Host Patty Peltekos speaks with Daniel Stone, editor for National Geographic and author of The Food Explorer: The True Adventures of the Globe-Trotting Botanist who Transformed What America Eats. They talk about the life and adventures of food spy David Fairchild, who transported all types of fruit and vegetables to the United States around the turn of the century.
About A Public Affair
A Public Affair is WORT's daily hour-long talk program. It aims to engage listeners in a conversation on social, cultural, and political issues of importance. The guests range from local activists and scholars to notable national and international figures.