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Posts tagged greens

February 5, 2018

 

Eating Leafy Greens Each Day Tied to Sharper Memory

Scientists are keen to figure out how diet influences aging, including brain health. Could a serving or two of daily greens mean less cognitive decline?

November 16, 2017

 

Cheesy Garlic Kale

This cheesy garlic kale is sautéed on the stovetop, leaving precious oven space open for other holiday dishes. It takes only ten minutes to throw together!

August 9, 2017

 

Nonprofit Helps Asian-American Farmers Grow Businesses

Traditional greens are an integral part of Asian-American cultural identity. A California nonprofit is helping small farmers meet high demand in Asian enclaves.

May 8, 2017

 

This Health Care Firm Is Trimming Costs — And Waistlines

The rising prevalence and cost of Type 2 diabetes has doctors at Geisinger Health System turning to food as a form of medicine.

March 14, 2017

 

Why Kids Should See Their Veggies

Getting kids to eat veggies through subterfuge sets the bar too low, researchers say. Your child must actually learn to like veggies, weird textures and all.

March 2, 2017

 

Sorry Salad Lovers: We May Have No Mesclun Mix For Two Weeks

There may be a nationwide shortage of salad mix in a few weeks. You can blame wet weather in Arizona and California.

May 19, 2016

 

Young Beekeepers Turn The Death Of Their Hive Into A Startup

Ellie Symes and Lucas Moehle want to develop technology to monitor the inner workings of beehives to help them better understand what's causing bee deaths.

August 6, 2015

 

Panzanella Salad, Okra, Urban Farms And The Feel Of A City

Jennifer Cockrall-King researches urban farms around the world. Nikki Wooten works at a farm in the city. Then, Daniel Orr makes salads with old bread and okra.

August 1, 2015

 

Two Pesto Recipes, Pesticide Drift, Gardening As We Age

Green thumbs modify their gardens to suit their aging bodies. Two pesto recipes use carrot tops and mint. And, unwelcome pesticides on organic farms.

May 15, 2015

 

Growing A Food Hub, Two Pestos, The Helpful Dung Beetle

What stands in the way of a Bloomington Food Hub? Stephanie Solomon, Michael Simmons explain. Cooked greens for dinner. The increasingly competitive CSA market.

August 16, 2014

 

Greens Become Saag, Tenderloin Sandwich, Drought Report

Megan Betz says working with community orchards is about people. A recipe for Indian saag. The best breaded pork tenderloin sandwich. Drought report from Colo.

August 12, 2014

 

Grab Some Greens: Indian Saag

Chef Daniel Orr has cooked all over the world, from France to NYC to the Caribbean. He brings that wide range of experience to this traditional Indian dish.

July 15, 2014

 

The Mother Of All Gratins, Featuring Swiss Chard

It's cheesy. It's hearty. And it's a great way to use up greens!

July 2, 2014

 

Collard Greens With Asian Flare

You may be seeing a lot of recipes for cooked greens on Earth Eats these days, but that’s just because in the summer, there are a lot of greens to use up!

June 25, 2014

 

Sesame Roasted Kale

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

June 4, 2014

 

Clary Sage, The Colonial Taste Of Spring

Winter-worn American colonists nibbled on clary sage leaves to mark the arrival of spring. Check out pics from Philipsburg Manor in Sleepy Hollow, New York.

May 25, 2014

 

Your (Food) Life in Color

Please the palate and the eyes by putting color on your plate. Here are five food blogs to spark your inspiration.

February 21, 2014

Hydroponics 

Meet A Farmer: Deb McKee Kelly, Good Life Farms

Deb McKee Kelly's table at the Bloomington Winter Farmers Market is stocked with lettuce, arugula and basil she grows on her hydroponics farm.

January 9, 2014

Polar Vortex 

Organic Farmers Weather Cold Snap

This week's snow and subzero temperatures put stress on farmers and their animals, but there could be a sweet upside to the cold snap.

February 23, 2013

Sweetness! 

Winter Farmers Market, Boiling Maple Syrup, Yam Salad

We chat with three vendors selling fresh, local food at the Bloomington Winter Farmers Market, then we cook with yams. Mike Bell boils maple sap down to syrup.

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