African diaspora plants and cooking

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Heard On The Larry Meiller Show
Cut okra stacked on top of each other
Okra is one plant that originated in Africa. Image by Santanu Manna from Pixabay 

Did you know yams, okra and sorghum all originated in Africa? We talk about the plants and food of the African diaspora, plus an effort by a Madison-based farmer and chef to reconnect the community with agriculture.

Episode Credits

  • Larry Meiller Host
  • Clara Neupert Producer
  • Trina La Susa Technical Director
  • Ruthanna Hutton-Okpalaeke Guest
  • Yusuf Bin-Rella Guest

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