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January 22, 2014

Change is Ripe 

tomatoes

Wal-Mart Agrees To Fair Food Program In Florida

In a major win for organized labor groups, Wal-Mart has agreed to pay 1 cent more per pound of tomatoes.

September 24, 2013

When Life Gives You Zucchini... 

slice of pizza

The Best Zucchini Recipe Ever: Zucchini Crust Pizza

Running out of ideas for the season's last zucchinis? You'll definitely want to try this out!

August 17, 2013

Summertime 

canning-tomatoes

Canning And Roasting Salsa, Saving Seeds To Save Food Supply

Our three experts are back to talk about preserving foods, specifically salsa. Chef Daniel Orr makes roasted tomatillo salsa. We visit the Fort Knox of seeds.

August 3, 2013

Farm Stories 

kissing chickens

From Layers To Stewing Hens, Starting A Home Food Business

It took 4 organizations and several hard workers to get hens from the farm to the shelves of hunger organizations. And, how to start a home-based food business.

February 4, 2013

Make It Yourself 

pita-pizza

Kids In The Kitchen: Pretty Pita Pizzas

Prepare a battery of vegetables and encourage your kids to top these pita pizzas however they like.

February 2, 2013

Chilly Days 

tomatoes roasting in pizza oven

Heat Up The Oven, Let’s Do Some Roasting

Megan Hutchison of the Local Growers Guild talks about educating aspiring farmers. In the kitchen, Chef Daniel Orr roasts tomatoes and bacon-wrapped garlic.

October 10, 2012

Good For Your 

olive oil, leafy greens, tomatoes, walnuts, berries

5 Questions About Superfoods

What superfoods should I be eating? Are they more nutrient-rich when eaten raw or cooked? What makes them so super anyway? Your questions answered!

October 8, 2012

Food With Integrity 

A protest sign rests against the tree. The sign is red and shaped like a tomato, and it reads

Chipotle Commits to Fair, Fresh Tomatoes

Chipotle has ended a six-year feud with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers by agreeing to buy tomatoes from Florida farms that pay fair wages to employees.

October 6, 2012

This Week's Podcast 

bowl of green tomatoes

Drew Ramsey Talks Nutrition, Green Tomatoes Vine To Fryer

Dr. Drew Ramsey talks about how diet can affect brain health. Growing tomatoes next spring starts with amending your soil. And, let's make fried green tomatoes!

September 10, 2012

Green Thumb 

janisse, ray seed underground

Next Level Gardening: Seed Saving

Janisse Ray says every morsel of food we eat starts with a seed. Her new book "The Seed Underground" celebrates the labor of love of seed saving.

July 25, 2012

Cold Soup 

Green Gazpacho

Green Gazpacho With Cucumbers

A bowl of cold soup is refreshing during these hot days. Change up your traditional gazpacho recipe by using cucumbers instead.

July 9, 2012

Grocery Store Genetics 

A pile of tomatoes stacked like building blocks at a grocery store.

For Tomatoes, There’s More Than Meets The Eye

A study shows industrial tomatoes' perfectly red cast is linked to reduced flavor. Just another reason to patronize your local farmers market this weekend.

July 1, 2012

Christmas Colors 

Snow-Peas-Tomatoes-Salad

Tomatoes And Snow Peas Salad

This colorful salad celebrates seasonal veggies. It doesn't contain any acid in order to maintain the vibrant green of the snow peas.

June 12, 2012

Up Up And Away 

container planters made from light fixtures

Look Up, There’s A Garden On The Roof

A roof is a terrible thing to waste. That's why the Middle Way House has transformed their roof into a garden for growing food and collecting water.

June 2, 2012

Podcast Goodies 

cattails

Foraging For Cattails, Garden Tower, Salmon On The Grill

In the podcast today, we forage for cattails and grill up some salmon. We also chat with the guys behind the innovative Garden Tower Project.

May 1, 2012

Mexican Fiesta 

vegan dream quesadilla cooking in the oven

Vegan Dream Quesadilla

Not vegan? No problem. This quesadilla with tofu, spinach, pine nuts and pesto will satisfy you.

March 16, 2012

Get Your Garden On 

saving tomato seeds

Saving Seeds For Future Gardens

There are a number of steps that go into preserving seeds after a harvest, but the efforts are rewarding.

March 10, 2012

Know Your Food 

yarns from alpacas from Red Rosa Farm

Meet A Farmer: Cathy Crosson, Red Rosa Farm

Cathy Crosson's table at the Winter Farmers Market includes many different colors of alpaca yarns and over 300 varieties of heirloom seeds.

February 24, 2012

No Meat Necessary 

raw walnut tacos

Raw Walnut Tacos

It's raw. It's vegan. And you'd never know the difference!

February 7, 2012

Dry Beans 

Lima Bean Soup

Lima Bean Soup Or Ragut

Experiment with cooking beans from dry for this recipe. You can inject a lot of flavor this way.

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