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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 14, 2013

Surf And Turf 

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Fishing And Stewing Oysters, Snowbirds, Shake-Up Cocktail

Today, we fish for wild oysters in Nicaragua and give chickens a break from laying eggs. Daniel Orr shares a cocktail recipe perfect for holiday entertaining.

December 12, 2013

Traditional Dish 

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Oyster Soup Fresh From Pearl Lagoon

Even if you can't get your hands on oysters fresh from the ocean, this soup from Pearl Lagoon will be a tasty dish to warm you during the cold months.

December 9, 2013

Taste Of Nicaragua 

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Pearls From The Lagoon: Meet The People, Eat Their Food

Vicki Basman's cookbook is a compilation of traditional recipes from the Pearl Lagoon basin in Nicaragua. Try making Johnny cakes in your own kitchen!

December 7, 2013

Far And Near 

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Recipes From Pearl Lagoon, Frog Legs, SNAP In Rural America

Vicki Basman talks about her food adventures in Pearl Lagoon. Frog legs are on the menu. And, how cuts to SNAP funding could affect rural Americans.

November 30, 2013

The Day After 

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Creative Leftovers, Indiana’s Burgeoning Food World, CAFOs

Small and large food operations live together in the Hoosier state. Quinoa to lighten our bellies following Thanksgiving. Harvest Public Media looks at CAFOs.

November 23, 2013

Gobble Gobble 

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Turkey 101, Meet-And-Greet On The Farm, Thanksgiving Sides

Judith Dern is back to give us a turkey cooking tutorial. We visit some noisy birds at Schacht Farm. And two side dishes that buck tradition in the best way.

November 18, 2013

The Big Meal 

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Thanksgiving Q&A: Keep Calm And Cook On

We asked our Twitter followers what worries them most about cooking Thanksgiving dinner. Judith Dern of Allrecipes is here to calm our nerves.

November 16, 2013

Keep Calm And Cook On 

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Thanksgiving Troubleshooting, Apple Shaved Ice, Mulled Wine

Keep calm and cook on this Thanksgiving. Judith Dern gives tips for how to make this year's meal flawless. Mulled wine and an apple dessert with Daniel Orr.

November 9, 2013

Bundle-Up Time 

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Plant-Based Eating, Musgrave Orchard, Perfect Roast Chicken

Apple Cider from Musgrave Orchard. Biscuits, roasted chicken from Chef Daniel Orr's kitchen. And Sharon Palmer answers your questions about plant-based eating.

November 2, 2013

Fall Maple Time 

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Aged Maple Syrup, Hogs On The Farm, Lentil Soup And Chili

Maple syrup in November! Burton's Maplewood Farm is aging maple syrup, and we use the finished product in crème brûlée. Then we meet hogs at Schacht Farm.

October 31, 2013

 

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Indiana’s Congressional Members Reignite Farm Bill Debate

Indiana Representative Marlin Stutzman and Indiana Senator Joe Donnelly will participate in the reignited Farm Bill debate in Congress.

October 26, 2013

This Is Indiana 

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Figs In Indiana, Preserving Persimmon, Buh-Bye Sheep

We celebrate figs in unlikely places today with a poem by Ross Gay. Persimmon jam to enjoy in the winter. And, where did all the sheep go?

October 22, 2013

Foraging Fun 

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Paw Paws Please, Not Tonight Deer, Fruit Trees For Dummies

Fall is a great time of year to plant fruit trees. A couple folks from the Bloomington Community Orchard give tips. All-natural deer repellent, paw paw recipes.

October 21, 2013

Giving Trees 

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Give Your Garden The Gift Of Fruit Trees

It's late fall in the orchard. Not only are volunteers preparing the plants for winter, but new fruit trees are also ready to go in the ground.

October 12, 2013

Fall Into Fall 

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Gnocchi For Dinner, Free Strawberry Plants, Fall Gardening

Gardening experts encourage you to keep working in your garden this fall. Gnocchi and butternut squash get cozy. And orphaned strawberry plants need good homes.

October 8, 2013

Eeny, meeny, miny, moe 

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Less Is More When It Comes To Food Choice

Peter Todd talks about what drives our food choices, and he gives us a sneak peak at technology that might be on its way to your local grocery store.

October 7, 2013

Strawberry Fields Forever 

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Take My Strawberry Plants. Please.

Strawberry plants were donated to the Bloomington Community Orchard 3 years ago. Today, they're growing out of control. Gardeners, they're here for the taking!

October 5, 2013

Learn, Grow, Cook 

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Food School With Peter Todd, One-Pot Dinners

Two recipes for cooks who hate to do dishes. Peter Todd talks about how we make our food choices, and how smart shopping carts could transform grocery stores.

September 28, 2013

Caffeine-aholic 

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Coffee: Grow It, Roast It, Drink It, Cook It

Anthropologist Catherine Tucker brings us the perspective of coffee growers. S.K. Quigley roasts the beans. Daniel Orr uses coffee in a barbecue sauce.

September 21, 2013

Black Beauties 

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Food School With Christine Barbour, Eggplant, Kansas Drought

Christine Barbour teaches students that food choices are political choices. Eggplant caviar and fries in the kitchen. Kansas copes with 3 years of drought.

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