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August 25, 2012

Low And Slow 

barbecued pork rib

BBQ Mania! Cook It, Eat It, Judge It

Barbecue champion Chris Marks describes what makes a perfectly cooked pork rib, and food writer Lynn Schwartzberg gives tips for how to make that happen.

August 23, 2012

Two-Way Street 

anna blessing locally grown

Farmers, Chefs Collaborate To Get Local Food In Restaurants

In her new book, Anna Blessing celebrates the relationships Chicago chefs have with the area farmers that provide their food.

July 31, 2012

Pigs and Pens 

An 18-wheeler Sysco delivery truck.

Sysco Announces Plan To Eliminate Pig Gestation Crates

Pigs aren't flying yet, but Sysco does want to give them a little more room to walk.

May 16, 2012

Pizza Or Grand Slam? 

pigs in gestation-crates

To Crate Or Not To Crate? Different Sides Of The Pork Divide

Denny's is the latest restaurant to announce it will stop buying from pork farmers who crate pregnant sows. Domino's Pizza has made the opposite announcement.

March 19, 2012

Know Your Food 

Schacht Farms, items for sale

Meet A Farmer: Josh Milligan, Schacht Farms

Eggs are the star of the show at the Schacht Farms table at the Winter Farmers Market.

February 18, 2012

American Ingenuity 

basket full of truffles

New Ways To Find – And Grow – Truffles

A group of American truffle lovers are trying to show that this reclusive delicacy can be planted, managed and harvested just like any other agricultural crop.

February 15, 2012

Better Conditions 

pig farm snout behind bars

McDonald’s Urges Pork Suppliers To Cut Crating

Animal rights groups are hailing the decision as an important step in the right direction.

December 14, 2011

Meaty Appetizer 

slicing country ham

Country Ham With Figs

After four months of curing in the root cellar, the holiday season is a perfect time to slice up the country ham.

December 11, 2011

'Tis The Season 

table setting

Holiday First Course: Parsnip Soup, Country Ham, Mushrooms

In the second installment of our Christmas feast, we cook up some Chicken of the Woods mushrooms, snack on country ham and slurp up parsnip soup.

December 2, 2010

Farm Pollution 

pigs in a pen

Indiana Farmer Cited For Spraying Hog Manure Near Waterways

A Randolph County, Indiana farmer has been cited for spraying 200,000 gallons of hog manure onto a field resulting in major fish kills in local waterways.

August 2, 2010

Factory Farming 

righteous porkchop book cover and nicolette hahn niman

Nicolette Hahn Niman: Pigs Living Naturally, Meat In The City

The first part of a three part series, Nicolette Hahn Niman talks about growing up in the midwest and the treatment of pigs in industrial farming operations.

March 9, 2010

Sustainable Agriculture 

Jim Fiedler

Jim Fiedler: Raising Grass-Fed Beef On Green Acres

Earth Eats' Annie Corrigan talks with Jim Fiedler, the man behind Fiedler Farms, about grass-fed beef and his return to Indiana after 20 years in New York City.

August 29, 2009

Raising Animals 

Daniel Orr and Jeff Mease

A Humane Love Affair – Jeff Mease On Raising And Harvesting Pigs

Jeff Mease returns to Earth Eats to talk animal husbandry, pork, and his relationship to the big and beautiful pigs he raises on his farm.

May 9, 2009

Raising Animals 

daniel orr and rebecca fiedler

Fiedler Farms: Green Acres And Greener Pastures

Rebecca and Jim Fiedler are big city transplants keeping busy by holistically, humanely and sustainably raising beef, lamb, and chickens in Rome, Indiana

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