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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81 Pieces

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It's back-to-school in Indiana, and students at Benjamin Franklin Elementary might have a potato harvest to dig up after class.

  • Added: Aug 09, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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Farmers are known for being independent, but some growers in Southwestern Colorado are learning the benefits of working together.

  • Added: Aug 02, 2018
  • Length: 29:01
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If you’ve only had eggplant swimming in an oily eggplant parmesan casserole, it’s time to re-think this highly versatile vegetable.

  • Added: Jul 26, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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More than a stuffed tortilla, pupusas carry memory and meaning for poet Willy Palomo, and a connection to his family's homeland.

  • Added: Jul 19, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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Biochemist Matt Bochman talks about collecting yeast, Friendly Beasts Cider Company turns yeast (and apples) into tasty drinks.

  • Added: Jul 05, 2018
  • Length: 29:02
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Savor the season with some classic Earth Eats from Annie Corrigan, featuring our frilly orange friend--the chanterelle mushroom.

  • Added: Jul 02, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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What can the diets of Red Colobus Monkeys tell us about our own responses to estrogenic plant foods such as soy?

  • Added: Jun 28, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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What parts of the cattail plant are edible, and what would you do with them?

  • Added: Jun 21, 2018
  • Length: 29:01
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An informatics professor and an anthropologist walk into a bar...and talk about flavor networks and foodways.

  • Added: Jun 12, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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A plant-eating challenge on campus sparks a discussion of phytonutrients and gut biome health.

  • Added: Jun 08, 2018
  • Length: 29:01
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On today’s show we talk taco trucks and street vendors from Los Angeles, California to Bloomington, Indiana.

  • Added: May 31, 2018
  • Length: 29:01
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Poke Salet was one of the last wild foods to be commercially canned. If you use caution, you can harvest and prepare your own mess o’ greens in you...

  • Added: May 24, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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How do we create a food system that supports farm communities, nourishes the people eating the food--at an affordable price--without destroying the...

  • Added: May 18, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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What do you get when you cross a butternut squash and a burpless cucumber? You might get an early harvest.

  • Added: May 10, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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Food scholar Elizabeth Dunn reflects on food traditions and the semi-permanent life inside a refugee camp.

  • Added: May 03, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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When the government subsidizes corn, it effectively subsidizes dairy, too. Government nutrition programs push dairy as a major protein source, even...

  • Added: Apr 26, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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A conversation with Angela Babb on the history of the US Farm Bill and how government nutrition assistance programs originated within farm policy.

  • Added: Apr 19, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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The stories we tell ourselves about hunger shape our approach to solutions. Is it time to challenge the long standing narratives surrounding food i...

  • Added: Apr 12, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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Researcher and author Raj Patel contributed an essay to "Letters To A Young Farmer." This week, Megan Betz speaks with him about alternatives to pr...

  • Added: Apr 05, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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Fresh mushrooms from a local grower find their way to a hot grill, and we visit with Food Historian, Simone Cinotto to talk Slow Food, and cooking ...

  • Added: Mar 29, 2018
  • Length: 29:00