Illinois Public Media News



NPR - Illinois Public Media News - September 17, 2013

American Farmers Say They Feed The World, But Do They?

By Dan Charles

Listen

(Duration: 4:38)

A cornfield is shrouded in mist at sunrise in rural Springfield, Neb.

When critics of industrial agriculture complain that today's food production is too big and too dependent on pesticides, that it damages the environment and delivers mediocre food, there's a line that farmers offer in response: We're feeding the world.

Categories: Agriculture, Business, Food





NPR - Illinois Public Media News - August 24, 2013

Wine Has Sommeliers. Now, Beer Has Cicerones

Deena Prichep

Ray Daniels inspects a glass of beer. A Chicago brewer, Daniels started the Cicerone training program five years ago.

If you've been to a fancy restaurant, you've probably seen a sommelier — those wine experts who make sure you get the best possible match for your meal. But what if you don't want a chardonnay or pinot? What if you want a nice cold beer?

Categories: Food
Tags: beer, alcohol, food



Page 6 of 13 pages ‹ First  < 4 5 6 7 8 >  Last ›