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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

June 23, 2017

 

Entrance to Svalbard Global Seed Vault

Cary Fowler: Plants Are On The Front Lines Of Climate Change

Cary Fowler of Global Crop Diversity Trust talks to us about climate change and what crop diversity used to look like before we started privatizing seeds.

June 16, 2017

 

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Raj Patel: Investigate The Land On Which We Find Ourselves

Researcher Raj Patel contributed an essay to "Letters To A Young Farmer." This week, Megan Betz speaks with him about alternatives to private ownership of land.

June 9, 2017

 

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The Comfort Of A Familiar Recipe At The End Of A Long Day

Barbara Brosher is a journalist and a homebaker. This week, how baking treats like her Best Banana Cookies helps her relax after a busy day in the newsroom.

June 6, 2017

 

rhubarb curd

Rhubarb Curd

This curd is delicious on a biscuit or with a scoop of ice cream. It makes anything a little bit more awesome.

June 2, 2017

 

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Carrots, From The Roots To The Greens

On this week's show, new ideas for enjoying carrots. Daniel Orr mixes the root veggies with orange juice and garam masala, and Arlyn Llewellyn makes pesto.

May 26, 2017

 

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Scones, Best Baked With Friends

We hear stories of baked goods, from hobby to profession, from Marie Shakespeare and Lynn Schwartzbreg. We also make One World Catering's Apricot Almond Scones.

May 19, 2017

 

yogurt in supermarket aisle

Marketing Yogurt To Men? Put Abs On The Package

In this week's show, food scholar Emily Contois discusses food and gender with Earth Eats' Megan Betz, and they examine some especially ‘dudely’ food packages.

May 12, 2017

 

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The Misunderstood Carp

Anthropologist Ellen Ireland tells us the history behind our love/hate relationship with carp. Plus, simply cooked asparagus with vegan Caesar dressing.

May 5, 2017

 

ryan hines harvesting morel

Research, Not Luck, Brings Home The Morels

Ryan Hines spends spring days in southern Indiana woods hunting for morels. He tells us about the research that goes into finding the best spots for 'shrooms.

April 27, 2017

 

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Beekeeper For A Day

Beekeepers George Hegeman and Mike Bennett give us firsthand experiences with their hives. Then, preheat your oven to 400 degrees for two baked eggs recipes.

April 27, 2017

 

arranging apple rings

Malcolm Dalglish’s Pizza Pan Apple Pie

You've never made an apple pie like this! Malcolm's one-crust creation requires a huge pizza pan and a cleaned-out tuna fish can.

April 22, 2017

 

ramps in the ground

Ramps On The Farm, Not In The Woods

Kevin Pope grows ramps on his Lucas Lane Farm by harvesting the wild plants from the woods behind his property and then transplanting them near his hoop houses.

April 21, 2017

 

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Vegan Viennese Whirls

There's nothing out of the ordinary on the ingredient list. The trick with making Rainbow Bakery's Viennese Whirls is how difficult it is to form the cookies.

April 17, 2017

 

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Veganize Your Baked Goods With Flaxseeds

Our podcast series on baking goes vegan with Natalie Rae Good. Then, sustainable foraging tips from an expert. (Hint: leave the ramps bulbs in the ground.)

April 12, 2017

 

eric schedler milling spelt

Mill-It-Yourself At Muddy Fork Bakery

Baker Eric Schedler mills five different grains in-house. On the show, we watch the process and then we bake a pie with a kamut pie dough.

April 5, 2017

 

tractor in a corn field

Watch: Many Midwest Farmers Wary Of Changes To NAFTA

With the prospect of the deal being re-worked or scrapped, some farmers are wondering why the President wants to mess with what they perceive as a good thing.

March 31, 2017

 

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In U.S. Restaurants and Bars, ‘Modern Slavery’ Persists

A new report highlights victims of human trafficking in the food industry, from farm workers to restaurant cooks and wait staff.

March 30, 2017

 

Katy Kopp Miller

Dr. Katy Kopp Miller, On Eating Disorders

In this week's show, an interview with psychologist Katy Kopp Miller who specializes in treating eating disorders. Then, we kick off a month of baking recipes.

March 27, 2017

 

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Georgina Ramsay: “And Suddenly No One Was Talking About Food”

Anthropologist Georgina Ramsay researched food poisoning amongst refugees in Uganda, but as she describes, starting anew in Australia led to other difficulties.

March 17, 2017

 

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Nightfall Farm’s Orchard Represents Hope For The Future

On the podcast: This land has been in Liz and Nate Brownlee's family for half a century, but the small orchard represents chapter one of their farming story.

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