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Produce Buzzers - A Podcast for Lovers of Fresh Fruits and Veggies

Produce Buzzers - A Podcast for Lovers of Fresh Fruits and Veggies

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Produce Buzzers is a new podcast with the goal of inspiring people to eat more fresh fruit and veggies. Part informative radio show, part trivia game show, and part funny talk show, it will put a smile on your face while educating you about fresh produce. Join Theresa Nolan, Edwin Stepp, Rick Stepp, and Cynthia Benedetto as they share their knowledge about fresh fruits and veggies. Be fruitful and veg out!

*This podcast discusses the nutrition and health benefits of fresh produce but the panelists are not offering health advice in any way. Always consult with a doctor for medical issues.
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Play the "Which of These Is A Real Fruit" Quiz Game
How well do you know your exotic fruits and veggies? Mother Nature has given us some strange and wacky fruits to delight us and sometimes disgust us, but either way, they are fascinating. Some of Mother Nature’s weird creations have become commonplace for us in the modern world, like kiwifruit. But some exotic fruits have not made their way to our grocery store shelves here in the United States and are weird in name, appearance, and flavor. So today we will play a game we call “Which of these is a real fruit?”
September 28, 2022
The Produce Mom's Amazing Journey
`She is “The” Produce Mom." But she will not pester you like your mom did and tell you to “Eat your veggies!” Instead, she will inspire you to LOVE fresh fruit and veggies and make them a delight in your meals like they should be. Lori Taylor, founder and CEO of The Produce Moms® joins the Produce Buzzers to tell her amazing story of creating a multimedia powerhouse that is having a major impact in getting people to eat more fresh fruits and veggies. The Produce Moms® is a global community and Certified B Corporation that is on a mission to put more fruits and vegetables on every table. Lori often appears in the media as a cook and produce industry expert. Her media appearances always include innovative and inspiring ways to prepare and eat fresh produce. She has been featured by Oprah, Martha Stewart, GQ Magazine, Real Simple Magazine, HuffPost, StyleCaster, and more. Listen to be inspired not only to eat healthier but also by her hard work and diligence to make The Produce Moms a success.
September 19, 2022
Time to Celebrate National Fruits and Veggies Month!
September is National Fruit and Vegetable Month! Since we are celebrating all things fruit and veggie this month, we are thrilled to have back on the podcast this week a woman who is at the epicenter of efforts to get people to eat more fresh fruits and vegetables. Wendy Reinhardt Kapsak, MS, RDN, is the President and CEO of the Produce for Better Health (PBH) Foundation. At PBH, she guides the Foundation’s efforts to work with more than 500 industry and government partners to advance the overall effort of increasing fruit and vegetable consumption through all produce forms — fresh, frozen, canned, dried, and 100% juice. She will tell you how to get more fruits and veggies in your diet by using behavioral science.
September 04, 2022
The Marvel of Mushrooms!
You have heard of “Johnny Appleseed,” but have you heard of “Johnny Mushroom Spore?” He is the man who is spreading mushrooms throughout Western North Carolina, and we have him on the podcast this week. Greg Carter of Deep Woods Mushrooms in Mills River, NC, joins us to tell us about the amazing world of mushrooms. Greg has been growing mushrooms for over 20 years and has made a successful career out of growing, foraging, and selling mushrooms. He also teaches people how to forage for wild mushrooms and how to grow them using the best methods for the highest quality mushrooms. And he is a genuinely "fun guy!" Groooaaann!
August 15, 2022
The Paradox of Peak Summer Fruits!
Fresh fruits and vegetables are a bit of a paradox because they are probably the only thing you can buy that are usually the least expensive when their quality is at its best. That is because the peak volume and supply typically coincide with the peak quality. We are once again joined by Robert Schueller of Melissa's World Variety Produce, a recognized "Produce Expert." Robert is eager to share with you all the information about some of the summertime's most delicious fruits. These fruits are in peak season now in August and exhibit the fruit and veggie paradox the most. Robert will focus on melons and grapes and tell you about some exotic melons that are the most flavorful and sweetest that you can find.
