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Sazón Brings Yucatan Tacos To Indiana

Maria and Jesus Barajas of Sazon Mexican Cuisine share a taco at the end of the Saturday Winter Farmers’ Market in Bloomington, IN (Kayte Young/WFIU)

It’s taco time on Earth Eats this week.

We visit with Jesus Barajas, the owner and chef of Sazón Mexican Cuisine. You’ll find them on Saturdays in Bloomington, at the Winter Farmers Market with their Yucatan style tacos. We’ll talk about how they make their carnitas, and what to look forward to in their menu for the summer market starting in April.

Sazón offers a vegan option and a pork option, and they make their own salsa. (Kayte Young/WFIU)

We’ve got a story from Harvest Public Media about new challenges for black farmers, plus a story on what Tariffs might mean for farmers, and updates on SNAP and the farm bill.

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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.

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