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April 16, 2014

 

morel mushrooms

Morel Mushroom Hunters Can Now Hunt Off Trails

A new law in Indiana allows foragers to legally hunt for mushrooms off trails.

March 29, 2014

 

young chef dicing tomatoes

Get Kids Cooking, Muddy Fork Bakery, Brussels Sprouts

Parents often struggle to get kids to be adventurous eaters. Our experts have some ideas. Bread baking at Muddy Fork, and Brussels sprouts paired with polenta.

March 28, 2014

 

Colorado-irrigaiton-crop

Recovering From Flooding, Farmers Hope For Enough Water

Colorado farmers that depend on water are scrambling to repair flood-damaged irrigation networks in time for the crucial spring planting season.

March 10, 2014

Greening Your Bookshelf 

book covers

5 Must-Read Food Books For Spring

We’ve gathered a list of new additions to your bookshelf that will inspire you to eat local, forage wild edibles and get your green thumb on.

February 28, 2014

DIY 

cover of sugarmaker's companion

Maple Syrup And All Its Delicious Parts

Making maple syrup does not need to be left to the experts. Michael Farrell's "A Sugarmaker's Companion" will give you the tools you need to do it yourself.

February 23, 2014

Green Thumb 

snap peas sprouting in the garden

Gearing Up For Gardening Season

Shake off those polar vortex blues and get your hands dirty! Stephanie Solomon says it's never too early to start your garden preparations.

February 14, 2014

Spring Chickens 

A hen and a chicken enter coop from their run

Are You Ready For Chickens?

Here’s a quiz to help you figure out if you are ready to start your own backyard chicken flock.

May 11, 2013

Cheep Cheep 

Sicilian Buttercup Chicks

They Grow Up So Fast: Caring For Baby Chicks

Springtime means Jana Wilson is running a nursery and a pre-school on her chicken farm.

April 4, 2013

The Ides Of Spring 

Two pounds of roasted asparagus on a rectangular white plate

Easy Roasted Asparagus

Kiss winter tubers goodbye and enjoy these spring stalks while you can!

January 17, 2013

A Watched Pot... 

two softly-illuminated eggs against a black background

Waiting For The Eggs

While it's normal for chickens to take a break from laying this time of year, there are other factors that may be reducing the number of eggs you're getting.

August 28, 2012

Fall Favorite 

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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.

May 24, 2012

Celebrate The Season 

strawberry rhubarb tart

No-Bake Rhubarb And Strawberry Tart

Strawberries and rhubarb make a classic pairing of flavors in this simple springtime dessert.

May 14, 2010

Springtime Desserts 

redbud yogurt and meringue dessert on a plate

A Simple Springtime Redbud Dessert

On today's podcast, we'll pick some of the edible flowers from the redbud trees and create a sweet treat with yogurt and berries.

May 13, 2010

Spring Vegetables 

swiss chard with toasted cashews

Swiss Chard With Toasted Cashews

Swiss chard is a spring vegetable that thrives and grows in cool weather. Here's a recipe for a simple side dish to serve with meat, fish or poultry.

May 10, 2010

Spring Vegetables 

rhubarb in a box

Celebrate Rhubarb With A Tasty Gingered Rhubarb Crisp

Not many know what to do with this old-fashioned favorite, but Earth Eats contributor Amy Jeanroy gives you a few ideas and shares a favorite recipe

April 14, 2010

Foraging For Morels 

a box of morel mushrooms

Mushroom Hunting: On The Prowl For Elusive Morel Mushrooms

As morel hunting season approaches, Earth Eats talks with expert Ron Kerner about how to hunt, identify and prepare morel mushrooms

April 14, 2010

Preserving The Harvest 

asparagus tips on a white table

Pickled Asparagus – Planting And Preserving Your Spring Harvest

One of the earliest spring vegetables, asparagus takes a lot of patience to grow, but the results are worth it! Here's how to preserve your spring harvest.

April 7, 2010

Foraging 

freshly harvested ramps on a plate

A Foraging Foodie’s Springtime Treasure: Ramps (Wild Leeks)

Spring is an exciting season for foodies, and especially foragers. If you're lucky, you might come across wild leeks - also known as ramps - popping up.

April 11, 2009

Foraging 

dandelions

Eating Dandelions: Recipes, Medicinal Properties And More

Dandelions have many uses, one of which is the delicious dish we prepare for you today: Dandelion Greens with New Potatoes and Local Italian Sausage.

March 14, 2009

Drink Local 

Brewmaster Floyd Rosenbaum

Hopping Into Spring With Brewmaster Floyd Rosenbaum

Here at Earth Eats we love a slow pulled pint of local brew, so we got in touch with a true brew master, Floyd Rosenbaum of Bloomington Brewing Company

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