August 07, 2022
The Cult of Hatch Chili Peppers!
What is the hottest pepper in the world? Not the Carolina Reaper, not the Ghost Pepper, not the Scotch Bonnet! It's the Hatch Chili Pepper! But we are not talking about Scoville or heat levels. We are talking about popularity. It's so popular that it has a cult following. But they are only available six to eight weeks each year. From August to September, many Hatch chili enthusiasts buy scores of pounds (several cases) of these peppers to roast and freeze so they can have them year-round. A major festival is dedicated to them in their hometown of Hatch, New Mexico every Labor Day. Thousands of people descend on the tiny mile-long town to pick, consume, and roast these delicious peppers with an unrivaled flavor. What gives them that special flavor? Tune in to find out. Robert Schueller of Melissa's World Variety Produce, recognized as a "Produce Expert," joins us to tell us all about them. But beware. You might be persuaded to join the Cult of Hatch Chili Peppers! 
July 31, 2022
Canned Pears! The Most Delicious Fruit You Can Get in a Can
As our regular listeners know, we focus primarily on fresh fruits and veggies on the podcast, but we are not discriminatory when it comes to frozen and canned fruits and veggies. Especially knowing that freezing and canning of fresh produce is often done just hours after harvesting and preserves the nutrients of those fruits and veggies allowing them to be enjoyed much longer than fresh. So today we are going to diverge from our fresh tradition and talk about one of the most delicious fruits you can get in a can. Pears from the Pacific Northwest United States. To help us learn all about them, we have Susan Renke, promotion director for the Pacific Northwest Canned Pear Service. She will tell all about the amazing process of getting pears from the tree into the can. 
July 23, 2022
Celebrate National Blueberry Month and National Peach Month!
July is one of the most abundant months for all kinds of fruits and veggies. And there are many celebrations featuring so many of them. July is National Blueberry Month and National Peach Month. So, we join in the celebration by replaying a couple of segments from last year in which we featured these two most delicious summer fruits. The blueberry is one of only a few fruits native to North America. Learn the surprising story of how the wild versions became cultivated and grown commercially, producing the superior varieties available today.
July 17, 2022
The Produce Buzzers Get Corny for National Corn Month. And Spinach!
Corn is now the world’s most abundant grain surpassing wheat and rice by huge margins. Twice as much corn is produced annually as rice and more than one and a half times more than wheat. But it is not primarily used for human consumption. But since it is National Corn Month, we salute sweet corn as a mainstay for those summertime barbecues. Learn how to select and cook the perfect corn on the cob. And July 16th is National Spinach Day, so we salute Popeye’s favorite source of strength.
July 10, 2022
Watermelon: The Happy Fruit! July Is National Watermelon Month
Mark Twain once wrote, “to taste watermelon is to know what the angels eat.” July is National Watermelon month. And this week we celebrate American Independence. Watermelons are always on the table at Fourth of July parties. So, we celebrate this fruit deservedly called “The Happy Fruit” in this week’s episode. Our guest is a seasoned veteran of the produce industry and has helped promote, market, and merchandise watermelons for over 25 years! Tune in to find out all about watermelons. And maybe most importantly, get some great tips for choosing a good one at the market.
July 01, 2022
Mango Mania! Celebrating the World’s Most Popular Superfruit.
June is National Mango Month. So, in this week’s episode, we celebrate this delicious and healthy fruit, one of the most popular fruits in the world, if not the most popular. Mangos originated in India and are considered a sacred fruit there as well as in other Asian cultures. We don’t know if mangos are actually sacred, but we do know that the experience of eating them is divine! And the health benefits are tremendous. Our special guest, Manuel Michel, executive director of the National Mango Board, joins us to tell us all about mangos. 
