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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.

 


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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.
 
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