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Episode 78 – Food Fable: Potatoes

Episode 78 - Food Fable: Potatoes

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 Bolivia about how potatoes came to be.

Episode 76 – Food Fable: Bananas

Episode 76 - Food Fable: Bananas

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 myth from the Philippines that explains how the banana tree came to be. It also highlights several other folk tales and superstitions associated with the fruit from around the world.

Episode 75 – Food Buzz: History of Bananas

Episode 75 - Food Buzz: History of Bananas

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

Episode 74 – Food Fable: Mushrooms

Episode 74 - Food Fable: Mushrooms

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 of a few legends surrounding mushrooms and their sometimes curious, circular growth pattern, known in many myths as a fairy ring.

Episode 73 – Food Buzz: History of Mushrooms

Episode 73 - Food Buzz: History of Mushrooms

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

Episode 72 – Food Fable: Medlar

Episode 72 - Food Fable: Medlar

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 about a young boy, teasingly nicknamed “Willy Rotten” by his peers, whose father comforts him by telling the story of how giants once roamed the earth, thanks to the medlar fruit. The giants’ origin story is inspired by the works of 16th century author, François Rabelais, which chronicle the adventures of two giants, Gargantua and his son Pantagruel.

Episode 71 – Food Buzz: History of Medlar

Episode 71 - Food Buzz: History of Medlar

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

Episode 70 – Food Fable: Pears

Episode 70 - Food Fable: Pears

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.

Episode 68 – Food Fable: Elderberries

Episode 68 - Food Fable: Elderberries

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.

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.

 


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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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