Better Living By Choice Podcast

Sinopsis

Grow Buy Eat Local

Episodios

  • Episode 20: Why We Don’t Shop At Walmart

    Episode 20: Why We Don’t Shop At Walmart

    19/02/2012 Duración: 31min

    The title of the episode says it all so I decided to use this space to make a point I forgot to mention in the podcast. And that is, why can’t Walmart use the same buying power they have with products to provide affordable health insurance for their workers? If you’re interested in watching a […]

  • Episode 19: Why We Don’t Buy Grocery Store Tomatoes

    Episode 19: Why We Don’t Buy Grocery Store Tomatoes

    14/02/2012 Duración: 27min

    In this week’s podcast, Boomer and Jodie talk about what led them to their decision to not eat tomatoes from the grocery store and how all farm workers deserve to be treated humanely. Mentioned in this episode: Coalition of Immokalee Workers Tomatoland: How Modern Industrial Agriculture Destroyed Our Most Alluring Fruit Comedian Jimmy Tingle on […]

  • Episode 18: Finding Value In A Meat CSA

    Episode 18: Finding Value In A Meat CSA

    05/02/2012 Duración: 28min

    Buying into a meat CSA isn’t just for the consumer. We talk about a CSA from the farmer’s point of view. Documentaries mentioned in this episode: Fresh the movie Food Inc. Our Daily Bread Food Matters Subscribe our Podcast

  • Episode 17: Big Ag Co-Opting Farm To Table

    Episode 17: Big Ag Co-Opting Farm To Table

    29/01/2012 Duración: 16min

    As the Super Bow…er…Big Game approaches, we’re talking about commercials in this episode. Specifically a recent commercial from McDonald’s that tries to make it seems like they’re a part of the farm to table movement. Photos of what fast food commercials say you get vs what you actually get Subscribe to our Podcast

  • Episode 16: Planning Our Patio Garden

    Episode 16: Planning Our Patio Garden

    22/01/2012 Duración: 19min

    Jodie talks about going through seed catalogs and planning her container garden for 2012. Southern Exposure Seed Exchange Safe Seed List Subscribe to our Podcast

  • Episode 15: House Hunting

    Episode 15: House Hunting

    16/01/2012 Duración: 25min

    In this episode we discuss our needs and wants for our own house. We also talk about the recent obstacles in our path to home ownership. Jodie mentions a study about an increased risk of pancreatic cancer from eating processed meats. Subscribe to our Podcast

  • Episode 14: Tips for Choosing a CSA

    Episode 14: Tips for Choosing a CSA

    08/01/2012 Duración: 27min

    Check out these tips for choosing the right CSA for you. Find out what to consider before joining a CSA. Find a local CSA Seven Springs Farm Bramble Hollow Farm Broadview Ranch Subscribe to our podcast Here’s that swiss chard picture Jodie talks about in this episode…

  • Episode 13: Our New Year’s Resolutions

    Episode 13: Our New Year’s Resolutions

    01/01/2012 Duración: 18min

    As we begin 2012, we share our resolutions for the New Year. Subscribe to our podcast

  • Episode 12: 2011 Year In Review

    Episode 12: 2011 Year In Review

    18/12/2011 Duración: 56min

    In our final episode of the year, we look back on 2011. Find a local CSA Seven Springs Farm Broadview Ranch Bramble Hollow Farm Sandy River Pork Starving Off The Land Subscribe to our Podcast

  • Episode 11: Gift Ideas for Locavores

    Episode 11: Gift Ideas for Locavores

    11/12/2011 Duración: 21min

    In this episode we discuss a handful of suggestions for holiday gift ideas for the locavores on your list. Books mentioned in this episode: (affiliate links) Michael Pollan – Food Rules Joel Salatin – Folks This Ain’t Normal Cooking From The Farmers’ Market Eating Local Also mentioned: Southern Exposure Seed Exchange Safe Seed List Subscribe […]

  • Episode 10: What I Don’t Like About Locavores

    Episode 10: What I Don’t Like About Locavores

    04/12/2011 Duración: 18min

    Jodie talks about what she dislikes about the local food movement and how local food should be accessible to everybody. Broadview Ranch Local Roots Subscribe to our podcast

  • Episode 9: Being Thoughtful About Our Food

    Episode 9: Being Thoughtful About Our Food

    27/11/2011 Duración: 34min

    Jodie and Boomer walk down memory lane and are reminded about how this passion for local food got started. Food Inc. Food Matters Fresh Abundance Subscribe to our podcast

  • Episode 8: Giving Local Thanks

    Episode 8: Giving Local Thanks

    20/11/2011 Duración: 21min

    Just in time for Thanksgiving, Jodie and Boomer talk about how thankful they are for local food resources. 100 Mile Diet 100 Days of Real Food Subscribe to our podcast

  • Episode 7: Alternatives to the Grocery Store

    Episode 7: Alternatives to the Grocery Store

    14/11/2011 Duración: 16min

    In this episode, we share how we avoid the grocery store and support local businesses. And we have a great marketing idea for the turnip growers. Links mentioned during the show: Roanoke Natural Foods Co-Op Nature’s Outlet Ikenberry Orchards Local Harvest Subscribe to our podcast

  • Episode 6: The Official End Of Summer

    Episode 6: The Official End Of Summer

    07/11/2011 Duración: 25min

    In this episode Jodie mourns the loss of summer, the Saturday farmers’ market and her container garden. Links mentioned in this episode: Bramble Hollow Farm Sandy River Pork Sedulous Seed Good Food Good People Leap For Local Food Subscribe to our podcast

  • Episode 5: Vermicomposting

    Episode 5: Vermicomposting

    30/10/2011 Duración: 33min

    In this episode Boomer, Jodie and Madigan share their experiences with composting. After a couple of failed attempts, they tried composting with worms. Red wigglers to be exact. The Worm Factory 360 Video about the Worm Factory 360 Subscribe to our podcast

  • Episode 4: Apartment Container Garden

    Episode 4: Apartment Container Garden

    23/10/2011 Duración: 26min

    In this episode, Boomer, Jodie and Madigan talk about their apartment container garden. Find out what worked, what didn’t work and what they’d do differently next time. Links mentioned in this episode: Southern Exposure Seed Exchange Baccto Soil Container Gardening Guide Subscribe to our podcast

  • Episode 3: Processing Local Chicken

    Episode 3: Processing Local Chicken

    16/10/2011 Duración: 29min

    Recently Boomer, Jodie and Madigan were given the opportunity to help process chickens at Bramble Hollow Farm. In this episode we talk about what it was like to see chickens being processed for the first time. Find a farm near you. Subscribe to our podcast

  • Episode 2: I Love My CSA

    Episode 2: I Love My CSA

    09/10/2011 Duración: 20min

    In this episode Boomer, Jodie and Madigan talk about the reason why they love their CSA. You can find out more about the Seven Springs Farm by clicking here. Find a farm near you. Subscribe to our podcast

  • Episode 1: Local Chicken vs Grocery Store Chicken

    Episode 1: Local Chicken vs Grocery Store Chicken

    02/10/2011 Duración: 27min

    In this episode Boomer, Jodie and Madigan discuss buying chicken from a local farmer versus purchasing chicken from the grocery store. We talk about our experience buying chicken from Bramble Hollow Farm in Montvale, Virginia. Click here to find your local farm. We also mention the disturbing video that persuaded us to exclusively buy local […]

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