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The Situation Womb Podcast

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May 2019

Foods, Elixirs and Essential Oils to Nurture Body and Soul with Jessica Weston Author, Chef and Owner of Superfresh! Organic Café

Jessica Weston, Author, Chef and Owner of Superfresh! Organic Café. Superfresh is on a mission to change the way we eat and how we think about food consumption; both on how consumption impacts our personal health and that of the planet.

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Jessica Jean Weston is chef owner of Superfresh! Organic Café in Brattleboro, VT, author of Healing Tonics, Juices, and Smoothies: 100+ Elixirs to Nurture Body and Soul, a certified holistic health coach, and doTERRA Wellness Advocate. Weston was named one of the Institute for Integrative Nutrition’s 30 Under 30 Health and Wellness Leaders of 2017. With a BA in Medical Anthropology from Ithaca College and as a graduate of the Institute for Integrative Nutrition (IIN), Jessica has spent her career exploring the broad subject of food as medicine with Mayan healers in Belize, on organic farms, and with herbalists, shamanic practitioners, and more.

Jessica’s personal journey to health navigating a series of food intolerances, as well as what made her feel most vibrant, led her to a non-GMO plant-based diet free of soy, gluten, dairy, eggs and meat. Recognizing that everyone has their own path to explore with different physical, emotional and environmental needs, her goal is to simply share her experiences and knowledge through creating delicious, approachable cuisine, with understanding that no one being is alike.

Connect with Jessica at www.facebook.com/chefjessicajeanweston/ or on Instagram at @jessicajeanweston and check out her café at www.superfreshcafe.com / @superfreshcafe

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Apr 2019

Meditation, Sisterhood, and Building the First Regenerative Agrihood in the USA with Amelia Tracy, Founder of Conducive

Amelia Tracy, Founder of Conducive, a women-owned real estate development firm that builds regenerative agrihoods.

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“Creating conditions conducive to life is not optional; it’s a rite of passage for any organism that manages to fit in here over the long haul.” - Janine Benyus, founder, Biomimicry 3.8

In 2017 Amelia realized early that the best way to be an architect was to quit architecture.

After a decade in Boston working for high-performance building construction, design, and renewable energy development companies, Amelia finally branched out on her own. In spring 2017, she quit her job, took her commission check, and started going to conferences, networking events, cold calling farmers, and spastically trying to make friends in the industries she was intrigued by.

She also read, like a mad scientist, for a year alone in her house that was nessleted in little district in historic New Hampshire. What came from this experience was a focused vision that has morphed into the Village at Stone Barn. The project is an interface of smart real estate development: clustered, run on renewables and net-zer0, intergenerational, and multistrada wealth.

The real gem of the project is the regenerative farming. In a climate-changing world, our most vulnerable industry is a food system which directly impacts poverty, transportation, wealth creation. Climate change impacts our local communities, access to water,  and access to resources. Food is at the very center of a conversation about climate change, social justice, wholeness, healing, and authenticity.

Building a farm that grows the most badass and nutritious food locally along with using adaptable, heartier native plant systems, is the work Amelia is most interested in. Through farming and feeding ourselves extremely well, and building skills that tend to the Earth in a responsible and respectful way, we can actually mitigate the effects of climate change via smart farming systems.  

Amelia believes that through biological solutions, community building, and general common sense best practices, we can build resilience towards the impending next chapter of human life  which is quickly approaching every community on the planet, already impacting many of the most vulnerable. Women, in every community, are always the most hard-hit and the focal point of Amelia’s work is to build these resilient farming systems in every corner of the planet so women and children (and the men they love), have a fair shot at building a beautiful and vibrant future. She does this because she knows it’s possible.

Conducive is led by women who believe in the power of environmental restoration and climate change adaptation as a means to build a resilient and vibrant future for our children. Just 50yrs from now, we are not guaranteed a habitable planet. Climate change gives us both the urgency and the opportunity to rethink social, environmental and economic challenges. Because they  know environmental issues are deeply connected to many other problems in our world, they believe in building a new paradigm. Their mission is to:

  • Create places that uphold natural and cultural heritage;
  • Protect biodiversity;
  • Redevelop existing properties because it is the most sustainable, albeit often more expensive, kind of development;
  • Design careers developing resilience to climate change;
  • Create business leadership rooted in eco-literacy and environmental stewardship;
  • Build places where people can experience what it feels like to lead a healthy, climate-beneficial life.

Biomimicry

Kundalini Yoga Prosperity meditation for business Sobagh Kriya

Kundalini Yoga meditation for business Jupiter Kriya

Allan Savory Ted Talk (that changed Amelia’s life)

 

THE VILLAGE AT STONE BARN

The Village at Stone Barn sits on a 32 acre hillside just east of downtown Peterborough, NH and Mount Monadnock. Complete with walking trails, wetlands, yoga space, farm-to-table cafe and working farm, the Stone Barn is a unique place to find your center, connect to nature, and rekindle that feeling you have when you allow yourself to be captivated by the place we get to call home.

 

22
Mar 2019

Holistic Facials and Plant-Based Nutrition with Senja Curran, Founder SC Holistic SkinHealth + Wellness

Senja Curran Owner, Holistic Facialist, Plant-Based Nutrition

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Senja’s background in the world of natural foods and wellness extends over the last fifteen years. As a partner in the building of the natural and organic addition to Coll’s Farm, Senja has a unique outlook on the wellness and natural foods industry, as well as a strong sense of what it takes to provide a community with natural, organic skincare creating wellness from the inside out.

Senja’s passion for personal health and all things wellness has made her an indispensable resource for information regarding health, seasonal foods, clean skincare, non-toxic household supplies, herbal and whole food supplements, to list a few. Her customers would echo this sentiment!

As we discuss a woman’s essential place in healing and wellness, Senja’s experience and training in Integrative Medicine will inform our conversations about healing touch, innate female wisdom, and holding space for our healing paths. Senja's experience and education at the Wellness Center, working with other practitioners set the standard and developed the ethos fostered at SC Holistic Skin Health+Wellness.

SC Holistic SkinHealth + Wellness 
139 Main Street, Suite 501c Brattleboro, VT
by appointment 802-689-0412     
https://senjacurran.com/