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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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July 11, 2017

 

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Zucchini Cheddar Hand Pies

These hand pies are very hard for anyone to resist: the dough is light and flaky as can be and the filling is cheesy and gooey.

July 10, 2017

 

Zucchini Scones

Vegan Zucchini Scones

Because of the amount of olive oil in these scones, it’s important to use one with a mild flavor. Strong olive oils may make your scones taste bitter.

July 9, 2017

 

lambsquarter bunch

Cream Of Lambsquarter Soup

As someone once commented on another one of my ‘obnoxious weed’ recipes, if you can’t beat ‘em, EAT ‘EM!

July 8, 2017

 

homemade tagliatelle

Make Your Own Fresh Tagliatelle

Pasta is such a simple food, containing only four ingredients. And yet with a little kneading, rolling and cutting, you end up with delicious dinner.

July 7, 2017

 

Estela and Enrique Peralta

Los Angeles Moves Closer To Legalizing Sidewalk Food Vendors

A campaign to legalize street vending is gaining strength from local resistance to President Trump's immigration policies.

July 6, 2017

 

sprayer covers a soybean field

Damage From Wayward Weedkiller Keeps Growing

As many as 2 million acres of soybeans may have been harmed by a popular weedkiller drifting into neighboring fields.

July 5, 2017

 

wild bees

Study: Pesticides Are Harming Bees — But Not Everywhere

A new study conducted across Europe finds that seeds coated with neonicotinoid pesticides harm bees living nearby, but the damage depends on local conditions.

July 5, 2017

 

Beehives in an apiary

Beekeepers Feel The Sting Of California’s Great Hive Heist

This year authorities uncovered a "beehive chop shop:" nearly $1 million in stolen hives in a field in Fresno County.

July 4, 2017

 

peaches

Unseasonable Winter Weather Takes Bite Out Of Georgia Peach Crop

A warm winter in Georgia, followed by a March freeze wiped out most of this year's crop, and what's left may not leave the state.

July 4, 2017

 

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How U.S. Policies Encouraged Fast Food To Spread

A new book examines how federal government policies made it easier for minorities to open fast-food franchises than grocery stores.

July 3, 2017

 

fishermen

Will Fish Get A Humanely Harvested Label?

Beef and poultry get labels designating humane treatment; seafood doesn't. Two fishermen want to change that.

July 3, 2017

 

the potlicker papers

Paying Down Southern Food’s Great ‘Debt Of Pleasure’

In his book The Potlikker Papers, John T. Edge tells modern Southern history through food, which means digging into issues of race, class, gender, ethnicity.

July 2, 2017

 

brussels sprouts salad

Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad With Pear And Pomegranate

This salad has many of the attributes of a summer salad: it’s crisp, crunchy and slightly sweet because of the pomegranate and pear.

July 1, 2017

 

Lemonbalm Shortbread

Summertime Tea With Lemonbalm Shortbread

I often use fresh lemonbalm to make a delicious aromatic tea, but its delicate citrus-like flavour also lends itself well to desserts.

June 29, 2017

 

whole foods market

Whole Foods’ Small Suppliers Think Amazon Will Be Good For Them

Small companies that gave Whole Foods its local-food image are relieved Amazon is taking over, but their hopes may collide with Amazon's cost-cutting tactics.

June 28, 2017

 

Fallen Fruit's public art installations

This Art Group Installs Pick-Your-Own-Fruit Parks Around LA

Since 2004, Fallen Fruit has been planting fruit trees around Los Angeles. The trees produce hundreds of pounds of produce a year — all free to the public.

June 28, 2017

 

red onion jam on toast

Red Onion Jam

What do you do with onion jam? Well, aside from the obvious things like spreading it on toast, it’s fantastic in a grilled cheese sandwich or a hamburger.

June 27, 2017

 

homemade ketchup

Homemade Ketchup

This ketchup is more flavorful than the red goop that comes out of a bottle, and yet it won’t overpower the food that you eat it with.

June 26, 2017

 

vegan-mayonnaise

Make Your Own Vegan Mayonnaise

It took Marc Matsumoto 13 batches to get this vegan mayonnaise just right.

June 25, 2017

 

Poached Egg

How To Perfectly Poach Eggs Every Time

We’ve all seen poached eggs with feathery white foam where the egg white should be. This is because the egg white has mixed with the hot water before setting.

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