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Jul 17, 2022

A bushel of challenges have confronted family farmers in recent decades. At the same time, farmers markets have sprouted up in towns and neighborhoods across Indiana, the popularity of their "buy local" appeal undeniable.

Nick Carter, 39, is knee-deep in both family farms and farmers markets. He grew up on...


Jul 1, 2022

Dig this: More people gardened last year than at any time since the 1940s, according to recently released research. Our expert guest will describe reasons this boom is likely underway, how garden centers and growers are struggling to keep up with demand and other topics during a show that will explore a range...


Jun 23, 2022

We are being bombed.”

Carmel resident Svitlana Ramer, 35, received that frightening text message from her mother in February. Svitlana had immigrated to the United States in 2008 from Ukraine. Her mother and her 91-year-old grandmother continue to live in Kyiv, the capital city of the country that’s been the...


Jun 23, 2022

Snicker if you must, because that’s an understandable reaction to an annual tradition in Northwest Indiana. At the Pierogi Drop every New Year’s Eve in the city of Whiting, a 10-foot tall version of the dumpling associated with Polish cuisine is dropped into a boiling cooking pot at the stroke of midnight. And in...


Jun 3, 2022

On Memorial Day weekend, Hoosier History Live will follow up previous shows that featured World War II veterans. This time, we will focus on children and teenagers, now in their 80s and 90s, who dealt with special challenges during what many historians consider the most cataclysmic event of the 20th century.

Nelson’s...