20 episodes

Food Matters meets the people who are trying to reconnect us with real, healthy and sustainable food.  With our food system causing huge problems for the health of people and planet, there’s a quiet revolution happening driven by passionate people in communities and food businesses around the world who want to do things differently – producing nutritious food in a way that doesn’t cost the earth.  Food Matters tells their story.
 
Join Mick Kelly, founder of GIY as he dives in to proper conversations with the most fascinating food producers, chefs, farmers, scientists, activists and other stakeholders across the food system touching on everything from the pitfalls of ultra-processed foods, food waste and pollution; seasonality, eating more plants, regenerative farming and so much more..
 
Only by understanding the full panorama of our food's journey can we cultivate a healthier, more sustainable food-future. Join the GIY movement across all social channels and please follow or subscribe to this podcast to continue these important conversations about global food health and sustainability.

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Food Matters meets the people who are trying to reconnect us with real, healthy and sustainable food.  With our food system causing huge problems for the health of people and planet, there’s a quiet revolution happening driven by passionate people in communities and food businesses around the world who want to do things differently – producing nutritious food in a way that doesn’t cost the earth.  Food Matters tells their story.
 
Join Mick Kelly, founder of GIY as he dives in to proper conversations with the most fascinating food producers, chefs, farmers, scientists, activists and other stakeholders across the food system touching on everything from the pitfalls of ultra-processed foods, food waste and pollution; seasonality, eating more plants, regenerative farming and so much more..
 
Only by understanding the full panorama of our food's journey can we cultivate a healthier, more sustainable food-future. Join the GIY movement across all social channels and please follow or subscribe to this podcast to continue these important conversations about global food health and sustainability.

    S3 Ep3: Dr Rebecca O' Mahony – How to get that good gut feeling

    S3 Ep3: Dr Rebecca O' Mahony – How to get that good gut feeling

    Most of us have grown up learning that bugs and bacteria are bad, but did you know that our bodies are packed full of little microbes that are working day and night to keep us healthy and happy? Collectively, we call this the microbiome, and the better we take care of it, the better it can take care of us. Dr Rebecca O’ Mahony of BiomiCare is one of Ireland’s leading experts on the microbiome and what we need to do to ensure that it is performing at its best. On this episode of Food Matt...

    • 1 hr 16 min
    S3 Ep2: Ali Honour – Queen Bean and Conscious Chef

    S3 Ep2: Ali Honour – Queen Bean and Conscious Chef

    Ali Honour wants to DOUBLE the amount of beans we eat globally. Why? Because not only are beans incredibly good for our bodies and our pockets, they’re also great for the planet. Having spent decades working in all corners of the culinary industry, Ali understands how food and chefs can play a vital role in creating a healthier and more sustainable world. In this episode of Food Matters, Ali tells GIY Founder Mick Kelly about her passion for food, her mission to create a more sustainable...

    • 1 hr 4 min
    S3 Ep1: Paul Brophy, Ireland’s ‘Broccoli Baron’

    S3 Ep1: Paul Brophy, Ireland’s ‘Broccoli Baron’

    If you’ve ever bought a head of broccoli in an Irish supermarket, Paul Brophy probably grew it. Paul Brophy Produce grows almost 11 million broccoli plants annually on 600 acres of land, supplying 75% of all broccoli plants on supermarket shelves. Starting with just 5 acres in 1983, Paul has spent the last three decades building his edible empire, investing heavily in land, innovative technologies, and relationships with every major retailer in the country. In this episode of Food Matter...

    • 59 min
    The psychology of shopping and buying local

    The psychology of shopping and buying local

    How much are you willing pay to buy Irish, to buy organic, and to ensure that food producers are getting a fair price for their goods? In this episode of Food Done Right we learn about the psychology behind why we buy what we buy, the role that large retailers play in the food supply chain, and why it is so important that we support Irish producers and how we can be encouraged to do so more. Our guest is Damian O’Reilly, Senior Lecturer in the School of Retail at Technological Universit...

    • 27 min
    From Picky to Proactive: Deirdre Doyle on Inspiring Healthy Eating Habits in Children

    From Picky to Proactive: Deirdre Doyle on Inspiring Healthy Eating Habits in Children

    Deirdre Doyle has dedicated her career to encouraging children to eat healthy food and to cook it for themselves. As founder of Cool Food School, Deirdre understands the challenges that parents can face when trying to get their kids to eat more greens and wholefoods. In this episode of Food Done Right she shares tips and tricks that can help to overcome these challenges and make healthy eating and cooking fun for children. Deidre also discusses the socio-economic issues which can affect many ...

    • 26 min
    Nutritional Inequality: Unpacking the School Lunch Divide

    Nutritional Inequality: Unpacking the School Lunch Divide

    In this episode of Food Done Right, Mick Kelly hosts a panel discussion on practical ways to get children interested in growing their own food. Joined by Lilly Higgins, a food writer, chef and photographer, and Deirdre Doyle from the Cool Food School, they explore how to inspire children to connect with their food and shares insights on how to engage them both at home and in school. They also discuss the lack of food education in schools, particularly in disadvantaged areas where children may...

    • 46 min

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