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September 18, 2014

 

MI_winter

Farm Bill’s SNAP Cuts Affect Only Four States

Under a provision dubbed "heat and eat," 12 states have been able to circumvent SNAP cutbacks by providing heat assistance as well.

September 18, 2014

 

grocery store produce section

Farm Bureau Considers Requirements For ‘Indiana Grown’ Label

Agriculture industry advocates plan to make recommendations to the legislature about how to label goods that are grown and produced locally.

September 11, 2014

 

curried lentils over tofu

Curried Lentils Bring The Heat And The Sweet

Lentils can get pretty boring after a while. This curried preparation gives them a little heat and a little sweet.

September 11, 2014

 

Children getting pizza for lunch at a school cafeteria

Report Shows US Obesity Rates High But Holding Steady

A new report found that obesity rates in most states have leveled off, with some states even showing a decrease among young children from low-income families.

September 10, 2014

 

meat-on-fork

Study Compares Low-Carb To Low-Fat, Sparks Controversy

Low-carb appeared to be superior to low-fat for weight loss in a recent study. The results ignited comments from all sides of the diet debate.

September 9, 2014

 

Kids displaying a carrot, a beet and greens.

Garden Lessons Cause Kids To Crave Vegetables

A program in Boston is whetting kids’ appetites for local produce by taking them on a tour of the food system, from seed to market to plate.

September 8, 2014

 

chicken

Perdue Goes Antibiotic-Free With Hatching Chicks

In what's considered a big step for the chicken industry, Perdue has announced most of its chickens are now antibiotic-free.

September 4, 2014

 

burger

Train Your Brain To Crave Healthy Food

Scientists are encouraged by the brain's adaptation to the healthy foods and the use of behavioral therapy in overweight patients.

September 4, 2014

 

Fast food workers striking in New York

Fast-Food Strikers Ready To Risk Arrest

Fast-food workers are staging another round of strikes, this time with plans for widespread civil disobedience to increase pressure for higher wages.

September 3, 2014

 

corn

GMO Companies Ramp Up Fight Against Food Labels

Opponents of labeling genetically modified organisms boosted their spending in 2014 as states considered labeling laws.

August 30, 2014

 

jeff mease walking with shadow the asian water buffalo

Meet Shadow, The Asian Water Buffalo From Indiana

Businessman Jeff Mease envisioned adding Asian water buffalo to his southern Indiana farm so he could milk them for cheese. But, that's not possible. Now what?

August 29, 2014

 

peanuts

Hypoallergenic Nuts Could Be Solution For Allergy Sufferers

Researchers are looking for ways to combat nut allergies, which have been on the rise over the past decade.

August 29, 2014

 

taxi

Hail A Cab And Lunch: Uber Launches Food Delivery Pilot

Taxi service Uber has launched a speedy food delivery service in Santa Monica.

August 26, 2014

 

pigs in a barn

Bartholomew County Votes For CAFO Moratorium

Residents opposed to new large animal farms say they negatively impact the surrounding environment. Farmers say regulations are already too strict.

August 25, 2014

 

Creekbend Vineyard

Uncork the Uplands: A Community of Winemaking

Success for the wineries along the Indiana Uplands Wine Trail comes from their sense of community

August 25, 2014

 

garden planted in shopping carts

Five Art Projects That Will Change How You Eat, Plant, Shop

Meet five artists who will make you think about food, culture and self-sustaining practices through visual presentation and public participation.

August 25, 2014

 

Hoosier Harvest Market

Are Online Farmer’s Markets Feasible For Indiana?

Regional food hubs work like online farmer's markets. A study will determine the demand for more hubs in Indiana.

August 24, 2014

 

Ripening Blueberries

Summer Berry Picking: Blueberries

Of all my u-pick berry adventures this summer, I most enjoyed picking blueberries. Not only were they tasty to eat, they required less stooping to pick!

August 20, 2014

 

potato leek soup with chanterelles

Potato Leek Soup With Chanterelles

This potato leek soup is made especially seasonal with a smattering of sautéed chanterelle mushrooms.

August 20, 2014

 

taste-testing olive oil

Tasting Is Believing When It Comes To Olive Oil

Whether it's used as a sauté base, a dressing or a garnish, recognizing flavor variations amongst olive oils can really enhance your cooking.

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