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Earth Eats Staff is a weekly podcast, public radio program and blog bringing you the freshest news and recipes inspired by local food and sustainable agriculture.

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February 1, 2016

 

Terry Work

The Clock Is Ticking For A Million Food Stamp Recipients

For unemployed adults in 22 states, they have two months to find a job or lose their food assistance.

January 21, 2016

 

students at salad bar

Senate Nears Compromise On School Nutrition Rules

The deal OK'd by a key Senate panel preserves stricter school nutrition standards enacted since 2010, but it gives schools more leeway in implementing them.

January 21, 2016

 

turkeys in poultry barn

400,000 Birds Killed, What’s Next In Avian Flu Outbreak?

The Indiana Department of Homeland Security is partnering with the USDA to address the ongoing outbreak of avian flu in Dubois County.

January 19, 2016

 

Turkeys

Update: Efforts To Contain Avian Flu Appear To Be Working

It could take some time to contain what state health officials are describing as one of the worst avian flu outbreaks to hit Indiana.

January 7, 2016

 

two groups of foods

Dietary Guidelines Crack Down On Sugar, Red Meat Gets A Pass

The new guidelines have implications for federal nutrition policy, influencing everything from school lunches to advice you get at a doctor's office.

January 6, 2016

 

salmon croquettes

It’s Fry Time With Salmon Croquettes

Moisture is your friend in this recipe. It will give you croquettes that are crispy on the outside but creamy and fluffy on the inside.

January 3, 2016

 

chef bob adkins roasting lamb ribs

Think Small: Adobo Roasted Lamb Ribs

Lamb ribs are about half the size of a rack of baby back ribs, so this recipe is a good compromise if you're looking to cut your meat consumption this year.

December 26, 2015

 

Flourless Chocolate Torte

No need to go out for dessert. Make this restaurant-quality treat today and enjoy it after tomorrow's dinner.

December 23, 2015

 

Mary Figeuroa's award-winning gingerbread house

That’s How The Gingerbread Crumbles

Mary Figeuroa is serious about making gingerbread houses and she has the awards to prove it. But does she have what it takes to win at Conner Prairie?

December 22, 2015

 

casey stuery at hoosier hills food bank

Tracking Food Donations, From Grocery Store To Soup Kitchen

Once food is marked for donation at groceries, it's a race to get it to hunger organizations around the area. Unfortunately, not all food survives the journey.

December 10, 2015

 

phil christenson in his garden

Wet Weather Impacts Gardener’s Ability To Give

Food pantries can't rely on donations from people like Phil Christenson, because gardeners never know how much harvest will come up.

December 2, 2015

 

cocoa pods

Big Food Feels Threat Of Climate Change, Companies Speak Up

Some big food companies, like Mars, are becoming increasingly vocal advocates for action on greenhouse gas emissions.

November 18, 2015

 

green-bean-fries

Rethink Deep Frying With Tempura Green Beans

Think about deep frying like this... You're immersing the green beans in a really hot environment and steaming them from the inside out.

November 12, 2015

 

Courtesy of CSAB

CSAB: Cultivating Collectors, Feeding Artists

There’s a new way for visual artists to connect with patrons. The business model comes from an unlikely source -- the crop share.

November 10, 2015

 

hemp conference

Grassroots Group Hosts Hemp Symposium In Noblesville

The Indiana Hemp Industries Association hosted four speakers who talked about the many obstacles preventing hemp from going mainstream in the state.

November 9, 2015

 

hay bales

Why Traversing State Roads With Farm Machinery Isn’t Simple

For farmers, traveling on the road with machinery isn't always easy. Even something as short as a three-mile drive can be an ordeal.

November 4, 2015

 

larry howard feeding pigs

The Problem With Pets In Farm Country

It's not just abandoned cats, dogs that kill animals. Farmer Larry Howard says area pets that are allowed to roam free have caused problems for his livestock.

October 26, 2015

 

slices of cooked bacon

Bad Day For Bacon: Processed Red Meats Cause Cancer Says WHO

The World Health Organization has put bacon, hot dogs and sausages in the same category of cancer risk as tobacco smoking.

September 22, 2015

 

Stewart Parnell

Peanut Exec Gets 28 Years In Prison For Salmonella Outbreak

Stewart Parnell was sentenced Monday to 28 years in prison for his role in a deadly salmonella outbreak from tainted peanut butter products.

September 17, 2015

 

lots of apples

It’s Time To Get Serious About Reducing Food Waste, Feds Say

The government's first ever national target to reduce food waste will encourage farmers to donate more of their imperfect produce to the hungry.

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