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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 19, 2014

 

farm tour

Time To Preserve, Swiss Chard, Agritourism For Chefs

Tips for preserving the abundant harvest of zucchini. How to start a home food business. The logistics of tourism on the farm. Swiss chard with Daniel Orr.

July 12, 2014

 

kohlrabi

Maureen Ogle, Feed The Future, Kohlrabi With Papaya

How did we get here? Maureen Ogle gives us a history of U.S. meat production. Papaya plus kohlrabi in a salad. Universities work to alleviate world hunger.

July 8, 2014

 

spike carlsen The Backyard Homestead Book of Building Projects

Build It Yourself: Flowerpot Smoker With Spike Carlsen

Spike Carlsen says building is a lot like cooking. His Flowerpot Smoker combines the two into one ingenious outdoor gadget.

July 5, 2014

 

hot dog eating contestant

Competitive Eating, Picnic Salads, Changing U.S. Beef Map

An all-American tradition on July 4 -- eating contests! Ryan Nerz gives us the scoop from the inside. Daniel Orr prefers vegetarian recipes with collard greens.

June 28, 2014

 

pouring-coffee

Cold Brew Coffee Craze, Greens With Sesame, On-Call Farmer

Cold brew coffee keeps 'em dancing late into the night at The Bishop. Bok choy and kale with Asian flavors. Farmer Teresa Birtles grows for local chefs.

June 27, 2014

 

samuel sveen on his url zing tricycle

Uel Zing Cold-Brew For Your Late-Night Coffee Needs

Samuel Sveen of Uel Zing sells only one thing -- cold-brew coffee -- but he's getting creative with how he gets his product to customers.

June 26, 2014

 

teresa birtles with sheep

On-Demand Farming At Heartland Family Farm

Farmer Teresa Birtles reads Food & Wine and Gourmet magazines to keep an eye on which "it" ingredients to grow for her local chef customers.

June 21, 2014

 

feijoada

Brazilian Snacks For World Cup, Tool Share At The Hub

Daniel Orr whips up Brazilian dishes in celebration of the World Cup. Agritourism offers "authentic" farm experiences. Tools on loan from Mother Hubbard's.

June 20, 2014

 

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Have Tools, Will Cook

Folks can pick up a bag of apples at Mother Hubbard's Cupboard. Through the Hub's tool share program, they can also borrow a dehydrator to make apple snacks.

June 20, 2014

 

romeo and juliet (manchego and guava paste)

Eat Like A Brazilian For The World Cup

We combine local ingredients with global flavors in these recipes. To impress your friends, learn to pronounce the Portuguese names for these dishes!

June 16, 2014

 

upland beer draught beer

UpCup Celebrates Brew-It-Yourselfers

At the seventh annual UpCup Homebrewing Competition, homebrewers compete for a chance to have their beer produced and sold by Upland Brewing Company.

June 14, 2014

 

rose hayden-smith and book cover

Liberty Gardens Of World War I Updated For Today

Rose Hayden-Smith says the message of connecting the food supply with national security can be updated for today.

June 14, 2014

 

carboy homebrew

Homebrewing On Display, Tea Sandwiches, Hemp On U.S. Farms

Celebrating homebrewers at Upland. The growing -- yet still controversial -- hemp movement in American agriculture. And, beets and flowers with Chef Daniel Orr.

June 7, 2014

 

high tunnel with crops

Touring The White Violet Center, Miscanthus, Berry Grunt

We spend much of today's show walking around the garden at the White Violet Center. Berries for dessert. And, does the Midwest have a new energy crop?

May 31, 2014

 

chef greg rago, guacamole demonstration

Farmer/Chef Partnership, Vermont’s Food Scene, Lemon Verbena

Nick's English Hut has a special partnership with one local farm. Lemon verbena flavors a cocktail. Amy Trubek studies our social connection to food.

May 30, 2014

 

cows grazing in a field in the fall

A Farmer And A Chef Walk Into A Bar…

Farmer Dave Fischer and Gregg Rago of Nick's English Hut joined forces almost a decade ago to get locally-raised meats onto customers' plates.

May 24, 2014

 

group of cattle

Dave Fischer, Rhubarb And Tomatillos, Seed Saving

Fischer Farms' Dave Fischer tells us why his processor is so important to his business. Plant-based recipes with Chef Orr. Seed saving at the Wylie House.

May 23, 2014

 

cuts of meat

Follow The Meat, From Fischer Farms To Sander Processing

Dave Fischer credits his relationship with Sander Processing as one of the main reasons he is able to sell his products directly to area restaurants.

May 17, 2014

 

asparagus growing out of the ground

Beginning Farmer, Asparagus, Time For Tea

Beginning farmer Adam Phelps talks about his daily struggles. The beginning of the local food movement with Harvest. And, asparagus for the beginning of spring.

May 16, 2014

 

farmer adam phelps in front of greenhouse

Try, Try Again With Beginning Farmer Adam Phelps

From a deer infestation to exceedingly wet spring weather, Adam Phelps has learned to deal with all sorts of adversity in his first three years of farming.

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