Podcast Episode 209: Broken Food Systems & Sustainable Meat Consumption with Zack Langlois

Zack Langlois is the cofounder of Northern Raised, an Ontario-based meat delivery service that sources high-quality, local, and sustainably-raised meat and seafood. Today’s conversation explores how our broken food system impacts our health, and how to be more sustainable with our meat consumption. Zack unpacks the 4 pillars they use at Northern Raised — natural, sustainable, local, and ethical — and how we can use these to develop a more conscious connection with our food.


In this episode of The Wellness Witch Podcast:

  • How our broken food system affects our health
  • Developing a more conscious connection with our food
  • How to be sustainable with red meat
  • Health standpoint of red meat & its nutritional density
  • The entrepreneurial journey of creating Northern Raised


You can find all the info and links about this episode at holisticwellness.ca/episode209.

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Top 3 relevant quotes:

  1. Videograms (scratch) – (13:35 – 14:40), (33:15, 33:40, 34:25)
  2. YT (scratch) – 10:45
  3. It’s not that the consumption of meat cannot be sustainable — it’s that we need to move from a system of overconsumption in order to think about sustainability. At the ground level, ruminant animals contribute to carbon sequestration; they are sustainable for this planet, and it is a good way to feed people high nutrient-dense food.
    1. 15:15
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