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October 18, 2013

Shoo! 

deer-repellent-chef-daniel-orr

Not Tonight, Deer! An All-Natural Deer Repellent

When it comes to pest control, it can be a real drag to be an organic gardener. Chef Daniel Orr has an all-natural solution for deterring hungry deer.

October 12, 2013

Fall Into Fall 

gnocchi

Gnocchi For Dinner, Free Strawberry Plants, Fall Gardening

Gardening experts encourage you to keep working in your garden this fall. Gnocchi and butternut squash get cozy. And orphaned strawberry plants need good homes.

October 7, 2013

Strawberry Fields Forever 

strawberry fields

Take My Strawberry Plants. Please.

Strawberry plants were donated to the Bloomington Community Orchard 3 years ago. Today, they're growing out of control. Gardeners, they're here for the taking!

September 24, 2013

When Life Gives You Zucchini... 

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The Best Zucchini Recipe Ever: Zucchini Crust Pizza

Running out of ideas for the season's last zucchinis? You'll definitely want to try this out!

September 14, 2013

Get Local 

okra plant

Turtle Soup, Big Red Eats Green, Okra From The Garden

Turtle soup in southern Indiana. Okra fresh and raw. Growing food with less water. And, a local food party on campus. Take a listen!

August 26, 2013

Waste Not, Want Not 

compost-bins

New IU Program To Transform Food Waste Into Compost

It's the first day of classes at Indiana University. A new partnership hopes to lessen the food that gets wasted before it hits the cafeterias.

October 16, 2012

What You Don't Know Might Hurt You 

two beakers filled with green fluid laboratory

Sullied Soils: Dealing With Backyard Contamination

Just because you don't use dangerous chemicals in your garden doesn't mean they're not there.

September 25, 2012

Scratch Scratch Cluck Cluck 

chicken in the garden

Backyard Chicken Farmers, Part 1: Garden Helpers

Chickens give backyard farmers more than just eggs and meat. Three experts talk about how they help in the garden with fertilizing, tilling and pest control.

September 10, 2012

Early-Bird Produce 

stuffing chicken with herbs

Chicken Baked In A Pumpkin Pot

Thanks to a rainy spring season and hot summer temperatures, I started harvesting pumpkins from my garden in July. I'm using one in which to bake a chicken.

September 5, 2012

Lo Que Sea 

chicken enchiladas with rice and avocado

Have it Your Way: Chicken Poblano Enchiladas Or Fajitas

Same ingredients, two options: chicken poblano enchiladas or chicken poblano fajitas. The choice is yours.

August 30, 2012

Waste Not Want Not 

landfill

5 Ways To Lessen Your Food Waste

According to a new report, Americans waste a lot of food. According to foodies on Twitter, reducing food waste can actually be pretty simple.

August 21, 2012

Hot Child In The Country 

the chile lady labels

One Hot Hoosier: The Chile Woman, Susan Welsand

Who needs tropical weather? With the help of a greenhouse, Susan Welsand grows 1,600 varieties of chiles on her farm in Bloomington, Indiana.

August 18, 2012

Pick A Peck 

pepper plant

How Hot Do You Like It? Hot Peppers For Hot Weather

Spicy food on the brain today. Chef Daniel Orr makes a pepper relish. Then we visit a local chile farmer and a pop-up garden next to a downtown fire station.

July 28, 2012

It's Not Easy Being Sweet 

cucumber slices

Cooking With The Color Green, Honey From Hive To Cup

Chef Daniel Orr presents a trio of recipes that all have one thing in common - the color green. And, Brothers Drake Meadery uses local honey to make honey wine.

July 23, 2012

The Every Sauce 

beets fresh from the ground

Beet And Honey Vinaigrette With Orange

This versatile condiment goes well on just about anything, from a burger to a salad.

June 27, 2012

pretty enough to eat 

eat your roses

More Than Meets The Eye: Eat Your Flower Garden

According to author Denise Schreiber, if you choose your garden flowers carefully, they can do the double duty of looking great and tasting great.

June 14, 2012

Young Minds 

kids weeding blueberry bushes

Edible Landscaping Powered By Young Gardeners

Students from The Project School are helping turn the perimeter of the Middle Way House into edibles. It's like a living classroom.

May 15, 2012

Labor Of Love 

garden beds

Dandy Beginnings At A New Cooperative

Dandelion Village begins clearing, planting and construction on a new eco-minded cooperative.

May 11, 2012

Trash To Treasure 

compost sign

Composting 101: Tips And Tricks For Creating A Healthy Heap

Why does the compost pile smell? How often do I turn it? How do I know it's garden-ready? This composting primer is handy for beginners and experts alike.

May 10, 2012

Waste Not Want Not 

make your own vermicomposting bin

Make Your Own Portable Compost Bin

Just because you rent, don't have a backyard or move every year doesn't mean you can't compost. Here are some creative ideas for making your own portable bin.

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