This week’s episode, I speak with Joan Smith, a date farmer whose
fruits are so delicious they’ve been featured in magazines! She
shares her favorite date recipes, fun facts about date plants,
tales of her farm dogs, and how she makes a point to give back to
Dates are such a fascinating desert fruit. They grow on date palm
trees, which may be one of the oldest cultivated trees in the
world, dating back over 5,000 years. They’re not only tasty, but
they’re a pretty cool food to learn about, too.
Today’s guest teaches us all sorts of fun facts. I learned so
much talking to her!