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Forget mangos and bananas. If you're interested in an exciting taste adventure in tropical fruit, check out the Native American pawpaw fruit. Now pawpaw fruit may be juicy, silky soft and tropical tasting, but this fruit grows on trees across North America from the eastern edges of Texas, to Florida, and all the way up to southern Ontario.
Like any new craze, folks are turning this fruit into pawpaw beer, gelato and other goodies. But the truth is pawpaws are not new. In fact, these trees were here long before Europeans settlers came to North America. So in this episode of The Urban Forestry Radio Show and Podcast we'll explore the history of pawpaws, tracing it back to to the First Nations.
My guests on the show include:
Those who emailed us during the live show with questions or comments were eligible to win this month's prize...a copy of Kate Frey's book "Ground Rules: 100 Easy Lessons for Growing a More Glorious Garden"
The host of the Urban Forestry Radio Show and Podcast is Susan Poizner of the award-winning fruit tree care education website www.orchardpeople.com (GWA Silver Award of Achievement 2016) and the author of the award-winning fruit tree care book Growing Urban Orchards (GWA Silver Award of Achievement 2014). Susan is an urban orchardist and an ISA Certified Arborist. You can listen to previous episodes of The Urban Forestry Radio Show and Podcast at www.orchardpeople.com/podcast and you can subscribe to the iTunes podcast.
Tune into The Urban Forestry Radio Show LIVE by going to RealityRadio101.com on the last Tuesday of every month at 1.00 pm Eastern Time and email your questions in during the show to [email protected] This show covers fruit trees, food forests, permaculture and arboriculture.
To listen to the podcast, click on the player below. To watch the facebook live video of this episode, click here.
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