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This edition: Amanda Harris, Author "Fruits of Eden"

Episode Details

Original tape date: June 15, 2015.

First aired: June 29, 2015.

At the end of the 19th century, the diet of most Americans was bland and brown: they didn't eat oranges, bananas, avocados or even tomatoes. Amanda Harris, author of "Fruits of Eden: David Fairchild and America's Plant Hunters" tells the little-known story of those adventurers, sponsored by the Department of Agriculture, who traveled the world scouting for fruits, vegetables, grains to enhance the American diet.

Guest List

Amanda Harris Author, "Fruits of Eden: David Fairchild and Americaq's Plant Hunters"

  • Hope House NYC: Topeka Sam & Vanee Sykes
  • Monday, April 23 - 8:00am, 2:00pm
  • Saturday, April 28 - 8:00pm
  • Monday, April 30 - 8:00am, 2:00pm
  • Miao Wang  
  • Monday, April 30 - 8:30pm
  • Wednesday, May 2 - 11:30pm
  • Saturday, May 5 - 8:00pm
  • Sunday, May 6 - 9:30am
  • Monday, May 7 - 8:00am, 2:00pm
  • Saturday, May 12 - 8:00pm
  • Monday, May 14 - 8:00am, 2:00pm
  • Susan Rodriguez
  • Monday, April 2 - 8:30pm
  • Wednesday, April 4 - 11:30pm
  • Saturday, April 7 - 8:00pm
  • Sunday, April 8 - 9:30am
  • Monday, April 9 - 8:00am, 2:00pm
  • Saturday, April 14 - 8:00pm
  • Monday, April 16 - 8:00am, 2:00pm
  • Hope House NYC: Topeka Sam & Vanee Sykes
  • Saturday, March 24 - 8:00pm
  • Sunday, March 25 - 9:30am
  • Monday, March 26 - 8:00am, 2:00pm
  • Saturday, March 31 - 8:00pm
  • Monday, April 2 - 8:00am, 2:00pm
  • Monday, April 16 - 8:30pm
  • Wednesday, April 18 - 11:30pm
  • Saturday, April 21 - 8:00pm
  • Sunday, April 22 - 9:30am