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October 16, 2014

 

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Whole Foods Announces Sustainability Rating For Produce

Do you know what impact your produce has on the environment or the lives of the workers who farmed it? Whole Foods wants to help inform you.

October 10, 2014

 

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How Serious Is Walmart’s Sustainable Food Push?

The nation’s largest grocer announced a program to curb its environmental footprint, but watchdogs are dubious amid a history of greenwashing.

August 25, 2014

 

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Five Art Projects That Will Change How You Eat, Plant, Shop

Meet five artists who will make you think about food, culture and self-sustaining practices through visual presentation and public participation.

June 14, 2014

 

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Liberty Gardens Of World War I Updated For Today

Rose Hayden-Smith says the message of connecting the food supply with national security can be updated for today.

May 11, 2014

 

Just Eat It

Reduce Your Food Waste With These Five Websites

Some waste is inevitable on the farm, during transportation and through retail sales, but we can do our part to lessen the amount of food that gets tossed.

April 8, 2014

Sustainable Farming 

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Former Pro-Athlete Will Allen Promotes Urban Agriculture

Through his organization Growing Power, Will Allen establishes urban community farms and teaches local residents how to grow their own food.

March 14, 2014

Non-Traditional 

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Move Over Brisket, Corned Beef Tongue For St. Patrick’s Day

Traditional corned beef is often made with brisket. Chef Seth Elgar is doing things a little different this St. Patrick's Day -- corned beef tongue.

February 20, 2014

Ag Info 

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Farmers Worry About Sharing Big Data

Farmers are using precision information from their fields to prescribe exact doses of everything from seeds to fertilizer. How much data do they want to share?

February 18, 2014

Farm Wars 

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New Cases Raise Ire Between Conventional And Organic Growers

Reports of pesticide contamination and wind-borne GM seeds have farmers at loggerheads over seemingly irreconcilable practices.

December 20, 2013

Total Figures 

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Tallying Hidden Costs Of Industrial Food

Economists and environmental scientists are adding up unseen costs connected to industrial agriculture.

October 31, 2013

Label Says 

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Whole Foods To Launch Sustainability Index For Produce

Whole Foods Market has announced it will begin rating the sustainability of its produce and flowers in September next year.

September 20, 2013

Campus Cuisine 

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Students Rub Elbows With Local Foodies At Big Red Eats Green

Local restaurants and growers set up tents on the IU campus to show students all the diversity and deliciousness the local food scene has to offer.

August 26, 2013

Waste Not, Want Not 

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New IU Program To Transform Food Waste Into Compost

It's the first day of classes at Indiana University. A new partnership hopes to lessen the food that gets wasted before it hits the cafeterias.

August 14, 2013

What'll They Think Of Next? 

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Scientists Convert Meat-Eating Fish Into Vegans

Researchers have found the key to fish-free food for "black salmon," part of a global push for alternatives that could relieve pressure on taxed fisheries.

April 22, 2013

Smells Fishy 

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Certification Group’s Sustainability Measures Questioned

The Marine Stewardship Council is one of the largest and most trusted certification bodies in sustainable seafood.

February 26, 2013

A Fish Is A Fish? 

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Mislabeled Fish Found Nationwide In Largest Study To Date

According to a new study by Oceana, nearly one-third of fish sold in the United States is mislabeled.

December 31, 2012

Fish Food 

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Maria Finn: The Whole Fish

Feel wasteful when you throw away the heads, skins and bones after a tasty trout dinner? Maria Finn has strategies for using every part of the fish.

September 1, 2012

Can It 

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Raw Okra Salad And History Of Ball Jars

'Tis the season for canning. We look into the history of pickling MVP -- the Ball jar. And, Chef Daniel Orr says deep-frying isn't the only way to enjoy okra.

July 7, 2012

Farming Trends 

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Sustainability: From The Farm To Your Plate (And Cup)

In today's show, we speak with a number of farmers and producers to find out what sustainability means to them. Then, two recipes using broccoli and snow peas.

July 2, 2012

What's In A Word 

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The Sustainable Hand

As more farmers from varied ag techniques embrace the idea of “sustainability," their open-ended definitions will help shape the next generation of farming.

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