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

Going Rogue With Dumpster Diving And Seed Saving

Seed saving at the Wylie House, Dumpster Diving in Indianapolis, and a Panzanella salad made with stale bread.

Primp Your Poultry For Chicken Beauty Contests

Chicken beauty contests are no joke. We meet several competitors and their birds. And, Chef Arlyn Llewellyn whips up some eggplant tacos.

Teamwork Makes The Dream Work At One World's KitchenShare

What started as a way to centralize the production of pizza dough is now also an incubator for small food businesses. We meet entrepreneurs who rent space in the kitchen share.

Make-Ahead Breakfast Recipes Ease The Morning Rush

Mornings are too hectic to spend 45 minutes behind a stove cooking steel cut oats. Daniel Orr's advice is to prep your first meal the night before.

From Hemingway's Campari To Indiana Craft Spirits

Adam Quirk of Cardinal Spirits talks about the authors that got him started down the path to opening a distillery. Along the way, he developed a passion for making infusions, like Vodka With Strawberries And Nectarine.

Lentil Farmers, Pickles, Dangerous Jobs, Brussels Sprouts

An author talks lentil farmers in Montana, pickles that go great on tacos, a raw Brussels sprouts salad, and the dangers of working in a slaughterhouse.

Slaughterhouse Dangers, Homemade Root Beer, Roasted Veggies

A farmer and a chef collaborate on root beer. Hear about dangerous working conditions in meat processing plants. And, salsa verde tops breakfast veggie cups.

When School's Out For Summer, Community Kitchen Steps Up

Bagged lunches are delivered to low-income neighborhoods around Monroe County. Spaghetti squash 101 with Daniel Orr. And, the trouble with pets in farm country.

An Issue Of Balance: Productivity Vs. Diversity In Modern Ag

Cary Fowler is a Senior Advisor to the Global Crop Diversity Trust. On this week's show, he talks about unintended consequences of the rise of big agribusiness.

Recipes Are Just Part Of The Story Or Pearl Lagoon

Vicki Basman collected stories and recipes from the people living in the Pearl Lagoon basin of Nicaragua for her cookbook "Pearls From The Lagoon."

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