WFIU: Earth Eats Earth Eats, hosted by Kayte Young, is a weekly program exploring the complex world of food. From recipes to try at home to stories from kitchens and farms, we aim to deepen conversations about food culture, food justice and sustainable food systems.
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Earth Eats, hosted by Kayte Young, is a weekly program exploring the complex world of food. From recipes to try at home to stories from kitchens and farms, we aim to deepen conversations about food culture, food justice and sustainable food systems.More from WFIU: Earth Eats »

Most Recent Episodes

Local Walnuts Transformed Into A Festive Craft Spirit

Nocino is an Italian-style walnut liqueur. A local distillery makes a version with Indiana walnuts, but not the kind that's likely littering your yard.

When A Farm Stand Is More Than A Market

A food pantry in Bloomington Indiana hosts a seasonal farm stand where people show off and sell their homegrown goods, and build community connections in the process.

Calculating Diets–Why Does The USDA Want To Keep Its Numbers Under Wraps?

How much money does one person need to feed themselves adequately, for one month? How would you go about determining that?

Calculating Diets–Why Does The USDA Want To Keep Its Numbers Under Wraps?

If You're Lactose Intolerant, Can You Survive On The USDA's Thrifty Food Plan?

When the government subsidizes corn, it effectively subsidizes dairy, too. Government nutrition programs push dairy as a major protein source, even when it doesn't make sense for most Americans.

If You're Lactose Intolerant, Can You Survive On The USDA's Thrifty Food Plan?

Historic Italian Garlic Sauce And Gleaning Peppers For The Food Bank

How many bulbs of garlic does it take to make Bagna Cauda? Food Historian Simone Cinotto has the answer.

Got Milk? And If So, Why?

Milk sits at the intersection of culture and biology. Food scholar Andrea Wiley helps us understand milk's outsized role in the American diet.

Farming While Black–An Interview With Leah Penniman

Leah Penniman is the co-founder of Soul Fire Farm, a farming collective committed to ending racism and injustice in our food system.

Food Is More Than Calories: The Meaning Of Macaroni In A Refugee Camp

Food scholar Elizabeth Dunn reflects on food traditions and the semi-permanent life inside a refugee camp.

From Garden To Classroom, And From Bourbon To Craft Brew

This week we learn about making shakes from the fruit of a school garden, and making beer in the barrels of Kentucky bourbon

From Sit-In To Drive-Thru–Marcia Chatelain On Fast Food In Black Communities

Marcia Chatelain, Professor of History and African American Studies at Georgetown University, reminds us that African American communities continue to be constrained, and fast food franchising has been one way to make things work.

From Sit-In To Drive-Thru–Marcia Chatelain On Fast Food In Black Communities

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