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Dissecting GMO Debate, Radish Snack, Earth-Friendly Cattle?

Nicolette Hahn-Niman wants ranchers to change their practices to meet consumer demand. Radishes and kale on the plate. And, the GMO debate in Colorado.

french breakfast radishes

People are very clearly, more and more, saying they don’t want chemicals and drug in their food system. That is so clear, it’s so loud and clear. And the mainstream beef industry is still not getting that message.

Nicolette Hahn-Niman is herself a rancher. Her book is Defending Beef: The Case For Sustainable Meat Production.

We look at the problem of increasing debt for farmers, with Harvest Public Media.

Radishes and kale on the plate with Daniel Orr. Both recipes are vegan.

And, what are we really talking about when we talk about GMOs? It’s off to Colorado for that story.

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Farm Economy Stuck In The Mud

Farm debt is projected to pass $372 billion this year. Adjusting for inflation, that’s the most farm debt since the late 1970s.

“Defending Beef” Means More Grass

Author and rancher Nicolette Hahn Niman says her book "Defending Beef" is a constructive criticism of the beef industry.

Simple Radish Sandwiches

Radishes aren't just a spring thing. You may have heard of Daikon radishes, but what about Black Spanish or China Rose? Some are very spicy, some are more mild.

Sesame Roasted Kale

Asian flavors enhance all the kale your garden is producing these days. No kale? Use collards or Swiss chard instead!

What Are We Really Talking About When We Talk About GMOs?

When we think we’re talking about GMOs, are we really talking about them at all? Or do they serve more as a proxy?

Annie Corrigan

Annie Corrigan is a producer and announcer for WFIU. In addition to serving as the local voice for NPR's Morning Edition, she produces WFIU's weekly sustainable food program Earth Eats. She earned degrees in oboe performance from Indiana University and Bowling Green State University.

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