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March 14, 2014

Non-Traditional 

chef seth elgar pickling beef tongue

Move Over Brisket, Corned Beef Tongue For St. Patrick’s Day

Traditional corned beef is often made with brisket. Chef Seth Elgar is doing things a little different this St. Patrick's Day -- corned beef tongue.

February 8, 2013

Roses Are Red 

winter flower bouquets

Local Flowers For Your Sweetheart

Harvest Moon Flower Farm grows blooms 12 months of the year in southern Indiana thanks to a solar greenhouse and two hoop houses.

November 24, 2012

Waste Not Want Not 

stock-pot

Enjoy Some Coffee With Your Thanksgiving Leftovers

Now that Thanksgiving 2012 is in the books, let's address the leftovers in our refrigerators. Chef Daniel Orr prepares stock, turkey soup and fried potatoes.

July 7, 2012

Farming Trends 

coffee cherries

Sustainability: From The Farm To Your Plate (And Cup)

In today's show, we speak with a number of farmers and producers to find out what sustainability means to them. Then, two recipes using broccoli and snow peas.

July 7, 2012

Conscientious Coffee 

espresso-machine

Your Morning Cuppa Carbon: Tracking Coffee From Farm To Cup

Even though coffee travels thousands of miles from farm to mug, a study found that the final step of brewing has the greatest impact on the carbon footprint.

February 13, 2012

Flower Power 

A bouquet of pink roses wrapped in plastic marked with the Fairtrade logo.

This Valentine’s Day, Know Where Your Flowers Come From

Do you know where your Valentine's Day bouquet came from? Most supermarket flowers have a thorny history.

April 23, 2011

Local Seeds 

Purple Calabash Tomato

Nature’s Crossroads Wants To Be Your Local Seed Source

This Indiana company offers locally produced seeds to folks who want to make every aspect of their garden organic, earth-friendly, and local.

February 25, 2010

Sustainability 

a Wal-Mart store

Wal-Mart Announces Sustainability Commitment

Wal-Mart announced today its goal to eliminate 20 million metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions from its global supply chain by 2015.

December 28, 2009

New Year's Resolutions 

new seedlings sprout from the forest floor

Earth Eats’ Top 10 Ways To Go Green In The New Year

New Years resolution time, and many people are thinking about steps they can take to live a greener, more sustainable lifestyle. Here are our favorite 10 tips.

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