Chef Jackie Howard brings her local food philosophy to a sorority's kitchen. Susan Welsand's farm is solar powered. And, kale salad with strawberry shortcake.
"The Chile Woman" Susan Welsand was able to install a 5.2 kilowatt array of solar panels after a tornado uprooted several old-growth trees on her farm.
Today, we have stories about farmers letting Mother Nature do the heavy lifting. And, it's asparagus in the kitchen!
Who needs tropical weather? With the help of a greenhouse, Susan Welsand grows 1,600 varieties of chiles on her farm in Bloomington, Indiana.
Spicy food on the brain today. Chef Daniel Orr makes a pepper relish. Then we visit a local chile farmer and a pop-up garden next to a downtown fire station.