The Food Peddler's Podcast: Presented by FarmTableWest

The Food Peddler's Podcast: Presented by FarmTableWest
Hey there! Thanks so much for stopping by. I’m Zach Buchel, a guy who’s always excited about Good Food. I couldn’t stop thinking about it if I tried. I love it all. Saying it’s an obsession would be an understatement. I own FarmTableWest (a.k.a., which is an Online Farmer’s Market stationed in Cody, Wyoming where we peddle Good Food, and then bring it to you! It’s pretty cool. This channel is here to share our super cool interviews with farmers, business owners, or just random thoughts that pop in my head. Hope you enjoy, and thanks so much for your support!

Permaculture Farming in Wyoming: Sonja Becker
Apr 24, 2019 • 69 min
Sonja runs a permaculture farm that includes about everything you need to eat in one place. She is now a dairy, beef, pork, lamb, poultry, eggs, produce, and grass farmer. In this episode we chat about how diversity in farming gives you a greater result…
Community around Crossfit: Mindy McFadden
Apr 17, 2019 • 39 min
Crossfit Cody has been doing some awesome community building in and out of the gym for years now. Retro Prom Parties, Spin Cody Events AND the National Crossfit Games just to name a few. In this episode we interview Mindy McFadden about how crossfit…
Wyoming Natural Burger, A Wyoming Grown Food Truck: Glen Troyer
Apr 10, 2019 • 29 min
You might be surprised to hear about a Farm To Table food truck in Cody, Wyoming, but Glen Troyer’s makin’ it happen! In this episode, Glen tells us about his long history in the kitchen and where his passion for cooking came from. His latest project is…
Farm To Table Talk: Why Wyoming is SO COOL! Zach Buchel
Apr 3, 2019 • 34 min
The tables have turned in this episode (pun intended) as yours truly is interviewed by Rodger Wasson for his podcast Farm To Table Talk. Rodger was blown away by what we’re growing in the mountain West as he usually interviews people from the east or west…
Cowtown Candy and Community Building in Cody: Kenny Lee
Mar 29, 2019 • 34 min
In this episode Kenny and I chat about how he came to Cody, Wyoming, how he and his wife became candy makers, and the importance of community building outside of your business. Kenny has tons of experience doing events in the community that bring people…
American Beef, from Small to Big to Small Again: Jack Schmidt
Mar 20, 2019 • 54 min
In this episode Jack tells us what it was like to live through the changes America has seen in farming. Jack was born on a small diversified farm on the Kansas/Missouri border, eventually worked in industrial beef production, hosted a farm radio show all…
Wheat Growin’ in Wyoming: Caitlin Youngquist PhD in Soil Science and UW Extension Educator
Mar 15, 2019 • 24 min
The University of Wyoming has a very exciting project they’re launching this year that involves growing First Grains in Wyoming. These grains are fairly rare these days due to their difficulty to grow and low yields. UW is launching a brand for these…
Local Foods to Local Schools: Gen Sheets (Nutrition Director of Park County School District #6)
Mar 6, 2019 • 32 min
Farm To School is happening in Park County! Gen talks about her background with nutrition in Alaska and success stories there that she’s trying to make a reality in Cody. The momentum that she’s started has gotten the ball rolling and hopefully in the…
How to make Good Food “Cool” for Kids: Porter Koury
Feb 26, 2019 • 47 min
Porter is a certified Health Coach through the Institute of Integrative Nutrition in New York and pursuing her Masters Degree in Clinical Nutrition. In this episode we chat about getting kids excited about healthy eating at a young age, and some fun ways…
Why feeding your gut is Good: Joel Sauers of Sauers Family Farm
Feb 20, 2019 • 36 min
Joel takes us on the journey of how her family arrived in Cody from South Carolina. She also tells us why probiotic food like her kombucha, fermented pickles and kimchi help feed our gut with good bacteria to fight the bad. She talks about her big dreams…
What people used to eat, do, and see in Yellowstone: Bob Richard
Feb 13, 2019 • 46 min
Bob takes us on a journey of what life used to be like for tourists coming to Cody and Yellowstone. Coming from many different parts of the country, people had never seen bears, eaten camp food, or traveled to the west. Bob’s family paved the way for…
Greenhouse in Lovell, Wyoming: Jeanine Swift
Feb 8, 2019 • 41 min
Jeanine Swift of Lovell Inc. shares her background of farming in Long Island, NY as well as the housing and greenhouse projects they have going. The goal being to grow produce September through February in Northern Wyoming and selling it to local…
Land Salmon (Lamb) in Wyoming: Kevin & Keri Schilthuis
Feb 4, 2019 • 8 min
Kevin & Keri walk us through the ingenious 12 Aprils system that they use to provide fresh forage for their lamb 12 months a years. The results they’ve gotten on Bentonite clay soil in Lovell, Wyoming speak for themselves. If you’re interested in learning…
A Cody, WY Rancher for over 30 years: Dale Neff
Feb 4, 2019 • 8 min
How Dale has connected Cody, WY with his grass fed beef for over 30 years.
A Deity Chocolate Story: Jake & Erin Robertson
Feb 4, 2019 • 10 min
In this episode we get the scoop from Wyoming’s Willie Wonka, A.K.A. Jake Robertson and his wife Erin. Learn how they got started making chocolate in Cody, Wyoming and how insanely good for you dark chocolate is.