farmer
(Jeff Roberson /AP)
June 28, 2013

Avocado-Fed Pork? Why Animal Feed Is Going Gourmet

Peanuts, flax, sprouts and avocados: It's not the menu at a health food deli, but the menu inside some barns. What's more, many farmers experimenting with these gourmet feeds are growing the ingredients themselves.


Aaron Ammons at the Speak Cafe
(Jeff Bossert/WILL)
June 28, 2013

Neighbors: Aaron Ammons

Illinois Public Media’s "Neighbors" series is designed to introduce us all to our neighbors here in east central Illinois. If you have an interesting neighbor you think we should know about, tell us – you can e-mail us at willnewsroom@illinois.edu.


Nelson Mandela
(AP)
June 27, 2013

The Day Nelson Mandela Walked Out Of Prison

One of the most remarkable days of Nelson Mandela's extraordinary life was Feb. 11, 1990, when he walked out of prison after 27 years behind bars. Greg Myre, the international editor of NPR.org, covered Mandela's release for The Associated Press and recounts that day.


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