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Earth Eats Staff is a weekly podcast, public radio program and blog bringing you the freshest news and recipes inspired by local food and sustainable agriculture.

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January 5, 2018



Author Of ‘Big Chicken’ On Antibiotic Use In Livestock

Antibiotics made it possible to grow animals quickly. This led to factory farming, and cheap meat. It may have also led to drug-resistant diseases in humans.

January 2, 2018



Why Is Venison On Expensive Plates And Food Pantry Shelves?

Venison from deer killed by hunters can't be sold, so much of it is given away for free, at food pantries. Yet farm raised venison is considered a luxury meat.

January 2, 2018



Warm Mushroom Kale Dip

The key to this mushroom kale dip is sautéing the mushrooms and kale before they’re mixed in with the cheese.

December 29, 2017



Grass-Fed Beef May Run Into Roadblock: Less Nutritious Grass

It may be just a matter of time before prairie grasses simply don’t have enough protein to support grazing. Are rising CO2 levels to blame?

December 29, 2017



Americans Love Spices. So Why Don’t We Grow Them?

Growing vanilla and cinnamon might be a challenge in the temperate U.S., but there are plenty of other spices that could boost local farm economies.

December 28, 2017



Bollywood Kitchen: A Celebration Of Indian-American Cuisine

A new cookbook aims to capture the blended cuisine of second-generation Indian-Americans. It pairs recipes with Bollywood movies, for an added taste of home.

December 26, 2017



Competitive Coquito, Puerto Rico’s Boozy Holiday Treat

This year, the Coquito Masters contest has a bittersweet mission in preserving a culinary culture impacted by Hurricane Maria.

December 25, 2017



On Christmas Eve, Pass The Pierogi And The Memories

When a Slovakian grandmother stops cooking Christmas dinner, a great pierogi debate ensues.

December 24, 2017



For Many Caribbean Immigrants, Black Cake Means Christmas

This Christmas cake takes months to prepare, but for immigrants from the Caribbean, it makes the holiday taste like home.

December 23, 2017



Use Leftovers to Make Eggnog Rice Pudding

Stuck with leftover eggnog? Make eggnog rice pudding to use up all of your ingredients.

December 20, 2017



The Cheese Wheel: From Farmhouse To Factory And Back Again

Why are so many of today's farmhouse cheese producers women?

December 19, 2017



Delicious Grilled Mac and Cheese

These easy pan-fried fritters are like two-bite grilled cheese sandwiches, with a crisp buttery crust and gooey mac and cheese in the center.

December 17, 2017



Black Farmers Are Sowing The Seeds Of Health And Empowerment

Farming is more than 90 percent white — the second-whitest job in the United States. These farmers want to change that.

December 15, 2017



Consumers Trust Organic Labels, Fraud Threatens The Industry

Harvest Public Media's Kristofor Husted finds that policing fraud in the organic food industry isn't an easy task.

December 15, 2017


Lemon Pistachio Biscotti

Lemon Pistachio Biscotti

This lemon pistachio biscotti is as delicious as it is beautiful. It’s dipped in white chocolate to add an extra layer of sweetness.

December 14, 2017



Drink Beer To Feed Fish And Help Save The Planet

Fish food made with spent grains from breweries and distilleries may be part of the answer to the fish meal problem in aquaculture.

December 11, 2017



Houston’s Himalaya: Pakistani-Indian Food With Texas Roots

Indian-style, Southern-fried chicken? It's marinated with Indian spices and the gravy is made with cashew nuts and almonds and coconut.

December 8, 2017



Journalist Explores Controversial Weed Killer in New Book

A chemical in the weed killer Round Up is the subject of Carey Gillam's book Whitewash. Harvest Public Media interviews Gillam about the controversy.

December 7, 2017



Curry House or Indian Restaurant–What’s The Difference?

"Our starting point is that the term 'Indian food' is actually only a lazy way of people describing the food of a continent," says Ranjit Mathrani.

December 6, 2017



Bring Pecan Chocolate Chip Cookies to a Cookie Exchange

These pecan chocolate chip cookies are warm, gooey and nutty. Perfect for Santa and perfect to share with your friends.

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