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GLT Market to Menu

On-air Time: Fridays at 3:52 PM May through October

Host: Laura Kennedy

GLT's Laura Kennedy visits with farmer's market vendors to learn how to choose and prepare the best offerings of the day. GLT is proud to partner with the  Town of Normal , the  Downtown Bloomington Association WBMD/WYZZ  and the  Illinois Department of Agriculture to bring you Market to Menu.

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Pumpkins: David Brown talks about a truly great pumpkin: The Fairytale.

Sweet Potatoes (mp3)
Publish Date: 10/28/2011 03:37 PM
Run Time: 2:00
Farmer Rita O'Rourke of O'Rourke Family Gardens talks about sweet potatoes.

Green Tomatoes (mp3)
Publish Date: 10/21/2011 03:47 PM
Run Time: 2:00
Farmer Zack Metzger of Samara Farms has a great recipe for fried green tomatoes.

Acorn Squash (mp3)
Publish Date: 10/14/2011 02:47 PM
Run Time: 2:00
Learn about a new variety of acorn squash from farmer David Brown.

White Maize (mp3)
Publish Date: 10/07/2011 12:57 PM
Run Time: 2:00
Farmer Janet Zintabila talks about the classic diet staple known as white maize.

Lemon Drop Peppers (mp3)
Publish Date: 09/28/2011 03:56 PM
Run Time: 2:00
Can you take the heat of the lemon drop chili pepper?

Yellow Baby Tomatoes (mp3)
Publish Date: 09/23/2011 04:26 PM
Run Time: 2:00
Find out about the 'mater they call 'Jellybean' from farmer Kim Thomas.

Cabbage (mp3)
Publish Date: 09/16/2011 02:14 PM
Run Time: 2:00
Farmer Darlene Crump shares her insight into the versatile cabbage.

Spinach (mp3)
Publish Date: 09/09/2011 12:26 PM
Run Time: 2:00
Popeye loves it -- and you will, too! It's spinach!

Collard Greens (mp3)
Publish Date: 09/09/2011 12:25 PM
Run Time: 2:00
Go green with Collard Greens - a nutritional powerhouse!

Amaranth (mp3)
Publish Date: 08/26/2011 01:10 PM
Run Time: 2:00
Janet Zintambila of CHJ Umoja Gardens talks about Amaranth.

Dragon Tongue Beans (mp3)
Publish Date: 08/19/2011 02:33 PM
Run Time: 2:00
Check out this unusual bean, grown by Zack Metzger of Samara Farms.

Sweet Corn (mp3)
Publish Date: 08/12/2011 01:52 PM
Run Time: 2:00
Did you know you could freeze fresh sweet corn? Annette Cherry from Troyer Sweet Corn has the details.

Heirloom Tomatoes (mp3)
Publish Date: 08/05/2011 02:50 PM
Run Time: 2:00
Simon Burke from Goodison Gardens talks up the merits of heirloom tomatoes.

Italian Flat Beans (mp3)
Publish Date: 07/29/2011 03:32 PM
Run Time: 2:00
Andrew Zeal from Amaranth Acres talks about Italian Flat Beans.

Green Leaf Lettuce (mp3)
Publish Date: 07/22/2011 02:44 PM
Run Time: 2:00
Build a better salad with advice from farmer Lori Hartz.

Spinach (mp3)
Publish Date: 07/15/2011 02:45 PM
Run Time: 2:00
Farmer Karen Harvey from Harvey Homestead talks about the benefits of spinach.

Kale (mp3)
Publish Date: 07/08/2011 03:11 PM
Run Time: 2:00
Discover the power and the tastiness of kale, with farmer Zack Metzger from Samara Farm.

Garlic Scapes (mp3)
Publish Date: 07/01/2011 04:28 PM
Run Time: 2:00
Meet the garlic scape, tasty goodness grown by Hans Bishop of PrairiEarth Farms.

Parsley (mp3)
Publish Date: 06/24/2011 03:52 PM
Run Time: 2:00
Don Schertz of Green Acres Herb Farm talks about the different types of parsley.

Peas (mp3)
Publish Date: 06/17/2011 12:32 PM
Run Time: 2:00
The wee pea is mighty powerful -- and tasty. Farmer Darlene Crump of Crump Family Garden has the lo-down.

Speckled Romaine (mp3)
Publish Date: 06/10/2011 02:01 PM
Run Time: 2:00
Farmer Hans Bishop of PrairiEarth Farms talks about the heirloom speckled romaine.

Nasturtium (mp3)
Publish Date: 06/03/2011 03:23 PM
Run Time: 2:00
It's pretty -- and pretty tasty! It's Nasturtium, grown by Kim Thomas.

Purple Asparagus (mp3)
Publish Date: 05/27/2011 03:48 PM
Run Time: 2:00
Meet the lovely purple asparagus grown by Michelle Weber from Olive Berry Acres.

Red Green Onions (mp3)
Publish Date: 05/20/2011 03:55 PM
Run Time: 2:00
Jackie Dearing of Dearing Country Farms chats about the red green onion.

Bell Peppers (mp3)
Publish Date: 09/17/2010 04:24 PM
Run Time: 2:00
Farmer David Brown talks about the red peppers that he grows.

Okra (mp3)
Publish Date: 09/10/2010 03:26 PM
Run Time: 2:00
Discover the slimy charm of okra with farmer Rita O'Rourke.

