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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, 2015


flan, ready to eat

Dare To Go Dark With Caramel Sauce For Flan

Seth Elgar pushes his caramel sauce past sweet into dark, rich and deep. It's the perfect sauce for this simple flan recipe.

July 21, 2015


susan welsand in greenhouse

Food Producers Assess Damage From #BoycottIndiana Movement

Judy Schad says her business was not affected by the boycott, while Susan Welsand saw her mail-order sales drop by half.

July 20, 2015


pickled brussels sprouts

Pickled Brussels Sprouts With Cayenne Peppers

Level-up at food preservation and make these out-of-the-ordinary Brussels sprout pickles.

July 17, 2015


pouring bring over taqueria pickles

The #BoycottIndiana Effect, Taqueria Pickles, Indiana Wines

Small producers still feel the effects of #BoycottIndiana. Farmers could be forced to improve worker housing. And, pickles for tacos with No Coast Reserve.

July 16, 2015


taqueria pickles

Taqueria-Style Pickles With Carrot, Onion, Serrano

Don't worry, these pickles won't be overwhelmingly hot (as long as you remove the seeds and pith from the serranos).

July 10, 2015


Arlyn Llewellyn and Annie Corrigan in the kitchen

Eggplant Taco, Bee Hotel, Two Friends And Their Local Burger

We look at the business relationships behind a local burger. No meat on our eggplant and cabbage tacos. And, is wet weather new normal for Midwestern summers?

July 3, 2015


cilantro-lime slaw

Creamy Cilantro-Lime Slaw

Let this cabbage slaw sit for a couple days or serve it right away. Either way, it makes a fantastic topper on tacos.

July 3, 2015


eggplant taco covered in cheese

Chipotle-Marinated Eggplant Tacos

Instead of throwing tofu, seitan or another meat-substitute on the grill this Fourth of July, use whole foods like eggplant to take the place of meat.

July 2, 2015


ingredients for carrot top pesto

New To Carrot Tops? This Pesto Is A Good Place To Start

Yes, you can eat the tops on carrots! This pesto recipe helps you use up greens that you might normally throw in the compost.

July 2, 2015


van parked at a delivery site

Drive Along With Community Kitchen’s Summer Food Delivery

Throughout the summer, two vans from the Community Kitchen of Monroe County drive to nine low-income neighborhoods to deliver free breakfast or lunch to kids.

July 1, 2015



Your July Fourth Menu, Prepared By Chef Daniel Orr

From duck to coleslaw, this meal has something for everyone. The joy and frustration of teaching kids food values. A view from inside a meat processing plant.

June 26, 2015


half-eaten apple

Summer Food Delivery, Let’s Talk Food Waste, Fruit Meringue

Jonathan Bloom explains three reasons why food might not make it from a farm to your plate. Delivering food to kids in the summer. Fruit meringue for dessert.

June 23, 2015


jackie howard with root beer

Better-Than-Bottled Root Beer

Howard got the idea to make root beer when she met a farmer who sold sassafras bark. She describes her signature recipe as something similar to a sweet tea.

June 19, 2015


organic food at Walmart

Food Co-ops Try To Keep Up, DIY Root Beer, Learn To Grow It

CE Pugh on how food co-ops will compete in an increasingly competitive market. Homemade root beer from Bea's Soda Bar. Daniel Orr fries up some squash flowers.

June 11, 2015


candace minster in the garden

Back To Organic, Berry Bread Pudding, The Hub’s Tool Share

White Violet Center hopes organic certification will differentiate them from other growers. Strawberry bread pudding with Jackie Howard. Pesticides and pot.

June 4, 2015


tamworth sow and piglets

WE Farm, Cold Brew Craze, Salmon Sauce, Inventing Food

Inside the scientific process of creating new foods. A look at the cold brew coffee trend. And, the balance between animal welfare and protecting the land.

May 29, 2015


strawberry plants

Spring Strawberries, Green Bean Delivery, Chefs Go Local

Green Bean Delivery looks a lot like a food hub. Co-owner and CEO Matt Ewer explains. Chefs struggle to go local. Strawberries in the garden and on our plates.

May 22, 2015


two american guinea hogs

Farming In Retirement, Message To The Beef Industry, Kale In The Raw

Cali. drought has not meant new opportunities for Midwest farmers. Nicolette Hahn Niman has ideas for how the beef industry can do it better. And, kale salad.

May 15, 2015


boxes of apples

Growing A Food Hub, Two Pestos, The Helpful Dung Beetle

What stands in the way of a Bloomington Food Hub? Stephanie Solomon, Michael Simmons explain. Cooked greens for dinner. The increasingly competitive CSA market.

May 8, 2015


smiling young farmer

Honoring Farmers, Midwest Responds To Bird Flu, Cold Drinks

The newly adopted Bloomington Food Charter talks about "honoring farmers." An update from Midwest farms struggling with avian flu. Two refreshing summer drinks.

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