Food http://wyso.org en Bitter Winter Affecting Ohio Growers http://wyso.org/post/bitter-winter-affecting-ohio-growers <p>The bitterly cold winter is making things tougher for Ohio growers - and that could translate to higher food prices later in the year.</p><p>The sub-zero temperatures have caused Ohio wine-grape, blackberry and peach growers to lose much of this year's crop, according to The Columbus Dispatch.</p><p>The value of the crops lost to the cold weather hasn't been determined. Laboratories are analyzing grapevines, blackberry canes and strawberry plants for damage. And, of course, the winter is not over yet.</p> Mon, 10 Feb 2014 21:04:00 +0000 Associated Press 45760 at http://wyso.org Book Nook: The Book of Schmaltz - Love Song to a Forgotten Fat (Little, Brown) by Michael Ruhlman http://wyso.org/post/book-nook-book-schmaltz-love-song-forgotten-fat-little-brown-michael-ruhlman <p>Michael Ruhlman is a food guy. He loves to talk about food, write about it, cook it and eat it! Over the past 20 years Ruhlman has established his reputation as one of the most knowledgeable and discerning foodies in America.</p><p>In this interview we talked about schmaltz, the forgotten fat, and charcuterie, the art of salting, smoking and curing meats. As you listen to our conversation I dare you to stay out of the kitchen. I dare you. Bon appetit!</p><p> Mon, 23 Sep 2013 17:16:18 +0000 Vick Mickunas 39631 at http://wyso.org Book Nook: The Book of Schmaltz - Love Song to a Forgotten Fat (Little, Brown) by Michael Ruhlman WYSO Weekend: February 10, 2013 http://wyso.org/post/wyso-weekend-february-10-2013 <p>Full episode of WYSO Weekend for February 10, 2013, including the following stories:</p><p>- Jerry Kenney reports on the latest news from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in regards to looming sequestration cuts.</p><p>- Jerry Kenney reports on <a href="http://wyso.org/post/national-black-hivaids-awareness-day">National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day</a></p><p>- <a href="http://wyso.org/post/ohio-food-and-farming-conference-draws-near">Ohio Food and Farming Conference Draws Near</a></p> Mon, 11 Feb 2013 18:48:51 +0000 Jerry Kenney 28859 at http://wyso.org Ohio Food and Farming Conference Draws Near http://wyso.org/post/ohio-food-and-farming-conference-draws-near <p>The Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association (OEFFA) is a statewide, grassroots, nonprofit group that&nbsp; was founded in the late 90's.&nbsp; Farmers, gardeners, and folks who were thinking more about the foods they were&nbsp; eating began working together to create and promote a sustainable and healthful food and farming system.<br> Mon, 11 Feb 2013 18:13:18 +0000 Jerry Kenney 28858 at http://wyso.org Ohio Food Banks See Increasing Demand http://wyso.org/post/ohio-food-banks-see-increasing-demand <p>Ohio food banks are distributing more food these days than during the recession a few years ago.</p><p>The Ohio Association of Foodbanks says a difficult employment climate and increased costs for daily necessities are to blame.</p><p>The association says state food banks distributed 45 percent more food and supplies in fiscal year 2012 than they did just three years earlier at the height of the recession.</p> Fri, 09 Nov 2012 13:05:00 +0000 Associated Press & Dayton Daily News 24888 at http://wyso.org