Architectural Algae

The Earth provides so many natural resources for us to utilize responsibly, and the latest environmental buzz is all about algae! From carbon-neutral fuels to high-protein food, microalgae is even being used to… build buildings? This week we break down the benefits of architectural algae, can you turn it into clothing, and why you should never build a chili dog stand next to a scenic cliffside.

What is a Flexitarian?

KFC is working with a Russian bio-printing company and McDonalds is releasing something called a McPlant, but what does this all mean for our fast food of the future? This week we discuss what it means to be a flexitarian, how soon food will be able to appear out of nowhere like a sci-fi movie, and is Jacob actually a young Fred Krueger?

New Year, New Immunity

After a brief hiatus, The Biofriendly Podcast is back and stronger than ever after both Noel and Jacob fought off Omicron during the holidays! Reunited and it feels so good as they talk about why 2022 is going to be a great year, the importance of always looking up, and keeping our eye on the ball for planet Earth.

2021 New Year’s Eve Special with Clayton Cogswell

The tradition continues and silliness abounds in this year’s New Year’s Special with our good buddy, Clayton Cogswell. We laugh, and laugh some more, and occasionally get to some feel-good news stories as we wrap up this unusual year. So sit back and enjoy our last episode of the 2021 say Happy New Year as we Auld Lang Syne-off!

What to Watch in 2021 with Shawn Kohne

The Holiday tradition continues as we bring back friend of the podcast, Shawn Kohne to help wrap up 2021 with a Top 10 list of entertainment in 2021 made our spirits bright! Shawn shares some exciting new discoveries, Noel admits he has one episode left of every show, and Jacob ruins any chance we have of making a movie with Tom Hanks.

Are Too Many Cows Burping?

We’ve all read the headlines about cows and how they release methane emissions that negatively effect the environment, but how did this even become an issue? This week on The Biofriendly Podcast we put a few cow myths out to pasture, discuss ways to eat less meat, and what is a fart backpack and how can we get one?

Guide to Green Holiday Shopping

We are weeks away from Christmas, and whether you’re ordering online or braving the in-store madness, The Biofriendly Podcast has got a few ideas on how you can keep your holiday shopping green. So get your list ready as we walk through some sustainable choices, why planning is everything, and is Noel one of Sioux City’s most infamous gangsters from the 1920s?

The Future of Farming with Craig Hurlbert

The challenges with our climate make it difficult for the agriculture business to maintain sustainability, so what does that mean for the future of farming? This week we invited Co-Founder/Co-CEO of Local Bounti, Craig Hurlbert, to talk about growing leafy greens indoors, how this will impact our food waste, and why the longest journey of lettuce should be a Pixar film!

Less Wasteful, More Thankful

Gathering around the table to feast with loved ones is a Thanksgiving tradition, but it can also be a time where we fight, overindulge, and lose sight of what we should be grateful for. This week, we talk about some simple choices that might help the holiday be less wasteful, why the turkey would’ve been a better national bird, are Noel and Jacob a couple of goodfellas?

Does an App Make a Difference? with Maxime Leroux

Do you want to make a difference every single day? There’s an app for that! This week The Biofriendly Podcast welcomes Maxime Leroux, creator of the One Save/Day app which encourages users to do just one eco-friendly action each day. As a young student, Maxime tells the story about how he built the app from scratch, the evolution of buttons, and why every town needs to have a square!