Earth Eats

Series produced by WFIU

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Earth Eats is a weekly, half-hour public radio program that brings you the freshest news and recipes inspired by local food and sustainable agriculture.

Our mission is to help people feel more connected to their food. Each week, host Kayte Young and Indiana chefs like Daniel Orr present recipes using seasonal ingredients. We also speak with small farmers, authors, academics and everyday people to get a holistic perspective on our food system. We keep close tabs on the latest food-related headlines on our blog, Facebook and Twitter. Find us at www.eartheats.org.

Earth Eats is a production of WFIU at Indiana University in Bloomington.

Earth Eats is available by annual carriage fee. For more information please contact LuAnn Johnson, Syndication Manager at lujohnso@indiana.edu, 812-855-2019.

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151 Pieces

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If baking is one of your winter holiday traditions, we’ve got two ideas for you. One of them doesn’t even involve an oven.

  • Added: Dec 12, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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This year, the green English walnuts Cardinal Spirits uses to make their Nocino walnut liqueur weren’t available in Indiana. Here’s hoping you hav...

  • Added: Dec 05, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Sometimes inspiration and meaning can be found in the most ordinary places---like the kitchen.

  • Added: Nov 26, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, Earth Eats celebrates orchards and Black farmers, while questioning holiday food drives.

  • Added: Nov 21, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Producer Josephine McRobbie visits the food science archives at North Carolina State, and shares some interesting mid-century experiments.

  • Added: Nov 11, 2019
  • Length: 29:01
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No need to fear the ghost pepper! Christopher Burrus makes a mean, yet palatable hot sauce with one of the most famous of the super-hots.

  • Added: Nov 07, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Part two in our series about a farm start-up explores the ins and outs of securing a loan from the local Farm Service Agency.

  • Added: Oct 31, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Shawn Askinosie talks about the difference between Fair Trade Chocolate and Direct Trade Chocolate--just in time for Halloween

  • Added: Oct 25, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Food Justice is a term that Shane Bernardo uses to talk about his work, but it goes much deeper than that for him.

  • Added: Oct 17, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Explore the foods of Southern road trips with author and illustrator Emily Wallace.

  • Added: Oct 09, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Gluten is crucial for making a bread like Challah. Eric Schedler shows us how, and we discuss some of the complexities surrounding gluten.

  • Added: Oct 03, 2019
  • Length: 29:01
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Though Puerto Rico’s tropical climate makes it suitable for year-round farming, the island currently imports 80% of its food, mostly from the Unite...

  • Added: Sep 26, 2019
  • Length: 29:01
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Julie Guthman talks with Earth Eats about her research on the present and possible futures of the California strawberry industry.

  • Added: Sep 19, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Have you ever heard of a produce prescription?

  • Added: Sep 12, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Eric Schedler uses spelt flour to make his pita bread. Hear all about it on the show this week.

  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 28:59
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It’s a struggle to make ends meet on a small family dairy farm. This couple found a way--through cheese!

  • Added: Aug 29, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Listening to the voices of those grappling with what it means to ‘know your farmer.’

  • Added: Aug 22, 2019
  • Length: 29:01
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A farmer, a restaurant owner, a poet and some presidential candidates--this week on Earth Eats.

  • Added: Aug 15, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Insect cuisine is a part of many cultural traditions throughout history and across the globe. So why does everybody talk about it as a future food?

  • Added: Aug 08, 2019
  • Length: 29:01
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How many times will these young farmers move their flock of sheep in the back of a minivan, before settling on their own land?

  • Added: Aug 01, 2019
  • Length: 28:59