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February 21, 2014

Hydroponics 

heads of lettuce for sale at farmers market

Meet A Farmer: Deb McKee Kelly, Good Life Farms

Deb McKee Kelly's table at the Bloomington Winter Farmers Market is stocked with lettuce, arugula and basil she grows on her hydroponics farm.

January 9, 2014

Polar Vortex 

Dr-Hubert-Karreman-with-Piglets

Organic Farmers Weather Cold Snap

This week's snow and subzero temperatures put stress on farmers and their animals, but there could be a sweet upside to the cold snap.

February 23, 2013

Sweetness! 

Bloomington Winter Farmers Market

Winter Farmers Market, Boiling Maple Syrup, Yam Salad

We chat with three vendors selling fresh, local food at the Bloomington Winter Farmers Market, then we cook with yams. Mike Bell boils maple sap down to syrup.

April 29, 2012

Better Than Doritos 

kale

When Life Gives You Greens…

Bet you can't eat just one of these crispy baked kale chips!

April 14, 2012

'Tis The Season 

bedding plants for sale at the farmers market

Bloomington Community Farmers Market Rings In 38th Year

It wouldn't be spring without the Bloomington Community Farmers Market. For the 38th year, farmers and community members come together to celebrate local food.

February 26, 2012

Colors Of The Season 

Beet, Fennel, and Blood Orange Salad in a Citrus Vinaigrette

Fennel, Beet And Blood Orange Salad With Citrus Vinaigrette

The more I learn about fennel, the more excited I am to grow it this year in my garden.

February 14, 2012

Pasta, Please 

penne pasta

Penne With Creamy Spinach And Goat Cheese Sauce

This meal satisfies my need for goat cheese, greens and pasta all on one plate.

January 14, 2012

winter greens 

spinach two ways

Cooking Spinach Two Ways

In its simplest form, the spinach is wonderful as a warm salad, or you can serve it as a bed for smoked trout, roast beef or sliced veal.

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 5, 2011

Food-Borne Illness  

alfalfa sprouts

As Russia Lifts Veggie Ban, U.S. Now Plagued By Tainted Sprouts

The German E. coli outbreak is slowing down, but salmonella cases in the U.S. raise more concern about contaminated alfalfa sprouts.

June 30, 2011

 

Strawberry

Fresh Strawberries And Greens

With the strawberries and lettuce from my CSA box, I made a salad for a carry-in that wowed the pants off of my friends.

June 26, 2011

Summer Side 

boxes of apricots

Apricot Quinoa Salad

Sweet apricots and succulent cucumbers come together with quinoa in this deliciously satisfying yet simple side dish.

June 9, 2011

Hot Potato 

box of white potatoes

New Guidelines Might Cut Spuds From School Lunches

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.

June 5, 2011

Green Thumb 

Two Garlic Patches

Beginner’s Guide To Gardening: It’s Harvest Time!

Yes, I realize we're still in the middle of growing season, but you want to be prepared for the day when it's time to harvest!

May 21, 2011

Backyard Greens 

Dandelion Greens In A Pan

Spicy Dandelion Greens

Dandelion greens are one of season’s earliest veggies to pop up in spring.

April 15, 2011

Foraged Foods 

fish wrapped roasted cod on a plate

Ramp Recipes Three Ways: Pickled, Pesto’d, And Packaged

As promised, last week we gave you tips for how to hunt for ramps, and now we're giving you some recipes for three ways to put ramps to work in your cooking.

February 25, 2011

Winter Cooking 

Four Varieties Of Cabbage

Getting Creative With Late-Winter Greens, Spinach, Broccoli

Add color to your plate with late-winter greens; the perfect wilted spinach; and Tuscan-style broccoli is substantial enough to eat as a main course.

January 14, 2011

Side Dishes 

Black Eyed Peas Salad

Winter Sides: Rutabaga Mash And Black-Eyed Pea Salad

Root vegetables are loved by folks dedicated to eating locally and seasonally in the cold months. Check out this rutabaga mash paired with a fresh salad.

December 19, 2010

Local Winter Eats 

red and green salad

Spicy Winter Greens Fresh From The Hoophouse

You can't get any more local than this—winter salad greens grown in our backyard.

May 18, 2010

Spring Desserts 

a basket of strawberries and strawberry jicama salad

Sassy Strawberries: Try A Refreshing Strawberry Jicama Salad

A cool and refreshing way to enjoy fresh strawberries is in a salad with a light dressing. Earth Eats contributor Alex Lopez shares a favorite recipe.

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