Modern Pioneering with Georgia Pellegrini

Modern Pioneering With Georgia Pellegrini is an empowering series with chef, best-selling author and outdoor expert Georgia Pellegrini. Growing up on her family’s farm in upstate New York, Georgia developed a passion for simple farm-to-table food and a deep connection to the outdoors. In this series, Georgia teaches recipes, projects and skills for a self-sufficient life, and introduces viewers to memorable characters along the way.

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Georgia Pellegrini

Georgia Pellegrini

Author and motivational speaker Georgia Pellegrini is a modern-day pioneer who empowers audiences to identify personal strengths and pursue their life passions.

Heritage of the Lowcountry

Episode #101 · Georgia heads to South Carolina to meet the many talented artisans that define Lowcountry. From a basket weaver who is keeping the sweetgrass tradition of the Gullah Geechee people alive, to an intercoastal inspired shrimp recipe served in ironware crafted right down the street. Find out why the Lowcountry is defined by its character as much as it is a spot on the map.

Into The Garden

Episode #102 · Georgia brings us into her garden and teaches us about small space gardening, container gardening, and how to make the most of the land around you, no matter your constraints. Along the way she talks with community leaders on what it takes to compost and start a community garden. Georgia also takes us back to her kitchen to share some of her favorite garden recipes.

Discover Your Roots

Episode #103 · Georgia travels to a festival in the Ozarks where she is teaching a cooking class. We follow her as she prepares and gathers her ingredients - we meet a small town chicken farmer, gather produce at the local farmers market, and set the table at a local textile studio where Georgia learns to dye napkins.

Into The Wild

Episode #104 · Join Georgia on an urban foraging expedition and learn from an edible and medicinal plants expert as he and Georgia collect a variety of items during a walk through the neighborhood. From flower studded ice cubes, to honeysuckle tea, to dandelion green salad, Georgia is making the most of what is around her.

Go West, Young Woman

Episode #105 · Women from around the country convene in west Texas for a transformative experience in the wild. During the episode, Georgia teaches viewers about the different cuts of venison and the ways to cook them, as well as how to save money by grinding your own meat. The guests and viewers will leave feeling empowered and with a different perspective on what it is to be a human and an omnivore.

Entertaining at Home

Episode #106 · Georgia hosts a dinner party at her home in Austin, Texas, focusing on ingredients that are as locally sourced and homemade as possible. Pulling produce from her own garden, she turns it into pickled vegetables, tomato bread salad, a lemon balm cocktail and more! Georgia even decorates the dinner table entirely with items she has found in nature, showing the audience they can add all kinds of whimsy without spending a dollar.

Artisans of Charleston

Episode #107 · Georgia is in Charleston, South Carolina where she is preparing a dinner at historic Fenwick Hall. She invites a legendary queen of Southern cooking to come by and teach her the secret to her two ingredient biscuits, learns a Nigerian inspired cocktail from a local sommelier, and heads out on the water to harvest oysters. Georgia also shares her tips for setting a southern outdoor table.

Traditions In Tuscany

Episode #108 · Georgia visits Tuscany to get back to her own roots, and learn about the generations of families who are carrying on their family's traditions, some for centuries. She goes truffle hunting, learns to make fresh pasta, how to taste wine, and samples the incredible cheeses from the sheep grazing in front of her - experiencing the true value in living off the land.

Heritage of the Lowcountry

Episode #101 · Georgia heads to South Carolina to meet the many talented artisans that define Lowcountry. From a basket weaver who is keeping the sweetgrass tradition of the Gullah Geechee people alive, to an intercoastal inspired shrimp recipe served in ironware crafted right down the street. Find out why the Lowcountry is defined by its character as much as it is a spot on the map.

Into The Garden

Episode #102 · Georgia brings us into her garden and teaches us about small space gardening, container gardening, and how to make the most of the land around you, no matter your constraints. Along the way she talks with community leaders on what it takes to compost and start a community garden. Georgia also takes us back to her kitchen to share some of her favorite garden recipes.

Discover Your Roots

Episode #103 · Georgia travels to a festival in the Ozarks where she is teaching a cooking class. We follow her as she prepares and gathers her ingredients - we meet a small town chicken farmer, gather produce at the local farmers market, and set the table at a local textile studio where Georgia learns to dye napkins.

