Insight With Beth Ruyak

Hosted By Beth Ruyak

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Pass The Sweet Potatoes (But Not The Yams)

Randol White / Capital Public Radio

A freshly-packed box of Quail H Farms sweet potatoes.

Randol White / Capital Public Radio

One of the most beloved Thanksgiving food items may not be what you think it is. Almost any yam that you buy at a grocery store or local restaurant is in fact, a sweet potato.

Cap Radio's Randol White investigated the history behind this Thanksgiving staple and explores why food producers are looking to take the word yam out of the picture completely.

Chris Remington

Former Producer, Insight

Chris joined Capital Public Radio’s “Insight with Beth Ruyak” in September 2016, booking a wide variety of guests, developing questions and producing music elements for the program.  Read Full Bio 

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