The more connected you are to your neighbors, to your community, the less likely you are to experience food insecurity. Why is that?
The stories we tell ourselves about hunger shape our approach to solutions. Is it time to challenge the long-standing narratives surrounding food insecurity?
What stands in the way of a Bloomington Food Hub? Stephanie Solomon, Michael Simmons explain. Cooked greens for dinner. The increasingly competitive CSA market.
The newly adopted Bloomington Food Charter talks about "honoring farmers." An update from Midwest farms struggling with avian flu. Two refreshing summer drinks.
The Hub's tool share cuts down on new gardeners' start-up costs. Watchdog groups are concerned about the U.S. meat inspection system. Lentils with Daniel Orr.
Tips for preserving the abundant harvest of zucchini. How to start a home food business. The logistics of tourism on the farm. Swiss chard with Daniel Orr.
Daniel Orr whips up Brazilian dishes in celebration of the World Cup. Agritourism offers "authentic" farm experiences. Tools on loan from Mother Hubbard's.
Folks can pick up a bag of apples at Mother Hubbard's Cupboard. Through the Hub's tool share program, they can also borrow a dehydrator to make apple snacks.
Shake off those polar vortex blues and get your hands dirty! Stephanie Solomon says it's never too early to start your garden preparations.
Our three experts are back to talk about preserving foods, specifically salsa. Chef Daniel Orr makes roasted tomatillo salsa. We visit the Fort Knox of seeds.
Two recipes using kale, a snack and a salad. Brad Dunn talks dessert wine. Harvest Moon Flower Farm sells bouquets that are uniquely local and seasonal.
Stephanie Solomon says protecting your soil is key to maintaining a healthy garden during lousy weather. She tells us other tips for fall gardening success.
'Tis the season to start planting your fall plants. Stephanie Solomon gives tips. Chef Daniel Orr prepares two dishes: apple butter and watermelon juice.
Stephanie Solomon is back to update us on the greens growing in the hoop house. Then in the kitchen, Chef Daniel Orr makes dishes using sunchokes and spinach.
In spite of frigid winter temperatures, kale, collard greens, bok choy and salad greens are growing inside the hoop house at the Butler Park Community Garden.
Stephanie Solomon of Mother Hubbard's Cupboard explains how she transformed grassy parkland into two fertile garden plots, one of which is in a hoop house.