it digs into the story of central Kentucky agriculture. From a multi-generation farming operation to an urban aquaculture and hydroponics and outreach organization, the story of local farming is critical to our culture and food security.

Episode 4: Room At The Table

Episode 4: Room At The Table

In Room at the Table Chef Ouita explores how other cultures have influenced our cuisine. From progressive takes on traditional dishes to the relentless drive to make the world better through food, Agnes Marrero and Toa Green are making the Kentucky table larger and more inclusive.

Episode 5: Mountain Harvest

Episode 5: Mountain Harvest

Episode 5 is all about putting the culture back into agriculture. From the revitalized Wrigley Taproom in downtown Corbin to the chicken and dumplings of Kentucky Poet Laureate Crystal Wilkinson’s grandmother, Mountain Harvest offers a very different vision of Appalachian culture.

Episode 6: Homecoming

Episode 6: Homecoming

Coming home is a theme that has been building throughout this series, and Up Home’s finale is where it all comes together. The work of Wendell Berry is the inspiration, but the story is much broader. From a hill farm in Nicholas County to the Berry Center in New Castle, meet the people behind the movement.