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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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March 23, 2017

 

Cans of tuna at Whole Foods Market

Grocers Want To Make Sure Canned Tuna Was Caught Responsibly

Whole Foods this month became the latest retailer to adopt a policy to ensure the canned tuna it sells is caught with methods that don't decimate fish stocks.

March 23, 2017

 

farmers in a sweet potato field

Fearful Farmers Rush To Find ‘Guest Workers’

Immigration lawyers are getting calls from farmers looking for foreign "guest workers." Farmers worry they'll lose existing workers to an immigration crackdown.

March 23, 2017

 

holding food

Meals On Wheels Lose Funding? It’s Hard To Say How Much

Meals on Wheels America has seen a surge in donations from worried supporters since President Trump's budget proposal was released.

March 21, 2017

 

grilling meat

Amid Scandal, Brazil Assures Safety Of Its Food Exports

The country's federal police say that health officials were bribed to ignore outdated and adulterated meat.

March 21, 2017

 

seaweed

Want To Eat Green? Do It The Irish Way — With Seaweed

Algae was long a part of Irish cuisine. It helped some survive the Great Famine.

March 19, 2017

 

vegan cornbread

The Vegan Cornbread You’ve Been Waiting For

Cooking cornbread in a cast-iron skillet renders the outside crisp and buttery, while the interior is moist and crumbly.

March 18, 2017

 

pasties

In Michigan, Pasties Are Portable Pies With History Baked In

The lightly seasoned meat and veggie pie, prevalent in the Upper Peninsula, is pure fuel. It's come to symbolize tenacity in the face of trying conditions.

March 16, 2017

 

cover crops

How To Make Farmers Love Cover Crops? Pay Them

New satellite images reveal that few Midwestern farmers are planting cover crops. In Maryland, though, farmers are doing it, thanks to hefty subsidies.

March 16, 2017

 

carts

Bill Would Lift Savings Limit For Food Stamp Recipients

Some committee members are also concerned about the lack of regulation on what SNAP can be used to purchase.

March 14, 2017

 

sugar cube design

How A Maryland County Cut Soda Sales Without A Soda Tax

Over three years, a campaign urged Howard County, Md., residents to pare back on sugary drinks. And it worked.

March 14, 2017

 

veggie drawing

Why Kids Should See Their Veggies

Getting kids to eat veggies through subterfuge sets the bar too low, researchers say. Your child must actually learn to like veggies, weird textures and all.

March 13, 2017

 

curried butternut squash soup

Cozy Curried Butternut Squash Soup

Spiced with Madras curry, cumin, coriander, and red pepper flakes, this butternut squash soup will warm the hearts of your next dinner guests.

March 13, 2017

 

rows of corn

Monsanto Rep Counsels Indiana Farmers On Bridging Ag Divides

Monsanto's director of millennial engagement told Indiana Farm Bureau members to rethink how they talk about the food system with young and urban residents.

March 13, 2017

 

bacon

Eating More Or Less Of 10 Foods May Cut Risk Of Early Death

Too much bacon, or too few nuts, can influence the risk of death from heart disease and Type 2 diabetes, a study finds.

March 13, 2017

 

honeybee collects nectar

Planet Money, Episode 756: The Bees Go To California

Every spring convoys of trucks arrive in almond orchards carrying bees. But why make the 2,000 mile trek instead of raising bees right in central California?

March 12, 2017

 

Hanna Walker

How My Father And I Learned To Separate Curds And Whey

Carolyn Beans and her father took a crash course in mozzarella. The experience offered valuable insight into the science and history of cheese-making.

March 12, 2017

 

Spring Onion Salmon Frittata

Spring Onion Salmon Frittata

Frittatas aren't just for eggs anymore! This recipe adds savory smoked salmon, nutty gouda and plenty of herbs and scallions.

March 10, 2017

 

vegan stroganoff

Yes, You Can Make Vegan Stroganoff

Raw cashews not only add a creamy texture and a touch of sweetness, they also have the ability to thicken, which means there is no need to make a roux.

March 10, 2017

 

greenhouse

Greenhouse Has Neighbors Throwing Shade Over Light Pollution

LEF Farms is investing $10 million to grow lettuce indoors in New Hampshire. Neighbors support locally grown food but worry lights may affect property values.

March 9, 2017

 

lent bowl

A Lenten Soup Flavored With Centuries Of Tradition

This thick, creamy stew features 12 "grains" to represent the Twelve Apostles and cod to denote Jesus, a meal befitting Ecuador's elaborate Lenten traditions.

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