By Edible Economy
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Welcome to Edible Economy, where we meet at the intersection of local food, health, environment, and of course, local economy. A sustainable local economy is one that is resilient and inclusive. Join us for in depth conversations that will answer questions asked around the dinner table or at the farmers market. This is YOUR EDIBLE ECONOMY.
||CleanEpisode 24: Food Science, Local Economy & Robots||We are back with the latest food in the news edition and we discuss an avocado breakthrough, cannabis coffee shop, robot farming, what Honey Grow is, and why laziness is racking up a $117 billion bill each year.||12/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 23: Bioplastics, Clean Meat & 3D Printed Food||This week we are kicking off our slightly new format with a bang! We dive right into the latest hot topics in the food & news world and discuss what exactly these advances are & could mean for the future. We cover bioplastics, AI mapped food, “clean m||11/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 22: Life Coaching & Small Business||Kim sits down solo with business consultant & life coach for mompreneurs, Samanth Siffring to talk about overcoming the struggles of owning a small business. This podcast is NOT just for moms, it's for all who dream of entrepreneurship or just need a li||11/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 21: Farm Fest Wrap-up||We just wrapped up our Farm Fest last weekend and decided to do a podcast with all the amazing people who were involved and some of the ninjas that came out to compete. We talk weather, how the ninjas train to compete at the highest level, food, animals||11/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 20: Ensuring Farmland is Preserved... Forever||Agriculture & District Planning can be complicated when trying to ensure the future of land & heritage, is a bright one. We have Agriculture Innovations Specialist, Anneli Berube here to tell us some of the innovative & resourceful programs that are bei||10/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 19: Be Excellent To Each Other & Drink Beer||What is in beer? Is there such a thing as a bad beer? How do you make different types of beer? Joining us from Big Choice Brewery in Brighton, Colorado are the owners & husband & wife team, Nathaniel & Andrea Miller to talk about everything you would ev||10/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 18: Pumpkins, Corn, Ghosts & Ninjas!||Fall is officially here & that means our Farm Festival is kicking off this week, and we share everything we have going on that will get you in the holiday season spirit!||10/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 17: The Farm Bill- Not Just Cows, Sows & Plows||The Farm Bill….we have all heard the name, and have heard that it is super important, but really, what is it? Turns out, farming is actually only a small portion of what the “Farm Bill” is all about. From Renewable Energy, to Forestry, Food Stamps to Rural Economic Development, the Farm Bill is one of the largest pieces of legislation that our Federal Government passes about every five years. Tune in to listen to Nate and Kim as they speak with Nick Levendofsky of the Rocky Mountain Farmers Union for a true deep dive into the Farm Bill, with some great tangents off into Rural Broadband, Cows-Sows-Plows, the Dust Bowl and so much more. This episode is packed with tons of info, and you will be left with finally knowing what the media is talking about when the Great Farm Bill Debate enters the national dialogue. Enjoy!! TOPICS DISCUSSED: 2:40- RMFU- Rocky Mountain Farmers Union information. What it is, who is involved & what has changed over the years. 12:00- FUSA- The insurance RMFU offers to their members that can include crop, home, farm, auto and more offered through over 60 different carriers. 15:40- The 3 tiers of RMFU & everything involved in it- Education, Cooperation & Legislation. 17:40- The Fall Fly-In that takes place in D.C. where farmers travel from all over the country to talk with legislatures & USDA and this years 3 talking points- Pass a strong Farm Bill, Trade Tariffs & Renewable Energy. 26:45- The Farm Bill. Why it is so much more than just farming and some misconceptions out there about the Farm Bill. 31:00- Rural Internet. How it is involved in the Farm Bill and how important internet could be for rural areas not just for farming but for children & families as well. 36:20- Farm Bill Myths- We debunk a few. 40:45- The Dust Bowl. The truth behind the dust bowl and how the conservation title was created in the Farm Bill to stop it from happening again. 