The rules ban cattle sale for slaughter at livestock markets and come at a time of escalating tensions between Hindu extremists and beef-eating minorities.
Jeff Mease hopes to sell his Asian water buffalo to Midwestern farms. The hidden cost of tomatoes. Catherine Tucker describes the virtues of shade-grown coffee.
We speak with farmers about the extension of the farm bill. Daniel Tucker profiles farmers who are changing the food system. And, two recipes from our archives.
We visit Jeff Mease's farm in Indiana to meet his herd of water buffalo. Then we use potatoes, rutabagas and bison meat in three hearty, winter dishes.
Earth Eats has spent 100 episodes cooking local foods, visiting farms, and interviewing food activists. Here are a few of our listeners' favorite segments.
We're celebrating the new year by taking a look back at some of our favorite recipes and interviews of 2009. This week: water buffalo, and oyster stew.
Jeff Mease is a local farmer and restaurateur who is now operating one of the few water buffalo farms in the United States.