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.
In her public television debut, chef, bestselling author and outdoor expert Georgia Pellegrini shares recipes, projects and skills for a self-sufficient life, and introducing viewers to memorable characters along the way. Throughout MODERN PIONEERING, Georgia helps viewers hone new skills in the kitchen with refreshing recipes; offers gardening tips for all spaces (including urban fire escapes); and showcases DIY projects such as watermelon kegs, handcrafted paper and homemade survival kit. At the same time, she teaches viewers to waste nothing while rolling up their sleeves and tapping into their pioneer spirit. Traveling the country, Georgia also highlights artisans and craftsmen who are modern pioneers, as well as extraordinary food heroes with uplifting and moving personal stories.