June 25, 2022
The Myth and Origin of the Cornucopia. And Cherries and Apricots!
June is National Fruits and Vegetables Month. Our modern world is so blessed with such an abundant supply of fresh fruits and veggies. Not only in terms of quantity, but also with amazing varieties, and with supplies of almost all of them year-round. It is as if we have found the mythical “cornucopia” that Zeus, the leader of the Greek gods, head of the pantheon on Mount Olympus, created. The cornucopia is a symbol of never-ending supply of sustenance. So we thought it would be fun to tell the story of the origin of the “horn of plenty.” And it’s the season for two of our favorite tree fruits—cherries and apricots! Yummmmmm! And we will get another delicious recipe from Cynthia.
June 17, 2022
How Safe Are Your Fruits and Veggies? Tracy Fry Talks About Advances in the Prevention of Food-Borne Illnesses
Every now and then, news breaks announcing an occurrence of food-borne illness in the food supply. These sometimes cause panic and inspire fear of buying fresh fruits and vegetables. As often as we hear about them, the reality is that they are very rare considering how much food is being shipped every day. This week’s guest is Tracy Fry of iFoodDS, a company that is pioneering methods to track every step of the distribution process for our fruits and veggies. The progress being made is making our food safer and safer. Tracy will tell us how technology is improving the safety and quality of the food supply chain, especially as it concerns fresh fruits and veggies.
June 11, 2022
Time to Spice Things Up! June 10th is National Herbs and Spices Day
This week, on June 10th, we celebrate National Herbs and Spices Day. So, we dedicate this episode to honor these delicious flavorings that make our fruits and veggies taste even better. To do that we have invited Melinda Richardson to join us on the podcast. She is an account executive at Gourmet Garden, an Australian company that is spicing things up with its delicious products that give you the flavor of fresh herbs, but in a way that makes them last much longer. Melinda is a veteran of the fresh produce industry and has a lot of information to share about fresh fruits and veggies. Do you suffer from “wilt guilt?” If you do, you will want to hear about their line of herbs and spices.
June 04, 2022
The Fruit and Veggie Celebrations of May: Salad, Salsa, and Asparagus!
May is a great month for celebrating veggies! It’s National Salad Month, National Salsa Month, and National Asparagus Month. So, we dedicate this episode to them all. Learn about the history of salad. Surprisingly, it’s really quite interesting. And we dance around with America’s favorite condiment. No, it’s not mayonnaise or ketchup. It’s salsa! And then we tell you all about wonderful asparagus. It’s the perfect season for enjoying this unique veggie.
May 28, 2022
National Strawberry Month - Jim Grabowski of Well Pict Berries Brings Us the Joy of Strawberries
Beautiful spring weather is all around and we hope that is bringing you joy. And there is no greater joy of spring than the arrival of one of the fruits that have been most often cited by people as the most joyous of all fruits and veggies—strawberries! May is National Strawberry Month and so this week we have a very special guest who has to be one of the world’s leading experts on the fruit. Jim Grabowski has been the director of marketing for one of the most successful strawberry growers in the world for over 33 years! Well-Pict Berries. In this episode, he will tell us how strawberry varieties are developed, how they are grown, and what berry growers are doing to implement sustainable solutions.
May 22, 2022
Asian Heritage Month: Ron Inatomi Tells Us About the Significant Contributions Japanese Americans Made To American Agriculture
May is Asian/Pacific Islander Heritage Month. This week we have a very special guest on the show that will tell us about the substantial contribution that Japanese Americans made to American agriculture, especially on the West Coast, from California through Oregon, Washington, and Idaho. Ron Inatomi is a third-generation (Sansei) Japanese American who has been working in the produce industry for over 40 years. In our discussion with him, we will learn how industrious the first- and second-generation Japanese Americans were and how they rose to be some of the largest growers of fruits and vegetables in the U.S. That was before the war. But after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, all of them were incarcerated and their lands were taken from them. After the war, many of them returned and started over from scratch and once again rose to prominence. It’s a sad but inspiring story.
