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Paul Pepper: Sarah Eber, RD, "Fall Fruit" & Marilyn McLeod, LWVCBC, "October Events"

Why is it that it's recommended you don't eat the fruit from a persimmon tree until after the first frost? Missouri Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics' SARAH EBER, MPH, RD, LD, CDE says it has to do with the plant's ripening cycle. Once that happens, though, "they're really sweet - they're like an unsung fruit in the state of Missouri." Also, MARILYN McLEOD - dressed as a suffragette - let's us know about two events next week, and one the following week, that will get you ready for the election in November! (5:03) October 3, 2022

Travis McMillen is the senior media producer at the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute. For KBIA, Travis oversees production of "The Daily Blend w/ AC."
Paul Pepper was a fixture on the mid-Missouri airwaves from 1969 until his retirement in 2023. He started hosting Radio Friends with Paul Pepper for KBIA-FM in 2009 after a remarkable 40-year on-air career at KOMU-TV.
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