#05 – Rob Rubenok – Fair Trade Coffee

Episode summary :​ ​ Rob Rubenok – Founder of Four 21 Brewhouse and Host of the 421 Archives Podcast, discusses fair trade within the coffee industry as well as advice for consumer purchasing. Topics discussed in this episode:​ ​ –  Shikoku Pilgrimage – Pilgrimage around the island of Shikoku Japan[10:34s] – Ethically advertised stickers/packaging [20:00s] –Continue reading “#05 – Rob Rubenok – Fair Trade Coffee”

#04 – Katie McCartney – No Waste November

Katie and Mike discuss (No Waste November Challenge) what its like to spend an entire month without packaging and waste. About Katie: In the Summer of 2019, Katie decided to dive into personal growth. She began doing research for her blog The Wilderness of Self. Each month she removes possessions and adds challenges to understandContinue reading “#04 – Katie McCartney – No Waste November”

#03 – Ryan Mcdonnell – How to Beer more intentional

(NSFW) Ryan and Mike sit down for an informal conversation about how to be more intentional. About Ryan: Ryan is currently a Snowboard/Ski Instructor at Mount Baker. Ryan majored in Environmental Science from Texas State University. Ryan discusses how at times, the current system we live in, makes being more intentional difficult. Change comes fromContinue reading “#03 – Ryan Mcdonnell – How to Beer more intentional”

#2 – Summer Slevin – Van Life

Summer Slevin – Host of the @natparkspodcast shares the pro / cons of Van Life as well as the costs and financial benefits. About Summer: In 2018 Summer decided to leave her traditional job, and set out on a podcasting adventure with her camper van and small pup. As she began her journey, she startedContinue reading “#2 – Summer Slevin – Van Life”

#01 – Tyler Michalek – Redefining basic needs through seasonal work.

On this weeks episode Tyler and Mike discuss how seasonal work allows people to live smaller and save money. About Tyler: Texas Tech University Graduate Gave up traditional job and jumped into seasonal work industry in 2017. Multiple moves within the seasonal industry taught him that he needed to redefine his basic needs and eliminateContinue reading “#01 – Tyler Michalek – Redefining basic needs through seasonal work.”