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Adam Schweigert

Adam Schweigert is the Managing Editor and Senior Producer for Earth Eats. He is also the Online Director for Indiana Public Media (WFIU/WTIU) and has been with WFIU Public Radio since the fall of 2003, previously serving as Director of Multimedia Initiatives, Music Director and Arts Bureau Chief. He lives in Bloomington, Indiana with his dog Sydney.

Recent Posts by Adam Schweigert

December 14, 2010

Eating Green 

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Restaurant Goers Willing To Pay More To Eat Green, Study Shows

A recent study shows that American consumers may be willing to pay more to dine at "environmentally friendly" restaurants.

September 3, 2010

Staff Blog 

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Saying Goodbye, Change Coming To Earth Eats

Sorry to end the week on a bit of a down note, but we wanted to let you all know that there are some changes coming to Earth Eats.

August 4, 2010

Farmers Markets 

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USDA: Farmers Markets Up 16 Percent In 2009, Indiana Up 47 Percent

The USDA's 2010 National Farmers Market Directory lists 6,132 farmers markets nationwide, 16 percent more than in 2009 when the agency reported 5,274.

July 30, 2010

Processed Foods 

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Pay Attention! Processed Foods May Lead To ADHD, Study Shows

A new study published this week found an association between "Western-style" diets and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in teens.

July 29, 2010

Food Waste 

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Concerned About Wasting Energy? Try Reducing Your Food Waste

How much energy does our annual food waste represent? A lot. About 2% of the total annual energy consumption in the U.S. according to a new study.

June 7, 2010

Book Club 

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Replay – Author Chat: Nicolette Hahn Niman “Righteous Porkchop”

Our guest for this chat was Nicolette Hahn Niman, author of "Righteous Porkchop: Finding A Life And Good Food Beyond Factory Farms"

June 5, 2010

Food Labelling 

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Kellogg Cited (Again) For Misleading Health Claims On Cereal Boxes

For the second time in a year, the Kellogg Company has been slapped by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for making misleading claims on their cereal boxes.

June 4, 2010

School Food 

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Chefs Move To Bring Healthier Food To Schools

Hundreds of chefs gathered on the White House lawn today to launch "Chefs Move to Schools" an adopt-a-school program pairing chefs with local schools.

May 16, 2010

Book Club 

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Replay – Author Chat: Janet Poppendieck “Free For All”

On Thursday, June 3 author Janet Poppendieck joined us to discuss her new book "Free For All: Fixing School Food in America"

April 27, 2010

Food, Inc. 

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Replay: Live Chat With Food, Inc. Filmmaker Robert Kenner

Have any questions for Food, Inc. filmmaker Robert Kenner? Join us for a live chat with Robert on Tuesday, April 27th at 2 p.m. EST.

April 5, 2010

Book Club 

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Replay: Earth Eats Book Club: Michael Pollan’s “The Botany of Desire”

The inaugural meeting of the Earth Eats book club (online chat) will be Thursday, May 6 at 9 pm ET. We'll be discussing Michael Pollan's "The Botany of Desire"

April 1, 2010

Food Videos 

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8 Must-See TED Talks About Sustainable Food

TED bills their rich archive of talks as "Riveting talks by remarkable people, free to the world", here are 8 of our favorites all about food and sustainability

March 5, 2010

Maple Syrup Recipes 

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Caramelized Turnips And Pears With Real Maple Syrup

We're sweetening things up this week with a tasty turnip dish that pairs this somewhat perplexing root vegetable with pears and real maple syrup.

February 19, 2010

Perfect Pizza Pie 

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Seasonal Year-Round: Baking The Perfect Homemade Pizza Pie

Today on the podcast: tips for making pizza at home, a recipe for pizza crust and then some topping inspiration to get your culinary creative juices flowing

February 12, 2010

Valentine's Day 

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Celebrate Valentine’s Day: Warm Chocolate And Mulled Wine

Whether or not you're spending your Valentine's Day with someone special, this week on Earth Eats we've got some great recipes to add romance to your life.

February 5, 2010

Super Bowl Party Foods 

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Earth Eats Greens Your Superbowl Party

It's Super Bowl weekend and whether or not you're a sports fan, we have winter party foods for you on this episode of Earth Eats.

January 28, 2010

Your Caffeine Habit 

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All About Coffee: Organic, Fair Trade, And The Effects of Caffeine

This week, our podcast is all about breakfast, so to get started, of course we needed to grab that first cup of coffee.

January 15, 2010

Winter Recipes 

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Warm Up From The Cold With Winter Stews And Soups

We've got stews and soups today on Earth Eats, an episode with two hearty recipes to warm you up on these cold winter days.

January 8, 2010

Winter Favorites 

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Collard Greens And Chicken Liver Crostini

This week on Earth Eats, we've got two delicious dishes: Brazilian Style Collard Greens and Chicken Liver Crostini with Rosemary and Garlic.

January 1, 2010

Year In Review 

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Winter Favorites: Jeff Mease and Water Buffalo; Oyster Stew

We're celebrating the new year by taking a look back at some of our favorite recipes and interviews of 2009. This week: water buffalo, and oyster stew.

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