Earth Eats

Series produced by WFIU

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Earth Eats is a weekly, one hour radio program about food and farming. We share the freshest news and recipes inspired by local food and sustainable agriculture.

Earth Eats is storytelling, recipes, farm visits, and kitchen sessions. We have conversations with scholars, chefs, growers, and food justice organizers. We hear from authors, artists, scientists, poets, and people who love to eat.

Earth Eats brings you updates from our own reporters and our partners at Harvest Public Media, a reporting collective covering agriculture in the American heartland.

From sustainable growing practices to workers' rights in meatpacking plants, from community orchards to fair trade chocolate factories, Earth Eats explores food access, inequities, connections, and critiques. We revel in textures, aromas and flavors, while challenging harmful food systems. We share baking tips, gardening secrets, serious issues, and comfort food.

Find our recipe videos on the Earth Eats YouTube channel
We also keep tabs on the latest food-related headlines on our blog, Facebook Instagram 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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Earth Eats is storytelling, recipes, farm visits, and kitchen sessions. We have conversations with scholars, chefs, growers, and food justice organizers. We hear from authors, artists, scientists, poets, and people who love to eat.Earth Eats brings you updates from our own reporters and our partners at Harvest Public Media, a reporting collective covering agriculture in the American heartland.From sustainable growing practices to workers' rights in meatpacking plants, from community orchards to fair trade chocolate factories, Earth Eats explores food access, inequities, connections, and critiques. We revel in textures, aromas and flavors, while challenging harmful food systems. We share baking tips, gardening secrets, serious issues, and comfort food.Find our recipe videos on the... Show full description


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194 Pieces

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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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This week on earth eats, beans and corn and cornbread and bean poetry and planning for your own apocalypse.

  • Added: May 04, 2021
  • Length: 54:00
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A conversation with Olga Kalentzidou on the complexity of food geographies.

  • Added: May 20, 2021
  • Length: 54:01
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It’s strawberry season in the Midwest, but on the coast of California, it’s always strawberry season. And when we’re talking about berries, natural...

  • Added: May 27, 2021
  • Length: 54:03
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A conversation with Carey Gilliam who wrote about Lee Johnson vs. Monsanto.

  • Added: Jun 03, 2021
  • Length: 54:01
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Hands-on learning in an East Indianapolis community garden builds skills for life.

  • Added: Jun 10, 2021
  • Length: 54:01
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It’s a pop-up restaurant, featuring Brood X.

  • Added: Jun 18, 2021
  • Length: 54:02
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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.

  • Added: Jun 21, 2021
  • Length: 54:00
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A local artist and baker takes up a new hobby, and a food bank director works to reinvent the charitable food system.

  • Added: Jul 01, 2021
  • Length: 54:00