Into The Wild

Episode #104 · Join Georgia on an urban foraging expedition and learn from an edible and medicinal plants expert as he and Georgia collect a variety of items during a walk through the neighborhood. From flower studded ice cubes, to honeysuckle tea, to dandelion green salad, Georgia is making the most of what is around her.

Go West, Young Woman

Episode #105 · Women from around the country convene in west Texas for a transformative experience in the wild. During the episode, Georgia teaches viewers about the different cuts of venison and the ways to cook them, as well as how to save money by grinding your own meat. The guests and viewers will leave feeling empowered and with a different perspective on what it is to be a human and an omnivore.

Entertaining at Home

Episode #106 · Georgia hosts a dinner party at her home in Austin, Texas, focusing on ingredients that are as locally sourced and homemade as possible. Pulling produce from her own garden, she turns it into pickled vegetables, tomato bread salad, a lemon balm cocktail and more! Georgia even decorates the dinner table entirely with items she has found in nature, showing the audience they can add all kinds of whimsy without spending a dollar.

Artisans of Charleston

Episode #107 · Georgia is in Charleston, South Carolina where she is preparing a dinner at historic Fenwick Hall. She invites a legendary queen of Southern cooking to come by and teach her the secret to her two ingredient biscuits, learns a Nigerian inspired cocktail from a local sommelier, and heads out on the water to harvest oysters. Georgia also shares her tips for setting a southern outdoor table.

Traditions In Tuscany

Episode #108 · Georgia visits Tuscany to get back to her own roots, and learn about the generations of families who are carrying on their family's traditions, some for centuries. She goes truffle hunting, learns to make fresh pasta, how to taste wine, and samples the incredible cheeses from the sheep grazing in front of her - experiencing the true value in living off the land.

Heritage of the Lowcountry

Episode #101 · Georgia heads to South Carolina to meet the many talented artisans that define Lowcountry. From a basket weaver who is keeping the sweetgrass tradition of the Gullah Geechee people alive, to an intercoastal inspired shrimp recipe served in ironware crafted right down the street. Find out why the Lowcountry is defined by its character as much as it is a spot on the map.

Into The Garden

Episode #102 · Georgia brings us into her garden and teaches us about small space gardening, container gardening, and how to make the most of the land around you, no matter your constraints. Along the way she talks with community leaders on what it takes to compost and start a community garden. Georgia also takes us back to her kitchen to share some of her favorite garden recipes.

Discover Your Roots

Episode #103 · Georgia travels to a festival in the Ozarks where she is teaching a cooking class. We follow her as she prepares and gathers her ingredients - we meet a small town chicken farmer, gather produce at the local farmers market, and set the table at a local textile studio where Georgia learns to dye napkins.

Into The Wild

Episode #104 · Join Georgia on an urban foraging expedition and learn from an edible and medicinal plants expert as he and Georgia collect a variety of items during a walk through the neighborhood. From flower studded ice cubes, to honeysuckle tea, to dandelion green salad, Georgia is making the most of what is around her.

Go West, Young Woman

Episode #105 · Women from around the country convene in west Texas for a transformative experience in the wild. During the episode, Georgia teaches viewers about the different cuts of venison and the ways to cook them, as well as how to save money by grinding your own meat. The guests and viewers will leave feeling empowered and with a different perspective on what it is to be a human and an omnivore.

Entertaining at Home

Episode #106 · Georgia hosts a dinner party at her home in Austin, Texas, focusing on ingredients that are as locally sourced and homemade as possible. Pulling produce from her own garden, she turns it into pickled vegetables, tomato bread salad, a lemon balm cocktail and more! Georgia even decorates the dinner table entirely with items she has found in nature, showing the audience they can add all kinds of whimsy without spending a dollar.

Artisans of Charleston

Episode #107 · Georgia is in Charleston, South Carolina where she is preparing a dinner at historic Fenwick Hall. She invites a legendary queen of Southern cooking to come by and teach her the secret to her two ingredient biscuits, learns a Nigerian inspired cocktail from a local sommelier, and heads out on the water to harvest oysters. Georgia also shares her tips for setting a southern outdoor table.

Traditions In Tuscany

Episode #108 · Georgia visits Tuscany to get back to her own roots, and learn about the generations of families who are carrying on their family's traditions, some for centuries. She goes truffle hunting, learns to make fresh pasta, how to taste wine, and samples the incredible cheeses from the sheep grazing in front of her - experiencing the true value in living off the land.