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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 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.

May 10, 2014

 

sourdough bread at feast

Bread Baking At Feast, Food Policy Councils, Ramps

Quick! Pick up some ramps from a local forager and pickle them. Mike Siberz has become one with the bread at Feast. And, Mark Winne talks food policy councils.

May 3, 2014

 

making corn tortillas

Corn Tortillas, Historian Jeffrey Pilcher, Poultry Shows

Ahead of Cinco de Mayo, we learn about the history of corn tortillas and we learn how to make them. Jana Wilson attends poultry shows. Asian carp for dinner?

April 29, 2014

 

chef jackie howard making bread pudding

Chef Jackie Howard Brings Local Food To Cafeteria Cooking

Howard has watched the food preferences of the women at Alpha Xi Delta change over her five years in the kitchen. Now, they go crazy for local kale salad.

April 26, 2014

 

baskets of strawberries

Chef On Campus, Co-Op Living, Solar-Powered Chiles

Chef Jackie Howard brings her local food philosophy to a sorority's kitchen. Susan Welsand's farm is solar powered. And, kale salad with strawberry shortcake.

April 19, 2014

 

carrots with greens

Carrots From Farm To Plate, Magical Microbes, Will Allen

We look at an innovative food system in urban Chicago. Will Allen inspires students. And, carrots from field to plate.

April 12, 2014

 

homemade ricotta

Say Cheese With Rachel Dutton, Simple Cheese Recipes

Microbiologist Rachel Dutton studies cheese and its microbes. Chef Bob Adkins presents an easy cheese making tutorial. And, time for barbecue!

April 5, 2014

 

dandelion in the snow

Spring Foraging Off To Slow Start

Author and homesteader Eric Brown worries that the record cold temperatures this winter will further delay the appearance of wild edibles.

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