WFIU: Earth Eats

WFIU: Earth Eats

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Earth Eats is a weekly program of real food and green living hosted by Chef Daniel Orr. The program explores local food and sustainable agriculture with recipes you can make at home, interviews with local farmers and Chef Orr's musings on food, history and culture.More from WFIU: Earth Eats »

Most Recent Episodes

One Farmer, Five Dogs And The Eighty Sheep They Tend

In this week's show, we meet Denice Rackley. She raises sheep and lambs with assistance from a team of border collies. But her dogs are more than just extra help around the farm.

Tea Tasting With Guy Paranavitana, Beets+Fennel Salad

In this week's show, we talk to an immigrant who runs a tea warehouse in Indiana. Backyard chicken farmers struggle to know what to do with over-the-hill birds.

Home Is Where The Honeybees Are

In this week's podcast, we follow a backyard beekeeper as he adopts a new colony. Breakfast salads with poached eggs and spring greens. And, rethinking antibiotic use in livestock with Harvest Public Media.

White Violet Center, A Case For USDA Organic Certification

On the podcast, what was behind the White Violet Center's decision to get certified organic (again). And, millet isn't just for the birds anymore — or is it?

Farmers' Markets: What's In A Name?

In this week's podcast, Jennifer Meta-Robinson describes why the placement of the apostrophe is important to her definition of "farmers' markets."

Good Morning Juice, Ag Startups, Off-The-Grid Living

Christine Tailer enjoys 21st-century creature comforts in her off-the-grid life. High-tech ag startups earn billions. Lemonade on steroids, with Chef Orr.

Food Photography, Fry Oil To Biodiesel, Salmon Croquettes

Blogger Shelly Westerhausen says photos are almost more important than recipes. Stories from a fish fry. And, traditional farmers bring expertise to cannabis.

Coffee Collaboration, Maple Syrup, Crops Other Than Corn

Salmon and turnips prepared with maple syrup. From roaster to coffee cup, at Hopscotch. And, planting other crops in corn fields to help protect soil.

Dissecting GMO Debate, Radish Snack, Earth-Friendly Cattle?

Nicolette Hahn-Niman wants ranchers to change their practices to meet consumer demand. Radishes and kale on the plate. And, the GMO debate in Colorado.

Hoosier Popcorn, Which CSA Will You Choose, Two Pickles

What does it take to run a successful community supported agriculture program? A look at Indiana's popcorn industry. And, two types of pickles for spring foods.

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