44:35- Breaking Down the Farm Bill- Starting with Title 1- Commodities 46:25- Title 2- Conservation 48:40- Title 3- Trade 54:45- Title 4- Nutrition (Which is 80% of the Farm Bill), Title 5- Credit & Title 6- Rural Infrastructure & Economic Development 58:40- Title 7- Research Extensions & Related Matter 01:03:00- Title 8- Forestry 01:05:40- Title 9- Energy 01:07:35- Title 10- Horticulture 01:09:30- Title 11- Crop Insurance 01:14:15- Title 12- Miscellaneous 01:15:45- What you should do to support the Farm Bill & learn more. 01:17:40- What will happen if the Farm Bill is not passed September 30th 2018 and the possibility of a government shut down. 01:21:15- Final thoughts and Nick’s message to the world. RELATED ARTICLES & WEBSITES: Farm Flavor RMFU Members Voice Priorities For Next Farm Bill What Is The Farm Bill? What The Farm Bill Means For Me FUSA Insurance||9/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 16: Save Our Soil, Save Our Planet||This week we are talking all about urban farming. Husband & wife duo, Mekayla Standefer & Justin Homitz have transformed a backyard rental property into a productive market garden where they farm produce, eggs & microgreens.||9/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 15: In A Digital World, Never Lose Sight Of The Analog||This week we are talking tech and food. You may not realize it but, there are technological advances happening in the food industry everyday, and we are joined by tech guru Ben Tyson to tell us about a few that could change our food industry & could cha||9/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 14: Syrup To The Stars||I'm sure you know where maple syrup comes from but, do you know how it's made? Do you know the history behind it? or know all the different ways it can be used? Well, you're in luck! We are joined by Tim Burton & Brad Kirouac of Burton Maplewood Farm||9/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 13: How To Be A Ninja... Get Up & Keep Trying||American Ninja Warrior has become a household name but, do you know what it truly means to be a ninja? We have 7-time contestant of ANW, Brian Arnold here to tell you how he became a ninja, how he is bringing ninja obstacle courses to cities all over t||8/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 12: Know Your Food||We are joined by chef, restaurant owner & farmer Taylor Drew, to dive into everything farming. Taylor is new to farming but is not new to food. As a classically trained chef, Taylor has spent years perfecting his craft & has learned you cannot create am||8/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 11: The Fruit Stand||This week, we are talking all about the good stuff, fruits & veggies. Owner of The Fruit Stand, Ethan Lehrburger, joins us to talk about his locally owned business and how he is accomplishing his mission of bringing the best fresh conventional & organic||8/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 10: Be Kind, Eat Well & Finish Your Foods With Chutney||We have a fun podcast for you this week, covering everything from Osteopathy & health to chutney. We are joined by Dr. of Osteopathy Neha Valeja & her brother & business partner, Samir Valeja.||8/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 9: Heirloom Catering- Work Hard, Stay Humble||Joining us is Michelle Garcia with Heirloom Catering to talk about everything food & everything that goes into running a successful catering company.||8/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 8: Food Is The Universal Language||Eat well, Live well. That is our message for this podcast. Amy Nelms with Live Well Colorado, joins us to talk about what the program does to increase education for health & healthy eating in the community.||7/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 7: Chickens Are Chicken||We have Terry Osborne, expert in Poultry Science & Co-Founder of Chicken Track on to talk about everything chickens!||7/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 6: Bromley Farm: Local Food Campus||In this episode we talk about the Farm & what it takes to create a local food campus.||7/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5: Garlic: Ben We Have Your Wife||Ben & Claire Ronniger join us to talk about all things garlic! We talk about their businesses- Allicin's Ranch & Organic Volcanic Garlic, their farms in Idaho & Mexico and all the crazy adventures they have had on Ben's Baja Garlic bus.||7/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 4: NaturALL Beef: It's What's For Dinner||Beef, It's What's for Dinner!||6/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3: Miller Farms: Make the World a Better Place||In this episode Nate and Kim talk with Joe and Chris Miller from Miller Farms in Platteville, Colorado. They talk all about the business of farming from growing, selling, water rights and farm events. Hear funny stories from decades of farming and g||6/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2: Happy Leaf: Fermentation Folly||Nate & Kim talk with Mike and Jenni from Happy Leaf Kombucha. Hear about how Happy Leaf Kombucha got started and some funny stories of fermentation gone wrong. Learn about how to start making kombucha at home and a little history of fermentation and||6/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 1: Muddy Business Beginnings||In this podcast Nate and Kim talk about how they first started down the road of local economy and local food. They talk about businesses that have come and gone and starting a Farmers' Market ten years ago to now running a farm.||6/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Lively and Informational
I am loving this show! Thank you for the quick paced and interesting episodes on so many topics.
LOVED the episode with Heirloom Catering!
These guys nail it. Can’t wait for more.