Food

New federal regulations will make food labels bigger and contain more information.  Sabrina Trudo from the University of Arkansas explains how this can help make us a healthier country.

MUSIC: "Junk Food Junkie" Larry Groce

courtesy / Edible Ozarkansas

Edible Ozarkansas is a magazine dedicated to food and sustainability.  Photographs, however, are also very important for the publication.

MUSIC: "Ghost Story" Sting

Ozarkansas Fresh #4: A Taste of Summer

Jun 10, 2016
Dorothy Hall

In this week's installment, we hear professional chef and Edible Ozarkansas contributor Dorothy Hall's suggestions for the latest Community Supported Agriculture subscription delivery from Dripping Springs Garden. This week's box includes summer squash, zucchini, heads of red onion, cabbage, and even garlic scapes.

J. Froelich / KUAF

The centuries-old tradition of allowing the poor to harvest leftover field or tree crops historically is referred to as gleaning. The Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance, based in Little Rock, facilitates gleaning in various parts of the state, with generous consent from local farmers and the help of hundreds of volunteers. We report on how the practice is starting to take root in Northwest Arkansas.

Ozarkansas Fresh #3: More Turnips and Mushrooms

Jun 3, 2016
Dorothy Hall

Dorothy Hall, a professional chef, is offering us advice each Friday on how to use seasonal produce. She opened this week's box from Dripping Springs Garden last night.

MUSIC: "Crooked Smile" by The Weepies

Ozarkansas Fresh #2: Mushrooms, Turnips and More

May 27, 2016
Dorothy Hall

Dorothy Hall, a professional chef, is offering us advice each Friday on how to use seasonal produce.  She opened this week's box from Dripping Springs Garden last night.

Ozarkansas Fresh #1: Lots of Lettuce, Other Greens, and Even Strawberries

May 20, 2016
Dorothy Hall

In her first audio diary, professional chef and Edible Ozarkansas contributor Dorothy Hall gives us a rundown on the bounty from her first box of produce received as part of a Community Supported Agriculture subscription from Dripping Springs Garden near Huntsville. On the menu this week: parisse, an assortment of salad greens, bright lights chard, cilantro, strawberries and more.

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?

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