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October 14, 2016



It’s Not Too Late For Late-Summer Veggies

On today's show, two recipes to use up the last few zucchinis, peppers, okra and tomatoes from your garden. And, how Kansas City is impacted farm runoff.

October 7, 2016


cooking at home

Lower Food Prices Keep People Cooking At Home

Low prices at grocery stores have created the largest gap between restaurant and grocery prices in the last decade.

September 16, 2016


carton of eggs with labels

Organic Industry Wants To Define Humanely Raised Meat

Organic animal welfare standards are expected to be finalized by year's end. It could clear up some questions for consumers but leave division behind the plate.

June 5, 2016


Tomatoes from Canada, Mexico, and Florida

In Search Of Tastier Supermarket Tomatoes

More than half of supermarket tomatoes now are grown in greenhouses or "shade-houses," and flavor is improving.

March 9, 2016


orange, potato and apple

Misfit Fruits And Veggies Coming To Whole Foods

Whole Foods and Giant Eagle say they're ready to pilot sales of wonky produce that fails to meet retail beauty standards.

February 4, 2016


cashing out at grocery store

This Rural Nebraska Grocery Store Is ‘More Than A Store’

Circle C Market serves the village of Cody, Nebraska. During the school day, local students perform tasks at the store as part of their classwork.

December 22, 2015


casey stuery at hoosier hills food bank

Tracking Food Donations, From Grocery Store To Soup Kitchen

Once food is marked for donation at groceries, it's a race to get it to hunger organizations around the area. Unfortunately, not all food survives the journey.

December 14, 2015


Nate Storey and Swiss chard

Fuel: It’s What’s For Dinner

Up to a fifth of our nation’s total energy use goes into growing, transporting, processing and preparing our food, but those energy inputs are often hidden.

August 4, 2014


Bananas in a dumpster

Combating Retail Food Waste, One Dumpster At A Time

An anonymous dumpster diver gives Earth Eats a glimpse into his trade, combating food waste.

October 31, 2013

Label Says 

Vegetables labeled and displayed at a Whole Foods Market

Whole Foods To Launch Sustainability Index For Produce

Whole Foods Market has announced it will begin rating the sustainability of its produce and flowers in September next year.

October 8, 2013

Eeny, meeny, miny, moe 

looking at food in grocery store

Less Is More When It Comes To Food Choice

Peter Todd talks about what drives our food choices, and he gives us a sneak peak at technology that might be on its way to your local grocery store.

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