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May 25, 2013

Shopping And Cooking 


Quinoa Is All The Rage, Food Justice With Marcia Veldman

Marcia Veldman talks about her obsession with gardening and how she strives for food justice through her work at the farmers market. And, quinoa is on the menu!

April 4, 2013

Weekly Dose 

sheet mulching

Minimal Work, Maximum Yield: Benefits Of Polycultural Garden

We're working in the garden with the guys from Bread & Roses. After the initial elbow grease of laying sheet mulch, the garden then maintains itself.

January 16, 2013

The Art Of Food 

threaded stem

Marshall Strawberry Explores Its Artistic Side

Leah Gauthier is trying to revive the endangered Marshall strawberry in her garden. She has been artistically inspired by the plants as well.

September 15, 2012

Poultry Party 

holding backyard chicken

Local Chicks Are Tasty Chicks: Backyard Birds, Chicken Stock

Let's talk chickens! Three backyard chicken farmers answer your questions, and Chef Daniel Orr uses chicken bones and veggie scraps to make a stock.

September 10, 2012

Green Thumb 

janisse, ray seed underground

Next Level Gardening: Seed Saving

Janisse Ray says every morsel of food we eat starts with a seed. Her new book "The Seed Underground" celebrates the labor of love of seed saving.

September 1, 2012

Can It 

Ball jar

Raw Okra Salad And History Of Ball Jars

'Tis the season for canning. We look into the history of pickling MVP -- the Ball jar. And, Chef Daniel Orr says deep-frying isn't the only way to enjoy okra.

July 13, 2012

Hot And Dry 

drought farm

The Drought And Your Plants

Much of Indiana has been in a drought since May, and on this week's Noon Edition, we'll talk about how the low rainfall is impacting your plants.

June 12, 2012

Up Up And Away 

container planters made from light fixtures

Look Up, There’s A Garden On The Roof

A roof is a terrible thing to waste. That's why the Middle Way House has transformed their roof into a garden for growing food and collecting water.

June 2, 2012

Podcast Goodies 


Foraging For Cattails, Garden Tower, Salmon On The Grill

In the podcast today, we forage for cattails and grill up some salmon. We also chat with the guys behind the innovative Garden Tower Project.

May 2, 2012

Landfill Rejects 

Nine steel coffee cans hanging spaced out on a green wall.  Each is full of soil and growing herbs or small plants.

Grow It In Garbage! Repurposing Waste To Build Your Garden

We love these six ideas for recycling through gardening.

April 21, 2012

Green Thumb 

Joseph Swain on his farm

Swainway Urban Farm: Growing Carrots, Prepping Raised Beds

Joseph Swain specializing in growing carrots on his Columbus, Ohio farm. His method for prepping his raised beds involve no gasoline and limited elbow grease.

March 29, 2012

Green Space 

front yard garden

Front Yard Gardens: Friend Or Foe?

Gardens are no longer relegated to backyards. Some green thumbs are moving their veggie plots to the front of their houses.

March 8, 2012

Early Bird Gardening 

potato plants

Early Gardening: Growing Potatoes In Baskets

It’s still a little bit chilly outside, but it’s not too early to start thinking about your garden.

January 7, 2012

Cold Weather Favorites 

three water buffalos

Water Buffalo, Bison Two Ways, Rutabaga Mash

We visit Jeff Mease's farm in Indiana to meet his herd of water buffalo. Then we use potatoes, rutabagas and bison meat in three hearty, winter dishes.

November 18, 2011

Winter Harvesting 

gardener holding beets pulled from her garden in the winter

Advice From Master Gardeners, And A Rhubarb Consommé

Two gardening gurus talk about what to do now that the ground is starting to freeze, and Rhubarb Consommé with Strawberries & Mint will remind you of summer.

November 18, 2011


Leigh Bush By Her Cold Frames

Ask A Gardener: Successful Cold Weather Gardening

Jami Scholl doesn't put her garden to bed once the ground starts to freeze -- she continues to grow food. Read her advice for gardening throughout the winter.

October 21, 2011

Garden To Table 

Melon Salad With Ginger Lime Syrup

An Inside Look At Organic Gardening, And Two Melon Desserts

We get our hands dirty at a couple area farms in today’s podcast. Melon takes center stage in tour two recipes. And, we chat with school lunch crusader, Mrs. Q.

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