50 episodes

The Plants We Eat is a podcast about the history, culture, and biology of the plants we eat.

The Plants We Eat UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens

    • Courses
    • 5.0, 48 Ratings

The Plants We Eat is a podcast about the history, culture, and biology of the plants we eat.

    Silkworm Pupae

    Silkworm Pupae

    Cows provide us with leather and meat, but use a lot of grass, grain, and water. Silkworms provide us with silk and silkworm pupae, and all it costs are a few mulberry leaves!

    • 16 min
    Black Soldier Fly

    Black Soldier Fly

    No meal is complete without maggots…

    • 16 min
    Mealworms

    Mealworms

    Beetles…not just for breakfast anymore!

    • 10 min
    Crickets

    Crickets

    The first in a short series that we’re calling The Bugs We Eat. Sure it seems gross, but they’re actually pretty good!

    • 21 min
    Marsh Mallow

    Marsh Mallow

    Yes, Marsh Mallows are a real thing — and no, those fluffy white clouds you are placing into your hot cocoa are not real marshmallows.

    • 14 min
    Durian

    Durian

    How did it take us so long to get to The King of Fruits?

    • 17 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
48 Ratings

48 Ratings

tess ga garden ,

You’re killin’ me!

Love this podcast so much! Binged all the episodes this year and now You guys are killin’ me... I need more episodes!!!!!

PiperWormy ,

Jeff is the best!

Love this podcast, so educational and funny!!

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