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December 28, 2013

Podcast Greatest Hits 

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It Was A Very Good Year

We had a blast this year speaking with researchers, visiting farms and eating great food. In this week's podcast, we take a look back at highlights from 2013.

December 21, 2013

'Tis The Season 

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Veganize Your Holiday, Christmas Tamales, Mighty Microbes

We cheers with eggnog and get our handy dirty making tamales. Harvest Public Media examines soil microbes. And, have yourself a merry little (vegan) Christmas.

December 14, 2013

Surf And Turf 

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Fishing And Stewing Oysters, Snowbirds, Shake-Up Cocktail

Today, we fish for wild oysters in Nicaragua and give chickens a break from laying eggs. Daniel Orr shares a cocktail recipe perfect for holiday entertaining.

December 7, 2013

Far And Near 

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Recipes From Pearl Lagoon, Frog Legs, SNAP In Rural America

Vicki Basman talks about her food adventures in Pearl Lagoon. Frog legs are on the menu. And, how cuts to SNAP funding could affect rural Americans.

November 30, 2013

The Day After 

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Creative Leftovers, Indiana’s Burgeoning Food World, CAFOs

Small and large food operations live together in the Hoosier state. Quinoa to lighten our bellies following Thanksgiving. Harvest Public Media looks at CAFOs.

November 23, 2013

Gobble Gobble 

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Turkey 101, Meet-And-Greet On The Farm, Thanksgiving Sides

Judith Dern is back to give us a turkey cooking tutorial. We visit some noisy birds at Schacht Farm. And two side dishes that buck tradition in the best way.

November 16, 2013

Keep Calm And Cook On 

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Thanksgiving Troubleshooting, Apple Shaved Ice, Mulled Wine

Keep calm and cook on this Thanksgiving. Judith Dern gives tips for how to make this year's meal flawless. Mulled wine and an apple dessert with Daniel Orr.

November 9, 2013

Bundle-Up Time 

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Plant-Based Eating, Musgrave Orchard, Perfect Roast Chicken

Apple Cider from Musgrave Orchard. Biscuits, roasted chicken from Chef Daniel Orr's kitchen. And Sharon Palmer answers your questions about plant-based eating.

November 2, 2013

Fall Maple Time 

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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 

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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 

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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 

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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 

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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 

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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 

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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 

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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 

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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 

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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 

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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 

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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.

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