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Life is Tasty

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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Tips for Living and Giving La Vida Local

October 2, 2015

Getting involved in your community -- no matter where you live -- is easy and rewarding. Austin, Texas local food and farm supporter, Carla Crownover, offers tips for giving and living "La Vida Local."

Green Corn Project (podcast)

October 2, 2015

The Green Corn Project, a local nonprofit, helps folks in underserved areas of Austin, Texas grow food gardens of their own. The organization builds gardens for low-income, elderly, and persons with disabilities who might not otherwise have the resources or ability to start a garden on their own, or have access to local organic produce.

Green Corn’s Carla Crownover

October 2, 2015

Carla Crownover self-identifies as avid gardener, Slow Food advocate, fierce supporter of our local food systems and urban farms, board member of Green Corn Project, blogger, and obsessive preserver of seasonal produce. She likes to grow her own food, or know who did.

Fermentation Femme: Kate Payne

September 24, 2015

Kate Payne is an author and freelance writer, and a frequent consultant for design, decor, cooking, and crafting publications and sites.

Fermentation: Tasty Decomposition (podcast)

September 24, 2015

Fermentation is a controlled metabolic process in which organisms, like bacteria or yeast, convert carbohydrates, such as starches or a sugars, into alcohol or acid. It's a way of preserving and enhancing the flavors of those foodstuffs. Learn about an upcoming festival celebrating this delicious decomposition process.

Top Tips for Fermenting Food

September 24, 2015

Kate Payne, author of The Hip Girl's Guide to Homemaking and The Hip Girl's Guide to the Kitchen cans and ferments a lot of foods, and offers advice for the beginner "fermentista."

Tamar Adler Cooks with Economy & Grace

September 17, 2015

While I always enjoy the experience of meeting and interviewing people for the Field & Feast radio series, I had a particularly lovely and inspiring interview with cook and author, Tamar Adler.

Tamar Adler: On Being a Clever Cook

September 17, 2015

Tamar Adler, author of The Everlasting Meal: Cooking with Economy and Grace explores the characteristics of a clever chef and the magic of cooking during this TED Talk.

Tamar Adler: A Resourceful Cook (podcast)

September 17, 2015

Cooking needn't be daunting, nor does cooking using whole, organic and locally sourced food need to be a budget buster.

Judith McGeary: Food Freedom Fighter

September 11, 2015

After seeing how government regulations benefit industrial agriculture at the expense of family farms, Judith McGeary left her legal practice to form the Farm and Ranch Freedom Alliance in 2006.