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Quantifying Flavor-What Data Networks Can (And Can’t) Tell Us About How We Eat

6/15/2018
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An informatics professor and an anthropologist walk into a bar...and talk about flavor networks and foodways.

Duration:00:28:55

How Many Plants Can You Eat In One Week?

6/8/2018
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A plant-eating challenge on campus sparks a discussion of phytonutrients and gut biome health.

Duration:00:28:57

Food Trucks and Authenticity

6/1/2018
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On today’s show we talk taco trucks, and street vendors from Los Angeles, California to Bloomington, Indiana.

Duration:00:28:57

Dining On The Edge With A Sometimes Dangerous Green

5/25/2018
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Poke Salet was one of the last wild foods to be commercially canned. If you use caution, you can harvest and prepare your own mess o’ greens in your kitchen.

Duration:00:28:56

Three Dollar Dinners And The True Cost Of Food

5/18/2018
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How do we create a food system that supports farm communities, nourishes the people eating the food--at an affordable price--without destroying the environment?

Duration:00:28:55

Grafting Cucumbers And Pickling Radishes

5/11/2018
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What do you get when you cross a butternut squash and a burpless cucumber? You might get an early harvest.

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Food, Identity And Macaroni

5/4/2018
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Food scholar Elizabeth Dunn reflects on food traditions and the semi-permanent life inside a refugee camp.

Duration:00:28:55

Food Stamps And Farm Policy–Does This Marriage Make Sense?

4/27/2018
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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:00:28:55

What’s SNAP Got To Do With It?

4/20/2018
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A conversation with Angela Babb on the history of the US Farm Bill and how government nutrition assistance programs originated within farm policy.

Duration:00:28:56

Addressing Root Causes Of Food Insecurity

4/13/2018
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The stories we tell ourselves about hunger shape our approach to solutions. Is it time to challenge the long standing narratives surrounding food insecurity?

Duration:00:28:56

Raj Patel On The Trouble With Land Ownership

4/6/2018
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Researcher and author Raj Patel contributed an essay to "Letters To A Young Farmer." This week, Megan Betz speaks with him about alternatives to private ownership of land.

Duration:00:28:55

Food Historian Simone Cinotto And Fresh Mushrooms On A Hot Grill

3/30/2018
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Fresh mushrooms from a local grower find their way to a hot grill, and we visit with Food Historian, Simone Cinotto to talk Slow Food, and cooking in class.

Duration:00:28:55

Matchmaking–Farmers To Farmland

3/23/2018
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On this week’s show we take a look at farmland transitions. As the farming population ages, who will take reigns? We’ve got farmers hanging up their hats, with no one to take over the family farm, and we’ve got young people, anxious to get started farming, with no land to call their own. We sit […]

Duration:00:28:55

Sazón Brings Yucatan Tacos To Indiana

3/16/2018
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Of all the toppings Sazon offers for their tacos, the pickled onions are the most striking. Hot pink in color, with an equally bright flavor, it's a crucial element in The Yucatan's signature taco style.

Duration:00:28:56

Fannie Lou Hamer’s Freedom Farm Cooperative

3/9/2018
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Dr. Priscilla McCutcheon talks with Earth Eats about what today's food movement might learn from the work of civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer.

Duration:00:28:56

Food Assistance–Three Ways

3/2/2018
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With a flawed emergency food system, people have to get creative to move nutritious, fresh, local food to the people who need it.

Duration:00:28:56

Making Pupusas With A Poet

2/23/2018
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Willy Palomo shares recipes, stories and a poem from his Salvadoran roots and his complicated identity.

Duration:00:28:56

What Does Tipping Have To Do With #Metoo?

2/16/2018
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A small restaurant swims against the tide as a gratuity-free house, then finds itself needing to back-pedal.

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Lucky Guy Bakery Gets A Lucky Break

2/9/2018
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What's it take to scale up production in a small bakery--in a hurry?

Duration:00:28:56

Examining Our Stories About Hunger Part II

2/2/2018
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The more connected you are to your neighbors, to your community, the less likely you are to experience food insecurity. Why is that?

Duration:00:28:57