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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 22, 2013

Sammies And Fishies 

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Biology On The Farm, Breaded Pork Tenderloin, Grilled Salmon

Biology students get a hands-on experience studying bacteria on an organic farm, a tribute to the breaded pork tenderloin, and salmon on the grill!

June 21, 2013

Field Trip 

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Leave The Lab Coats Behind: Biology Students On The Farm

Students researching antibiotic-resistant bacteria in organically-raised pigs discovered that all the pigs had some level of resistance in their systems.

June 17, 2013

Workaholic 

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Seed To Plate With Chef/Farmer Daniel Marquis

Daniel Marquis is the executive chef at Quay and an organic farmer. Being involved in all levels of production gives him an intimate connection to the food.

June 17, 2013

Multitasking 

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Gardening Stories, Farm Bill Updates, Farming Chefs

When Chef Daniel Marquis isn't cooking at Quay in Chicago, he's growing food on his family farm. Seasoned gardeners share their stories. We forage for cattails!

June 8, 2013

Cheesecake? 

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Local Food Thrives In Vermont, Architecture Of A Cake

Professor Amy Trubek discusses her research with Vermont maple syrup and artisan cheese, and amateur bakers try their hands at architecturally inspired cakes.

June 1, 2013

Up In Flames 

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Kick Off Grilling Season With Barbecue And Rhubarb

Bring on summer grilling season! Lynn Schwartzberg talks about what makes great barbecue, and Chef Daniel Orr cooks with rhubarb.

May 28, 2013

Tasty Seeds 

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“Quinoa Revolution” With Carolyn Hemming

Brownies, yogurt and berries, pudding... Quinoa can be used in a variety of applications! Carolyn Hemming's new cookbook sings the praises of the edible seed.

May 25, 2013

Shopping And Cooking 

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Quinoa Is All The Rage, Food Justice With Marcia Veldman

Marcia Veldman talks about her obsession with gardening and how she strives for food justice through her work at the farmers market. And, quinoa is on the menu!

May 18, 2013

 

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Marcia Veldman, Rebuiling The Foodshed, Hydroponics

What does it take to run a successful farmers market? Coordinator of the Bloomington Community Farmers Market Marcia Veldman gives tips in this week's podcast.

May 17, 2013

 

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Eden Farms: Growing Basil Year Round With Hydroponics

Join us for a tour of one-of-a-kind Eden Farms and learn about their hydroponic farming that grows basil, arugula, and watercress year-round.

May 11, 2013

Wet Spring 

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Wild Edibles, Solar Power And Baby Chicks

Jana Wilson introduces us to her 5-day-old Sicilian Buttercup chicks, Didi Emmons loves cooking wild edibles, and strawberry shortcake for dessert!

May 11, 2013

Cheep Cheep 

Sicilian Buttercup Chicks

They Grow Up So Fast: Caring For Baby Chicks

Springtime means Jana Wilson is running a nursery and a pre-school on her chicken farm.

May 10, 2013

Sun Shiny Day 

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Harmony School Lets The Sunshine In

Harmony School high school science students have applied what they learned in the classroom to the school's new solar sculpture.

May 6, 2013

Let's Talk Farm Bill 

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Dan Imhoff On Farm Bill: What You Don’t Know Might Hurt You

Dan Imhoff is the author of "Food Fight: Citizen’s Guide to the Next Food and Farm Bill." But it's growing food, raising animals that really get him excited.

May 4, 2013

 

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Future Of The Farm Bill, Dolmas With Some Local Flare

Author Dan Imhoff says every American who enjoys eating should be concerned about the farm bill. And, Chef Daniel Orr forages for grape leaves, wraps dolmas.

April 29, 2013

Bright Sun Shiny Day 

'The Chile Woman' Susan Welsand

Chile Farm Runs On The Power Of The Sun

"The Chile Woman" Susan Welsand was able to install a 5.2 kilowatt array of solar panels after a tornado uprooted several old-growth trees on her farm.

April 27, 2013

Kick Back And Relax 

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Let Mother Nature Do The Work For You

Today, we have stories about farmers letting Mother Nature do the heavy lifting. And, it's asparagus in the kitchen!

April 27, 2013

Fun With Fungus 

Mycelial Network

From Mulch To Mushrooms

After two years of decomposing, the piles of leftover wood chips at Bread & Roses Gardens will soon sprout mushrooms thanks to hungry mycelium.

April 25, 2013

April Showers 

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Farmers Planting Crops Later Because Of Rain

With high seed and fertilizer prices, agriculture experts say there is little room for error when it comes to planting crops.

April 13, 2013

Sounds of Spring 

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Pollinators, Art With Strawberry Plants, Vegan Cinco De Mayo

If you build it, they will come. Or, at least that's what the Bloomington Community Orchard hopes! And, we're cooking an all-vegan Cinco de Mayo.

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