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Wellness + Wisdom with Josh Trent

The Wellness + Wisdom Podcast is a global collective dedicated to mastering physical and emotional intelligence for humans to thrive in our modern world.

In this podcast together we gather, apply and embody the wisdom needed for authentic well-being in the 21st century.

Each episode is artfully crafted to go an inch wide and a mile deep into the Pentagon of Wellness: Physical, Emotional, Mental, Spiritual & Financial.

Your host Josh Trent asks the questions no one else will ask to garner the truth about how to live a life of confidence, freedom, and optimal wellness—this is where together we walk the path of courage to cross the gap between knowing and doing.

Learn from world class leaders in the fields of physical intelligence, breathwork, emotional intelligence, behavior change, wellness, nutrition, behavioral psychology, habits, mindset, fitness, health, strength training, organic supplementation, biohacking, body transformation, psychedelics, mindfulness, meditation, neuroscience, mental health, spirituality, consciousness, the (7) pillars of wellness to live life well and (EI²)™ Emotional Intelligence + Inventory.

Jul 19, 2022

Consumers are eating exactly what they're told, how they're told, where they're told, not asking questions and just showing up to the register, voting and supporting a system that actually is continuing to ensure and perpetuate that they will eat unhealthy food. We're going to do our part at Roam Ranch and Force of Nature which is to fix the broken food system but we need help. - Robby Sansom + Taylor Collins

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Wellness + Wisdom Episode 458

Taylor Collins + Robby Sansom of Force of Nature Meats at Roam Ranch unpack the truth about toxic food industry practices including CAFO meat, the actual cost vs perceived cost of buying regenerative meat + poultry, how the fertility issues in the world are becoming more evident, the detrimental effects of veganism, and how regenerative ranching is healing not just Mother Earth but people's health too.

What is going on with Bill Gates? Why is he buying private farmland on a continuous basis?

What is his agenda behind bringing harmful synthetic meat to more + more consumers?

Discover how and why we must return to a way that is ancestral + regenerative.

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Force of Nature is on a mission to improve our environment and health through regenerative agriculture while answering the community's call for food raised in a way that truly aligns with their values.

The term “regenerative” means that the agriculture systems in which this food was raised honor the systems within Mother Nature. We care for the soil, respect diversity in plants and animals on the land, and focus on natural outcomes versus synthetic inputs.

That means no tilling, no synthetic chemicals, no hormones or antibiotics, and beautiful, wide-open spaces. The result is what you expect.

Disrupting the Big Food Industry

We spent the last decade studying regenerative agriculture at ranches all over the world before we answered the community’s call to launch Force of Nature.

Never before has a company founded on the principles of regenerative agriculture, curated a vast collection of land stewards, ranchers, and farmers who are committed to creating a positive return on the planet.

Our mission is to accelerate the creation of a global regenerative supply network, to justify our supplier partners’ efforts on the land, and to offer consumers the awareness and the ability to vote for a system that aligns with their values.

By reclaiming the legacy of meat, we will benefit all stakeholders of the planet and restore regenerative principles to their rightful place as the keystone to our agricultural system.

Regenerative Farming is Better

  1. Meat that is more delicious and nutritious than anything else you can buy, including organic and traditional grass fed.
  2. Animals that are raised with honor in their respected natural environments, eating foods they are supposed to eat.
  3. A quality of life for ranchers and their communities that has been lacking for decades in the conventional system.
  4. A proven solution to our climate challenges with the power to sequester carbon and prevent many of the environmental disasters we face today.

Listen To Episode 458 As Taylor Collins + Robby Sansom Uncover:

[1:30] Reclaiming the Legacy of Meat

[14:20] CAFO: The Harmful Animal Practice vs Force of Nature

  • 179 Josh Tickell: Kiss The Ground
  • 352 Zach Bush MD: Saving The Soil, Saving Humanity
  • The difference between eating CAFO meat and that from regenerative ranching brands such as Force of Nature.
  • How Force of Nature's mission is in alignment to act as stewards of the land and honor these animals.
  • CAFO's negative impact on not only animals but also communities as it focuses more on agro-business than it does on agriculture.
  • Earl Butz
  • The dark history of the agriculture industry and the moment it shifted with the USDA during the mid-1900s.
  • Conscious Capitalism by John Mackey and Rajendra Sisodia
  • Their experience of several companies coming to them and wanting to purchase EPIC Provisions for all the wrong reasons.
  • What impressed them the most about the people they met at General Mills and their whole experience.
  • All that they are doing to bring greater awareness to the ethical choices consumers have available to them by holding educational events.
  • How to vote with your wallet to ensure that big-name brands recognize that customers will no longer tolerate CAFO meat.
  • The intentional disconnection that the food industry has been implementing in our society ever since the industrial revolution.

