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Field & Feast is a 5-minute radio feature, currently broadcast Saturdays and Sundays on KUT 90.5 FM in Austin, Texas.  It’s a show about good food from the ground up.

In case you miss a show, or want to revisit a topic, our Shows page is a great place to get started.

A podcast of each show is available on our website, as well as on iTunes. We enhance the experience online with the addition of gardening tips or recipes and other information to make your time with us more enjoyable–and useful.

Please explore and come back often to discover what’s new on Field & Feast.

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Garden Writer Mary Irish

August 27, 2015

Mary Irish is a garden writer,horticultural consultant, lecturer and educator who was born and raised in Austin, Texas. She has worked for over 25 years in the field of horticultural and horticultural communications, specializing in gardens and plants for the greater Southwest.

Getting Started in the Garden (podcast)

August 27, 2015

You can grow that living decor yourself if you know what to plant, how to plant it and how to care for it. Garden writer, Mary Irish, has some tips to help you do just that.

Afield With Chef Jesse Griffiths (podcast)

August 22, 2015

Hunting, fishing, foraging, and growing a vegetable garden -- that's how we fed ourselves before large-scale commercial agriculture came along. Chef Jesse Griffiths of Austin still feeds himself, his family and his community in this manner.

Getting Started Hunting and Fishing

August 22, 2015

If you are interested in learning how to hunt or fish, you can start your journey by contacting your local fish and game agency. In Texas (where our show is produced), that agency is Texas Parks and Wildlife.

Chef Jesse Griffiths

August 22, 2015

Chef Jesse Griffiths believes it is critical to teach people who have spent time and money hunting and harvesting game and fish how to care for them in the field and in the kitchen.

Eat the Heat (podcast)

August 14, 2015

Chile peppers thrive this time of year in the garden. And that's good news, because they're the foundation of some of the best salsas around. And you can taste those when you attend the 25th annual Austin Chronicle Hot Sauce Festival, August 23rd at Fiesta Gardens.

Fire Eater: Robb Walsh

August 14, 2015

Food writer, and three time James Beard award winner, Robb Walsh respects Texas cuisine and its history.

Tips for Making Salsa

August 14, 2015

Austin Chronicle food editor, Virginia Wood, understands how to make ingredients play well together. "You have to think of each ingredient as an instrument in the band," she laughed.

Eating Healthfully and Frugally

August 7, 2015

It's one thing to recommend we eat in healthful and budget-minded ways, and it is another to do it. Why? Because we just don't know how. The Happy Kitchen/La Cocina Alegre® program at the Sustainable Food Center teaches interested members of the community to create healthful meals using local, seasonal foods.

Doyenne of Dining: Virginia Wood

July 30, 2015

Austin Chronicle food editor, Virginia Wood, is a fifth generation Texan who relocated to Austin for college in the early 70's and realized she had found her true home.


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