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November 26, 2015


Peasants by the Hearth

Fireplace Cooking, Farmworker Housing, Scotch+Welsh Rarebit

Ducks, pumpkins and mushrooms slow-cooked in a fireplace. Whiskey 101, with Brad Dunn. Immigrant farmworkers' dilapidated houses can come with health risks.

November 5, 2015


 dog in a field

Fire Up The Oven, Strays On Farms, Demand For Grass-Fed Beef

Stray pets cause problems for livestock farmers. As American diets change, ranchers change their methods. And, there's a chicken inside that pumpkin!

October 15, 2015


beekeeper george Hegeman

Pumpkin Seed Pesto, Matt Ewer, More Meat Means More Land

Meet Green Bean's Matt Ewer, lifelong food entrepreneur. George Hegeman has tended bees all his life. And, making soil feel young again with cover crops.

October 14, 2015



Weather Woes Result In Fewer, Smaller Pumpkins

Excess rain leads pumpkins to rot when they can't absorb all the water. Too little rain means pumpkins shoot roots deep into the ground to find moisture.

October 2, 2014


gnarly apples

Waste Not, Want Not (Part 1)

Jonathan Bloom's professional interest in food waste has crept into his everyday life. We look at food waste on the farm. Apple butter made from gnarly fruit.

January 18, 2014

Warm And Toasty 

harvest moon local flowers for sale

Date Night: Bison Chili, Adult Hot Chocolate, Local Flowers

In addition to planning your next evening at home, we chat with Chef Del Sroufe about making healthy eating a permanent lifestyle adjustment.

November 2, 2013

Fall Maple Time 

hogs at Schact Farm

Aged Maple Syrup, Hogs On The Farm, Lentil Soup And Chili

Maple syrup in November! Burton's Maplewood Farm is aging maple syrup, and we use the finished product in crème brûlée. Then we meet hogs at Schacht Farm.

October 5, 2013

Learn, Grow, Cook 

view of slits in bamboo steamer

Food School With Peter Todd, One-Pot Dinners

Two recipes for cooks who hate to do dishes. Peter Todd talks about how we make our food choices, and how smart shopping carts could transform grocery stores.

October 28, 2012

Yum, Squash! 

pile of Cushaw and pumpkins

Cushaw Cutlets

If you've got more winter squash than you can shake a stick at, here's a recipe to give you some new tastes.

October 14, 2012

Tastes Like Fall 

pumpkin beer in a jack-o-lantern glass

Cheers To Fall With Pumpkin Beer

Fall is here! Have you enjoyed your first pumpkin beer of the season? Find helpful links for picking up a pint at an area brewery or brewing your own.

October 3, 2012

O Yeah! 

close up of vegan donut

Vegan Pumpkin Flaxseed Donuts

Ring in the new season with this autumnal spin on an old classic.

September 19, 2012

Edible Decorations 

a pile of many-colored pumpkins

Sweet And Sour Pumpkin Sauce

Wondering what to do with your pumpkins other than carving them up for Halloween or making pies? Here's one good idea.

September 10, 2012

Early-Bird Produce 

stuffing chicken with herbs

Chicken Baked In A Pumpkin Pot

Thanks to a rainy spring season and hot summer temperatures, I started harvesting pumpkins from my garden in July. I'm using one in which to bake a chicken.

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.

January 5, 2012

Belly Warmer 

buffalo chili

Bison, Pumpkin And Lentil Chili

In addition to the three marquee ingredients, coffee adds some zing to this chili.

November 15, 2011

Pumpkin Treats 

pumpkin sugar cookies

Spicing Up A Simple Sugar Cookie

The flavor of pumpkin doesn't overwhelm but adds a touch of moistness that makes these cookies a delight to bite into.

October 27, 2011

Not Just For Pies Anymore 

Savory Pumpkin Slices

Savory Sauteed Pumpkin Slices

Save the Jack-o-lantern pumpkins for carving with the family. This recipe uses a French baking pumpkin.

October 16, 2011

New-Look Breakfast 

Maple Pumpkin Quinoa With Pecans

Maple Pumpkin Quinoa With Pecans

Quinoa is an easy to cook grain that - when combined with syrup - can be a rich, savory dish that is healthy too.

September 25, 2011

Breakfast Treat 

Maple Spice Muffins With Apples, Carrots And Raisins

Maple Spice Muffins With Apples, Carrots And Raisins

I may not be ready for cooler weather, but I am sure ready for fall food!

March 18, 2011

Candy For Dinner 

Roasted Spaghetti Squash Boat

Spaghetti Squash And Candied Pumpkin Seeds

Another listener request show! We’re making candied pumpkin seeds and a delicious spaghetti squash dinner.

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