The Ingles Information Aisle Podcast

Ingles Dietitian, Leah McGrath takes your questions on nutrition, diets, and healthy eating and talks to area experts on everything from locally grown products to nutrition for pets and from heart disease to raising healthy kids.

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Blue Ridge Food Ventures

Leah talks with Michael McDonald the Client Services Manager for Blue Ridge Food Ventures. Blue Ridge Food Ventures is an 11,000-square-foot shared-use kitchen and natural products manufacturing facility that offers support in product development, guidance through the maze of government regulations, equipment for bottling and packaging, advice on marketing and label design, and much more.

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Mimi's Mountain Mixes

Leah talks with Lin Johnson from Mimi's Mountain Mixes.

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Roots and Branches Crackers

Leah talks with Clark Mitchell from Roots and Branches Crackers.

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Naked Apple Hard Cider

Leah talks with John Coker managing partner of Naked Apple Hard Cider a locally made hard cider made with locally sourced apples.

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Ingles Markets Human Resources

Leah talks with Mike Elliott Director of Training in the Ingles Markets HR department about Ingles and job opportunities.

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Leah talks with Alyssa Deroni from who makes delicious food from crickets.

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Dr. Kevin Folta

Leah talks with Dr. Kevin Folta, a professor in and chairman of the Horticultural Sciences Department at the University of Florida, Gainesville. Dr. Folta researches the functional genomics of small fruit crops, the plant transformation, the genetic basis of flavors, and studies at photomorphogenesis and flowering.

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Appalachian Harvest

Leah talks with Sylvia Crum from Appalachian Sustainable Development. Click to Download


Sweetwater Growers

Leah talks. Scott Dalt sales manager for Sweetwater Growers. Click to Download



Leah talks with Franco Donohue founder of Firewalker Hot Sauce. Click to Download


Alan Levinovitz author of 'The Gluten Lie'

Leah talks to Alan Levinovitz author of 'The Gluten Lie' about myths around a gluten-free diet. Click to Download


Jarhead Java

Leah talks with Matt Phillips founder and CEO of Jarhead Java. 50% of all profits goes to the non-profit Semper Fi Fund and its program, America's Fund, family of supporters. Click to Download


Celtic Sea Salt

Leah talks with Selina Naturally about Celtic Sea Salt.

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Cooking for Mission Hospital

Leah talks with Chris Aquilino System Executive Chef for Mission Healrh. Click to Download


Dietitian Intern

Leah talks with Victoria Catalano about what is involved with becoming a dietitian intern.
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Brasstown Beef

Leah talks with Steve Whitmire president/farmhand of Brasstown Beef.
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Bee City

Leah talks with Phyllis Stiles, Director. of Bee City USA about the importance of bees in our environment. Click here to download.



Leah talks to Molly Nicholie of ASAP (Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project).
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Annie's Bakery

Leah talks to Joe Ritota from Annie's Bakery. Click here to download.


Shelton Farms

Leah talks William Shelton from Shelton Farms in Whittier, NC.

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