Veggies Before Noon

Veggies Before Noon

I love a good chat & I love learning about ways to improve myself & the world around me, so I wanted to create a space that I could do just that! The VBN podcast is a place to learn, go deep, & share all the veggies! Veggies Before Noon is redesigning the way to think about sustainability & delivering you weekly veggies for your mind, lifestyle & the planet. Each episode is designed to bridge the gap between taking care of ourselves & the planet. Topics include personal growth, health, trends affecting the environment, sustainable living & how to raise your sense of empowerment to live a life you're proud of!

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June 14, 2021 118 min

We live in a complex word, culturally and ideology- developing Cultural Competency can help us to be mindful of cultural diversity & interact as effective as we can so that we can be more sustainable as humans. I am so honoured to interview Constanza - she has a PhD in Intercultural Studies & offers a wealth of knowledge when it comes to understanding various cultures & how different beliefs & values is the centre o...

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Alex Emily Boyd is a holistic life coach and the founder of All Well by Alex. She is a certified nutritionist, reiki healer, and EFT practitioner who specializes in hormonal health and mindset work to help driven women who no longer want to sacrifice their health for success by guiding them to reclaim their energy, inner confidence, and femininity. On this episode we talk about female health, supporting our hormones, how traditiona...

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This weeks episode I get to chat with Emily Padan, who is a serial entrepreneur & devoted wellness seeker. Emily is the Co-Founder of Hinter House, where her & her husband have created homes that offer guests a unique space to be in touch with nature & be creative. Emily has a love for sustainability & wellness which is how we've connected. On this episode Emily shares her story of personal growth, taking risks,...

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Did you know micro plastics are being found in the human blood stream?

On this episode im chatting with Chloe Dubois, she is the Co-Founder & President of The Ocean Legacy Foundation, which started in 2014. The Ocean Legacy Foundation is a Canadian based, internationally recognized Non Profit & is dedicated to taking plastic out of the ocean & finding new ways for it to be recycled & repurposed!

We discuss:
-how to co...

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Kelsey Rumburg is the author behind Trash to Treasure where she instills the philosophy that trash has value & nothing should be wasted. Kelsey shares what lead her to writing her book, why she wanted to learn about trash & some of the most shocking things she's learned along the way.  

On the episode we cover:
-the economic value trash has
-how we've adopted a disposable lifestyle & consequences of a throwaway men...

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Dylan Roos is a masculinity coach who supports young men acquire the tools necessary to become confident  & secure men. On this episode we dive into the differences between masculine & feminine energy, societal norms & how women can help support the men in their lives to feel safe & open up.

Dylan offers valuable insights into some of the struggles men can face & shares his own experience of mental health, going...

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On this episode I chat with Skylar Saba, Creator of Happy Earth Habits. Skylar went to school in NY for product development where started learning about life cycles of products in the fashion industry. After learning how bad it was she created a minor in ethics & sustainability because she knew she wanted to help make a change. We chat about how to live more in alignment with the planet, problems with diet culture & the imp...

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Sara Miltenberger is a sustainability consultant, podcast producer of Make Climate Cool & lover of science & design. She graduated from Columbia University & created her own major to use her skills to help businesses and brands be more eco-friendly. On this episode we chat about Eco-Anxiety & how we deal with constant information and feelings of overwhelm in the sustainability world.

Highlights with Sara:

  • Studied at C...
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    Emily De Sousa is a fisheries scientist, divemaster & blogger who loves to travel, eat seafood & learn about seafood sustainability. On the episode we discuss the new documentary Seaspiracy,  the truth to there being  no more fish by 2048, the real threat to our oceans,  & why you should eat weird fish! Emily explains how to buy & eat sustainable seafood, what it looks like & how you can apply it to real life.

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    Pooja Ganesan is the founder of Booni Doon, a zero waste skincare brand that has created a  sustainable and clean ingredient skincare line that is cruelty-free, vegan and scientifically formulated to be not only great for your skin, but for our oceans and the planet. Booni Doon started in 2020 and has overcome many obstacles in becoming a completely zero waste and ethically sourced brand. Pooja is committed to the environment and p...

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    Lynn is a successful business man with a background in energy exchange who wasn't ready to retire and instead invented a innovative green technology that reuses waste water for heat energy. Lynn is the CEO of SHARC Energy Systems who's mission is to save money while reducing CO2 emissions & power consumption.  On this episode Lynn explains how this idea came to him, why it is so efficient & how SHARC is a global lea...

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    The legend is back- AK & I thought we would record ourselves chat so we can share what has really helped us to grow & how we challenge ourselves.  This episodes includes some personal stories of how we've embraced the journey of starting our own business & what we have learned along the way.

    We cover lot's of Veggies in this one!
    -what it's like to be a women in the work force
    - managing feelings of imposter sy...

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    This episode I chat with Dr. Sereena Uppal who specializes in chiropractic therapy. She shares so many veggies on how to reduce our back pain, how inflammation can manifest in the body & the importance of a healthy spin. Sereena explains her holistic approach to health & wellness, top 3 foods that create inflammation, how to set up your work space at home & how to get moving! Tip- you might want a pen & paper to wri...

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    The girls from the podcast Too Optimistic came on the pod & as 3 single gals we talk about how self love is the best love, what the journey has been like & how we navigate the dating world. We talk about trust issues, how to communication, & what to look for on a first date. The girls share their horrible but hilarious worst dates, thoughts on being friends with an ex, & how you can manifest your next partner. Enjoy...

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    This episode is jam packed with tips & facts about the impacts our clothes have on the environment & how you can shop smarter to build a more sustainable wardrobe. I cover how micro-plastics enter our food chains, what fabrics to avoid, benefits of a minimalistic wardrobe & how what you buy & where you shop  really does matter.

    Find me on IG for more veggies @veggiesbeforenoon
    Reach me  emily@veggiesbeforeno...

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    This week it was Bell Let's Talk &  I want to help reduce the stigma of mental health cause honestly its 2021 - mental health should be on the forefront of all our conversations (check in with your friends!)  I was in the mood to share some of my own techniques and methods when it comes to maintaining, improving, and taking care of my mental health. I've learned that our mind is a powerful magical machine and the though...

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     Do you want to be more creative? On this episode I discuss creativity and the benefits it offer- ranging from personal growth,  reducing stress, generating new ideas, problem solving and improving your overall mental health! I talk about the research that shows how creativity can improve brain function & increase happiness be allowing yourself to enter "flow state".  I also share some tips at the end for how to start b...

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    I guess I'm just going to come out and say that one of my life mottos  is "whether you believe you can or you can't.. you're right", now I didn't make this up but I firmly stand by the notion that your beliefs and what you tell yourself is a critical factor when it comes to achieving your goals, completing your tasks, and contributing to your happiness. Telling yourself you can when you don't feel like i...

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    On this episode I sit down with my roomie, cousin, BFF (depends on the day ;), Taylor Rooney. During the pandemic we have been obsessed with watching Hot Ones on YouTube and thought it be fun to bring a little spice to the table and go back and forth asking each other a series of questions while trying out different hot sauces.  It's been a big year for the both of us and we wanted to have some fun and reflect on 2020. We discu...

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    January 4, 2021 22 min

    Let's end 2020 with a positive and remember what we have to look forward to in 2021! Climate change is still on the horizon and now that corona seems to be hopefully something left in the past, we can refocus our energy and attentions on green initiatives and improving our environment!

    Find me on IG  @veggiesbeforenoon
    email: emily@veggiesbeforenoon

    More info:
    https://pm.gc.ca/en/news/news-releases/2020/12/11/prime-ministe...

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