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December 8, 2014

 

chickens eating out of a bowl in the snow

What’s For Dinner This Winter In The Coop?

Pay a little extra attention to your chicken’s winter diet and you should have a strong bird that will start laying eggs in the spring.

November 29, 2014

 

Moroccan stew served by local restaurant

‘Tis The Season For Soup Sippin’

Bloomington, Indiana residents gathered at the Community Farmers' Market to taste soups made with local ingredients by local vendors.

April 24, 2014

 

Oliver Winery may lose many of their grapes this year.

Harsh Winter Might Have Killed Half Of Oliver Winery’s Crop

Oliver Winery should have enough inventory to meet demand this year, but it is still determining how much wine it will be able to make for future years.

January 13, 2014

Let It Snow? 

snow-covered trees

Farms Hunker Down During Polar Vortex (Slideshow)

You thought the snow and subzero temperatures were rough on you! See photos showing how farmers and their animals were affected by the unprecedented cold snap.

January 9, 2014

Polar Vortex 

Dr-Hubert-Karreman-with-Piglets

Organic Farmers Weather Cold Snap

This week's snow and subzero temperatures put stress on farmers and their animals, but there could be a sweet upside to the cold snap.

December 31, 2013

Backyard Chickens 

buttercup chicken perched on a snowy fence

Snow Birds: Keep Your Chickens Dry, Warm, Happy Over Winter

Even though they sport fluffy down coats, chickens don't like the cold! Here are four tips to boost your birds' health and comfort during the winter months.

December 28, 2013

Podcast Greatest Hits 

january calendar

It Was A Very Good Year

We had a blast this year speaking with researchers, visiting farms and eating great food. In this week's podcast, we take a look back at highlights from 2013.

October 22, 2013

 

persimmons and persimmon jam in white pot

Persimmons Are My Jam

Sure, persimmon pudding is the traditional way to enjoy this wild fall delicacy. But why not turn your persimmons into jam and enjoy them through the spring!

March 8, 2013

Farm Forecast 

wet farmland

Wet Winter Weather May Mean A Better Spring For Farmers

Wet winter weather means wheat forecasts are looking up.

January 29, 2013

Baby It's Cold Outside! 

Kale white bean soup in a white bowl

White Bean And Kale Soup

Come in and warm up with this hearty, leaf-loaded stew.

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.

January 3, 2013

Gettin' Fresh 

white bowl of beet salad

Hold The Roast: Marinated Beet Salad

In a recipe season inundated with roasted roots and tubers, try something fresh!

November 18, 2012

Soup Season! 

bowl of soup on white countertop

Lentil Tarragon Soup

Warm up with this legume filled soup that promises to keep your belly (and wallet) full!

November 14, 2012

The Weather Outside Is Frightful 

chickens in the snow

Five Things To Do In Your Coop Before Winter

Keep your birds warm and healthy through the cold months.

September 29, 2012

Fruity Chickens 

carving a watermelon whale

Hot Chicks And Cold Chicks, Getting Creative With Booze

Our three backyard chicken farmers are back to talk about preparing your birds for winter. In the kitchen, two adult recipes -- martini and drunken watermelon.

September 29, 2012

Conditions In The Coop 

chicken laying an egg

Backyard Chicken Farmers, Part 3: Too Hot, Too Cold

Our three backyard chicken experts talk about how difficult the hot hot summer was on their birds, and they give tips for helping your flock survive the winter.

June 12, 2012

Summer Soup 

colorful bell pepper pile

Stuffed Peppers, Part Deux

How to make tasty soup out of an old family favorite.

February 6, 2012

Loving Leftovers 

quinoa and turkey stew

Later-Winter Soup With Turkey And Quinoa

Quinoa is a complete protein that is high in iron and dietary fiber. Throw some leftover turkey into a pot for a tasty and nutrient-rich soup.

January 14, 2012

Fresh Produce 

sunchoke soup

Hoop Houses, Sunchokes And Winter Greens

Stephanie Solomon is back to update us on the greens growing in the hoop house. Then in the kitchen, Chef Daniel Orr makes dishes using sunchokes and spinach.

December 16, 2011

Fresh Not Frozen 

winter market

Fresh And Local All Year Long With Winter Farmers Markets

Winter farmers' markets have increased nationwide in the past two years, bringing more local and fresh produce no matter the season.

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