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November 29, 2014

 

Moroccan stew served by local restaurant

‘Tis The Season For Soup Sippin’

Bloomington, Indiana residents gathered at the Community Farmers' Market to taste soups made with local ingredients by local vendors.

August 9, 2014

 

food truck and customers

Food Truck Rules, Fruity Meringue, Meet A Farmer

We talk to a Bloomington city official about proposed changes to food truck regulations. Emily Robbins tells stories from her farm life. Meringue for dessert.

May 18, 2014

 

indiana university sample gates with tulips

Bloomington Bloggers, Stand Up!

We get hyper-local in our latest food media article. These five bloggers talk about their food lives in southern Indiana.

April 28, 2014

 

Neglected apple orchard

Dumpster Diving, Gleaning Result In Tasty Apple Dessert

My investigative research into the subculture of dumpster diving culminates with my own dabbling into dumpster foraging and gleaning at an orchard.

April 17, 2014

More Edible Waste 

man hunched over looking inside a dumpster

Calling All Dumpster Divers

Dumpster divers may share ideals and good dumpster locations, but they maintain minimal contact, loose structural organization and, as a result, secrecy.

March 20, 2014

Edible Waste 

dumpster diving

Headfirst Into A Scrounging Subculture

Dumpster diving is not a recent trend, but some new divers have caught onto the practice in response to recent food waste concerns.

March 7, 2014

Bake It 

two loaves of sourdough bread

Gather ‘Round The Wood-Fired Oven

Keith Romaine wants to turn his neighbors into bread bakers. He has plans to build a community wood-fired oven in his backyard.

February 17, 2014

Food Share 

btown food swappers participants with their spoils

Btown Food Swappers Make It, Then Trade It

Bring something homemade, homegrown or foraged to trade at the Bloomington Food Swap, and who knows what goodies you'll take home with you.

January 21, 2014

Local Change 

salad at a computer desk

Colleges Accept Challenge To Offer Real Food In Cafeterias

Indiana University is one of 20 American colleges that pledged to buy at least 20 percent real food annually by 2020.

May 25, 2013

Shopping And Cooking 

quinoa-bag

Quinoa Is All The Rage, Food Justice With Marcia Veldman

Marcia Veldman talks about her obsession with gardening and how she strives for food justice through her work at the farmers market. And, quinoa is on the menu!

March 13, 2013

Sweet Stuff 

Mike Bell Boiling Maple Syrup

Boiling Sap Down To Syrup

It takes hours to boil maple sap down to syrup, but with the help of his decidedly low-tech maple syrup evaporator, Michael Bell is up to the challenge.

May 16, 2012

Food Co-op 

bloomingfoods

Bloomingfoods Considers Opening Fourth Location

Bloomingfoods says it is in the early stages of its proposal, but it hopes to buy a building near Fess Avenue and 2nd Street.

March 15, 2012

Living Sustainably 

wide-wheelbarrow

Neighbor Garden Is A Vision For Larger Cooperative Movement

Green Acres is a neighborhood which some of its residents envision could be an ecovillage.

March 1, 2012

Living Sustainably 

college students eating together

People Share Meals, Life At Bloomington Cooperative Living

Cooperative living is becoming a more popular housing style in Bloomington, Indiana and around the U.S.

July 14, 2011

Urban Farming 

Chickens And Their Chicken Coop

Chickens Coming Soon To Urban Milwaukee

Milwaukee will begin a one-year trial period for permitting urban chickens starting on July 28.

May 3, 2011

Recycling Rain Water 

Rain Barrels

I’m Only Happy When It Rains: Harnessing Rain Water

With the help of his elaborate rain barrel system, Steven Janowiecki can water his garden in five minutes flat.

August 20, 2010

Local Farms 

organic vegetables and a life organic farm sign at the bloomington farmers market

Community Supported Agriculture At LIFE Certified Organic Farm

LIFE Certified Organic Farms is a family owned farm in Southern Indiana. We asked them about their CSA programs and the variety of heirloom tomatoes they grow.

August 6, 2010

Summer Drinks 

annie corrigan tasting a summer drink

Cool Down With Two Refreshing Summer Cocktails

Today on Earth Eats: two cocktails that utilize fresh herbs from the garden, and a look at a fast-growing hobby among do-it-yourself’ers – home brewing.

July 17, 2010

Summer Drinks 

lavender-lemonade

Three Refreshing Non-alcoholic Summer Drinks

Cool off with three refreshing summer drinks on today’s episode of Earth Eats - lavender lemonade, apple juice with sage and a sour cherry fizz.

January 28, 2010

Your Caffeine Habit 

row of bags of coffee on a table

All About Coffee: Organic, Fair Trade, And The Effects of Caffeine

This week, our podcast is all about breakfast, so to get started, of course we needed to grab that first cup of coffee.

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