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March 24, 2012

Tubular, Dude 

two sweet potatoes

From Farm To Table With Sweet Potatoes And Yams

Two recipes in the podcast, including Parsnip Soup With Sweet Potato Leaves. We talk with a farmer who grows sweet potatoes and plant potato seeds of our own.

March 24, 2012

Know Your Food 

Marcia Veldman of Meadowlark Farm

Meet A Farmer: Marcia Veldman, Meadowlark Farm

Customers visit the Meadowlark Farm table to buy sweet potatoes and leafy greens. Friendly conversations are free of charge.

March 10, 2012

St. Patty's Day 

corned beef

Corned Beef, Spaghetti Squash, Mulled Wine

We prepare a feast for St. Patrick's Day in this week's podcast. Farmer Cathy Crosson sells alpaca yarns. And, cooperative living at Dandelion Village.

March 3, 2012

Sweet Tooth 

tapping maple trees

Sweetness Times Three: Marshmallows, Maple Syrup And Honey

240sweet makes artisan marshmallows. Medora, Indiana gears up for the National Maple Syrup Festival. And a farmer sells honey at the Winter Farmers Market.

March 2, 2012

Know Your Food 

honey products sold by Hunters Honey Farm

Meet A Farmer: Christina Hunter, Hunters Honey Farm

Hunters Honey Farm can meet all your honey needs, from raw honey and honey comb to honey sticks and bees wax.

December 30, 2011

Cauliflower Power 

head of cauliflower

Curry Spiced Cauliflower And Potatoes

The cauliflower I bought at the winter farmer's market was literally the size of my head, so I knew I had to use it as the star in some dish.

November 1, 2011

Scavenger Hunt 

forager Tracy Branam at the farmers market

‘Tis The Season: Foraging For Persimmons And Walnuts

Fall is a special time of year for foragers like Tracy Branam. These days he's on the hunt for persimmons and walnuts.

September 9, 2011

The Great Outdoors 

Plank-Roasted Salmon with lemon slices and grilled onions

Get Out And Grill, Part 2: Cedar Salmon And Shrimp Skewers

We can’t get enough of the grill lately. Last week we made chicken and some amazing ribs. Today we’re turning pescetarian and grilling salmon and shrimp.

September 3, 2011

Too Much Of A Good Thing? 

A farmers market stall selling melons, peaches, onions, and many other kinds of produce. People are lined up around the stall to make purchases.

Growth Or Glut? A Thousand New Farmers Markets in 2011

In 2011, 7175 farmers markets operated in the U.S., up from 6139 in 2010. Locavores love it, but some farmers call it too much of a good thing.

September 2, 2011

The Great Outdoors 

burning charcoals with flames

Grilling For Labor Day: BBQ Ribs And Grilled Chicken

Labor Day weekend means grilling! We have two meat dishes today, grilled Caribbean chicken and barbecue spare ribs, and our side dish is crispy eggplant fries.

August 22, 2011

Summer Grilling 

Pork Skewers with noodles and vegetables

Five-Spice Pork Skewers And Sauteed Green Beans

I am usually not good at incorporating Asian flavors into our meals, but I hit the jackpot this time with grilled pork skewers and sauteed green beans.

August 12, 2011

Summer Bounty 

Pickling Jars with carrots, green beans, and wax beans

Summer Produce: Pickled Peppers And Fresh Fruit Boat

We get advice from a pickling expert and try our hand preserving some hot peppers. And, fresh fruit with tequila lime syrup makes a delicious brunch treat.

August 10, 2011

Fresh Produce 

Corn, Tomatoes, and Okra (Summer Succotash)

Three Market Meals Using Corn, Okra, Melons, And More

Sometimes when I get home from the Saturday farmers market I just want to dive in and start cooking.

July 26, 2011

Unconventional Gardening 

basil plant in a cup of water

DIY: Grow Your Own Herbs On The Cheap

You can either plant your cuttings in soil right away or place them in water until they grow roots. Either way, growing your own herbs from cuttings is easy!

July 23, 2011

Summery Greens 

Summer Salad with blueberries, greens, and rice

Farmers Market Salad With Fresh Lemon Basil Dressing

What I decided to make from the treasures I purchased from the market was a salad that makes a wonderful side or light lunch.

July 22, 2011

Eating On The Streets 

Eric Sjaaheim Of Happy Pig Food Cart

Food Trucks: High-Class Eats For The Streets

We’re taking it to the streets and exploring food trucks in Columbus, Ohio with Bethia Woolf. And, Happy Pig serves high class, local food from a two-man cart.

July 7, 2011

Breakfast Treat 

Morning Glory Muffins With Peaches

Morning Glory Muffins With Fresh Peaches

Whether you eat this with a little yogurt or as a snack in the morning, this muffin is filling, healthy and has a little bit of summer in every bite.

July 1, 2011

Food Aid 

farmers market

USDA To Award $10 Million In Grants To Farmers Markets

The USDA hopes that providing funding to producer-to-consumer organizations will bring fresh food options to food deserts.

June 10, 2011

Strawberry Season 

strawberry shortcake

Strawberry Season! Mint, Maple And A Fresh Take On Shortcake

Earth Eats is celebrating strawberry season today with a fresh take on strawberry shortcake and a recipe for a better-than-a-cobbler summer berry grunt.

May 11, 2011

Food Deserts 

Food Deserts

Tracking Food Deserts: Where Do You Live?

Food deserts are areas where 20% of the population lives in poverty and 33% have difficulty accessing a grocery store.

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