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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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What You Need to Cook Like a Texan

October 20, 2017

Like any distinctive cuisine, to cook with a Texas flair, you have to have the proper ingredients and gear to make flavors come to life.

Homesick Texan (podcast)

October 20, 2017

Whether you were born in Texas or got here as fast as you could, it’s a place that gets under your skin and into your blood and bones and muscle; no matter where you go in the world Texas goes with you.

Lisa Fain is the Homesick Texan

October 20, 2017

You don't have to be a seventh-generation Texan to feel homesick for the Lone Star State, but in Lisa Fain's case, it made being away that much harder.

Right as Rain with Betty Lambright (podcast)

October 12, 2017

Texas weather is a state of constant drought broken up by occasional periods of flash flooding. Neither condition is ideal for us or our landscapes. Modifying our water usage inside and outside the house is something we can all do to adapt to these extremes while we conserve and extend the resource.

Tips for Living and Giving La Vida Local

September 30, 2017

Living and giving to your local community just takes a little commitment and a lot of heart. Plant these seeds of love and you reap what you sow.

Renee Studebaker

September 30, 2017

Renee Studebaker writes about the intersection of gardening, food and life on her blog, Renee's New Blog. She claims her affection for homegrown vegetables began when she was a kid spending summers at my grandparent's farm in Arkansas.

Backyard Local: Growing Your Own (podcast)

September 24, 2017

Growing some of your own food is great fun if you're a home cook. If it's not for you -- it's not for you. But if you've been considering it, what are you waiting for?

Writing about the Garden with Mary Irish

September 24, 2017

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.

Ten Tips for Food Garden Success

September 24, 2017

No matter in the world you grow a food garden, the ten tips on this page will move you toward success.

Diana Kennedy: The Julia Child of Mexican Cuisine

September 16, 2017

Diana Kennedy is widely considered the foremost researcher, teacher, and writer on the regional foods of Mexico and has written a dozen books on the topic.