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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

October 22, 2015

 

homemade mead fermenting

Oddballs Making Mead, Hemp Pancakes, More Corn For More Meat

A couple failed homebrewers pick up mead making. We enjoy some green pancakes, thanks to hemp powder. Farmers grow more corn to feed more livestock.

October 15, 2015

 

beekeeper george Hegeman

Pumpkin Seed Pesto, Matt Ewer, More Meat Means More Land

Meet Green Bean's Matt Ewer, lifelong food entrepreneur. George Hegeman has tended bees all his life. And, making soil feel young again with cover crops.

October 9, 2015

 

beets

Beets, Historic Food Books, Conservation and Farming

American cookbooks throughout the years, with Vivian Halloran. Pickled golden beets. And, giving farmers incentives to think about conservation when they farm.

October 2, 2015

 

Caucasian persimmons

Take My Persimmons (Please), Doomsday Vault, Panna Cotta

Persimmons are falling! Louise Briggs adopted out her persimmon tree this year. We make persimmon jam and panna cotta. And, the effects of wet summer weather.

September 25, 2015

 

pawpaw on the branch

Cultivating Pawpaws, Cornmeal Plus Okra, Organic Marijuana

Growing a market for cultivated pawpaws, with author Andrew Moore. What is "organic" marijuana? And, a Caribbean recipe for cornmeal and okra.

September 11, 2015

 

jon kay

Challah For Rosh Hashanah, Grain Prices Dip, Oak-Rod Baskets

Oak-rod baskets were made by farmers years ago. Now the practice is all but gone. Make challah with Muddy Fork. What Idaho's over-turned ag-gag law means.

September 10, 2015

 

cage-free chickens

Latest Scramble In Egg Industry: McDonald’s Goes Cage-Free

McDonald's USA announced that in the near future, it will no longer buy eggs from chickens that live in cages.

September 4, 2015

 

farmers market interaction

Jennifer Meta-Robinson, Farmers And Cooks Prepare For Fall

Recipes to get you ready for fall foods. Preparing for a fall bird flu outbreak. And, Jennifer Meta-Robinson continues our conversation about farmers' markets.

September 3, 2015

 

making chipotle burrito bowl

Lawsuit Alleges Chipotle’s GMO-Free Campaign Is Deceptive

A new class-action lawsuit alleges Chipotle's "G-M-Over It" campaign's marketing claims don't hold up.

August 28, 2015

 

table full of vegetables for sale

Are Farmers Markets Becoming A Tough Sell For Growers?

As farmers diversify how and where they sell their produce, more and more customers access local food without face-to-face interactions with growers.

August 21, 2015

 

grilled ears of corn

Corn O’Clock, DIY Paneer, Food Writer Claudia Roden

Husk it. Preserve it. Grill it. Corn is the focus today. Claudia Roden talks about the joys and difficulties of recording family recipes. And, homemade paneer.

August 13, 2015

 

Florida weave tomato trellising

Pizza Man Jeff Mease, Succotash, Organic (But Not Certified)

Tomatoes on Jeff Mease's farm make it onto plates at his restaurant Lennie's. Succotash with corn, peas. Living Roots doesn't want USDA organic certification.

August 6, 2015

 

okra and tomatoes

Panzanella Salad, Okra, Urban Farms And The Feel Of A City

Jennifer Cockrall-King researches urban farms around the world. Nikki Wooten works at a farm in the city. Then, Daniel Orr makes salads with old bread and okra.

August 1, 2015

 

pesto on a spoon

Two Pesto Recipes, Pesticide Drift, Gardening As We Age

Green thumbs modify their gardens to suit their aging bodies. Two pesto recipes use carrot tops and mint. And, unwelcome pesticides on organic farms.

July 24, 2015

 

Jana Wilson holding Sicilian Buttercup chick

Poultry Shows Shut Down, Flan And Pickled Eggs, Ag Desk Jobs

Many poultry shows have been canceled. What this could mean for Jana Wilson's rare chicken breeds. Flan with Seth Elgar. And, farm chemicals and cancer rates.

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).

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