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First Aired - 03/13/2011 03:30PM Download MP3 (Full Episode)
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This week on We Dig Plants, Carmen & Alice are joined by Pamela Ito, Director of Children’s Education at The Horticultural Society of New York’s Apple Seed program & exhibition: YOU ART WHAT YOU EAT. Tune in to hear how Pamela uses botany and food as tools as an educational tool for children, and how edibles can be used as inspiration for art and good health alike. This episode was sponsored by The Museum of Food & Drink


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First Aired - 10/03/2010 03:30PM Download MP3 (Full Episode)
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This week on We Dig Plants Carmen hosts the monthly fruit episode on apples. Steven Hoying of Cornell University calls in to explain how apple growers have kept their trees disease and pest free, why apple trees are genetically promiscuous, and why those bright red apples from the cafeteria taste so absurd. Tune in for an episode on orchards, hard cider, and apple pie from The Big Apple. This episode was sponsored by Hearst Ranch: purveyors of fine grass-fed beef from the California coast.


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First Aired - 10/28/2010 12:00PM Download MP3 (Full Episode)
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This week on A Taste of the Past Linda talks all things apple with Erik Baard a writer and an advocate for Newton Pippin apples, long considered the Cadillac of apples. Baard explains how the Pippin--fairly gross when eaten off the tree--sugars after a month or two, making it perfect for today's exporters or yesterday's original US colonists. Lauren Soutiere, a pastry chef at the Northern Spy Food Co., calls in to talk apple pie, including how to choose the best pie-worthy apples. This episode was sponsored by Acme Smoked Fish: a culinary mainstay in NYC for over 55 years.

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Linda Pelaccio, apples have been around since prehistoric time, October is National Apple Month, All Hallows Eve was an apple gathering feast, The Big Apple, Erik Baard, writer and Newton Pippin advocate, The Long Island City Community Boathouse, Native of Queens, polluted Newtown Creek, The Newtown Pippin, Thomas Jefferson's favorite apple, restoring the Newtown apple, the origni of the apple in Eurasia, the meadowsweet and the plum, apple's a member of the rose family, the rose is one of the most successful plant families, apples forests in Kazakhstan, sexual reproduction of the apple, preserving apple lines through grafting, Alexander the Great, Aristotle, The Lady Apple, old English apple satchel, scion wood cuttings, Martinelli's Cider, the homogenization of the apple, SlowFoodsUSA, going green, apple orchard on Randal's Island, Green Gorillas, GrownNYC, Department of Parks and Recreation, Albemarle,

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