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PITTSBURGH, PA UNITED STATES
PITTSBURGH, June 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If you want to buy
really fresh salad greens or perfectly ripe raspberries or a culinary
surprise of the best sort, you want to find an old-fashioned market, like a
farmers' market or a vintage market house with a variety of vendors inside.
(Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070629/DCF040 )
If you want to watch a crunchy, sweet and delicious celebration of such
places across the U.S.A., you will want to see "To Market To Market To Buy
A Fat Pig," premiering Wednesday, August 1, on most PBS stations at 8 p.m.
(check local listings.)
Produced by Rick Sebak of WQED Pittsburgh, "To Market To Market To Buy
A Fat Pig" is the latest in a sporadic set of public television specials
that identify and applaud some often overlooked aspects of American
"This time we wanted to talk to buyers and sellers, foodies and
farmers. We wanted to check out the scrumptious eccentricities of American
markets," said Sebak. "We don't include some of the major markets that are
celebrated regularly on cable networks. We tried to go instead to
unexpected locations and less familiar food spots."
"To Market To Market To Buy A Fat Pig" was made possible by the
Corporation for Public Broadcasting and by the contributions to PBS
stations from viewers across the United States.
WQED Pittsburgh, honored with the Mid-Atlantic Emmy Award for Station
Excellence and eight other Emmy Awards in 2006, creates, produces and
distributes quality programs, products and services to engage, inform,
educate and entertain the public within its community and around the world.
It is the parent company of WQED-TV (PBS); WQED-DT; The WQED Neighborhood
Channel; WQED- HD; WQEX-TV (A Shop NBC affiliate); WQED-FM/Pittsburgh;
WQEJ-FM/Johnstown; a publishing division that includes PITTSBURGH magazine;
local and national television and radio productions; WQED Interactive
(http://www.wqed.org); and the WQED Education and Community Resource
SOURCE WQED Pittsburgh