Food

April Lidinsky

In a stay-at-home summer, it’s easy to run out of topics during social Zooming. So, I offer you a prompt, inspired by the June 17th New York Times “Food” section, in which a baker’s half-dozen of writers share memories of  “restaurant magic.”  Sure, we can still get takeout, and perhaps eat nervously out-of-doors, but these writers remind us that restaurant dining can be so much “More than a Meal.”

Daniel Ackerman

Monday, April 22, 2019 at 9 PM

Presented by The Water Main from American Public Media, and hosted by Marketplace's Jed Kim, "Just Eat It" presents the environmental challenges of food production and waste in a way that entertains and inspires change, rather than guilt.

Agriculture accounts for two-thirds of the nation's fresh water use and half its land use. Despite this massive investment, America wastes 40 percent of its food.

Lauren Chapman

Nutritionists from Indiana held their annual lunch for lawmakers this week at the Statehouse.  

Find Your Nearest Summer Food Program

Jun 4, 2018
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As schools finish for the year, summer feeding programs are kicking off to serve kids while schools are not in session.

Summer feeding programs are generally run out of schools or community centers and are funded by the Federal Department of Agriculture and through the state.

Any child can go the location to get a free lunch. Some locations also offer breakfasts, take home food, or low-cost meals for adults.

A new research center at Purdue University hopes to decrease obesity rates in impoverished areas.