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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.

May 8, 2012

Q&A 

Compost, black gold

Composting Experts Answer Your Questions

What have you always wanted to know about composting but didn't know who to ask? Two Master Composters are here with some answers.

April 30, 2012

Mexican Fiesta 

tomatillos

Salsa Verde With Fresh Tomatillos

This is not a raw salsa. We’re going to roast these vegetables off and get them a little carmelized.

April 29, 2012

Save The World 

jami scholl holding a trowel

Gardening At The Crossroads Of Beauty And Survival

WonderLab's Science of Art series continues with a garden designer who proposes that a playful, creative approach might be the only way to save the world.

April 11, 2012

Animorphs Downstream! 

close up, macro, frog eggs

Roundup Makes Tadpoles Change Shape

A study conducted by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh reveals that America's most popular weedkiller can turn frog larvae into freaks of nature.

March 30, 2012

Help For The Hungry 

community kitchen of monroe county

Spring At Community Kitchen Means Fresh, Seasonal Veggies

Executive Director Vicki Pierce credits the entire community, including home gardeners, for donating fresh and seasonal foods to the Community Kitchen.

March 22, 2012

Guilt-Free Revenge? 

spider web, water droplets, close-up, macro

A New (All-Natural) Weapon In The War On Bugs

Researchers in Australia may have come up with a potent but environmentally-friendly pest control strategy. They have spider evolution to thank for it.

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 8, 2012

Living Sustainably 

dandelionvillage

Bloomington’s Ecovillage Raises Hopes And Concerns

Members of Dandelion Village plan to build a village on the West side of Bloomington with several houses, a garden and a barn.

January 14, 2012

Fresh Produce 

sunchoke soup

Hoop Houses, Sunchokes And Winter Greens

Stephanie Solomon is back to update us on the greens growing in the hoop house. Then in the kitchen, Chef Daniel Orr makes dishes using sunchokes and spinach.

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