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Taste Of Place, Voices Of The Market, Local Food In Wyoming

Amy Trubek studies taste and its connection to place. Bringing research to rural cancer patients. Local producers set-up shop at spring farmers' markets.

chicken of the woods mushrooms

In the United States, particularly in the last 30 years or so, the concept of terroir has increasingly become part of the lexicon of people who I call taste producers.

Like artisan cheese makers, small-time bread bakers, winemakers, chefs. Amy Trubek studies taste and its connection to place. We speak with her in today’s show.

Distance is one of the main barriers to treatment for rural cancer patients. Harvest Public Media looks at how researchers are trying to fix that.

A look at what it takes to grow local veggies in Wyoming.

Foragers will love our recipe for chicken of the woods mushrooms.

And to kick off farmers market season, we take a stroll around Bloomington’s bustling market to talk with farmers on a chilly spring morning.

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Research Could Help Answer Questions About Rural Cancer

Doctors and researchers want to understand more about why cancer is more likely to be fatal for rural residents than most city residents.

Chicken Of The Woods Mushrooms

Who needs actual chicken when you have these meaty and flavorful mushrooms!

Urban Farming Is Taking Root In Wide Open Spaces

There’s been an unexpected push recently to create hyper-dense farms in the land of wide open spaces, Wyoming.

Annie Corrigan

Annie Corrigan is a producer and announcer for WFIU. In addition to serving as the local voice for NPR's Morning Edition, she produces WFIU's weekly sustainable food program Earth Eats. She earned degrees in oboe performance from Indiana University and Bowling Green State University.

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