It a little bit harkens back to the rural old times where you help your neighbor out. Your tractor’s broke down, well I can borrow your piece of equipment. I’ve had that happen at my farm before.
Megan Hutchison and the Local Growers Guild are all about cooperation amongst farmers. She’s here talking about how the LGG gives small Indiana farmers a leg up.
Renting farmland instead of buying outright, Harvest Public Media looks into this trend.
Broccoli is joined by anchovies and Gorgonzola cheese in Chef Daniel Orr’s Tuscan salad recipe.
We visit a meeting of the Btown Food Swappers where homemade goodies are traded.
And, serving seafood in a restaurant hundreds of miles away from where the fish are caught. Candace and Jeff Finch talk about meeting customers’ expectations while not compromising on their food philosophy.
- USDA Recalls Beef Unfit For Human Consumption
- No Quick Fix For Food Deserts
- For Lower-Income Students, Snow Days Can Be Hungry Days
Stories On This Episode
The dairy industry is more efficient than ever, but ramping up production is costly and often out of reach for some small dairies.
With interest in local food continuing to grow, producers are trying to find more ways to serve customers. That's where local food hubs come in.
Bring something homemade, homegrown or foraged to trade at the Bloomington Food Swap, and who knows what goodies you'll take home with you.
Finch's Brasserie takes pride in supporting local farms, but in order to serve the freshest seafood possible, they have to fly it in from the coasts.
In Italy, they treat broccoli more as the star of the show, just as in this dish.