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Episode 67 – Food Buzz: History of Elderberries

Episode 67 - Food Buzz: History of Elderberries

The Food Buzz highlights specific produce facts and history to help guide future produce exploration.

Episode 66 – Food Fable: Guavas

Episode 66 - Food Fable: Guavas

Plated Earth Food Fables are original short historical fiction stories about produce and its ability to connect people, culture, and history. This Food Fable is a retelling of a legend from the Philippines that explains how the guava got its name and its crown from a selfish, cruel King who was cursed for his wrongdoings.

Episode 65 – Food Buzz: History of Guavas

Episode 65 - Food Buzz: History of Guavas

The Food Buzz highlights specific produce facts and history to help guide future produce exploration.

Episode 64 – Food Fable: Mulberries

Episode 64 - Food Fable: Mulberries

Plated Earth Food Fables are original short historical fiction stories about produce and its ability to connect people, culture, and history. This Food Fable is a retelling of a tragic love story about two young Babylonian lovers who are forbidden to marry, so they arrange to meet below a mulberry tree, and their tale tells tells how the mulberry fruit came to be red-purple in color. The original story was related by Roman poet, Ovid, in his work, Metamorphoses, and was famously parodied in an act of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Episode 63 – Food Buzz: History of Mulberries

Episode 63 - Food Buzz: History of Mulberries

The Food Buzz highlights specific produce facts and history to help guide future produce exploration.

Episode 62 – Food Fable: Plums

Episode 62 - Food Fable: Plums

Plated Earth Food Fables are original short historical fiction stories about produce and its ability to connect people, culture, and history. This Food Fable is a retelling of a story from ancient China about a warlord named Cao Cao, whose clever strategy to motivate his army led to the Chinese idiom, "quenching the thirst by thinking of plums”.

Episode 61 – Food Buzz: History of Plums

Episode 61 - Food Buzz: History of Plums

The Food Buzz highlights specific produce facts and history to help guide future produce exploration.

Episode 60 – Food Fable: Watermelons

Episode 60 - Food Fable: Watermelons

Plated Earth Food Fables are original short historical fiction stories about produce and its ability to connect people, culture, and history. This Food Fable is a retelling of a Vietnamese folk tale that takes place in ancient Vietnam during the time of the Hung Kings, and explains how watermelons came to be a common crop in the country thanks to a young Prince who was exiled to a desolate island by the King.

Episode 59 – Food Buzz: History of Watermelons

Episode 59 - Food Buzz: History of Watermelons

The Food Buzz highlights specific produce facts and history to help guide future produce exploration.

Episode 58 – Food Fable: Coffee Cherries

Episode 58 - Food Fable: Coffee Cherries

Plated Earth Food Fables are original short historical fiction stories about produce and its ability to connect people, culture, and history. This Food Fable recounts an ancient Ethiopian legend about a goat herder named Kaldi, who first discovered coffee cherries and their energizing power.

 


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Specialty Produce is a family owned and operated food service and retail fresh produce supplier located in San Diego, CA. A premium provider for more than thirty years, Specialty Produce continues to be a leader in service, product quality and technology.
 
The Specialty Produce team includes more than one hundred enthusiastic and dedicated employees.

 

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