May 15, 2022
Where Does Your Food Come From? Chip Carter Talks About the Special People Who Bring It to You
Chip Carter is a natural-born storyteller. And he’s made a profession of it for over 30 years. He worked as a journalist for several prominent national newspapers before he decided to return to his farming roots and begin to tell stories about America’s farmers. At that point, he launched the Southeast Produce Weekly, a publication and Website that covered news about fresh produce in that region. Building on the success of that, he created a new television show called “Where the Food Comes From” which is about… well, the name speaks for itself! Season one is just finishing up and season two is almost ready to debut. The show airs on the RFD-TV network. Chip joins us to talk about the miracle of how our food gets to us and the heroes he has met while filming the show who work so hard to make it happen.
May 07, 2022
The Stars of Cinco de Mayo! Avocados, Cilantro, and Limes S03-E01
Welcome to a new season of the Produce Buzzers Podcast. We are delighted that the first episode of season three celebrates the tastes and flavors of Cinco de Mayo. In this episode, you will learn about the history of the celebration and why it is more popular in the United States than in Mexico. But that is just an excuse for us to talk about the fruit and veggie stars of Cinco de Mayo—avocados, cilantro, and limes! Tune in to find out how to become an “avocado whisperer!”
April 30, 2022
Mix It Up With Leafy Greens! And a Very Special Onion Is Here. Season Two Bonus Segment
This week we have another bonus segment from season two of the series to keep you fed until season three starts next week. It's short, so it’s just a snack. But we think it will satisfy your hunger for all things fruit and veggie. In this segment, Theresa is going to tell us about the amazing nutritional value of leafy greens and how eating them every day can heart-attack-proof you. And after that, you will learn all about a very special onion that is harvested every year in April. But since it is more delicate than other onions, they are not available year-round because they decay faster. You will want to know about these so you can get them in the next few months before they are gone.
April 22, 2022
The Miraculous and Delicious Cauliflower! Season Two Bonus Segment
Season two of our podcast has concluded and we are excited to announce that season three will begin at the end of April. Make sure you subscribe so you can get notifications of the new episodes. We have some interesting and delicious episodes planned for next season. But in the meantime, enjoy this bonus segment from season two that wound up on the “cutting board.” Not the “cutting floor” as we say in the film business, but the “cutting board” as we say as avid fruit and veggie lovers. In this segment, Theresa tells us all about the miraculous and delicious super veggie, cauliflower. Listen to learn about how powerful it can be for your health. And we will give you some great and easy serving suggestions. Have you ever had a cauliflower steak?!
April 16, 2022
Power of Produce: A Consumer Survey And What Is Your State's Official Fruit?
Have you ever ordered fresh produce online for delivery or pickup? How do you feel about letting someone else pick out your fruits and veggies? The Produce Buzzers examine a recent survey of consumers about their fresh produce buying preferences. And play along with the Produce Buzzers as they play guess the official fruits of each U.S. State. 
April 09, 2022
The Joy of Berries! Steve Trede Tells Us About Delicious Driscoll's Berries
What is more joyful than eating delicious, sweet strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, and blueberries? And they are so good for your health. This week’s guest on the Produce Buzzers Podcast has been selling and marketing berries for many years. Steve Trede works for Driscoll’s Berries, a pioneer in the development of some of the most delicious berries in the world. Listen today to learn all about berries and how they are grown and new varieties are developed. It’s a long labor of love by these farmers to bring you these delicious, healthy treats.
April 02, 2022
The Women Who Fear No Fruit! Alex Jackson Tells the Story of the 60-year Success of Frieda's Specialty Produce
Alex Jackson is the granddaughter of Frieda Caplan, the founder of Frieda's Specialty Produce. Frieda was a pioneer in the fresh produce industry and was responsible for bringing to your table some fruits and veggies that were virtually unknown in the U.S. before she had the vision and savvy to import them. Her story is a fascinating one you are going to want to stick around to hear it. And Alex will tell us about what it is like to be a third-generation executive in one of the most successful women-owned and managed companies in the U.S. If you are a fan of kiwifruit, purple artichokes, spaghetti squash, or seedless watermelon you have these women to thank for making them much easier to get. As well as many other unusual fruits and veggies.
