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Annie Corrigan

Annie Corrigan is a producer and announcer for WFIU. In addition to serving as the local voice for NPR's Morning Edition, she produces WFIU's weekly sustainable food program Earth Eats. She earned degrees in oboe performance from Indiana University and Bowling Green State University.

Recent Posts by Annie Corrigan

July 21, 2016

 

Sicilian Buttercup

Primp Your Poultry For Chicken Beauty Contests

Chicken beauty contests are no joke. We meet several competitors and their poultry. And, Chef Arlyn Llewellyn whips up some eggplant tacos.

July 20, 2016

 

beet pickled deviled eggs

Why Are Those Deviled Eggs Pink?

Because they've been pickled with beets, that's why! Chef Arlyn Llewellyn's pickled deviled eggs taste as spectacular as they look.

July 15, 2016

 

ugo bars

Teamwork Makes The Dream Work At One World’s KitchenShare

What started as a way to centralize the production of pizza dough is now also an incubator for small food businesses. We go inside One World's kitchen share.

July 13, 2016

 

whole grain mustard

From Now On, You Make Mustard From Scratch

Once you try this homemade mustard on some grilled meat or with a charcuterie plate, you'll never go back to the store-bought stuff.

July 12, 2016

 

spaetzle

Your First Pasta Recipe: Spaetzle

Start with a basic dough recipe. Add some lemon zest and nutmeg. Create tiny dumplings, then fry them in butter. Chef Seth Elgar demonstrates.

July 8, 2016

 

chia seeds and steel cut oats

Make-Ahead Breakfast Recipes Ease The Morning Rush

Mornings are too hectic to spend 45 minutes behind a stove cooking steel cut oats. Daniel Orr's advice is to prep your first meal the night before.

July 1, 2016

 

Adam Quirk is the CEO of Cardinal Spirits.

From Hemingway’s Campari To Indiana Craft Spirits

Adam Quirk of Cardinal Spirits talks about the authors that got him started down the path to opening a distillery.

June 17, 2016

 

john allen flynn at the farmers' market

Slaughterhouse Dangers, Homemade Root Beer, Roasted Veggies

A farmer and a chef collaborate on root beer. Hear about dangerous working conditions in meat processing plants. And, salsa verde tops breakfast veggie cups.

June 9, 2016

 

lunch bags

When School’s Out For Summer, Community Kitchen Steps Up

Bagged lunches are delivered to low-income neighborhoods around Monroe County. Spaghetti squash 101 with Daniel Orr. And, the trouble with pets in farm country.

June 3, 2016

 

cary fowler

An Issue Of Balance: Productivity Vs. Diversity In Modern Ag

Cary Fowler is a Senior Advisor to the Global Crop Diversity Trust. On this week's show, he talks about unintended consequences of the rise of big agribusiness.

June 3, 2016

 

Harrison Wagner/ WTIU News

Invasive Asian Carp Found Spawning In Great Lakes Tributary

A graduate student at the University of Toledo in Ohio discovered grass carp eggs last summer in the Sandusky River, which flows into Lake Erie.

June 1, 2016

 

bee swarm

Swarm Of Bees Free To A Good Home (If You Can Catch Them)

This has been an especially active swarm season in southern Indiana, thanks to record high temperatures earlier this spring.

May 26, 2016

 

Miss Cristel Jackson rolls out bread for johnny cakes

Recipes Are Just Part Of The Story Or Pearl Lagoon

Vicki Basman collected stories and recipes from the people living in the Pearl Lagoon basin of Nicaragua for her cookbook "Pearls From The Lagoon."

May 19, 2016

 

ellie symes and simon kuntz examining bee hive

Young Beekeepers Turn The Death Of Their Hive Into A Startup

Ellie Symes and Lucas Moehle want to develop technology to monitor the inner workings of beehives to help them better understand what's causing bee deaths.

May 12, 2016

 

wild yeast strain

Leveling Up Local Beer With Backyard Yeast

Matt Bochman says the next development in brewing is local yeast. His business aims to make hundreds of wild strains available to home and craft brewers alike.

May 5, 2016

 

Jill Vance in the woods

There’s More To Spring Foraging Than Just Morels

In the podcast, listen as Jill Vance points out wild edibles -- no mushrooms here! Before you forage, check out her list of favorite identification books.

April 28, 2016

 

Sheep Farmer Denice Rackley

One Farmer, Five Dogs And The Eighty Sheep They Tend

In this week's show, we meet Denice Rackley. She raises sheep and lambs with a team of border collies, but her dogs are more than just extra help on the farm.

April 22, 2016

 

tea cup and tea leaves

Tea Tasting With Guy Paranavitana, Beets+Fennel Salad

In this week's show, we talk to an immigrant who runs a tea warehouse in Indiana. Backyard chicken farmers struggle to know what to do with over-the-hill birds.

April 14, 2016

 

beekeeper

Home Is Where The Honeybees Are

In this week's podcast, we follow a backyard beekeeper as he adopts a new colony. And, rethinking antibiotic use in livestock with Harvest Public Media.

April 7, 2016

 

crops in hoop house

White Violet Center, A Case For USDA Organic Certification

On the podcast, what was behind the White Violet Center's decision to get certified organic (again). And, millet isn't just for the birds anymore -- or is it?

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