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March 1, 2019

 

Greening The Campus Food System

There was more to talk about with the Real Food Challenge than we could cover last week, so we’re back at the Big Red Eats Green event on the IU campus.

March 1, 2019

 

David Gann’s Office Nabe And Tofu Tortillas

All you need is a single burner and a microwave for these two dishes, and you can meal-prep for the rest of the week.

January 28, 2019

 

Tokyo’s Metro Is Hoping Free Soba Noodles Can Help Ease Congestion

Passengers who get on the train before the morning rush hour will also qualify for free tempura. The offer is an attempt to reduce overcrowding on the city's most jam-packed route.

December 14, 2016

 

Blue Seal: The GI Ice Cream That Okinawans Made Their Own

Blue Seal ice cream was launched after World War II for American soldiers in Okinawa, Japan. Today, its fusion of tastes is loved by locals and tourists alike.

August 30, 2016

 

Japan’s Centuries-Old Tradition Of Making Soba Noodles

Making soba noodles by hand from locally grown buckwheat is an ancient technique being adapted to modern times.

March 12, 2015

 

Anticipating The Benefits Of A Trade Deal In The Pacific

For U.S. soybean producers, the deal could mean no longer paying tariffs as high as 20 percent in countries like Japan.

February 13, 2015

 

Urban Farming Worldwide With Jennifer Cockrall-King

Cockrall-King is the author of "Food and the City." She explains how city dwellers have made urban agriculture fit the needs of their specific community.

October 7, 2014

 

McDonald’s Japan To Post First Loss Ever After Food Scare

McDonald's Japan is still reeling from a food safety scandal that erupted when a video surfaced showing suppliers mishandling meat products.

September 11, 2013

Radiation Woes 

South Korea Bans Fish From Fukushima Region After Leaks

Over two years after the nuclear meltdown at Fukushima, the Japanese fish trade is still feeling the repercussions .

December 8, 2011

Fukushima Fears 

Radiation Found In Infant Formula 10 Months After Meltdown

Japan suffered another blow in the fallout after the March nuclear reactor meltdown when radioactive cesium was found in infant formula.

December 3, 2011

Foodie Mom 

Mimi Ito’s Bento Blog Gives Value To Everyday Life

Mimi Ito says lunch is the best time to introduce kids to new foods. After eight years of documenting their lunches, she now considers her kids to be foodies.

October 17, 2011

Fun Food History Facts 

The Homegrown Tradition Of CSA Farming

The popularity of CSA farming has grown exponentially over the past several years--but where does it come from?

August 16, 2011

Food Radiation 

Radioactive Mushrooms? Japan Concerned About Nuclear Effects

Japan has decided to expand a governmental agency to include nuclear testing in the wake of nuclear power plant damage.

February 24, 2011

Tasty Bugs 

Treating Insects As Livestock May Solve Our Meat Needs

What's one way to feed the growing global population on limited land while being environmentally friendly? Eat insects!

October 12, 2010

Worldwide Gardening 

How To Grow The Perfect Apples

The Japanese technique of apple growing is the perfect combination of science and art.

March 30, 2010

Sustainable Seafood 

Fish Or No Fish: Reflections On ‘The Cove’ And Sustainable Fishing

Earth Eats' Yvonne Maffei reflects on Academy Award-winning documentary 'The Cove' and how to respond to the ethically fraught issues around sustainable fishing

January 18, 2010

All About Eggplant 

Eight Fascinating Facts About Eggplant

Did you know eggplants contain nicotine? Here are some other fun facts you might not have known about eggplants.

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