March 25, 2022
Know, Feel, and Do! Wendy Reinhardt Kapsak Shares Three Steps to Love Healthy Eating Habits
You know eating fruits and vegetables is good for your health. But is it a chore to do so or a pleasure? Wendy Reinhardt Kapsak joins the Produce Buzzers to talk about her mission to make what your mother preached to you when you were a kid, “Eat Your Veggies!” a delightful habit you will crave. As president and CEO of the Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH), Wendy has dramatically changed the conversation about how to get people to eat more fruits and vegetables. With their “Have A Plant®” campaign they are convincing a new generation that eating fruits and veggies is not just good for them, but a joyful, culinary experience.
March 18, 2022
How Mike Turned Cabbage Into a 1966 GTO And Won Over the Love of His Life
Cabbage is the veggie star of St. Patrick's Day. Have you ever heard the word cabbage used as a slang term for money? It may have slipped out of fashion in the slang use of today. But our cousin, Mike Stepp, a guest on the podcast at the end of February to talk about his long-time work growing apples, related a story about turning cabbage, the veggie, into cabbage the money to buy a 1966 Pontiac GTO, one of the most coveted sports cars in the sixties. Enjoy this bonus segment of our episode celebrating cabbage.
March 16, 2022
Get Cabbaged! And A Nut For Your Brain. PB Podcast S02:E09
This week we feature a cruciferous vegetable that is the star veggie of St. Patrick's Day alongside corn beef. Cabbage is a very cost-effective way to get the vitamins and minerals you need to stay healthy. And then we will tell you about some very special nuts, no not us Produce Buzzers. These nuts get their name from a part of the brain, which is appropriate since they are especially good for your brain.
March 11, 2022
All About Apples! Veteran Apple Grower Mike Stepp Tells Us About Apple Varieties
How are all the different varieties of apples created? In this week’s episode, we are joined by our cousin, Mike Stepp, owner of Stepp’s Hillcrest Orchard in North Carolina. His “you-pick” apple farm is one of the top agrotourism destinations in the country. Thousands of people come from miles around every year to pick their own apples and learn about life on a farm. Mike has been growing apples all his life and he will tell us about how they are grown and all about different varieties of apples.
February 25, 2022
Dr. James Hebert Top Expert on Inflammation: Fruits & Veggies Are a Powerful Weapon Against Inflammation!
Our guest today is Dr. James Hebert, a professor of epidemiology and biostatistics at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, South Carolina. Dr. Hebert has studied and researched for years how what we eat affects our health. He is arguably the world’s foremost expert on inflammation and especially on how what we eat can contribute to increasing or decreasing inflammation in our bodies. We are going to ask him what he has learned from decades of research on the subject and specifically how eating more fresh fruits and vegetables is key in fighting it.
February 18, 2022
Special Valentine's Day Episode: Some Surprising Fruits of Love! PB Podcast S02:E06
In this episode, the Produce Buzzers tell us about fruits and veggies that have inspired romantic love and have been thought to be aphrodisiacs. Yes, we will talk about strawberries, but some of them will surprise you and might make you giggle. But fair warning, don't try to replace your gift of flowers and chocolate-covered strawberries this Valentine's Day with them. You might find your love rejected.
February 11, 2022
Citrus: Wonderful Winter Treats to Drive Away the Gloomy Cold! PB Podcast S02:E05
Winter can be a gloomy time, but probably one of the few things that is really awesome about wintertime is the marvelous variety of delicious citrus fruits that are in season, plentiful and inexpensive. The winter months and into early spring is the absolute best time for citrus fruits. So today on the Produce Buzzers Podcast, Rick is going to tell us all about winter citrus and what to know as you look for them in the next few months. Learn all about grapefruit, oranges, tangerines, clementines, and others. And have you ever heard of the orange so nice they named it twice?
