Our Natural Life

by Jon and Cathy Payne · · ·

Searching for accurate information and provocative discussions about living a holistic, sustainable, and healthy life? Join hosts Jon and Cathy Payne for informative interviews with local and national experts, authors, farmers, filmmakers, and chefs. A bimonthly podcast of varied length that focuses heavily on the principles of Weston A. Price Foundation, Slow Food, sustainable agriculture, and buying local food. Reported through the lens of the hosts lives in rural Georgia.

Chemist Paul Connett, PhD, spoke with us compellingly last month about the case against mandatory flouridation of tapwater as practiced in most American municipalities. He is author of The Case Against Flouride: How Hazardous Wasted Ended Up in Our Drinking Water and the Bad Science and Powerful Politics That Keep it There with co-authors [...]

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Tags: society & culture, nutrient dense food, organic, personal journals, health, sustainable food, weston a. price, locavore, raw milk, sustainability, biodiversity, education, pastured meat, holistic health, slow food, farming, fitness & nutrition

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Rashel and Andrew Harris are a young homesteading couple in Texas expecting their first baby in June. Rashel discovered the Weston A. Price Foundation and nutrient-dense food after buying a copy of Nourishing Traditions. After a period of seeking out nutritious food from local farmers throughout Texas, they decided to …
Rashel and Andrew Harris are a young homesteading couple in Texas expecting their first baby in June. Rashel discovered the Weston A. Price Foundation and nutrient-dense food after buying a copy of Nourishing Traditions.
In this show, Cathy recaps her weekend at the Georgia Organics conference in Savannah, paid for by Georgia Organics as part of the Farmer-to-Farmer Mentoring program. Jon and Cathy discuss heritage breed rabbits, biodynamic farming,
In this show, Cathy recaps her weekend at the Georgia Organics conference in Savannah, paid for by Georgia Organics as part of the Farmer-to-Farmer Mentoring program. Jon and Cathy discuss heritage breed rabbits, biodynamic farming, their new rabbit barn, clicker training their English Shepherd dog, and building housing for a …
Dr. Kim Bloomer and Dr. Jeannie Thomason, veterinary naturopaths and co-hosts of the popular Podcast, Animal Talk Naturally, spent an hour talking with Jon and me about their journey in promoting naturally health care for pets.
Dr. Kim Bloomer and Dr. Jeannie Thomason, veterinary naturopaths and co-hosts of the popular Podcast, Animal Talk Naturally, spent an hour talking with Jon and me about their journey in promoting naturally health care for pets. Just as humans thrive on a holistic approach to health care and eating …
Today's show is an interview with Stanley A. Fishman, author of Tender Grassfed Meat: Traditional Ways to Cook Healthy Meat. Stanley shares his remarkable story of healing with traditional foods and how a lawyer became a researcher and cookbook writer.
Today’s show is an interview with Stanley A. Fishman, author of Tender Grassfed Meat: Traditional Ways to Cook Healthy Meat. Stanley shares his remarkable story of healing with traditional foods and how a lawyer became a researcher and cookbook writer. We share some updates from the farm as well. …
Selina DeLangre, CEO of Selina Naturally spoke to us at length recently about her personal story that led to her lifelong passion to discover "healthy new products that not only improve wellbeing, but enhance the quality of life.
Selina DeLangre, CEO of Selina Naturally spoke to us at length recently about her personal story that led to her lifelong passion to discover “healthy new products that not only improve wellbeing, but enhance the quality of life.” She spent some time sharing information and background on many of the …
Neal Foley is a master of many skills. Although he once dreamed of veterinary school, an apprenticeship at a raw milk dairy inspired him to look at agriculture. He is now an accomplished chef, entrepreneur, media host, blogger, videographer, educator, butcher, food photographer, homesteader, and “accidental agrarian”. He has …
Neal Foley is a master of many skills. Although he once dreamed of veterinary school, an apprenticeship at a raw milk dairy inspired him to look at agriculture. He is now an accomplished chef, entrepreneur, media host, blogger, videographer, educator,
Jeffrey M. Smith, expert on Genetically Modified Organisms and author of Genetic Roulette and Seeds of Deception spoke to us recently about his campaign to ban the release of genetically engineered fish into our food system.
Jeffrey M. Smith, expert on Genetically Modified Organisms and author of Genetic Roulette and Seeds of Deception spoke to us recently about his campaign to ban the release of genetically engineered fish into our food system. [...]
How often do you dream of animals? What do they mean? How do animals impact your life on a conscious or unconscious level? These are some of the issues explored by Valerie Harms in her Eco-psychology book entitled, Dreaming of Animals: Dialogue between Self and World. Jon and I …
How often do you dream of animals? What do they mean? How do animals impact your life on a conscious or unconscious level? These are some of the issues explored by Valerie Harms in her Eco-psychology book entitled,
Birke and Bill Keener at Sesquatchie Farms, Tennessee What a joy it was interviewing Birke about his passion! He is an amazing voice for the real food and sustainable farming movement. By now you have probably seen his YouTube video, but even more moving is to hear him …
What a joy it was interviewing Birke about his passion! He is an amazing voice for the real food and sustainable farming movement. By now you have probably seen his YouTube video, but even more moving is to hear him live and unrehearsed sharing his sto...
Today's blog launches a GIVEAWAY of Sean's "Secret Weapon." Two lucky readers will win this product, a $50 value. Sean Croxton, host of Underground Wellness, had the tables turned for this interview, as Jon and I were asking him the questions.