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Kayte Young

Kayte Young discovered her passion for growing, cooking, foraging and preserving fresh food when she moved to Bloomington in 2007. With a background in construction, architecture, nutrition education and writing, she brings curiosity and a love of storytelling to a show about all things edible. Kayte raises bees, a small family and a yard full of food in Bloomington’s McDoel Gardens neighborhood.

Recent Posts by Kayte Young

April 20, 2018

 

What’s SNAP Got To Do With It?

A conversation with Angela Babb on the history of the US Farm Bill and how government nutrition assistance programs originated within farm policy.

April 13, 2018

 

Addressing Root Causes Of Food Insecurity

The stories we tell ourselves about hunger shape our approach to solutions. Is it time to challenge the long standing narratives surrounding food insecurity?

March 30, 2018

 

Food Historian Simone Cinotto And Fresh Mushrooms On A Hot Grill

Fresh mushrooms from a local grower find their way to a hot grill, and we visit with Food Historian, Simone Cinotto to talk Slow Food, and cooking in class.

March 23, 2018

 

Matchmaking–Farmers To Farmland

On this week’s show we take a look at farmland transitions. As the farming population ages, who will take reigns? We’ve got farmers hanging up their hats, with no one to take over the family farm, and we’ve got young people, anxious to get started farming, with no land to call their own. We sit […]

March 16, 2018

 

Sazón Brings Yucatan Tacos To Indiana

Of all the toppings Sazon offers for their tacos, the pickled onions are the most striking. Hot pink in color, with an equally bright flavor, it's a crucial element in The Yucatan's signature taco style.

March 12, 2018

 

Sheet Pan Chicken with Avocado Salsa for Two

This sheet pan chicken for two is easy on busy weeknights with little preparation and a simple clean up.

March 9, 2018

 

Fannie Lou Hamer’s Freedom Farm Cooperative

Dr. Priscilla McCutcheon talks with Earth Eats about what today's food movement might learn from the work of civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer.

March 2, 2018

 

Food Assistance–Three Ways

With a flawed emergency food system, people have to get creative to move nutritious, fresh, local food to the people who need it.

March 2, 2018

 

Money Can’t Buy This Venison

A controversial deer cull might have a silver lining.

March 2, 2018

 

Senate Ag. Committee Chair Says Crop Insurance Is Key

Protections for farmers against catastrophic losses could make passing a farm bill simpler.

February 27, 2018

 

A Hip Charleston Restaurant Where Women Are The Boss

The #MeToo movement has forced many restaurants and chefs to confront sexual harassment in their own ranks.

February 23, 2018

 

Making Pupusas With A Poet

Willy Palomo shares recipes, stories and a poem from his Salvadoran roots and his complicated identity.

February 16, 2018

 

What Does Tipping Have To Do With #Metoo?

A small restaurant swims against the tide as a gratuity-free house, then finds itself needing to back-pedal.

February 9, 2018

 

Lucky Guy Bakery Gets A Lucky Break

What's it take to scale up production in a small bakery--in a hurry?

February 2, 2018

 

Examining Our Stories About Hunger Part II

The more connected you are to your neighbors, to your community, the less likely you are to experience food insecurity. Why is that?

February 2, 2018

 

Icy Rivers In Midwest Impeding Grain Bound For Export

Though temperatures are fluctuating in the Midwest, the hold up of grain due to ice could continue for weeks to come.

January 26, 2018

 

Challenging the Dominant Narratives Around Hunger

The stories we tell ourselves about hunger shape our approach to solutions. Is it time to challenge the long-standing narratives surrounding food insecurity?

January 24, 2018

 

Rights Abuses Persist In Thailand’s Fishing Industry

Migrant workers are often paid below the minimum wage, are not paid on time, and are held in debt, says a new Human Rights Watch report.

January 19, 2018

 

A Chef’s Tips On Making Your Soups Sing With Flavor

Radish roots and radish greens, radish cooked and radish fresh--Chef Llewellyn shares a soup that is more than the sum of it's parts.

January 12, 2018

 

Tree Planting, Apple Canning — and Pie!

Ever wonder how the Serviceberry got its name? Poet and orchardist Ross Gay wants to tell you about it.

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