An Ethnobotanist Lens of Food with Anthony Basil Rodriguez

Community Ag Project by Emily Davis

Episode notes

Hello and welcome back to the Community Agriculture Project Podcast. In S2E3, we have a conversation with Anthony Basil Rodriguez: storyteller, researcher, and documentarian of rare plants, humankind and the flux of global society.

Anthony defines ethnobotany and we hear about his expeditions to different countries and areas that have focused on specific documentation efforts. We talk about bananas, cacao and quinoa as well as a few other foods of interest.

We also talk food diversity, the loss of species and indigenous knowledge, seed saving, and land and displacement. Anthony shares insight on how he connects with people and the diversity of food while traveling.

One of our biggest messages was to get acquainted with plants in your own way!

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