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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

December 8, 2016

 

kombucha SCOBY and instructions

Making Kombucha At Home Makes Financial Sense

In today's show, Mother Hubbard's Cupboard gives a kombucha tutorial. Then we meet Amanda LeGore-Smith and hear how Asian carp helped her rebuild her life.

December 2, 2016

 

candance minster talking to chefs

Wanted: Customers For All This Local Ginger

On this week's show, White Violet Center garden manager Candace Minster was surprised to see how much ginger she grew this season. Now, she needs customers.

November 25, 2016

 

apple cores

Food Waste Comes In Many Shapes, Sizes, Flavors

What Thanksgiving leftovers are filling your fridge? On this week's show, we talk food waste with Jonathan Bloom, and Daniel Orr makes soups with leftovers.

November 18, 2016

 

salad

Arlyn Llewellyn’s Roasted Tomato Salad Dressing

This dressing stands up well in a big bowl of flavorful greens like arugula, cabbage and microgreens.

November 18, 2016

 

mains on their farm

Who Will Take Over The Farm? An Unfinished Story

“The Last Crop” tells the story of a Jeff and Annie Main, who want to dictate how their farm is run after they retire. We speak with director Chuck Schultz.

November 11, 2016

 

cooked spinach

Cooked Spinach Doesn’t Have To Be Watery, Lifeless

It's back to basics with cooking spinach in the microwave and broiler. Then, author Gordon Edgar tries to explain why cheddar cheese gets no respect.

November 3, 2016

 

daniel orr by pizza oven

Old Friends Share A Batch Of Ratatouille

Daniel Orr and Yael Ksander celebrate friendship over a batch of ratatouille. Also today, looking at the presidential race through the lens of agriculture.

October 28, 2016

 

shiitake mushroom growing on a log.

Cultivating Mushrooms The Easy Way And The Hard Way

Two different approaches to cultivating mushrooms: Daniel Orr grows shiitakes on logs, and Darin Kelly expanded Good Life Farms to start a commercial operation.

October 20, 2016

 

Kevin Whitham and Hannah Lencheck in truck

A Little Land Goes A Long Way For Young Entrepreneurs

Hannah and Kevin had everything in place to start a food waste pick-up service-- everything but a place to store the compost. A local farmer stepped in to help.

October 14, 2016

 

zucchini

It’s Not Too Late For Late-Summer Veggies

On today's show, two recipes to use up the last few zucchinis, peppers, okra and tomatoes from your garden. And, how Kansas City is impacted farm runoff.

October 7, 2016

 

persimmons

Not Your Grandmother’s Persimmon Recipes

To be fair, Granny made a mean persimmon pudding, but Daniel Orr's recipe takes it to the next level. Also today, it's Lisa Dorazewski's persimmon donut glaze.

October 7, 2016

 

peppered persimmon donuts

Rainbow Bakery’s Peppered Persimmon Donuts

When it comes to donut glaze, consistency is everything. Lisa Dorazewski explains why persimmons were especially tricky to turn into a donut topping.

September 29, 2016

 

challah

A Little Light Baking, With Challah And Paw Paw Bread

Preheat your ovens! Muddy Fork bakes challah and Daniel Orr bakes paw paw bread. Then we meet farmers who are trying to tackle nitrate pollution in groundwater.

September 23, 2016

 

rural scene

Why Nutrient Runoff From Farms Is So Hard To Control

On this week's show, Harvest Public Media kicks off its series about water contamination, and Daniel Orr describes the most basic way to pickle vegetables.

September 16, 2016

 

certified humane label on eggs

Examining The Lives Of Farm Animals

Today, two perspectives on the lives of farm animals. What's behind the label "certified humane?" And, meet the rescued farm animals of Uplands Peak Sanctuary.

September 8, 2016

 

persimmons

The Persimmons Are Falling!

Louise Briggs has a love/hate relationship with her 60-foot persimmon tree. We visit the crew of locals who are helping to put the fruit to good use.

September 2, 2016

 

Jon Kay holds his great-great grandmother's oak-rod basket

Why Indiana Farmers Stopped Making Oak Rod Baskets

On today's program, Jon Kay tries to explain why the craft of making oak rod baskets has mostly faded away. And, we saute and deep fry green beans.

August 26, 2016

 

finch's chanterelle pasta

Pasta With Chanterelles And Sugar Snap Peas

Chef Jeff Finch adds a couple special ingredients to make this pasta dish extraordinary -- corn stock and roasted heirloom tomato puree.

August 26, 2016

 

chef corbin morwick

Rules Of The Caterer’s Kitchen

On this week's show, Chef Corbin Morwick outlines the six things he does every day to keep the kitchen at One World Catering running smoothly.

August 25, 2016

 

indian style cucumber yogurt salad

Calling All Cucumbers

Sick of pickles? Chef Corbin Morwick's salad of Indian spices, tomatoes and onions is a great way to switch up your cucumber game.

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