[29:20] The Actual Cost of Buying Meat & Poultry

  • Why feeding their children natural, clean food is the most important thing for them.
  • Fertility issues that are becoming more and more evident due to the pollution in our environment.
  • Why eating meat or poultry doesn't actually cost more money: breaking down the difference between perceived and real costs.
  • The devastating impact of polluting and poisoning our natural resources and the cost of that on our future as we witness more scarcity and less stability.
  • Breaking down the impact of Bill Gates becoming the largest private farmland owner in the USA.
  • The real costs of eating low-cost junk and CAFO food compared to the natural regenerative and healthy products that our bodies actually crave and need.
  • Why each of us has the responsibility to choose how we spend our money and whether or not we want to consciously live a healthier lifestyle.

[43:20] Omnivorous Truth: Bill Gates + Synthetic Meat

[51:30] Healing with Regenerative Ranching

  • The Life Cycle assessment they did on the cradle to grave carbon cycle impact in regenerative agriculture.
  • What the plant industry's carbon impact from farming to products like the Impossible Burger actually is compared to traditional farming and a regenerative beef burger.
  • Why carbon is not the enemy but we have broken the carbon cycle and that is what is harming our environment.
  • What we need to do to help heal our soils and create greater biodiversity to help improve the cycle carbon and allow the planet to thrive again.
  • The deep emotional distress that many farmers are going through that even some have committed suicide because of the impact of private owners like Bill Gates buying their farmland.
  • Force of Nature's mission to grow an abundance of hope for farmers and replace the current vicious cycle with a more virtuous one.
  • The fact that the number of American farmers committing suicide is higher than veterans who return from war.
  • How people can get started supporting local farmers and regenerative ranching today.

[1:00:00] The Detrimental Effects of Veganism

  • 349 Ronnie Landis | Rethinking Veganism: The 10 Year Journey Back Home
  • The detrimental effects of veganism, as experienced firsthand by Taylor and his wife, who experienced numerous health issues before adding meat back into her diet.
  • Why they previously thought a raw food diet and juices were going to help them heal but their health actually became worse as time went on.
  • The different products they currently sell at Force of Nature and why beef sticks or meat snacks are not in their plans for the present and near future.
  • How to stick true to your values and adapt despite inflation and recession to stay true and aligned with yourself.
  • The cost we all pay when we stop focusing on self-care and loving ourselves through daily wellness practices.
  • What they're most excited about with this new awakening post-COVID for farmers and communities.
  • How to live life well according to Taylor and Robby.
  • Upcoming events at Force of Nature and Roam to help connect people.

Power Quotes From The Show

Omnivorous Truth: Starving with Our Bellies Full

"As a culture, as a species, we are starving with our bellies full. We are seeing plummeting fertility rates, chronic diseases, obesity, and children are dying. That is why we should all be caring and having this conversation that looks directly back at our food and the land on which everything is dependent upon." - Taylor Collins

Revealing Food Industry Lies

"Big Food, Big Agriculture, Big Oil, Big Chemical, and Big Pharma are all tied together in our food system and they support the left side party, the right side party, and all that flow of money says, 'Don't mess up this machine.' If you look at what's going on with social media and the internet as they try to censor conversations, we need consumers to break out of their mold and become independent thinkers to stop allowing themselves to perpetuate the myths and the lies that they have been fed for years and to look at what's really happening in the food industry. A value meal at Chic-fil-A is more expensive than buying regenerative protein and whole vegetables to make a meal together as a family." - Robby Sansom

Healing with Regenerative Ranching

"If my wife was still vegan today she would either be dead or in a wheelchair. We ditched the vegan diet and began to eat in an evolutionary consistent manner. Within days, years of symptoms we had just went away." - Taylor Collins

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About Force of Nature

Robby Sansom | Co-Founder / CEO / Land Steward at Force of Nature Meats

Taylor Collins | Founder of EPIC Provisions, Practiced Land Steward

 Roam Ranch is located in the heart of the majestic hill country, roam ranch sits on 600 acres of awe inspiring river bottom land on the outskirts of Fredericksburg, Tx.

Started by first generation farmers, Katie and Taylor's journey into ranching was based on a vision to positively impact large-scale agriculture through producing nourishing food that improves the lives of animals, enriches the health of consumers, and regenerates the land on which we depend.

Like much of the world, this once-fertile region has been industrially farmed for the past 100 years.

Through persistent tilling of soil, planting of monoculture row crops, and overgrazing, ROAM Ranch was not capable of producing food upon its purchase. Land in this condition is often deemed "unsalvageable" and in many circumstances further degenerates with rest- but we are going to prove otherwise.

Force of Nature Meats partners with regenerative ranchers to bring you the best meat on the planet, for the planet. 

With the intention to accelerate the creation of a global regenerative supply network. Never before has a company founded in the principles of regenerative agriculture curated a vast collection of land stewards, ranchers, and farmers who are committed to creating a positive return on the planet. Force of Nature now exists to give consumers the ability to vote for environmental regeneration by consuming meat that is actually good for the planet.