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Amy Bentley follows trends in baby food, from invention to today. Indiana rancher develops relationship with local restaurants. And, a profile of Tom Vilsack.

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I think what’s happened with baby food in the last ten years is so interesting and kind of completes the story in a very interesting way.

Amy Bentley took her time writing her new book about the invention and evolution of baby food in America. She’s with us today to talk about the changing trends.

A couple recipes to use up the dregs of your Thanksgiving turkey and all those potatoes you harvested from your garden.

Why grasslands are hot commodities for ranchers these days.

Indiana rancher Dave Fischer talks about how he’s cultivated relationships with local restaurants.

And, we have a profile of the man behind the Obama administration’s agriculture policy — Tom Vilsack.

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For Ranchers, A Grass Land Rush

Drought caused ranchers to cull herds, pushing up prices for cattle. Higher prices give ranchers incentive to raise more calves and creates a grassland rush.

Late-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.

A Farmer And A Chef Walk Into A Bar…

Farmer Dave Fischer and Gregg Rago of Nick's English Hut joined forces almost a decade ago to get locally-raised meats onto customers' plates.

Potatoes 3 Ways: Bubble & Squeak, Stoemp, Simply Smashed

Yukon Gold potatoes have become a darling of chefs and home cooks alike. Here are three dishes using boiled potatoes, all prepared at the same time.

Annie Corrigan

Annie Corrigan is a producer and announcer for WFIU. In addition to serving as the local voice for NPR's Morning Edition, she produces WFIU's weekly sustainable food program Earth Eats. She earned degrees in oboe performance from Indiana University and Bowling Green State University.

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