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 tale from China about a greedy pear farmer who encounters a monk with a magical pear tree.
Matt Lieurance, along with his partner, Jordan Russo developed a farm animal sanctuary in the hills of San Diego. In addition to saving farm animals, Jordan and Matt open their doors to help inform people of what goes on at seemingly-harmless events like the San Diego Fair. Matt joins me in studio today and discusses some of the hardships and joys of running the farm! Also, stay tuned because Farm Animal Refuge is having a FREE event (10/6/2018) where you can come meet all of the animals! Stay tuned for more details!
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 an adaptation from an 1845 fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen, “The Little Elder Tree Mother”, and it tells the tale of a little boy who discovers the magical powers of the elderberry tree.
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.
Dr. Kasey Johnson is a vegan, a mother, a chiropractor, and a badass babe! While she was training for her current career, she started adopting the principles of the Paleo and Ketogenic diets; compared to her dorm-style junkfood college days, this was a huge improvement! However, it was also just a stepping stone in her towards an even more positive goal of being vegan! After giving birth, she ended up with the extremely painful condition known as mastitis (inflammation of the breast tissue). After researching how meat and dairy cause inflamation, she cut out the animal products and saw immediate results!
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