Earth Eats

Series produced by WFIU

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Earth Eats is a weekly, half-hour public radio program that brings you the freshest news and recipes inspired by local food and sustainable agriculture.

Our mission is to help people feel more connected to their food. Each week, host Kayte Young and Indiana chefs like Daniel Orr present recipes using seasonal ingredients. We also speak with small farmers, authors, academics and everyday people to get a holistic perspective on our food system. We keep close tabs on the latest food-related headlines on our blog, Facebook and Twitter. Find us at www.eartheats.org.

Earth Eats is a production of WFIU at Indiana University in Bloomington.

Earth Eats is available by annual carriage fee. For more information please contact LuAnn Johnson, Syndication Manager at lujohnso@indiana.edu, 812-855-2019.

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225 Pieces

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Most of us, when we encounter a fruit fly, are focused on keeping it out of our food. But what if it was your job to feed fruit flies?

  • Added: May 03, 2021
  • Length: 53:59
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With art museum programming going remote during the pandemic, finding ways to engage the public with the collection can be a challenge.

  • Added: Apr 30, 2021
  • Length: 54:00
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Years in the making, a baker’s wood-fired bread oven dream finally comes true.

  • Added: Apr 22, 2021
  • Length: 54:01
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Ash-e Reshteh features bright green herbs and greens, making it a suitable dish for celebrating Navruz.

  • Added: Apr 15, 2021
  • Length: 54:01
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From walking a horse 6 miles on a rail trail, to transporting 24 sheep in the back of a Chrysler minivan, these young farmers will find a way to ge...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2021
  • Length: 53:59
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The story of Kaldi the goat herder discovering coffee by accident is a common tale. Religious studies scholar Jamel Velji explores a few more origi...

  • Added: Apr 01, 2021
  • Length: 54:01
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Owner and Chef Taneisha Henline shares the story behind her flavorful chicken and why she wanted to share it with the Bloomington community.

  • Added: Mar 25, 2021
  • Length: 54:00
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A grocery store butcher shares his story, migrant farm workers get vaccinated and we celebrate the fig tree.

  • Added: Mar 18, 2021
  • Length: 54:00
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Reese’s work examines the structural forces that dictate food access in urban areas, and highlights the ways in which Black residents navigate the ...

  • Added: Mar 11, 2021
  • Length: 53:59
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Insect cuisine is a part of many cultural traditions throughout history and across the globe. So why does everybody talk about it as a future food?

  • Added: Mar 04, 2021
  • Length: 54:00
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The cofounder of the Hoosier Young Farmers Coalition tells us what it means to be a young farmer today and Shane Bernardo talks about connecting th...

  • Added: Feb 25, 2021
  • Length: 54:02
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Priscilla McCutcheon talks about her research on Fannie Lou Hamer’s Freedom Farm, and we learn how to eat well when the power is out.

  • Added: Feb 18, 2021
  • Length: 53:59
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The owner of Wild Mint Apothecary shares what it means for her to make medicine from plants, and the owners of Two Sticks Bakery talk about turning...

  • Added: Feb 11, 2021
  • Length: 54:01
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Young farmers at Outlier Farmstead say you can’t avoid politics on the farm, and band member Dani Dubuto cooks vegan food on the road.

  • Added: Feb 05, 2021
  • Length: 54:02
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What does it take to get honey from a honeycomb--and why would you ever want to graft a cucumber stem? Find out on Earth Eats this week.

  • Added: Jan 28, 2021
  • Length: 53:59
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Learn how easy it is to make your own pita pockets, and how to make falafel without a box mix.

  • Added: Jan 21, 2021
  • Length: 54:00
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Learn how one participant in a nutrition prescription program adapts his new diet to fit his job as a truck driver.

  • Added: Jan 15, 2021
  • Length: 53:58
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IU Food Researcher Angela Babb talks about the USDA’s glaring conflict of interest.

  • Added: Dec 31, 2020
  • Length: 53:58
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If you have a new year’s resolution to improve the way you eat, it might be nice to think about adding to your diet, rather than restricting it.

  • Added: Dec 31, 2020
  • Length: 53:58