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If You’re Lactose Intolerant, Can You Survive On The USDA’s Thrifty Food Plan?

11/16/2018
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When the government subsidizes corn, it effectively subsidizes dairy, too. Government nutrition programs push dairy as a major protein source, even when it doesn't make sense for most Americans.

Duration:00:28:56

Historic Italian Garlic Sauce And Gleaning Peppers For The Food Bank

11/9/2018
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How many bulbs of garlic does it take to make Bagna Cauda? Food Historian Simone Cinotto has the answer.

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Got Milk? And If So, Why?

11/2/2018
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Milk sits at the intersection of culture and biology. Food scholar Andrea Wiley helps us understand milk’s outsized role in the American diet.

Duration:00:28:56

Farming While Black–An Interview With Leah Penniman

10/26/2018
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Leah Penniman is the co-founder of Soul Fire Farm, a farming collective committed to ending racism and injustice in our food system.

Duration:00:28:57

Food Is More Than Calories: The Meaning Of Macaroni In A Refugee Camp

10/19/2018
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Food scholar Elizabeth Dunn reflects on food traditions and the semi-permanent life inside a refugee camp.

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From Garden To Classroom, And From Bourbon To Craft Brew

10/12/2018
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This week we learn about making shakes from the fruit of a school garden, and making beer in the barrels of Kentucky bourbon

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From Sit-In To Drive-Thru–Marcia Chatelain On Fast Food In Black Communities

10/5/2018
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Marcia Chatelain, Professor of History and African American Studies at Georgetown University, reminds us that African American communities continue to be constrained, and fast food franchising has been one way to make things work.

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You Thought You Knew Persimmon

9/28/2018
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You’ve heard of persimmon pudding, maybe a sweet bread or drop cookies, but did you know you can use it in savory dishes too?

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The Sacred Practice Of Growing Food: An Interview With Shane Bernardo

9/21/2018
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Food Justice is a term that Shane Bernardo uses to talk about his work, but it goes much deeper than that for him.

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A Flowery Farm Transition, And A Neighborhood Coffee Shop Gets A Nightlife

9/14/2018
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Big ag hasn’t taken over every small farm. A young flower farmer rents land from a fifth-generation farmer who remembers when “Get big or get out” first began.

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Open A Jar Of Summer Sunshine — In The Dead Of Winter

9/7/2018
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The phrase “many hands make light work” really comes into play when you’re talking about food preservation.

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Growing Food Justice On A South Bronx Farm

8/31/2018
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Suzanne Babb is an urban farmer at La Finca del Sur, a farm led by Black and Lantinx women focussed on food justice in their communities.

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High Bines And Harvest Brew For The Hub.

8/24/2018
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Upland Brewing Company teams up with Indy High Bines for a beer to benefit The Hub’s food pantry.

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Sustainable Can Be Delicious–Just Ask A Chef

8/17/2018
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The Blended Burger is not the Impossible Burger. But it might possibly end up reducing meat consumption, one tasty burger at a time.

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Inquiry And Experience–After School, In The Garden

8/10/2018
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It's back-to-school in Indiana, and students at Benjamin Franklin Elementary might have a potato harvest to dig up after class.

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When Independent Farmers Join Forces

8/3/2018
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Farmers are known for being independent, but some growers in Southwestern Colorado are learning the benefits of working together.

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The Eggplant Of Your Dreams

7/27/2018
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If you’ve only had eggplant swimming in an oily eggplant parmesan casserole, it’s time to re-think this highly versatile vegetable.

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The Stealth Tortilla Revealed

7/20/2018
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More than a stuffed tortilla, pupusas carry memory and meaning for poet Willy Palomo, and a connection to his family's homeland.

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The Stealth Tortilla Revealed

7/20/2018
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More than a stuffed tortilla, pupusas carry memory and meaning for poet Willy Palomo, and a connection to his family's homeland.

Duration:00:28:58

Collecting Yeast, Making Cider

7/13/2018
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Biochemist Matt Bochman talks about collecting yeast, Friendly Beasts Cider Company turns yeast (and apples) into tasty drinks.

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