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Field Notes: On the Trail of “Second Servings”

The staff at TAI recently got reacquainted with the Second Servings podcast that Traditional Arts Indiana produced in 2011 and 2012. The podcast made a couple of the staff members excited to taste some of the Indiana food they heard … Continue reading

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2014 State Fair Master: Mary Alice Collins

Each year, Traditional Arts Indiana honors a long-time state fair participant with the Indiana State Fair Master Award. These men and women give generously of themselves by exhibiting, demonstrating, or performing, at both county and state fairs. They are well-known … Continue reading

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Traditional Arts at Potato Creek State Park

In continuation of our collaboration with Indiana’s Department of Natural Resources, visitors to Potato Creek State Park on June 21 will have the opportunity to observe and visit with regional traditional artists as they showcase their work. This event will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the … Continue reading

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Second Servings Podcast Episode 4: Morel Mushrooms

The morel mushroom fruits in the spring, signaling a Hoosier tradition of hunting the wooded areas of the state for these elusive fungi. Continue reading

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Second Servings Podcast Episode 2: Turtle Soup

A staple at church socials and fall festivals in DuBois County, turtle soup is typically made in large batches, reflecting the community aspect of the dish. Continue reading

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Second Servings Podcast Episode 1: Breaded Pork Tenderloin

On this episode of Second Servings: the marvels of breaded meat. Indiana’s pride is the breaded pork tenderloin sandwich. For a closer look at this Hoosier staple, we hauled in a few experts to share their thoughts. Continue reading

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Lahody Meats Butcher Shop

Lahody Meats Butcher Shop has only been open for 3 years, to the residents of Muncie, Indiana it seems like its always been there, according to owner Ron Lahody. His parents, Myron and Pauline, owned a local butcher shop from 1965 to 1980. Continue reading

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Tisha Naville, Soap Maker

Tisha Naville raises goats and makes milk-based soaps in Georgetown, Indiana.  Naville began making soap from surplus raw milk to meet her immediate family’s need for non-allergenic products.  After a year of experimenting with recipes, Naville now packages and sells … Continue reading

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St. Luke’s Sausage Supper, Food Event

St. Luke’s United Church of Christ in Jeffersonville, Indiana serves homemade German food at its annual Sausage Supper.  The event dates to 1937, when parishioners held the first “Sauerkraut Supper” to help repair the church after a devastating flood.  In … Continue reading

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F.O.S.S.I.L.S., Home Brewing Club

F.O.S.S.I.L.S. is a home brewing and beer appreciation club that meets monthly in New Albany, Indiana.  Since forming in the early 1990s, F.O.S.S.I.L.S. (The Fermentors of Special Southen Indiana Libations Society) has grown to include over thirty official members.  The … Continue reading

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