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By Catherine Ann Lombard June 16, 2015

Gandhi once said, “To forget how to dig the earth and tend the soil is to forget ourselves.” And, gardening, our author says, can be a precise mirror for the soul. A story of friendship, vigil, and tending and depending upon the Earth from the bucolic fields of the Italian countryside.

By Lenna Liu March 24, 2015

Our children's relationship with food builds off their relationship with themselves. A Seattle pediatrician "awakens" to another approach to caring for children and families struggling with obesity by diving into her own mindfulness and meditation.

April 28, 2013

Religious traditions take many forms in the U.S. For a Nigerian immigrant's daughter, it's creamy frejon that's the Easter week delicacy.

April 07, 2013

Krista dishes on cooking with the BBC. We remember Roger Ebert's smile. And thoughts on fear and grieving, the coming spring, and a culture of advocacy.

April 03, 2013

“When we watch you, you make us proud to be Egyptian.” A working-class television chef has become a celebrity by building national pride with affordable regional recipes that applaud the new post-revolutionary Egyptian cultural identity.

April 13, 2011

Got a few extra sheets of matzah handy and looking for a Passover-friendly recipe? Deena Prichep has posted photos and recipes of various matzo pies, including a Turkish mina de carne that elevates this bread of affliction to a culinary delight!

December 14, 2010

After hearing chef Dan Barber describe his dishes as “unconstructed,” we wanted to experience the beauty that he and so many other people describe. Unfortunately, we’re based in Minnesota and we’re a public radio gig, which means we don’t quite have the funds to fly to the Pocantico Hills for a gourmet meal. Fortunately, we found a set of wonderful photos documenting the ulterior epicure’s nine-course meal in the early autumn of 2007, along with his review. His set up and conclusion are reason enough for reading why Dan Barber matters in this food-to-table movement. Bon appetit!

September 09, 2010

Apples and honey on Rosh Hashanah? How about carp and gefilte fish and a storybook.

July 19, 2010

A meat-eater in a vegan household reevaluates her held and lived values — and her recipe box.

June 11, 2010

A video clip of Joel Salatin in Food Inc prompted by Ellen Davis' comments on the stewardship of land.

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September 30, 2009

Our associate producer reflects on observing the Jewish holidays in new ways, with new people, in new places.

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June 27, 2008

An endearing story from Krista's conversation with Mayfair Yang, caught on video.

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June 26, 2008

Krista's conversation with Nicole Mones about Chinese cuisine as a necessary means of building connectedness.