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October 20, 2016


Kevin Whitham and Hannah Lencheck in truck

A Little Land Goes A Long Way For Young Entrepreneurs

Hannah and Kevin had everything in place to start a food waste pick-up service-- everything but a place to store the compost. A local farmer stepped in to help.

October 14, 2016



It’s Not Too Late For Late-Summer Veggies

On today's show, two recipes to use up the last few zucchinis, peppers, okra and tomatoes from your garden. And, how Kansas City is impacted farm runoff.

October 7, 2016



Not Your Grandmother’s Persimmon Recipes

To be fair, Granny made a mean persimmon pudding, but Daniel Orr's recipe takes it to the next level. Also today, it's Lisa Dorazewski's persimmon donut glaze.

September 29, 2016



A Little Light Baking, With Challah And Paw Paw Bread

Preheat your ovens! Muddy Fork bakes challah and Daniel Orr bakes paw paw bread. Then we meet farmers who are trying to tackle nitrate pollution in groundwater.

September 23, 2016


rural scene

Why Nutrient Runoff From Farms Is So Hard To Control

On this week's show, Harvest Public Media kicks off its series about water contamination, and Daniel Orr describes the most basic way to pickle vegetables.

September 16, 2016


certified humane label on eggs

Examining The Lives Of Farm Animals

Today, two perspectives on the lives of farm animals. What's behind the label "certified humane?" And, meet the rescued farm animals of Uplands Peak Sanctuary.

September 8, 2016



The Persimmons Are Falling!

Louise Briggs has a love/hate relationship with her 60-foot persimmon tree. We visit the crew of locals who are helping to put the fruit to good use.

September 2, 2016


Jon Kay holds his great-great grandmother's oak-rod basket

Why Indiana Farmers Stopped Making Oak Rod Baskets

On today's program, Jon Kay tries to explain why the craft of making oak rod baskets has mostly faded away. And, we saute and deep fry green beans.

August 26, 2016


chef corbin morwick

Rules Of The Caterer’s Kitchen

On this week's show, Chef Corbin Morwick outlines the six things he does every day to keep the kitchen at One World Catering running smoothly.

August 20, 2016



A Taste Of Rio For The Closing Ceremonies

In addition to Daniel Orr's Brazilian recipes for the final days of the Olympics, we offer two more ways to prepare chanterelles with Chef Jeff Finch.

August 4, 2016


Community Kitchen of Monroe County

100-Percent Juice: A First Step To Healthier Food For Kids

In the podcast, Vicki Pierce talks about the Community Kitchen of Monroe County's summer meal program for kids and how her organization defines 'healthy food.'

July 28, 2016


corn kernels

Going Rogue With Dumpster Diving And Seed Saving

Seed saving at the Wylie House, Dumpster Diving in Indianapolis, and a Panzanella salad made with stale bread.

July 21, 2016


Sicilian Buttercup

Primp Your Poultry For Chicken Beauty Contests

Chicken beauty contests are no joke. We meet several competitors and their poultry. And, Chef Arlyn Llewellyn whips up some eggplant tacos.

July 15, 2016


ugo bars

Teamwork Makes The Dream Work At One World’s KitchenShare

What started as a way to centralize the production of pizza dough is now also an incubator for small food businesses. We go inside One World's kitchen share.

July 8, 2016


chia seeds and steel cut oats

Make-Ahead Breakfast Recipes Ease The Morning Rush

Mornings are too hectic to spend 45 minutes behind a stove cooking steel cut oats. Daniel Orr's advice is to prep your first meal the night before.

July 1, 2016


Adam Quirk is the CEO of Cardinal Spirits.

From Hemingway’s Campari To Indiana Craft Spirits

Adam Quirk of Cardinal Spirits talks about the authors that got him started down the path to opening a distillery.

June 23, 2016


Chef Daniel Orr with Brussel Sprouts Salad

Lentil Farmers, Pickles, Dangerous Jobs, Brussels Sprouts

An author talks lentil farmers in Montana, pickles that go great on tacos, a raw Brussels sprouts salad, and the dangers of working in a slaughterhouse.

June 17, 2016


john allen flynn at the farmers' market

Slaughterhouse Dangers, Homemade Root Beer, Roasted Veggies

A farmer and a chef collaborate on root beer. Hear about dangerous working conditions in meat processing plants. And, salsa verde tops breakfast veggie cups.

June 9, 2016


lunch bags

When School’s Out For Summer, Community Kitchen Steps Up

Bagged lunches are delivered to low-income neighborhoods around Monroe County. Spaghetti squash 101 with Daniel Orr. And, the trouble with pets in farm country.

June 3, 2016


cary fowler

An Issue Of Balance: Productivity Vs. Diversity In Modern Ag

Cary Fowler is a Senior Advisor to the Global Crop Diversity Trust. On this week's show, he talks about unintended consequences of the rise of big agribusiness.

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