Plated Earth

Episode 108 – Food Fable: Kale

Plated Earth Food Fables are original short historical fiction stories about produce and its ability to connect people, culture, and history. This Food Fable tells a story from ancient Greek and Roman mythology about how cabbage (and subsequently kale) came to be, and why kale is traditionally eaten before and after a night of carousing.

Episode 107 – Food Buzz: History of Kale

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

Episode 106 – Food Fable: Snake Fruit

Plated Earth Food Fables are original short historical fiction stories about produce and its ability to connect people, culture, and history. This Food Fable ties together the meaning behind Snake Fruit’s nickname, Fruit of Memory, and its proper name, Salak, which it shares with a legendary haunted mountain in West Java: Mount Salak.

Episode 105 – Food Buzz: History of Snake Fruit

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

Episode 104 – Food Fable: Mangosteen

Plated Earth Food Fables are original short historical fiction stories about produce and its ability to connect people, culture, and history. This Food Fable tells a legend of Queen Victoria and the fabled extent of her desire for fresh mangosteen.

Episode 103 – Food Buzz: History of Mangosteen

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

Episode 102 – Food Fable: Apricots

Plated Earth Food Fables are original short historical fiction stories about produce and its ability to connect people, culture, and history. This Food Fable explores the apricot’s cultural importance around the world, and also tells a story from Greek mythology about the hero, Hercules, and his mission to steal the golden fruit of Hesperides.

Episode 101 – Food Buzz: History of Apricots

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

Episode 100 – Food Fable: Century Plant

Plated Earth Food Fables are short historical fiction stories about produce and its ability to connect people, culture, and history. This Food Fable tells a legend from Aztec mythology about how the agave plant came to be.

Episode 99 – Food Buzz: History of Century Plant

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