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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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Top Tips for Fermenting Food

October 24, 2014

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."

Fermentation Femme: Kate Payne

October 24, 2014

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

Fermentation: Delicious Decomposition (podcast + giveaway)

October 24, 2014

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.

Tips for Living and Giving La Vida Local

October 17, 2014

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 17, 2014

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 17, 2014

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.

Tips for a Tippler’s Garden

October 10, 2014

David Alan, The Tipsy Texan, believes in using fresh ingredients in his craft cocktails. And if some of those ingredients come from his garden -- all the better.

Garden to Glass (podcast)

October 10, 2014

In the same way the farm-to-table movement has captivated the culinary world, a similar "garden-to-glass" movement has taken root in the mixology world.

The Tipsy Texan: David Alan

October 10, 2014

David Alan launched Tipsy Texan, becoming an early and outspoken voice for Texas's emerging craft cocktail and spirits scene, and garden-to-glass mixology, raising public awareness among tipplers and teetotalers alike.

Tamar Adler Cooks with Economy & Grace

October 2, 2014

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.