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November 2, 2013

Fall Maple Time 

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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.

September 17, 2013

Fun With Farmers 

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Dragonfly Farm: Come For The Tomatoes, Stay For The Weekend

Like many farmers looking for additional sources of income, Terry Cox and Karen Scales of Dragonfly Farm are adding agritourism to their business plan.

June 28, 2013

Sights And Smells 

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Willowfield Lavender Farm

Visitors from all over the country flock to the Willowfield Lavender Farm each summer. The one-of-a-kind farm boasts organic produce and stunning landscapes.

June 17, 2013

Workaholic 

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Seed To Plate With Chef/Farmer Daniel Marquis

Daniel Marquis is the executive chef at Quay and an organic farmer. Being involved in all levels of production gives him an intimate connection to the food.

May 6, 2013

Let's Talk Farm Bill 

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Dan Imhoff On Farm Bill: What You Don’t Know Might Hurt You

Dan Imhoff is the author of "Food Fight: Citizen’s Guide to the Next Food and Farm Bill." But it's growing food, raising animals that really get him excited.

January 23, 2013

Roughage 

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Celebrate Cruciferous Vegetables

Three recipes: raw Brussels sprouts salad, cauliflower popcorn and roasted broccoli. David Hoppe and Kristin Hess talk about Indiana's diverse food landscape.

November 29, 2012

Spilling Milk 

Cows in a field by a roadside.  There is a sign that reads (in French): Demain, cette ferme sera fermée. Il n'y aura plus de merde dans mes prairies mais elle se retrouvera dans vos plats.

European Dairy Farmers Protest With Tractors, Milk Hoses

Thousands of farmers from throughout Europe came to Belgium with their tractors to protest price controls on milk.

July 16, 2012

Size Isn't Everything 

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A Plot In The Middle

Two basic types of farms are proliferating in the U.S., very big and very small. But medium-sized, self-sustaining family farms, have declined dramatically.

July 10, 2012

Name Calling 

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Who Are You Calling A Corporate Farmer?

Agriculture is a big business fueled by big businesses. But farmers themselves still come in many sizes.

May 26, 2011

Economy Of Farming  

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Small Farms Make Good Food And Good Economy

Food from small farms not only tastes good, it helps boost the economy.

May 25, 2011

Supporting Farms 

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Farm Subsidy Program Could Get A Make-Over

President Obama outlined a plan to limit farm subsidies so that farmers who make over $250,000 will not receive them, but the plan met resistance.

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