Today’s guest is Alice Bamford, who together with, Ann Eysenring, authored the recently released One Gun Ranch Biodynamic Cookbook, which Debi insists is actually beyond a cookbook! It has Biodynamic recipes and explains how to live a really vibrant life. It’s a fantastic book and it’s doing really well, selling to top chefs. Listen in to find out more about Alice’s awesome book and her wonderful, Biodynamic Ranch.
One Gun Ranch is a magical, magical place, which is located in Malibu. Debi’s been volunteering there, at least once a week, for the last ten months or so, as she’s a firm believer in Biodynamics and she’s a follower of the Biodynamic Principles in gardening. Debi loves the Ranch for many reasons- the drive up the mountains with the hairpin turns, the gardens, and being greeted by wandering free animals. There are pigs, alpacas, sheep, goats, horses, donkeys, dogs and Debi’s favorite little guy, Cesar, who doesn’t seem know that he’s a pig!
Alice Bamford’s story is really quite amazing. She was born to Lady Anne and Sir Bamford, in England and she grew up around organic gardening principles. Today, Alice shares the single event that caused her mom much concern around the time that she was born. This was why they ended up moving their farm and why they started to practice organic principles with all the products that they grew and raised. You can hear the passion in Alice’s voice, as she speaks about the land and the animals! Listen in now and learn from Alice how all the vegetables on the land have a purpose, to create this closed loop ecosystem and form the foundation for Biodynamics.
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More about One Gun Ranch Cookbook:
This book will change your life forever. With easy, approachable steps, One Gun Ranch will have you eating better, exercising with more pleasure, and feeling healthier in just weeks. Inspired by the beautiful setting and seasons of Malibu, this is a diet that will give you actionable steps for choosing the healthiest foods for you—and the planet—growing your own vegetables (even if you live in an apartment), establishing a fun, energizing exercise routine, and embracing a holistic approach to improving your mind and body.
Authors Alice Bamford and Ann Eysenring, have perfected the biodynamic lifestyle at their farm One Gun Ranch, a paradise of verdant green vegetables, running dogs and horses, perched high above the Pacific Ocean. With thoughtful, careful growing, they have created a dreamland of delicious, healthy food with an approach that goes beyond just organic, to grow, plant, and harvest one’s food based on the cycles of the moon and the natural elements, resulting in the healthiest and tastiest food possible.
For many generations leading farmers around the world have been practicing these same principles, but they have never quite reached the mainstream. Now, thanks to the easy-to-use and approachable style of this book, anyone will be able to take these same ideas and apply it to their own garden and diet. They will also learn how to exercise, meditate, and shape their diet along with the principles of a biodynamic life. This book will bring the biodynamic lifestyle into the mainstream.
I love the world of food and beverage, everything about it, it’s soo damn sexy! Every time we eat and drink it ignites us sensually…the look, texture, taste, smell, sound all in a unique combination, encapsulating a moment in time. The act of sharing a meal with friends, chatting, eating, and drinking together is so forking perfect. It is a feeling that echoes a sense that All Is Good! Very, Very good!