Photo: Annie Corrigan/WFIU
We’re trying to create an ecosystem that is complete, that has everything that birds and bees and people would want. Having a food source and water and shelter is like, that’s what makes me want to go places!
That’s Amy Countryman, a member of the board of director for the Bloomington Community Orchard. She’s one of several volunteers getting her hands dirty building beehives and birdhouses. We find out why birds and bees are so important to the health of an orchard.
Harvest Public Media addresses a hot button issue these days — the labeling of foods containing GMOs.
I visit artist and Marshall strawberry enthusiast Leah Gauthier in her studio, where she marries her artistic and foodie lives.
And in the kitchen, Chef Daniel Orr looks ahead of Cinco de Mayo with three vegan recipes.
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Today on Earth Eats: an all-vegan Cinco de Mayo menu including a quesadilla and two toppings...salsa verde and a fresh take on guacamole.
Leah Gauthier is trying to revive the endangered Marshall strawberry in her garden. She has been artistically inspired by the plants as well.
Volunteers for the Bloomington Community Orchard are working hard to attract pollinators by building honeybee hives, mason bee homes and bird houses.