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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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Jerky Know-How

April 18, 2014

Larry Burrier has been making jerky and sausage most of his life, which makes him the perfect person to talk you through your own jerky-making experience.

Larry Burrier: Your Texas Link to Jerky

April 18, 2014

Larry is a native Texan with many talents. He’s an avid hunter, fisherman, ex-rodeo competitor, past do-it-yourself radio host, master electrician, overseas electrical contractor, professional real Estate inspector, pilot, expert cook and cookbook author.

Healthy Cooking Tips for All

April 11, 2014

Angela Shelf Medearis is affectionately called The Kitchen Diva. And while she's known for being sassy and fun in the kitchen, she's serious about cooking healthy comfort food for those she loves, and shares her recipes with the world in her books.

Funky Chickens

April 4, 2014

Why are so many urban dwellers choosing to raise chickens? Is it for the eggs, meat, insect eating properties, or is it because there's nothing good to watch on TV, and chickens offer high entertainment value?

The Chicken Keepers

April 4, 2014

I have found that chicken people--that is, people who love and raise chickens--are usually very bright, engaged, fun and community minded. Just like Michelle Hernandez and Frank Fuller.

City Chickens (podcast)

April 4, 2014

Knowing the origin of the food we eat has become increasingly important to eaters everywhere. In addition to shopping at farmers markets and farm stands, every day these locavores are taking up backyard food production, including chicken keeping for eggs and in some cases, meat.

East Austin Farm Tour (podcast)

March 27, 2014

East Austin is returning to its agricultural roots one urban farm at a time, and celebrates its past and future with the Fifth Annual East Austin Farm Tour on Sunday, April 13, 2014 from 1 to 5 p.m.

Enjoying the Farm Tour

March 27, 2014

The Fifth Annual East Austin Farm Tour is Sunday April 13, 2014. It's a chance for everyone to get to see fully operational urban farms up close and personal at a gorgeous time of year. Participating East Austin Urban Farms: Hausbar, Rain Lily, Springdale, Boggy Creek Farm.

Know Farmers, Know Food

March 27, 2014

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.

The Future of Food is the The Future of the Planet

March 21, 2014

Find sources that provide Ark of Taste products and support them. Encourage a local chef or restaurant to use Ark of Taste heritage foods on their menu or even a special event.