In Western cultures, most of us get the heebie-jeebies when we see bugs, but in most countries around the world, insects are routinely eaten and even enjoyed. This week on The Biofriendly Podcast we talk about insects as food, the benefits they have on our environment, and what are Hopper Pockets and how can we get some?
We often forget that we are part of a much larger ecosystem and that our poor health so often results in a poor environment as well.
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?
Meatless Mondays are a great way to improve your health and it’s a simple way we can all help prevent climate change!
If you’re about to hit the road and you still have some perfectly good food in your fridge, make sure to make the most of it or find a way to give it away to those in need!
When it comes to our food delivery system around the world, packaging plays a pivotal role for food’s accessibility, nutrition and long-term storage. This week we welcome friend of the podcast, Mustan Lalani from Tetra Pak, to share about the new environmental ‘Go Nature. Go Carton.’ campaign, the company’s pledge to make a difference for climate change, and Mustan’s promise to let Noel and Jacob crash on his couch after one too many root beers.
This week The Biofriendly Podcast returns to its roots as we tangentially make our way into the topic of Upcycling Food, what new meals can be made from food scraps, does Jacob have a mosquito stalker, and did Noel lose his kitchen during the show?
This week on The Biofriendly Podcast we welcome our guest, Turner Nguyen, who has managed everything from full-service dining to fast casual in the Food Service Industry for over 20 years. Turner brings a lot to the table as he shares his insight with Noel and Jacob on sustainable choices, how takeout is transforming for the better, and whether or not we can replace everything with pasta.
It’s the first episode of the New Year and Noel and Jacob are ready to dig into the issue of soil erosion where some of the greatest lessons come from the Lorax and Noel wants you to stop blaming cows for everything.
This week Noel and Jacob sit down at the table and dig in to the massive issue of global food waste, learn about how lucky Jacob is to still have his fingers after some crazy jobs, and serve up some helpful tips on how you can prevent your food from landing in the trash.