Better Living By Choice Podcast

Sinopse

Grow Buy Eat Local

Episódios

  • Episode 40: Defining The Word Fresh

    Episode 40: Defining The Word Fresh

    22/07/2012 Duração: 19min

    In this episode we share what the word “fresh” means to each of us. We also share the results of our experiment with a package of ground beef. We left it on the counter for a week. You can see from the pictures below how much it puffed up, but the meat never changed color. […]

  • Episode 39: First Time Pressure Canning

    Episode 39: First Time Pressure Canning

    15/07/2012 Duração: 27min

    Jodie got a pressure canner last Christmas. In this episode she shares her experience using it for the first time to can some corn. Subscribe to our Podcast

  • Episode 38: Supporting Farms Through All Kinds Of Weather

    Episode 38: Supporting Farms Through All Kinds Of Weather

    08/07/2012 Duração: 20min

    Our area was one of several that were recently hit with severe weather. Power was knocked out for days and temperatures were in the triple digits. Our farmer friends were hit hard by the storm and it got us thinking about how important it is for us to support farmers regardless of the weather. We […]

  • Episode 37: Get To Know A Farmer

    Episode 37: Get To Know A Farmer

    24/06/2012 Duração: 26min

    This episode is all about the wonderful benefits of getting to know your local farmers. Find your local farmer, CSA, etc. Find local grass-feed food Subscribe to our Podcast

  • Episode 36: Jodie Finally Got Her Champion Juicer

    Episode 36: Jodie Finally Got Her Champion Juicer

    17/06/2012 Duração: 23min

    We have a new addition to our little family. Jodie got a used Champion Juicer! In this episode we share the strange story of going to get the juicer and what our initial thoughts are about the juicer. Links for this episode: Champion Juicer Food Matter Documentary Andrew Saul David Wolfe Fat Sick and Nearly […]

  • Episode 35: Eight Great Kitchen Items

    Episode 35: Eight Great Kitchen Items

    14/06/2012 Duração: 21min

    In this episode, Jodie shares her eight favorite kitchen items while Madigan has some fun with puns! We also talk about our love of watching In The Kitchen with David on QVC. Perpetual Broth Subscribe to our Podcast

  • Episode 34: Why Extreme Couponing Isn’t For Us

    Episode 34: Why Extreme Couponing Isn’t For Us

    03/06/2012 Duração: 23min

    Extreme couponing is saving lots of people money and making entertaining tv shows. In this episode, we explain why it just isn’t for us. We discuss a few things that are more important than saving money. Jodie also shares the most non-specific salad dressing recipe ever. Have a pen ready to jot it down! Subscribe […]

  • Episode 33: What’s Most Important? Local, Organic, Non GMO, etc?

    Episode 33: What’s Most Important? Local, Organic, Non GMO, etc?

    27/05/2012 Duração: 21min

    In this episode, Jodie and Boomer discuss food priorities. What’s most important? Is it buying local? Is it buying organic? Is it making sure everything is non-GMO? What about no spray? And the list goes on and on. Jodie talks about why eating with the seasons is most important to her. Find out what’s in […]

  • Episode 32: Why Aren’t Vegetables Manly?

    Episode 32: Why Aren’t Vegetables Manly?

    20/05/2012 Duração: 30min

    In this episode Jodie and Boomer talk about a study that found most people consider meat to be more masculine than vegetables. While Jodie felt better after eating a mostly vegan diet, find out why they ultimately will always include meat in their diet. Subscribe to our Podcast

  • Episode 31: Is Jodie A Food Snob?

    Episode 31: Is Jodie A Food Snob?

    06/05/2012 Duração: 28min

    After a recent trip to Colonial Williamsburg, Boomer wonders if Jodie is a food snob. Subscribe to our Podcast

  • Episode 30: The Farmers Market Is Back

    Episode 30: The Farmers Market Is Back

    29/04/2012 Duração: 21min

    To say Jodie is happy her favorite farmers market is back would be a huge understatement. Find your local farmers market Subscribe to our Podcast

  • Episode 29: Making A Small Impact

    Episode 29: Making A Small Impact

    22/04/2012 Duração: 28min

    In this episode Jodie and Boomer talk about how they believe they are making a small impact on those around them about the benefits of eating local food. Why We Don’t Shop At Walmart Find your local farmers’ market Subscribe to our Podcast

  • Episode 28: GMO Labeling

    Episode 28: GMO Labeling

    15/04/2012 Duração: 44min

    In this episode, Jodie and Boomer share their concern about requiring labels for genetically modified foods. Just Label It Campaign Open Secrets Revolving Door Subscribe to our Podcast

  • Episode 27: Getting Kids To Eat Vegetables

    Episode 27: Getting Kids To Eat Vegetables

    08/04/2012 Duração: 24min

    In this episode, Jodie and Boomer talk about how the food industry has convinced us that vegetables are a punishment that we need to hide in our meals. We offer some suggestions that might help even the pickiest eater enjoy more vegetables. Subscribe to our Podcast

  • Episode 26: 28 Day Vegan Diet

    Episode 26: 28 Day Vegan Diet

    01/04/2012 Duração: 26min

    In an effort to drop some weight, lower cholesterol and blood pressure, we’ve decided to try a mostly vegan diet for 28 days. Forks Over Knives Documentary Engine 2 Diet Subscribe to our Podcast

  • Episode 25: Downsides of Real Food

    Episode 25: Downsides of Real Food

    26/03/2012 Duração: 23min

    There are some challenges to eating real food versus those highly-processed, prepackaged, industrialized edible widgets. We discuss some of them in this episode. We also offer a great tip on helping kids transition to eating healthier food. Video of girl’s potato experiment They may look like little ladybugs, but they’re actually baby stink bugs! Subscribe […]

  • Episode 24: Benefits of Real Food

    Episode 24: Benefits of Real Food

    19/03/2012 Duração: 32min

    In this episode Jodie and Boomer talk about how eating real food makes you feel more satisfied than consuming a bunch of heavily processed foods. Subscribe to our Podcast

  • Episode 23: Weekly Meal Planning

    Episode 23: Weekly Meal Planning

    12/03/2012 Duração: 30min

    In this episode Jodie shares how weekly meal planning helps keep us on the path to eating local. Meal Plan Websites: Deliciously Organic CSA Meal Planning Cookbooks: Cooking from the Farmers’ Market (Williams-Sonoma) Eating Local: The Cookbook Inspired by America’s Farmers Subscribe to our Podcast

  • Episode 22: Price and Convenience

    Episode 22: Price and Convenience

    05/03/2012 Duração: 31min

    A lot of people only consider price and convenience when deciding what to eat. In this episode, Jodie and Boomer talk about why price and convenience are the last things that they think about when getting their food. Subscribe to our Podcast

  • Episode 21: Turkeys In The Tree

    Episode 21: Turkeys In The Tree

    26/02/2012 Duração: 23min

    In this episode, Jodie finds inspiration after seeing turkeys in the tree at Bramble Hallow Farm. Thanks to Anna for taking some pictures for me. And yes, turkeys fly I found out the turkey breed — Narragansett turkey My Life as a Turkey documentary on PBS Subscribe to our Podcast

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