For this guide you will need to have Home-brew installed. If you have not already done this run the following:
/bin/bash -c "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/HEAD/install.sh)"
Update Brew formulae before installing Podman
Install Podman via Home-brew
brew install podman
podman machine init
This creates and downloads the VM image
podman machine start