Suzanne Nelson http://wwno.org en Where the Water Beats Against the Land http://wwno.org/post/where-water-beats-against-land <p>On this week's<em> Louisiana Eats! </em>we'll go <em>Down on the Batture </em>with <a href="http://octaviabooks.com/event/oliver-houck-down-bature" target="_blank">Professor Oliver Houck</a>. He'll explain the ecology of this small sliver of land, the bounty of foodstuffs found there, and the opportunities it provides for fringe living.</p><p>We'll also hear about the partnership forged between <a href="http://tulane.edu/som/" target="_blank">Tulane University's School of Medicine</a> and <a href="http://www.jwu.edu/culinary/" target="_blank">Johnson &amp; Wales University</a>, a prominent culinary institute in the United States. Sat, 02 Mar 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Poppy Tooker 29867 at http://wwno.org Farm of the Past, Farm of the Future http://wwno.org/post/farm-past-farm-future <p>Every year thousands descend on the New Orleans Fairgrounds, but few know about the course&#39;s hidden plot of land that fed families years ago. Louis Broussard recollects about his time at this secret garden. Then we&#39;ll hear how a North Carolina farmer uses her investigative journalism background as a vantage point for her new career as a cattle farmer. Wed, 21 Mar 2012 22:26:35 +0000 Poppy Tooker 7435 at http://wwno.org