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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

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.

September 20, 2013

Campus Cuisine 

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Students Rub Elbows With Local Foodies At Big Red Eats Green

Local restaurants and growers set up tents on the IU campus to show students all the diversity and deliciousness the local food scene has to offer.

September 14, 2013

Get Local 

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Turtle Soup, Big Red Eats Green, Okra From The Garden

Turtle soup in southern Indiana. Okra fresh and raw. Growing food with less water. And, a local food party on campus. Take a listen!

September 7, 2013

Cafeteria Alternative 

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Students And Local Food Get Cozy, Caprese Salads, Chia Seeds

The students are back! Big Red Eats Green wants to introduce them to local options for their off-campus eating. And, chia seeds for breakfast and caprese salad.

August 31, 2013

Tooty Fruity 

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Canning Is A Ball, Fresh Fruit Become Drinks, School Gardens

Since we're doing a lot of food preserving right now, it's fitting that we learn more about Ball jars. And, fresh watermelon juice and a blackberry liqueur.

August 17, 2013

Summertime 

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Canning And Roasting Salsa, Saving Seeds To Save Food Supply

Our three experts are back to talk about preserving foods, specifically salsa. Chef Daniel Orr makes roasted tomatillo salsa. We visit the Fort Knox of seeds.

August 10, 2013

Grow Me, Cook Me 

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Cook Your Garden, Nut Brittle, Reviving Soil

Two types of candy today: Nut brittle satisfies your sweet tooth and cherry tomatoes are the candy of the garden. More ideas for using your garden's bounty.

August 9, 2013

Feed The Soil 

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Can Planned Grazing Revive Grassland Soil?

Conventional wisdom tells you, if ranchland ground has less grass, the problem is too many cows. But that’s not always the case.

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