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Episode 90 – Food Fable: Beets

Episode 90 - Food Fable: Beets

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 Norse mythology about how the beetroot got its blood-red color.

Episode 89 – Food Buzz: History of Beets

Episode 89 - Food Buzz: History of Beets

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

Episode 88 – Food Fable: Dates

Episode 88 - Food Fable: Dates

Plated Earth Food Fables are short historical fiction stories about produce and its ability to connect people, culture, and history. This Food Fable shares several examples of the date’s significance in Middle Eastern culture, and tells a legend from North Africa about one of the most popular date varieties, the Deglet Noor, which translates from Arabic as the “Date of Light”.

Episode 87 – Food Buzz: History of Dates

Episode 87 - Food Buzz: History of Dates

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

Episode 86 – Food Fable: Cauliflower

Episode 86 - Food Fable: Cauliflower

Plated Earth Food Fables are short historical fiction stories about produce and its ability to connect people, culture, and history. This Food Fable tells the story of cauliflower’s transformation over history as it evolved from the wild cabbage plant.

Episode 84 – Food Fable: Lychee

Episode 84 - Food Fable: Lychee

Plated Earth Food Fables are short historical fiction stories about produce and its ability to connect people, culture, and history. This Food Fable tells the legendary love story of Emperor Xuanzong and Yang Guifei from the Tang Dynasty of ancient China, and shows how Yang’s love for lychee fruit may have led to the Emperor’s own downfall.

Episode 83 – Food Buzz: History of Lychee

Episode 83 - Food Buzz: History of Lychee

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

Episode 82 – Food Fable: Oranges

Episode 82 - Food Fable: Oranges

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 the story of Saint Nicholas, before he became known as Santa Claus, and how his generosity sparked the tradition of leaving oranges in stockings on Christmas Eve.

Episode 81 – Food Buzz: History of Oranges

Episode 81 - Food Buzz: History of Oranges

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

Episode 80 – Food Fable: Basil

Episode 80 - Food Fable: Basil

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 many myths of basil from around the world, notably the legend in Christian tradition of Saint Helena, who was led to an epic discovery on her pilgrimage in Jerusalem thanks to basil plants.

 


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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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