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Will McDonald’s New Media Blitz Reset Its Image?

TV's Grant Imahara inspecting beef

McDonald’s has launched an aggressive advertising campaign to counter unflattering claims about its food. Will myth-busting restore trust in consumers?

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Whole Foods Announces Sustainability Rating For Produce


Do you know what impact your produce has on the environment or the lives of the workers who farmed it? Whole Foods wants to help inform you.

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At Harvest, Corn Huskers Still Pick By Hand

Harlan Jacobson

When asked if Dick Humes thought picking corn by hand was in his blood, he laughed and said, of course. “It’s an art. A dying art."

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How Serious Is Walmart’s Sustainable Food Push?

An organic food label at a Walmart store

The nation’s largest grocer announced a program to curb its environmental footprint, but watchdogs are dubious amid a history of greenwashing.

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Croissant-Making 101 in Muddy Fork’s New Bakery

Croissants at the Farmer's Market

At Bloomington's Muddy Fork Bakery, the journey of introducing croissants to the menu was full of some unexpected turns

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Mark Chilla

Mark Chilla is an announcer and producer for WFIU. His knowledge of food comes mostly from his Italian mother.

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Tomatoes Are (Still) The Taste Of Oregon Farmers Markets

Heirloom tomatoes, peppers and tomatillos

From the rolling hills of southern Indiana, I head to the Pacific Northwest’s Willamette Valley for a taste of new terrain. And it tastes like tomatoes!

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Sarah Ostaszewski

Sarah Ostaszewski is a student of anthropology and fine arts at Indiana University.

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Tradition Is As Sweet As Apple Cider At Musgrave Orchard

hamilton family at musgave orchard

Not only does Musgrave Orchard get their apples from a local farm, they have kept the same cider press since 1935.

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Ali Bullock

Ali Bullock is studying journalism and fine arts at Indiana University. She plans to pursue a career in digital design or related field.

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Grocery Stores Waste Tons Of Food As They Woo Shoppers

bananas for sale

Historically, produce like bananas with brown spots would be headed for the landfill because shoppers often expect their fruits and veggies to be immaculate.

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Harvest Public Media

Harvest Public Media is a reporting collaboration focused on issues of food, fuel and ?eld.

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