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January 5, 2018

 

Winter Farming In Houston Texas

Spring, summer, INFERNO and fall--those are the four seasons in Houston Texas, according to urban farmer Thomas Garcia-Prats of Finca Tres Robles.

January 5, 2018

 

Kohlrabi-Apple Salad With Pecans And Parmesan

If you've never had kohlrabi, it tastes a bit like the tender core inside of a broccoli stem. It's crisp and flavorful, and usually easy to find in the winter.

December 15, 2017

 

Tiny Friendly Beasts Turn Apples Into Booze

In honor of the friendly beasts that make cider possible (the yeast), each cider is named after some kind of creature or another.

July 13, 2017

 

An Ancient Spanish Style Of Cider Takes Root In America

The tart, funky-tasting "sidra natural" can taste a bit off to first-timers. but as America's craft hard-cider market grows, people are warming up to the drink.

June 13, 2017

 

How New Roots Are Driving An Apple Renaissance

The apple renaissance of recent years has given us new varieties, but that's only half the story. Another revolution is happening below ground in the roots.

May 4, 2017

 

Washington Apple Growers Sink Their Teeth Into Cosmic Crisp

A new apple variety is on its way. It's called Cosmic Crisp, and farmers in Washington state are planting these trees by the millions.

January 27, 2017

 

The Arctic Apple Means We’ll See More GMOs At Grocery Stores

The big question for the biotech industry: once consumers know how these apples are created, whether they will care.

April 6, 2016

 

Mix-And-Match Millet Salad

Millet isn't just for the birds anymore. This hearty salad is a little sweet and a little crunchy.

January 28, 2016

 

New GMO Apple Could Hit Shelves Soon

Almost a year after the first two genetically modified varieties of non-browning apples were approved for market, a new Fuji variety could join them.

September 4, 2015

 

Jennifer Meta-Robinson, Farmers And Cooks Prepare For Fall

Recipes to get you ready for fall foods. Preparing for a fall bird flu outbreak. And, Jennifer Meta-Robinson continues our conversation about farmers' markets.

January 16, 2015

 

Wassailing: A New Year’s Party In The Apple Orchard

Folklorist Maria Kennedy says noisy processions into apple orchards are meant to wake up the cider trees and scare away evil spirits.

October 12, 2014

 

Tradition Is As Sweet As Apple Cider At Musgrave Orchard

Not only does Musgrave Orchard get their apples from a local farm, they have kept the same cider press since 1935.

October 2, 2014

 

Waste Not, Want Not (Part 1)

Jonathan Bloom's professional interest in food waste has crept into his everyday life. We look at food waste on the farm. Apple butter made from gnarly fruit.

September 25, 2014

 

Planting Fruit Trees, Apples For Dessert, J&P Heritage Farm

Jerry and Paula Perron started farming after they retired. Chef Daniel Orr cooks with apples and sunchokes. And, fall is a great time to plant fruit trees.

September 20, 2014

 

Magic Of Cider, Art Of Coffee Roasting, Season Of Paw Paws

Maria Kennedy walks us through the cider making process, from apple to bottle. Paw paw cookies with Chef Daniel Orr. And, coffee roasting on a small scale.

May 2, 2014

 

EU Apple Ban Drubs North American Regs

The European Union has clamped down on an anti-browning chemical, effectively banning the import of apples and pears from the U.S. and Canada.

November 7, 2013

Fall Favorites 

Musgrave Orchard: Pressing Apple Cider For 80 Years

For over 80 years, Musgrave Orchard has been one of Indiana's premiere fall attractions. Learn how they make their award-winning apple cider!

November 3, 2012

More Than Red Delicious 

Apples For Pies, Apples For Soups, Apples For Everything

Gary Paul Nabhan reminisces about the many different varieties of apples he has enjoyed over the years. Chef Daniel Orr prepares an apple pie and two soups.

January 10, 2012

Root Veggies 

Sunchoke Puree With Apple And Spices

This dish is an excellent topping for game, fish or vegetarian dishes.

December 18, 2011

Better Than Mom's 

Old-Fashioned Baked Apples With Sweet Season Spices

This dish is a perfectly sweet ending to any holiday meal. But be patient -- it takes an hour for them to get nice and baked.

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