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

The National Young Farmers Coalition centers racial equity

The future of farming must be inclusive, and the NYFC is intentionally moving agriculture towards racial diversity.

The National Young Farmers Coalition centers racial equity

A love for cooking isn't the only reason to start a food business [replay]

Hear the story of a public health professor with a passion for popcorn.

A love for cooking isn't the only reason to start a food business [replay]

A glimpse at local history through the lens of restaurants and pudding

The Monroe County History Center shares the stories of bygone diners and dives.

A glimpse at local history through the lens of restaurants and pudding

Little sweets, from Italy to Indiana

Maria Carlassare's business is called Piccoli Dolci, which is Italian for little sweets. These days she's making plenty of savory Italian specialties too, from distinct regions in Italy.

When CAFOs come to your neighborhood

A conversation about the The Smell of Money–a documentary film about environmental justice in rural communities

Gloria Lucas offers a harm reduction approach to eating disorders

Treatment for eating disorders is often inaccessible and ineffective, especially in communities of color. The founder of Nalgona Positivity Pride has a program that aims to meet people where they are.

Gloria Lucas offers a harm reduction approach to eating disorders

It's time to listen to Indigenous farmers and farmers of color [replay]

Liz Carlisle's new book explores the origins of the farming practices we need today–in order to reduce the devastating effects of agriculture on our planet's climate.

It's time to listen to Indigenous farmers and farmers of color [replay]

This neighborhood restaurant sources ingredients from neighboring farms

Listen to our conversation with the owner and chef of Small Favors, and his recipe for rich and savory cream puffs.

This neighborhood restaurant sources ingredients from neighboring farms

As the weather cools, summer's heat is captured in a hot pepper

What is the world's hottest pepper and what does it feel like in your mouth? Two public radio hosts are about to find out.

As the weather cools, summer's heat is captured in a hot pepper

A conversation with Jori Lewis, author of Slaves for Peanuts

While peanut butter is one of my favorite foods, I can't say that I have given much thought to the peanut as a crop, or paid any attention to its role in history.

A conversation with Jori Lewis, author of Slaves for Peanuts