February 04, 2022
PB Podcast S02:E04 A Cardiologist's Epiphany: "I Was Practicing Sick Care Not Health Care"
Dr. Brian Asbill, a practicing cardiologist, and the world’s first board-certified lifestyle medicine physician joins the Produce Buzzers podcast to explain how eating more fresh fruits and vegetables and adopting a plant-based diet can help you not only become healthy, but healthy and whole both physically and mentally. After twenty years as a cardiologist, our featured guest today took a big turn in his career when he had what he calls an “epiphany.” He came to realize at that time he had not been practicing “health care” but instead “sick care.” And he took some dramatic steps to change that.
January 28, 2022
PB Podcast S02:E03 A Produce Expert Reveals the Trendiest Fruits and Veggies!
Robert Schueller may be the world’s foremost expert on exotic fruits and vegetables. As the Director of Public Relations for Melissa’s World Variety Produce, one of the largest purveyors of fruits and vegetables from all around the world, he knows about thousands of varieties of fresh produce. He joins the Produce Buzzers to talk about a few fruits and veggies that will trend in 2022. Learn about pink pineapples, graffiti eggplant, dragonfruit, and a few other delicious foods you may not have heard of before.
January 21, 2022
PB Podcast S02:E02 National Pizza Week! Delicious Fruit and Veggie Toppings.
In this episode, the Produce Buzzers celebrate National Pizza Week! Why talk about pizza on a show about fresh fruits and veggies! Why of course—the fabulous fruit and veggie toppings that adorn them! That is the best part of any pizza. The crust, sauce, and cheese are just a flavorful delivery system for delicious fruit and veggies! But we will also talk about some of the best ways to make pizza doughs, to cook pizza, and some veggie crusts that can serve as an alternative to wheat crusts.
January 14, 2022
PB Podcast S02:E01 National Bean Day!
Today we celebrate the mighty bean! Because it is National Bean Day in the United States. Beans have been a staple of the human diet for many thousands of years. Learn about all their tremendous health benefits and get a couple of delicious recipes. And hear the strange story of the famous Greek mathematician and philosopher, Pythagoras, who was deathly afraid of beans!
January 06, 2022
PB Special Christmas Bonus: The Great Fruit Cake Contest Scandal!
Why are fruit cakes so maligned as Christmas gifts? Maybe because they didn't have Aunt Midge's recipe! Which was the victim of the Great Fruit Cake Scandal!
December 21, 2021
PB Podcast S01:E13 Our Special Christmas Episode - Fruitful Stocking Stuffers
Happy Holidays everyone! Welcome to our special Christmas episode. What the heck are “sugar plums?” Are they real fruit? How many pear trees with partridges will your true love send you on the 12 Days of Christmas? And the fruitful tradition of stocking stuffers including oranges and walnuts!
December 18, 2021
PB Podcast S01:E12 "Little Tomatoes" or Tomatillos & Another Mystery Fruit and Veggie Quiz Challenge
On this week's podcast, we focus on a little veggie that you may not be too aware of, but chances are you have eaten them at one time or another. And we play another Mystery Fruit or Veggie Quiz Challenge. Play along and see if you can guess what it is.
December 11, 2021
PB Podcast S01:E11 A New Year's Day Tradition - Collard Greens!
In this episode we talk about a Southern New Year's traditional meal featuring collard greens and black-eyed peas. And a special guest, our beautiful cousin Colette Worley, joins us to give her collard greens recipe passed down from our grandmother. And she will tell you about our family’s restaurants that always featured delicious vegetable dishes. And of course, we will tell you all about collard greens, how they are grown, their origin, and nutritional benefits.
December 04, 2021
PB Podcast S01:E10 Leeks & Pomegranates!
