I think this area has changed remarkably, at least here in Bloomington in the last few years, where customers aren’t always looking for perfection in produce.
Marcia Veldman coordinates Bloomington’s bustling farmers market. She talks about food justice, about ugly produce and about her addiction to growing food.
Why the USDA wants to change how it defines the occupation of “farmer.” That story from Harvest Public Media.
Frank Nyikos shows me around his indoor farm, where he grows everything from coffee beans to ginger.
Brad Dunn gives us new language with which to describe Sauvignon blanc .
And then, sea veggies in a salad prepared by Chef Daniel Orr.
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Stories On This Episode
The government’s current definition of a farmer includes owning land or equipment, and doing at least 1,000 hours of manual labor a year.
The vegetables, combined with honey and lime, will give a familiar taste to the potentially unusual seaweed flavor.
In 2014, Cuba imported more than $2 billion worth of food products – much of which is bought in bulk from countries in Asia or South America.