J. Froelich / KUAF

Mid-States Specialty Eggs, headquartered in southern Missouri, has opened a second organic egg processing and distribution facility in Berryville, Arkansas, the first of its kind in the state, to meet growing demand for organic cage-free eggs.

A Plateful of All the Things Reduces Kitchen Waste

Mar 10, 2016
Edible Ozarkansas

The spring issue of Edible Ozarkansas is out.  Inside the colorful cover of an image of food waste, The Hive pastry chef Dorothy Hall offers a recipe "guide"  to use the tidbits of things in the home fridge that often get tossed.  The quarterly magazine's editor, Amanda Cothren, suggests buying from bulk rather than IN bulk to reduce waste.   The two offer tips to navigate the bulk aisle.

MUSIC: "Lack the Faith but Not the Wine" Joshua Redman, The Bad Plus

When to Toss the Food Away

Mar 10, 2016

Perishables come with dates of expiration. Do we know exactly what they mean?

Can You Make a Roux?

Feb 19, 2016

The inaugural Fayetteville Gumbo Cookoff takes place March 5 at the historic Ozark Mountain Smokehouse off of Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard. To get us prepared for the event, proceeds from which will benefit the Fayetteville Natural Heritage Association and the Lib Horn Animal Shelter, we pay a visit to Maudie Schmidt in her kitchen at Cafe Rue Orleans, to learn more about what gumbo is and how to make it.

The Red Ryder Range Model and Food

Dec 22, 2015

28 Springs drinkmaster Casey Letellier makes a holiday cocktail using pomegranate syrup and local beer, among other things.  Plus, he discusses his relationship with and his latest article in the publication Edible Ozarkansas and shares his toast to local foods in the new year. 

Bring Out Your Nog

Dec 4, 2015

This year's Nog Off spans two downtowns, 16 bartenders and several recipes.

MUSIC: "Save Your Sorrow" Eddie Heyward

A behind the scenes look at the fall edition of Edible Ozarkansas with a profile of the owner and chef of Caribe in Eureka Springs.  Plus, as Gooseberry Handmade Pies Celebrates one year of business, we look back to when the pie shop had been rolling crust for just one month. 

Supermarket Exhibits the Multicultural Nature of Springdale

Oct 18, 2015
Christina Karnatz

We tour Asian Amigo on Thompson Avenue in Springdale. The supermarket sells more than 10,000 items from around the world to the city's residents, which include Marshallese, Indian, Vietnamese, and Hispanics. The best sellers are fresh seafood and a variety of soy sauces.  

Ozarks at Large Food Podcast Ep 08: No Surf, But Plenty of Turf

Oct 7, 2015

You can keep your surf.  Just as well in a land locked state, in the latest edition of the Ozarks at Large Food Podcast, we focus on the turf.  The green grass of home: from pastured raised meats, how they’re different and how to cook them to wheatgrass; the green shoots are proving profitable for a local grower.  Plus, we have a buyer’s guide to the best fruit in the Ozarks.

Comfort Foods and Carribbean Fall

Oct 5, 2015

The latest edition of Edible Ozarkansas is now available, and the special second anniversary edition features the rich comfort foods of fall and a profile of KJ Zumwalt, chef and owner of Caribe Restaurant in Eureka Springs. KJ and Edible Ozarkansas editor Amanda Cothren recently stopped by the Carver Center for Public Radio to discuss the latest edition of the magazine's fall issue.