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.
WFIU: Earth Eats

WFIU: Earth Eats

From WFIU

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.

Most Recent Episodes

Food Challenges For Public Schools During A Pandemic

Hattie Johnson had a plan for the lunch program, should the schools need to close because of COVID-19. She just didn't expect to pivot quite so quickly.

Food Challenges For Public Schools During A Pandemic

A Pie Tour Of Ann Arbor, A Fishing Boat In Oregon, And A Summer Berry Galette

Have you ever explored a city by way of pie? Hear the ups and downs of a Michigan pie tour from pre-COVID days, way back in January.

A Pie Tour Of Ann Arbor, A Fishing Boat In Oregon, And A Summer Berry Galette

A Food Desert By Any Other Name

So-called urban food deserts are often low income neighborhoods, and/or predominantly black neighborhoods. What's wrong with the term food desert, and how might we rethink what it means?

Remembering A Beloved Chef, Killed By Authorities In This Week's Violence In Louisville

Chef David McAtee, known to his friends as YaYa, ran a Barbecue stand on Louisville's West Side. We remember him, and the food he prepared for his community.

Remembering A Beloved Chef, Killed By Authorities In This Week's Violence In Louisville

Hospital Farming, Rural Food Shopping And Commercial Fishing

COVID-19 has complicated grocery store shopping and sent waves of customers to some rural markets. Plus, fresh food as medicine, and conversations with commercial fishers in Oregon

Hospital Farming, Rural Food Shopping And Commercial Fishing

Consolidation Leads To Fragility--Elizabeth Dunn On Meatpacking And COVID-19

A decentralized food system could mean a more resilient food system. Immigration reforms could make a big difference, as well.

Consolidation Leads To Fragility--Elizabeth Dunn On Meatpacking And COVID-19

Regional Grain Mill Answers Home Bakers' New Demand

Janie's Farm and Mill in Eastern Illinois offers whole grains and flours to feed people. When the demand switched from wholesale to retail, they could easily shift gears.

Regional Grain Mill Answers Home Bakers' New Demand

Slow Food And Speedy Delivery--The Food World Adjusts To A Global Pandemic

A grassroots organization, a pizza joint and an artisan bakery--hear how stay-at-home orders affect their work.

Slow Food And Speedy Delivery--The Food World Adjusts To A Global Pandemic

Shut Down, Sort Of--Local Food Businesses And COVID-19

From no-contact carry-out to manufacturing hand sanitizer, local food businesses are making swift changes in response to COVID19 restrictions.

Shut Down, Sort Of--Local Food Businesses And COVID-19

Soul Fire Farm's Leah Penniman On Farming While Black

The co-founder of Soul Fire Farm talks about the historic role of black farmers in developing some of the most beloved agricultural practices of small scale farmers today.

Soul Fire Farm's Leah Penniman On Farming While Black

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