food http://nipr.fm en Fort Wayne Farm Promotes Sustainable Food By Nixing the Soil http://nipr.fm/post/fort-wayne-farm-promotes-sustainable-food-nixing-soil <p>The locavore movement is starting to take hold in Northeast Indiana, as is evident by the growing popularity of farmers markets. We want to know where our food is grown and raised. When you buy produce from the grocery store, you don’t know where or by whom it was grown.</p><p></p> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 21:57:29 +0000 Amber Recker 27382 at http://nipr.fm Fort Wayne Farm Promotes Sustainable Food By Nixing the Soil Queen of Sheba Brings a Taste of Ethiopia to Fort Wayne http://nipr.fm/post/queen-sheba-brings-taste-ethiopia-fort-wayne <p>Since moving to Fort Wayne in 2002, I’ve witnessed a revolution in dining options. I will never forget the first time I rolled into town. I was greeted by an onslaught of chain restaurants lining the city’s major corridors. At first glance, there weren’t a lot of choices for ethnic foods either.</p><p>To say I was underwhelmed is an understatement. But, after discovering some of the culinary gems hidden in out-of-the-way neighborhoods, I became hopeful that a movement towards locally established restaurants would take hold.</p><p> Wed, 05 Feb 2014 22:02:05 +0000 Amber Recker 26160 at http://nipr.fm Queen of Sheba Brings a Taste of Ethiopia to Fort Wayne StateImpact Indiana: How Federal School Lunch Guidelines Are Changing Menus At Indiana Schools http://nipr.fm/post/stateimpact-indiana-how-federal-school-lunch-guidelines-are-changing-menus-indiana-schools What kids are eating in their school lunches has been a topic of discussion since the School Nutrition Association was created in the 1940s. That’s because the guidelines are always changing.<p>New rules handed down earlier this year from the United States Department of Agriculture focus less on calories and fat and more on whether all the food groups are being served.<p>At Wea Ridge Elementary in Lafayette, a colorful menu board helps students make good choices as they move through the lunch line. Last year the Tippecanoe School Corporation served cheeseburgers. Thu, 23 Aug 2012 14:48:51 +0000 Elle Moxley 2805 at http://nipr.fm