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Strawberry Fields, Maybe Not Forever

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Julie Guthman talks with Earth Eats about her research on the present and possible futures of the California strawberry industry.

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Visit A Community Farm Where Food Is Medicine

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Have you ever heard of a produce prescription? Some healthcare providers are recognizing the power of fresh foods.

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Pita Pockets With Muddy Fork Bakery

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Eric Schedler uses spelt flour to make his pita bread. Hear all about on the show this week.

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Farmsteaders, An Intimate Portrait Of A Young Dairy Farming Family

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It’s a struggle to make ends meet on a small family dairy farm. This couple found a way--through cheese!

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A Jewish Farm, A Yucatan Taco And Grief-Eating Ham Sandwiches

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A farmer, a restaurant owner, a poet and some presidential candidates--this week on Earth Eats.

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What's Old Is New Again--The Authors Of Meal Discuss Food, Culture And Comics (Rebroadcast)

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Insect cuisine is a part of many cultural traditions throughout history and across the globe. So why does everybody talk about it as a future food?

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Latest News

Study Finds Migrating Birds Delayed By Pesticides

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A study published in the journal Science found birds that ate just a few seeds treated with neonicotinoids--the world’s most commonly used pesticides--lost weight and migration time, which could ultimately lead to decreased reproductive success.

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Cargill Takes Heat For Amazon Fires

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Environmental activists are calling out agribusiness giant Cargill for sourcing soybeans from deforested areas of Brazil and Bolivia, where a push to clear land sparked rainforest fires this summer.

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The Battle Over Fish Farming In The Open Ocean Heats Up, As EPA Permit Looms

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Advocates say farmed seafood is more sustainable than wild-caught. Critics say these farms pollute surrounding waters. Federal waters have been off-limits to aquaculture, but that may soon change.

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Recipes

Make Some Pesto-Freeze Some Pesto

Pesto on orzo pasta with chive blossom, spinach and baby kale garnish--in a white bowl.

Capture the last breath of summer in a couple of jars of pesto tucked away in your freezer. You'll be grateful to have it for a quick pasta dish on a cold December evening.

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Will Bonsall’s Succotash

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Succotash makes a nourishing, and delicious meal that proves you can grow all the ingredients to make dinner right in your own garden. Read more about Aube Giroux's time with Will Kitchen Vignettes.

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A “Feel Good” Sausage Chard Pasta

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This nutritional sausage chard pasta is seasonal and simple enough to make at the end of a long day. (Recipe Credit: Adrianna Adarme of Fresh Tastes)

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