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November 2, 2013

Fall Maple Time 

hogs at Schact Farm

Aged Maple Syrup, Hogs On The Farm, Lentil Soup And Chili

Maple syrup in November! Burton's Maplewood Farm is aging maple syrup, and we use the finished product in crème brûlée. Then we meet hogs at Schacht Farm.

October 26, 2013

This Is Indiana 

woman holding a fig in her hands

Figs In Indiana, Preserving Persimmon, Buh-Bye Sheep

We celebrate figs in unlikely places today with a poem by Ross Gay. Persimmon jam to enjoy in the winter. And, where did all the sheep go?

October 22, 2013

Foraging Fun 

paw paw tree

Paw Paws Please, Not Tonight Deer, Fruit Trees For Dummies

Fall is a great time of year to plant fruit trees. A couple folks from the Bloomington Community Orchard give tips. All-natural deer repellent, paw paw recipes.

October 12, 2013

Fall Into Fall 

gnocchi

Gnocchi For Dinner, Free Strawberry Plants, Fall Gardening

Gardening experts encourage you to keep working in your garden this fall. Gnocchi and butternut squash get cozy. And orphaned strawberry plants need good homes.

October 5, 2013

Learn, Grow, Cook 

view of slits in bamboo steamer

Food School With Peter Todd, One-Pot Dinners

Two recipes for cooks who hate to do dishes. Peter Todd talks about how we make our food choices, and how smart shopping carts could transform grocery stores.

September 28, 2013

Caffeine-aholic 

coffee beans falling out of sack

Coffee: Grow It, Roast It, Drink It, Cook It

Anthropologist Catherine Tucker brings us the perspective of coffee growers. S.K. Quigley roasts the beans. Daniel Orr uses coffee in a barbecue sauce.

September 21, 2013

Black Beauties 

hand-sized-eggplant

Food School With Christine Barbour, Eggplant, Kansas Drought

Christine Barbour teaches students that food choices are political choices. Eggplant caviar and fries in the kitchen. Kansas copes with 3 years of drought.

September 14, 2013

Get Local 

okra plant

Turtle Soup, Big Red Eats Green, Okra From The Garden

Turtle soup in southern Indiana. Okra fresh and raw. Growing food with less water. And, a local food party on campus. Take a listen!

September 7, 2013

Cafeteria Alternative 

eating while reading

Students And Local Food Get Cozy, Caprese Salads, Chia Seeds

The students are back! Big Red Eats Green wants to introduce them to local options for their off-campus eating. And, chia seeds for breakfast and caprese salad.

August 31, 2013

Tooty Fruity 

watermelons-csa

Canning Is A Ball, Fresh Fruit Become Drinks, School Gardens

Since we're doing a lot of food preserving right now, it's fitting that we learn more about Ball jars. And, fresh watermelon juice and a blackberry liqueur.

August 17, 2013

Summertime 

canning-tomatoes

Canning And Roasting Salsa, Saving Seeds To Save Food Supply

Our three experts are back to talk about preserving foods, specifically salsa. Chef Daniel Orr makes roasted tomatillo salsa. We visit the Fort Knox of seeds.

August 10, 2013

Grow Me, Cook Me 

bag of cherry tomatoes

Cook Your Garden, Nut Brittle, Reviving Soil

Two types of candy today: Nut brittle satisfies your sweet tooth and cherry tomatoes are the candy of the garden. More ideas for using your garden's bounty.

August 3, 2013

Farm Stories 

kissing chickens

From Layers To Stewing Hens, Starting A Home Food Business

It took 4 organizations and several hard workers to get hens from the farm to the shelves of hunger organizations. And, how to start a home-based food business.

July 30, 2013

 

writing on white board

Local Food Policy For Global Effect, Two Types Of Chicken

The Bloomington Food Policy Council envisions local change having a global impact. Then, some Caribbean-inspired chicken and chicken of the woods mushrooms.

July 20, 2013

Cluck Cluck 

backyard chicken

Backyard Chickens Exposed, Goat Cheese Galore

Three backyard chicken farmers talk about what it's like to raise a flock. Daniel Orr cooks with goat cheese. At a local pie shop, community is on the menu.

July 13, 2013

Spice Girls 

chile-peppers

Hot Blooded: Three Perspectives On Chile Peppers

Kurt Michael Friese explores climate change's effect on chiles. Drew Ramsey says peppers can help you focus. And, Daniel Orr pickles peppers from the garden.

July 4, 2013

Start 'Em Young 

kids cooking

Get Kids Cooking, Lavender Farm, Cucumber Gazpacho

Staci Radford-Vincent's son Forest has been helping out in the kitchen since he was 2. Chef Daniel Orr grills shrimp and makes a cucumber-based gazpacho.

June 29, 2013

American Appetite 

grilling hot dogs

Fourth Of July Eating Contest And Picnic Food

For our Fourth of July program, we celebrate two very different ways of approaching food: vegetarian dishes for a cookout and the competitive eating circuit.

June 22, 2013

Sammies And Fishies 

breaded-pork-tenderloin

Biology On The Farm, Breaded Pork Tenderloin, Grilled Salmon

Biology students get a hands-on experience studying bacteria on an organic farm, a tribute to the breaded pork tenderloin, and salmon on the grill!

June 17, 2013

Multitasking 

cutting greens in the field

Gardening Stories, Farm Bill Updates, Farming Chefs

When Chef Daniel Marquis isn't cooking at Quay in Chicago, he's growing food on his family farm. Seasoned gardeners share their stories. We forage for cattails!

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