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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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January 28, 2017

 

Robin Hood restaurant in Madrid

‘Robin Hood Restaurant’ Charges The Rich, Feeds The Poor

As Spain reels from its financial crisis, a new restaurant lets paying daytime customers foot the dinner bill for homeless people to dine with dignity.

January 27, 2017

 

fast food workers protesting

Trump Labor Pick Faces Legal Complaints From Fast-Food Workers

Andrew Puzder runs the empire behind Carl's Jr. and Hardee's. 33 current and ex-employees have alleged wage theft, harassment and discrimination at his company.

January 27, 2017

 

Tom Coleman trims trees

These Trees In California Need Time To Chill

Certain tree crops need a certain amount of cold weather every year. But scientists say that California's climate may become too warm for them to grow there.

January 25, 2017

 

a slice of tahini chocolate mousse pie

No-Bake Tahini Chocolate Mousse Pie

This recipe is a rich, velvety dessert that tastes like peanut butter cream pie.

January 24, 2017

 

shopping

Bill Easing Drug Offender SNAP Ineligibility OK’d By Committee

A federal law prohibits former criminals convicted of, for example, trafficking controlled substances, from receiving food stamp benefits.

January 24, 2017

 

farmers meeting with chefs

‘Speed Dating’ For Farmers And Chefs

Farmers are shy; chefs are ferocious. But they need each other to put local food on restaurant tables.

January 23, 2017

 

farmworkers

Will Trump’s Tough Talk On Immigration Cause Farm Labor Shortage

As Trump takes office, those involved in California's huge farming industry are wondering how his hard-line stance will affect them.

January 22, 2017

 

Honey Caraway Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Honey Caraway Brussels Sprouts

These Honey Caraway Brussels Sprouts are caramelized at a high temperature, which brings out their inherent sweetness.

January 20, 2017

 

eating fish

FDA Issues New Seafood Advice For Moms-To-Be

Concerns about mercury contamination have led many pregnant women to under-consume seafood. So the FDA issued a new chart explaining what to eat, what to avoid.

January 20, 2017

 

chickens

Organic Chickens Get More Room To Roam

New rules will force some of the biggest organic egg producers to change their practices, or stop calling their eggs organic.

January 18, 2017

 

Dr. Daniel Nadeau talks to Allison Scott

Food As Medicine: It’s Not Just A Fringe Idea Anymore

Treating people through nutrition is not a new idea, but it's making inroads as more medical professionals make meals a formal part of care.

January 18, 2017

 

fossilized tomatillo

52 Million-Year-Old Tomatillo Fossils Rewrite Veggie History

Newly discovered fossils in Patagonia suggest the nightshade family started much earlier than believed, perhaps when dinosaurs roamed.

January 17, 2017

 

blessing box

New Type Of Food Pantry Is Sprouting In Yards Across America

Similar to "little free library" boxes that are filled with free books, these "blessing boxes" are stocked with food and toiletries for people in need to take.

January 16, 2017

 

Yellow Pea Soup

Quebec-Style Yellow Pea Soup

Like a true Québecoise, my mom would make this soup on a regular basis, even long after we moved away from Québec.

January 16, 2017

 

Seaweed

Fresh Seaweed Is Making Waves Among Foragers

People have been harvesting seaweed for thousands of years, but now it's become so popular, you can even take a class.

January 15, 2017

 

prehistoric granary overlooking Cedar Mesa

Bears Ears Monument Is A Win For Tribal Food Sovereignty

The newly created monument preserves 1.3 million acres in Utah, but critics who point to the land's energy extraction potential want the designation undone.

January 14, 2017

 

Douglas Fir Brandy by Clear Creek Distillery

Pining For A Cozy Winter Drink? Try An Evergreen Liqueur

In Europe, pine-flavored spirits are a staple at ski lodges, and now more American distilleries are experimenting with trees.

January 14, 2017

 

egg kale farro breakfast bowl

Savory Kale And Farro Breakfast Bowl

The dressing packs a wallop of flavor with smoky toasted sesame oil that adds a marvelous earthy flavor while soy sauce packs in loads of umami.

January 13, 2017

 

David Fuller with dairy cows

As Big Milk Moves In, Family-Owned Dairy Farms Rapidly Fold

Large-scale dairy farms are more lucrative, and national milk production has actually increased. But small farmers see their way of life dying.

January 13, 2017

 

A Hadza man on a hunt, with his bow and arrow.

Staying Fit Isn’t A New Year’s Resolution For These Hunter-Gatherers

Westerners are often looking for short, intense workouts. A new study points out a different path to fitness.

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