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

Cultivating New Business With Seaweed And Mushrooms

Kelp aquaculture gives New England fisheries new markets, and Alan Barker turned his hobby into the Brown County Fungus Farm.

"The Immigrant Kitchen" Is Open To All

Author Vivian Halloran analyzed food memoirs for her book "Immigrant Kitchen." She tells her immigration story and unpacks the complicated idea of authenticity.

No Hops In A Gruit. This Beer Has Ginger, Honey, Rosemary

Brewer Jarrod May brews with some of that local ginger from Candace Minster. Dairy farmers are on high alert as sales of plant milks are going up. We go a'hunting for truffles with Chef Daniel Orr.

Tofu May Have A Bland Flavor, But It Boasts A Rich Texture

In our show, Chef Daniel Orr harnesses the rich texture of tofu to make two vegan dips. And, Jennifer Cockrall-King says allowing space to grow food changes the texture of a city.

How Do Consumer Perceptions Impact Farmers' Bottom Lines?

Business reporter Annie Ropeik is interested in consumers' feeling about food and how that impacts farmers. Then, beet vinaigrette on our veggie burger.

Milk At The Intersection Of Culture, Biology And History

Does milk really help kids grow? Is dairy an important part of a healthy diet for adults? Andrea Wiley's research interrogates our assumptions about cow's milk.

A New Year Starts With Less Meat, More Heat

For the first show of 2017, we highlight vegan recipes that don't skimp on flavor. Chef Arlyn Llewellyn's veggie burger with garlic aioli is seriously spicy.

A Not-So-Traditional New Year's Menu

You'll still get corned beef and black-eyed peas for New Year's, but our recipes are a fresh take on traditional dishes.

Eggnog, Coffee And Chili To Warm Your Winter Days

We've been mixing up drinks all month. Today, enjoy a glass of Daniel Orr's decadent eggnog. And we talk to two coffee professionals about their partnership.

With Invasives, Ounce Of Prevention Is Worth A Pound Of Cure

On this week's show, we visit Sycamore Land Trust to find out what it takes to control invasive plants and restore an ecosystem to its preferred state.

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