Spaghetti Squash (mp3)
Publish Date: 09/03/2010 03:15 PM
Run Time: 2:00
Karen Harvey of Harvey Homestead talks about spaghetti squash.

Gala Apples (mp3)
Publish Date: 08/27/2010 02:07 PM
Run Time: 2:00
Farmer Theresa Schofner talks up the benefits of gala apples.

Mint (mp3)
Publish Date: 08/20/2010 01:47 PM
Run Time: 2:00
Simon Burke form Goodison Gardens shares his secrets for a great mint tea.

Blackberries (mp3)
Publish Date: 08/13/2010 02:36 PM
Run Time: 2:00
Farmer Rita O'Rourke shares the juicy details behind the blackberry.

Zucchini (mp3)
Publish Date: 08/06/2010 02:37 PM
Run Time: 2:00
Check out how zucchini can make a great bread.

Broccoli (mp3)
Publish Date: 07/30/2010 03:54 PM
Run Time: 2:00
Karen Harvey of Harvey Homestead talks up the green, mean, cancer fighting machine that is broccoli.

Japanese Turnips (mp3)
Publish Date: 07/23/2010 03:21 PM
Run Time: 2:00
Farmer Lyndon Hartz reveals the juicy sweetness of the Japanese turnip.

Kohlrabi (mp3)
Publish Date: 07/16/2010 03:24 PM
Run Time: 2:00
You may never have heard of it, but it's quite delicious. It's kohlrabi.

Snow Peas (mp3)
Publish Date: 07/09/2010 12:31 PM
Run Time: 2:00
Karen Harvey From Harvey Homestead talks up the delicious and nutritious snow pea.

New Potatoes (mp3)
Publish Date: 07/01/2010 04:09 PM
Run Time: 2:00
Rita from O'Rourke Family Gardens shares a few secrets about new potatoes.

Beets (mp3)
Publish Date: 06/25/2010 02:18 PM
Run Time: 2:00
Hear about beets from top to bottom from Ken of Epiphany Farms.

Basil (mp3)
Publish Date: 06/18/2010 02:16 PM
Run Time: 2:00
Simon from Goodison Gardens in Bloomington talks basil with Laura Kennedy.

Pak Choy...or is it Bok Choy? (mp3)
Publish Date: 06/11/2010 04:00 PM
Run Time: 2:00
Ken from Epiphany Farms talks about the popular Asian veggie, Pak Choy.

Asparagus (mp3)
Publish Date: 06/04/2010 12:06 PM
Run Time: 2:00
Laura Kennedy chats with Keith Kuerth of Apple Ridge Farms about asparagus, an early spring veggie.

Basil (mp3)
Publish Date: 09/11/2009 12:57 PM
Run Time: 2:00
Laura Kennedy speaks with Angie Ackerman of Ackerman Certified Organic Farms about the popular herb, basil.

Cilantro (mp3)
Publish Date: 09/01/2009 04:04 PM
Run Time: 2:00
Angie Ackerman of Ackerman Certified Organic Farms has the inside scoop on cilantro.

Potatoes (mp3)
Publish Date: 09/01/2009 04:01 PM
Run Time: 2:00
Farmer Darlene Crump talks 'taters.

Honey (mp3)
Publish Date: 08/18/2009 01:09 PM
Run Time: 2:00
Honey -- it makes Winnie the Pooh happy and your allergies, too. Kate Bradd from Scroggin Hill Honey talks up this sweet treat.

Peaches (mp3)
Publish Date: 08/11/2009 10:15 AM
Run Time: 2:00
Farmer Alan Shofner shares that fuzzy and juicy fruit, the peach.

Beets (mp3)
Publish Date: 08/11/2009 10:13 AM
Run Time: 2:00
Darlene Crump from the Crump Family Farms discusses beets.

Rosemary (mp3)
Publish Date: 07/28/2009 12:48 PM
Run Time: 2:00
Farmer Don Schertz gives Laura Kennedy the lowdown on Rosemary.

Green Beans (mp3)
Publish Date: 07/22/2009 11:45 AM
Run Time: 2:00
Farmer Keith Keurth talks up the benefits of green beans.

Cutting Celery (mp3)
Publish Date: 07/14/2009 01:03 PM
Run Time: 2:00
This isn't your father's celery -- and Don Shertz from Green Acres Herb Farm explains why.

Black Raspberries (mp3)
Publish Date: 07/08/2009 09:29 AM
Run Time: 2:00
Keith Kuerth from Apple Ridge Farms highlights the pleasures of black raspberries.

Strawberries (mp3)
Publish Date: 07/02/2009 04:07 PM
Run Time: 2:00
Farmer Michell Jacob talks about how to best enjoy strawberries.

Swiss Chard (mp3)
Publish Date: 06/22/2009 03:37 PM
Run Time: 2:00
Farmer Carrie O'Rourke talks with Laura Kennedy about a versatile green called swiss chard.

Rhubarb (mp3)
Publish Date: 06/16/2009 03:35 PM
Run Time: 2:00
Laura Kennedy talks with farmer Mitchell Jacobs about how to choose rhubarb and how to use it.

Spinach (mp3)
Publish Date: 06/09/2009 12:56 PM
Run Time: 2:00
Laura Kennedy talks with Carrie O'Rourke of O'Rourke Family Farms about how to choose spinach and how to use it.

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