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Have you ever wondered where your food comes from? Not just where it’s grown today, but where it originally popped up in the world? Have you ever bit into a delicious ripe fruit and wondered, hey – why is it this color? What’s responsible for this amazing flavor? Is this good for my health? Could it even be medicinal?

Foodie Pharmacology is a science podcast built for the food curious, the flavor connoisseurs, chefs, science geeks, plant lovers and adventurous taste experimenters out in the world! Join American ethnobotanist Dr. Cassandra Quave on this adventure through history, medicine, cuisine and molecules as she explores the amazing pharmacology of our foods

Feb 24, 2020

They say the best things in life are free, and what better way to enjoy food than to find free healthy food growing in the wild in your own neighborhood! In this episode, I’ll be speaking with Atlanta’s own Johnnie AppleSeed – forager and forester, Robby Astrove – who is absolutely passionate about making...


Feb 17, 2020

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Feb 10, 2020

The discovery of antibiotics hailed the dawn of a new era in medicine. Once fatal infections were suddenly treatable with the arrival of these magic bullet cures. This golden era is waning, however. Today, we face a rising crisis of antimicrobial resistance with more than 700,000 deaths per year across the globe due to...


Feb 3, 2020

Many of us appreciate the role that terroir has on the unique flavor and aroma of our foods, whether your enjoying coffee, tea or even chocolate. Just like these commodity crops, other botanical ingredients can feature unique chemistries and flavors when grown and harvested in different environments. Moreover, the means...