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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.

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Growing Food and Leaders with Urban Roots (podcast)

April 22, 2017

As the 20th Century began to unfold, the telephone, rural free delivery, and roads started to relieve rural isolation. It was a mixed blessing. Because as these innovations and improvements brought the world to once insular communities, they also paved the way for children of farming families to leave the land to seek new opportunities in urban centers.

Tips for Growing a Good Life

April 22, 2017

At Urban Roots, they use the concept of nourishment to drive their work to help increase the access of healthy, fresh produce to those in need.

Resources for the Urban Chicken Rancher

April 8, 2017

Hundreds of North America cities have ordinances for chicken ranching inside city limits, and each day more citizens commit to a fowl existence.

Blessed are the the Chicken Keepers

April 8, 2017

Chicken people (people who love and raise chickens) are usually bright, engaged, fun and community minded. Just like Michelle Hernandez and Frank Fuller.

City Chickens, Funky Chickens (podcast)

April 8, 2017

Across the nation, a growing number of Americans are raising chickens in their backyards for eggs, sometimes meat, and always entertainment.

East Austin Urban Farm Tour (podcast)

April 2, 2017

East Austin is returning to its agricultural roots one urban farm at a time; visit them all during the East Austin Urban Farm Tour, April 9 from 1-5 p.m.

Enjoying the Farm Tour

April 2, 2017

The 8th Annual East Austin Urban Farm Tour is a chance for everyone to see fully operational urban farms, while sampling chef made treats and tasty sips.

Know Farmers, Know Food

April 2, 2017

Carol Ann Sayle, with her husband Larry Butler--both native Texans-- eventually gave up careers in real estate and art to pioneer the "back-to-the-farm movement." They started in 1981 after they acquired their Milam county farm, outside of Gause--one and one-half hours northeast of Austin.

How to Shop and Eat Weekends

March 26, 2017

When the weekend rolls around, it's time to stop looking at the clock, to slow down, relax and enjoy the journey. This is especially true when talking about the "hunting and gathering" that precedes weekend meal preparation -- as well as the preparation, itself.

Lynne Rosetto Kasper a.k.a. Claudia Randolph

March 26, 2017

Lynne Rosetto Kasper, host of The Splendid Table, talks about the food of her youth and sharing her passion for food with those she loves.