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Latest Episodes

Community Food Security And Covid 19

Two women in masks and gloves, outside in a truck bay under a white party tent with a table full of food boxes and a stack of milk crates with milk.

Providing food is considered an essential service. What’s involved in providing that service while maintaining social distance?

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Two Portraits Of Young Farmers

A man in overalls dipping and kissing a woman in jeans, in front of an old farm building with silos and rural landscape in the background.

A young dairy farming couple makes it work by making cheese, and a young farmer explores a Jewish farming practice.

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Wild Edibles and Primally Inspired Eats

A small dark berry tart, chocolate chip brownie, chocolate cake with caramel and chocolate shavings and a mini bundt cake with lavender sprinkles, all arranged on a glass plate.

Earth Eats gets wild and primal with a nature walk in search of edible weeds, and a visit to a bakery with gluten-free bread and grain free pastries.

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Rick Steves’ Carbon Tax Helps Farmers Feed Themselves

Women at a farmers market with a box of limes on the table and a Spanish language banner in the background

Since the government hasn’t imposed a carbon tax on air travel, Rick steves chose to impose it on himself--to the tune of one million dollars annually, donated to climate-smart organizations.

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Food, Freedom, Fannie Lou Hamer

Black and white photo of Fannie Lou Hamer sitting and speaking and on the right a headshot of Pricilla McCutcheon

What role did civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer play in building community food security?

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Two Sticks Bakery Butters Up Bloomington

Kassie Jensen and Amanda Armstron, sitting on the wooden bench in their bakery. Kassie leaning against white wall, Amanda leaning forward with chin resting on hand.

A neighborhood bakery in Bloomington, Indiana offers hand-crafted comfort food.

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Latest News

COVID-19 Closures Cause Massive Farmer Income Loss

Arms moving a produce box, on a stack of boxes outside.

Local and regional food markets are facing an estimated total loss to the economy of up to $1.32 billion from March to May 2020, and small-scale producers are particularly at risk.

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Plastic Industry Lobbies To Reverse Bag Bans Amid COVID-19

Profile view of a young white woman with a surgical mask and a cloth backpack, reaching fro an orange on a shelf in a grocery store.

Plastic industry groups are eyeing the pandemic as an opportunity to reverse the recent wave of bans on plastic bags, citing health risks of reusable bags.

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SNAP Gets A $15.5 Billion Boost As Part Of The Stimulus Package

Nearly empty grocery store shelves, in the canned goods section.

As Congress scrambled back to DC to approve a sweeping coronavirus rescue package, advocates are urging expanded food security measures to protect vulnerable Americans and buoy the economy.  

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Recipes

Kayte's Simple Black Beans and Rice

A white bowl with cooked black beans topped with cheese, lettuce, salsa, cilantro.

Have black beans and rice tonight, then tacos later in the week.

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Primally Inspired Sweet Potato Feta Frittata

Close up of a some slices of frittata with feta and sweet potato and green sprouts sprinkled on top

A frittata is easier than quiche. There's no crust, which also makes it more versatile.

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Three Bean Ragout With Spice-Rubbed Pork Tenderloin

Slices of roasted meat on a bed of different types of beans.

Chef Freddie Bitsoie of Mitsitam Cafe shares a recipe of stewed beans and roasted pork.

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