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November 10, 2015


hemp conference

Grassroots Group Hosts Hemp Symposium In Noblesville

The Indiana Hemp Industries Association hosted four speakers who talked about the many obstacles preventing hemp from going mainstream in the state.

July 17, 2015


pouring bring over taqueria pickles

The #BoycottIndiana Effect, Taqueria Pickles, Indiana Wines

Small producers still feel the effects of #BoycottIndiana. Farmers could be forced to improve worker housing. And, pickles for tacos with No Coast Reserve.

June 3, 2015



Kachoris, Baked And Vegan

Kachoris are fried and flaky pastry snacks, but I decided to bake them instead.

February 4, 2015



Protecting Farmland, Water Supply With Cover Crops

Cover crops, like crimson clover and hairy vetch, grow during the winter when everything else freezes.

January 12, 2015


indiana farmland

Indiana Bill Would Block Local Control Over Factory Farms

An Indiana state senator has introduced a bill that would remove local counties' ability to block large-scale livestock operations within their jurisdiction.

January 7, 2015


indiana statehouse

Indiana Senator Introduces GMO Labeling Bill

Indiana state Senator Dennis Kruse recognizes his bill requiring labels on foods containing GMOs faces an uphill battle.

August 10, 2014


U-Pick Strawberries

Summer Berry Picking: Strawberries

Strawberry picking, though delicious, is tougher than you might think! I used some of my harvest to make Strawberry Chia Jam.

May 18, 2014


indiana university sample gates with tulips

Bloomington Bloggers, Stand Up!

We get hyper-local in our latest food media article. These five bloggers talk about their food lives in southern Indiana.

April 29, 2014


canned food in a box

Food Insecurity Plagues One Million Hoosiers

A new report from Feeding American says 16 percent of people in Indiana are food insecure.

February 24, 2014

Farms By The Numbers 


USDA Census: Indiana Farms And Farm Acreage Declining

According to a USDA Census released last week, Indiana farms and farmland is decreasing.

December 6, 2013

If You Grow It... 

organic fruits and vegetables

Indiana Organic Farm Acreage Increased, Behind Other States

Indiana's organic crop acreage increased 2 percent this year, but Ohio, Illinois and Kentucky surpassed that by much more.

November 30, 2013

The Day After 

shredded turkey

Creative Leftovers, Indiana’s Burgeoning Food World, CAFOs

Small and large food operations live together in the Hoosier state. Quinoa to lighten our bellies following Thanksgiving. Harvest Public Media looks at CAFOs.

October 17, 2013


Electron microscope rendering of e coli bateria on a lettuce leaf

Three E. coli Cases Linked To Indiana Orchard

Three have fallen ill with E. coli infection in Kentucky and Indiana, but the infection may not have come from food.

May 31, 2013

People Power 

sign in the bushes

March Against Monsanto Raised Awareness About GMOs

Indianapolis was one of 436 cities worldwide that held a March Against Monsanto event on Saturday, May 25.

May 31, 2013

International Oink 


Hog Farmers Hope To Benefit From U.S., China Merger

China's largest meat processor is buying U.S.-based Smithfield foods, and that could provide a major opportunity for hog farmers.

April 25, 2013

April Showers 


Farmers Planting Crops Later Because Of Rain

With high seed and fertilizer prices, agriculture experts say there is little room for error when it comes to planting crops.

February 15, 2013

Behind Closed Doors 

no cameras allowed

Indiana Ag-Gag Bill Takes Aim At Activists’ Cameras

Proposed legislation in the state legislature seeks to prohibit activists from secretly filming inside beef, pork, poultry and egg farms.

September 24, 2012

Location Location Location 


Indiana Farmland Prices Soar Despite Drought

Farmland prices have risen between 14 percent and 18 percent this year.

September 17, 2012

Illegal Food 

raw milk

The Raw Milk Debate

We asked our listeners to weigh in on raw milk topics. Should dairy producers be allowed to sell unpasteurized milk in Indiana or not? Is raw milk safe?

August 28, 2012

Fall Favorite 


Apple Harvest Weak Because Of Spring Freeze

Few apples were produced this year in the Midwest because of a late spring freeze that killed the newly formed buds.

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