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TRACK & FOOD PODCAST // Livlite’s Grace Kennedy Dishes on Doing Business in Weird Times

Welcome to the Track & Food podcast. Host Jamie Mah is a writer, bartender and sommelier in beautiful Vancouver, BC. With co-host Mickey McLeod, they take regular deep dives into everything food and culture in the city and around the globe.

Image via Instagram / @livliteco

In this episode we were excited to finally record again (Jamie got sick with Covid for 3 weeks) and chat with Grace Kennedy. She’s the owner of Livlite, Vancouver’s newest zero waste grocery delivery company. Having only been around since August of 2020, we were curious to hear why she’d open during these hard times and how she got Livlite off the ground. We were also curious about the logistics of running a zero waste business, dealing with suppliers, and much much more. Grace was honest, funny and candid. We learned plenty with this podcast and loved exploring her business concept.

Is the BC Restaurant Industry in a Crisis?

In the wake of the CEBA Loan Repayment extended deadline (Jan. 18th, 2024), host Jamie Mah and guests Shira Blustein, Shaun Layton, and James Iranzad debate where restaurants are headed in 2024 and what can be done to help an industry on the brink.

What’s Going On with the BC Craft Beer Industry?

To gain a better comprehension of the situation from the inside, Jamie has rounded up three friends and prominent brewery owners to share their knowledge and personal narratives, and discuss the state of the craft brewery market today, how they see it evolving, and the challenges ahead…

All Things Michelin with the Track and Food Podcast

Predictions on who will win, keep, and possibly move up in year two of Vancouver's Michelin Guide.

Ending Homelessness Through Direct Cash Transfers, with UBC Professor Dr. Jiaying Zhao

In 2018, Vancouver non-profit, Foundations for Social Change, along with researchers from UBC, set out to do a small experiment: a one-year trial where they gave a lump sum of $7,500 cash, no strings attached, directly to people experiencing homelessness...Jamie Mah speaks with the leader of the study, Dr. Jiaying Zhao, weeks after the results were finally published.