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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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Navigating Farmers Markets and Farm Stands

September 12, 2014

Paula Foore, owner/farmer of Springdale Farm in Austin, Texas offers advice to the novice farmers market and farm stand shoppers.

Springdale Farmer Paula Foore

September 12, 2014

Paula Foore grew up in Austin, Texas, and after finishing school at Texas A&M, where she met her husband Glenn, they came back to Austin in the early 80’s to raise their family.

Springdale Farm: Urban Oasis (podcast)

September 12, 2014

Just shy of five acres, and three miles east of the state Capital, Springdale Farm, owned and operated by Glenn and Paula Foore, is an urban oasis.

Stirring It Up With Molly Ivins (podcast)

September 5, 2014

Food brings people together, from talking about it, to cooking it, to sharing it or even dealing with near calamitous culinary misadventures with a friend. Journalist Ellen Sweets has a new book: Stirring it up with Molly Ivins: a Memoir with Recipes that offers a heaping helping of the misadventures.

Ellen Sweets’ Busy Life

September 5, 2014

Ellen Sweets, author of Stirring it up with Molly Ivins: a Memoir with Recipes is always on the go, despite being "retired." She travels often and entertains as time allows.

Ellen Sweets

September 5, 2014

If you ever get a chance to meet Ellen Sweets, do yourself a favor and don't let it pass you by. She is funny, irreverent, dedicated to social issues, and is a mighty fine cook.

Ellen Sweets’ Kick-Ass Tuna Salad

September 5, 2014

When you walk into Ellen Sweets kitchen, you know it gets used and used often. The counters overflow with small appliances and bottles and bottles of herbs and spices. If you're cooking in Ellen's kitchen and you cannot find what you need--you haven't really looked.

Living Thoughtfully in the Modern World

August 28, 2014

Kate Payne, author of the blog and book: The Hip Girl's Guide to Homemaking, lives consciously, thoughtfully, and shares tips to navigate her version of homemaking.

Hip Girl, Kate Payne

August 28, 2014

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

The Hip Girl’s Guide (podcast)

August 28, 2014

While television shows like Leave it to Beaver offered a glimpse of middle-class, white American boyhood, they also provided a template for what some believed a homemaker in the mid-20th century ought to be.