San Diego

211: Refuse, Reduce, Reuse

211: Refuse, Reduce, Reuse

Liz Murphy is the chef and founder at Santosha Nutrition. After 10 years in the hotel & restaurant industry, Liz decided to stop being part of the problem and choose to fight food waste & become a warrior for change. Struggling with auto-immune diseases & food intolerances, Liz took control of her own health and came to the confirmation that the vegan lifestyle is the best for our bodies, the animals and our planet.

Santosha is a Sanskrit word that means contentment, and it's the company's mission to provide education & resources to those seeking to create a better world through plant-based food and environmentally sustainable practices. Through cooking classes, farm to table experiences, private dinners & education about changing the food system, Liz aims to spread Santosha.

In this episode, we not only talk about Liz' mission, but some of the ways we, as consumers, can minimize our own waste!

Santosha Nutrition:
Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/SantoshaNutrition
Website: http://www.santoshanutrition.com
Sponsor Liz' Cookbook: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/cookbook-santosha-kitchen-contentment#/

References:
Food Waste: https://www.usda.gov/foodwaste/faqs
Upcoming Events: https://www.facebook.com/pg/santoshanutrition/events
Imperfect Produce: https://www.imperfectfoods.com/
The Plot: https://theplotrestaurant.com/
Sonora Refillery: https://diyrefill.com/
Food 2 Soil: https://www.inikasmallearth.org/food2soil.html
Solana Center: https://www.solanacenter.org/
Sand And Straw: https://www.sandnstraw.com/

6: Homestead Solana Beach

6: Homestead Solana Beach

Meet Jamie and Marie, a dynamic couple who have built great businesses based on their belief that good food should be humble and comforting. These two are firmly committed to sourcing great ingredients, and letting those ingredients shine by “getting out of their way.” Learn about this team’s journey from event planners to caterers to restaurateurs, as they raised a family and stayed true to their core values about food.

http://www.instagram.com/homesteadsolanabeach
https://www.homesteadsolanabeach.com/

5: Changing Tides with Becky Mendoza

5: Changing Tides with Becky Mendoza

Meet the co-founder and Executive Director of Changing Tides, a group of adventurous female change-makers that team up with local organizations globally to raise awareness and address social, environmental, health and safety concerns. In this episode Becky talks about her evolution as an advocate and shares tips for a zero-waste lifestyle that are easy and accessible to all. She also shares about her work with The Community Compost Movement, and gives us the scoop on how we can compost at home! Huge thanks to Becky Mendoza for taking the time to tell this inspiring story!

@actionsportslaw
@changingtidesfoundation
http://www.changingtidesfoundation.org

21: A Prodigal Son Returns, Part 2

21: A Prodigal Son Returns, Part 2

 

Today we interview National City native, Philip Esteban and chart his meteoric rise from San Diego to some of the top restaurants in the world.

Filipino Cuisine Takes a Step Up as Phillip Esteban talks about his new National City venture that seeks to revolutionize local Filipino dining.

208: Kill Racing, Not Horses!

208: Kill Racing, Not Horses!

Ellen Ericksen has been fighting for the animals for as long as she can remember. Although she participates in many anti-cruelty events, one of her biggest passions is protesting Del Mar's Racetrack.

Ellen:
FaceBook: https://www.facebook.com/ellen.ericksen
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/passionatevegan/

References:
Horse Racing Wrongs: https://horseracingwrongs.org/
SB-469: https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billTextClient.xhtml?bill_id=201920200SB469
CA-Prop-2: http://cagefreeca.com/
Nat Geo - Why Horseracing is so Dangerous: https://www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/2019/05/horse-racing-risks-deaths-sport/
Forbes - Racing Industry Silent About Slaughtered Thoroughbreds: https://www.forbes.com/sites/vickeryeckhoff/2011/11/29/racing-industry-silent-about-slaughtered-thoroughbreds/#4da6d5791bd6

Previous Episodes with Ellen: 88, 94, 156, 174

40: Your Questions, Answered

40: Your Questions, Answered

 

Dennis answers questions from listeners on FaceBook as his producer Danielle reads them off.

20: A Prodigal Son Returns, Part 1

20: A Prodigal Son Returns, Part 1

 

Today we interview National City native, Philip Esteban and chart his meteoric rise from San Diego to some of the top restaurants in the world.

Filipino Cuisine Takes a Step Up as Phillip Esteban talks about his new National City venture that seeks to revolutionize local Filipino dining.

205: Straight Edge Vegan

205: Straight Edge Vegan

 

*MILDLY EXPLICIT LANGUAGE*

Alex Edge has been vegan and straight-edge for about 21 years, and made the decision after being exposed to it through the Punk Music scene. Today, Alex uses his knowledge, combined with personal experience, love, and compassion to help others align their morals with their actions.

In this episode, Alex shares some effective communication methods as well as ways we can all get active, regardless of where we live!

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/alexedgetattoos/

4: Know Your Farmer – Pasture Bird with Paul Grieve

4: Know Your Farmer - Pasture Bird with Paul Grieve

Meet Farmer Paul, a former Marine Corps officer and accountant who grew tired of BS labels and green-washing and decided to make a change in the poultry industry. Now that largest pasture poultry producer in the US, Paul and his Pasturebird family are passionate about raising animals the right way. Hear about how his farming practices contribute to human and environmental health, and how we can all make better choices as consumers of local and responsibly raised meats.
Paul says:

“My vision has less to do with size and more to do with impact. I want to leave a positive mark on global agriculture. I want to see environmentally destructive factory farming come to an end. I want to see antibiotics, especially prophylactic antibiotic use, come to and end - preferably before a major outbreak of antibiotic resistance caused by livestock. I want to see a future that's regenerative, where manure is an asset and not a liability. Where we're building soil organic matter, producing a nutrient dense chicken, and giving animals a high level of welfare that we can be proud of and transparent to.”

Website: http://www.pasturebird.com
Instagram: pasturebird

39: AC75 Update

39: AC75 Update

 

Bill Trenkle, Inductee to the National Sailing Hall of Fame, joins Dennis live in studio!

 


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