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Saratoga, Warren, and Washington County have no shortage of fantastic goods and services to offer! In this podcast, our host Mike Nelson will clue you in on the amazing gems hidden in your very own community!

Season 2, Episode 11

Real Food for Real People

In this episode, our host Mike Nelson interviews Stephen Zabala, the nutrition master and founder of Greenfork!

Being mindful of where your food comes from is more important than ever in our corn syruped, food-dyed modern world… Greenfork beats the supermarket by providing real, nutrient-dense food to clients all around Saratoga. Get the full scoop on Greenfork’s approach to nutrition here in this episode!

00:00 – Intro

00:21 – CP Ad: Call RASP Inc. Today!

01:00 – Show Begins: What’s New at Greenfork?

01:53 – That Radio Voice, That Vocal Fry

02:20 – A Worthwhile Gamble

03:20 – The Future of Nutrition

04:38 – Everyone Needs a Jamie

05:02 – What Makes a Food Nutrient-Dense?

07:20 – Factory-Farm Food is Filler! Some Scary Information

09:36 – Pig Farming is Horrific…

11:14 – Waste Disposal isn’t Always Easy!

12:40 – Kyle, Where You At?

14:41 – Jiu Jitsu: Climbing Up the Ranks

16:02 – Throwback: Check out the Atlas Jiu Jitsu Episode!

16:24 – The Wilton Mall… Comeback Incoming?

17:53 – What’s On the Menu?

20:02 – That USDA Label Costs a LOT of Money!

21:57 – Keeping Kosher: An Old Tale

23:11 – The Creative Cook

25:56 – Burnout is Real: How Mike and Stephen Face Its Challenges

30:37 – Third Time’s the Charm: The Only Way Out is Through

32:30 – The Three-Day Turnaround: Order Out of Chaos

33:24 – East Beats West

35:11 – Service-Based Business Scaling: Replicating in Mass is Tough!

37:35 – How You Eat is How You Feel

40:20 – Protein-Based, Bread-Rejecting Diet: Mike the Localvore

42:46 – All-Natural, Free-Range, Organic… Mean Nothing. Chemicals Run Deep

45:51 – Start With the Basics

47:52 – The Wrong Climate Crisis is Being Focused on!

49:17 – Family Jiu Jitsu

50:02 – How to Get in Touch:

50:47 – Closing Remarks

51:06 – CP Ad: Call Cerrone Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning Today!

51:28 – Closer

PRODUCTION NOTE: The opinions reflected in this podcast are not indicative of the views of Saratoga Business Report, LLC, Saratoga TODAY, Glens Falls TODAY Business Report, or Five Towers Media.


  • Host

    Mike Nelson

  • Guest

    Stephen Zabala

  • Runtime

    51 min, 50 sec

  • Air Date

    May 27th, 2024