Earth Eats: Real Food, Green Living

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.

Looking out at these guys, they arrived through the mail in nine little boxes. And now… *laughs*

Now they’re almost ready for prime time! It’s Mandy Napier’s 900 turkeys. We take a field to Schacht Farm in today’s show.

Harvest Public Media finds a hole in the organic food pipeline — what about the grain?

Judith Dern is back to help you cook the best Thanksgiving dinner of your life. Today, turkey 101.

And, two recipes with Chef Daniel Orr, both of which would make great vegetarian (or vegan) side dishes for the holiday.

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Filling A Gap In The Organic Pipeline

corn

Sales of organic food over the last five years have grown 35 percent, but there’s a problem in the supply chain – not enough organic grain.

Schacht Farm Provides Local Turkeys For Thanksgiving

900 turkeys at Schacht Farm

Mandy Corry of Schacht Farm has been raising turkeys for seven years. Each year brings new challenges, especially in regards to Mother Nature.

West Indian Slam’n Yam Salad

west indian slammin' yam salad

Put a little bit of the Caribbean on your dinner table with this delicious and addictive salad.

Hoosier Autumn Succotash

succotash with corn, lima beans and vegetables

Red pepper, green zucchini, yellow corn… Grab whatever colorful veggies you have in your fridge for this recipe.

Annie Corrigan

Annie Corrigan is a producer and announcer for WFIU. In addition to serving as the local voice for NPR's Morning Edition, she produces WFIU's weekly sustainable food program Earth Eats. She earned degrees in oboe performance from Indiana University and Bowling Green State University.

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