Savory jams tap into a love affair with foods that marry salt and sugar. They let people eat local fruits and vegetables year-round.
Things were different fifty-years-ago when fruit and vegetable production was a larger part of Midwest farming. Now it’s all about corn and soybeans.
The Let's Move! campaign has announced Sesame Street characters will promote produce to children. Will it work?
As part of its healthy food initiative, Wal-Mart has announced it will buy 80 percent of its fresh produce directly from local growers.
Do your attitudes about food say anything about other aspects of your ethical life? That was the question posed by a new study.
The blooming of redbuds on trees across the Midwest is a sign of spring. Did you know you can eat these beautiful little flowers?
Two recipes for a healthy breakfast using grapefruit and oats, Mimi Ito documents what her kids eat for lunch, and cultivating truffles like any other crop.
In anticipation of the upcoming Child Nutrition Act, some schools are already featuring healthier options. But do vending machines have a place?
Urban foraging collects unused or unwanted produce from public places. What about abandoned gardens on foreclosed lots?
The most common pathogens that cause food borne illnesses can be eliminated from food with a few simple steps.
In addition to white potatoes, starch-heavy corn and peas are also in danger of being cut in favor of leafy greens and orange vegetables.
Fruit lovers should be very concerned by the increasing number of bats dying from white nose syndrome.
How deep? How far apart? How often? We answer all these questions regarding sowing seeds.
More brunch! An egg casserole with artichoke hearts, potatoes and a slew of other things. And, the Drunken Watermelon will put a smile on your guests’ faces.
For locavores, apples are the perfect fall food, and this apple crisp is the perfect fall dessert!
We’re focusing on Indiana fruits. Paw paws transform some sliced apples into a unique starter dish. Then, a recipe for traditional persimmon bread pudding.
Not only is the food pyramid confusing, but studies conducted since 1992 have shown it may be grossly flawed in the amounts of carbs and fats it recommends.
Here in the Midwest, most markets are closed for the winter and locally grown foods can be harder to come by. Fortunately, there are still ways to eat green.