In this episode, Theresa Nolan tells you all about Leeks, a delicious winter veggie with tremendous health benefits. And Rick Stepp tells us all about Pomegranates since November is National Pomegranate Month and they are fully in season.
November 26, 2021
PB Podcast S01:E09 Our Special Thanksgiving Episode
This episode is our Thanksgiving special episode in which we will feature some of the most popular Thanksgiving fruits and veggies, including Brussels sprouts and cranberries. Plus, we will once again play the Mystery Fruit or Veggies Quiz Challenge. Play along with our Produce Buzzers and see if you can guess what it is. 
November 18, 2021
PB Podcast S01:E08 Kiwifruit, Aronia Berries, and a Ratatouille Recipe
In this episode, the Produce Buzzers tell us all about kiwifruit and share a delicious recipe for Ratatouille, the famous French stew chock full of veggies! And have you ever heard of "Aronia Berries?" They are an antioxidant powerhouse with 12 times that of blueberries!
November 12, 2021
PB Podcast S01:E07 Cruciferous Veggies and Lion's Mane Mushrooms. And Are you a Super Taster?!
In this episode, the Produce Buzzers tell you about cruciferous veggies and tell you how to grow and use Lion’s Mane mushrooms. And are you a Super Taster?! Find out what that is and if you are one. And we play another round of the Mystery fruit of veggie quiz. Stay tuned and play along to see if you can guess today’s mystery fruit or veggie.
November 04, 2021
PB Podcast S01:E06 It's Halloween! So It's Pumpkins! Also, Loss of Diversification in Fruits and Veggies
In this episode, the Produce Buzzers discuss the loss of diversification in fruits and veggies. And it's Halloween, so, of course, It's Pumpkins!
October 28, 2021
PB Podcast S01:E05 Winter Squash and Mystery Fruit of Veggie Quiz
In this episode, the Produce Buzzers tell you about some winter squashes. And play along with them in the Mystery Fruit or Veggie Quiz Challenge. Can you guess today's featured fruit or veggie?
October 18, 2021
PB Podcast S01:E04 Your Guacamole Personality! Figs and Pawpaws!
Answer a few questions to determine what kind of guacamole suits your personality. And all you need to know about figs! And what the heck are pawpaws?!
October 05, 2021
Produce Buzzers Podcast: S01:E03 Mangoes and Pea Tendrils!
The Produce Buzzers tell us all about mangoes, pea tendrils, and pea shoots. Then they play a round of the Mystery Fruit or Veggie Quiz Challenge. Come play along and see if you can guess the right answers!
September 09, 2021
Produce Buzzers Podcast: S01:E02 Blueberries and Mushrooms!
In this episode, the Produce Buzzers celebrate a very special birthday with someone who loves fresh fruits and veggies. Then they will tell you all about blueberries and mushrooms. And, as usual, you will be assaulted with a bad pun!
September 01, 2021
Produce Buzzers Podcast S01:E01 - Introducing the Produce Buzzers Podcast
In the first episode of Produce Buzzers, you will meet the Produce Buzzers and learn why they are uniquely qualified to tell you about fresh fruits and veggies. Celebrate a triple fruit and vegetable commemoration. Learn about strawberries, peaches, and some exciting new grape varieties. And play along with the Produce Buzzers in the 'Mystery Fruit or Veggies Quiz Challenge!"
August 30, 2021
Produce Buzzers Podcast Teaser
Produce Buzzers is a new podcast with the goal of inspiring people to eat more fresh fruit and veggies. Part informative radio show, part trivia game show, and part funny talk show, it will put a smile on your face while educating you about fresh produce. Join Theresa Nolan, Edwin Stepp, Rick Stepp and Cynthia Benedetto as they share their vast knowledge about fresh fruits and veggies. They will also be joined by other fresh produce experts to bring you everything you wanted to know about fresh produce. Be fruitful and veg out!
August 30, 2021