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Looking to improve your health? Live life to the fullest? The key to good health is found in nutrient-dense, nourishing food, not in processed, food-like products. Host and health coach Hilda Labrada Gore conducts down-to-earth interviews with leading health and wellness experts (scientists, doctors, farmers, physical therapists, and more) to uncover practical tips from the past for optimal health today. This podcast is brought to you by the Weston A. Price Foundation, committed to wise traditions in food, farming, and the healing arts.
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May 1, 2017

Health care today is often, in reality, "sick care." We turn to medical professionals for the treatment and management of sickness and disease. Farmer Doug Flack is an activist who suggests a very different approach. He believes we should turn to the land to cultivate optimal health. He is convinced that we must develop healthy soil for healthy people. For this reason he asserts that the farm should be our primary health provider.

He has spent years investigating and developing his approach to wellness. His studies have led him to the conclusion that industrialized farming and industrial food products are the reason for the lack of wellness in our modern society. Now, Doug spends his time cultivating the land, producing nutrient-dense foods, and advocating for farmers' rights and consumers' health in Vermont and around the nation and the world.

In today's conversation, Doug explains why healthy soils are critical for our health and our future. While conventional farmers strip the soil of nutrients and rely on chemical inputs, Doug enhances soil function and fertility organically. And, of course, food raised on such land is an important part of a truly healthy diet. This episode not only encourages us to nourish ourselves with these staples, but it also reminds us that, in doing so, we are supporting soil fertility and soil champions like Doug Flack.

Visit his website for more info at flackfamilyfarm.com

And to see the full show notes for this episode, visit westonaprice.org.

2 Comments
  • almost four weeks ago
    Anna S.
    It was a great podcast. We really need to focus on soil and let our farmers know that nutrient-dense soil produces nutrient-dense foods. We need more people like Doug! Thank you!
  • a month and a half ago
    jo
    So good Doug Flack you are saving humankind lets hope this continues and eventually this message will get though to all of humanity. The multinationals including the GM manufacturers will suffer if they do not change their practices no one is exempt from this folly of mass extinction of the human race if we do not follow Doug Flack and all of the people at Western A Price and many others in waking up the world.