Episode 77 – Interview: Jay Astafa

Episode 77 (Air Date: September 21st, 2015) Today we are joined by Jay Astafa to share about the big things he is up to an how he is transforming the landscape of vegan food as we know it! Jay Astafa discovered veganism as a teen, after seeing a PETA video showing the horrors of factory farming. So Jay began experimenting with food. Working in his …

Episode 75 – Interview: Courtney Pool

Episode 75 (Air Date: August 29th, 2015) Laura sits down with Courtney Pool, a coach in Juice Cleansing/Juice Feasting, plant-based nutrition, holistic health, and healing compulsive eating She has been studying and teaching juicing, nutrition, and holistic health for over ten years, and has juice cleansed for over 212 days, including a consecutive 60 day Juice Feast. For five years, she worked as a supervisor at …

Episode 74 – Interview: Shaun Monson (Unity)

SHOW NOTES Episode 74 (Air Date: August 11, 2015) Today, filmmaker Shaun Monson talks about the upcoming release of his new documentary Unity, the followup to Earthlings. Obviously most of you have already seen Earthlings.  In this episode, Ben & Shaun talk about what makes Unity different, and the vision it shares for all Earthlings alike: Man, Animal, Tree.Not the same, …

Episode 73 – Interview: Michael Harren

SHOW NOTES Episode 73 (Air Date: August 2, 2015) Today Michael Harren returns to talk about his newest project and what he’s been up to at Tamerlaine Farm Animal Sanctuary.  Michael joins in an inevitable discussion with Ben & Laura about Cecil the Lion, and together they speculate about a better way to effectively discuss the topic with non-vegans. Also, Ben …

Episode 72 – SHARK WEEK with Jamie J Hagen

SHOW NOTES Episode 72 (Air Date: July 19, 2015) Laura sits down with Jamie J. Hagen to discuss VAGINAS. Just kidding. Well sort of but not really. Follow Jamie on Twitter! In this new talk all about our monthly menstruation cycle Jamie and Laura discuss TSS and the lawsuit Kotex is currently facing. Check out all the amazing reusable menstrual products! …

Episode 71 – Interview: Collectively Free

SHOW NOTES Episode 71 (Air Date: JULY 9, 2015) You’ve heard about them all over the internet since their latest action, disrupting the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest at Coney Island.  Now come hear more about Collectively Free from two of it’s co-founding members, Raffaella Ciavatta and Lili Trenkova. THEIR WEBSITE: http://collectivelyfree.org/ Find them on: Facebook & Instagram as CollectivellyFree And on Twitter …

Episode 70 – Summer Fundraiser

SHOW NOTES Episode 70 (Air Date: JUNE 16, 2015) Well… It’s been a while since your last Fundraiser episode (or parody song, as you know the two always go hand-in-hand!)  So here we are, getting back on our bikes and riding again! A huge thank you to to this month’s sponsors: – Cowspiracy – Lippy Girl – Sew Nerdy Gifts Our Fundraiser …

Episode 68 – Interview: Dreena Burton on her newest book Plant-Powered Families

Episode 68 (Air Date: May 18th, 2015) Laura sits down with Dreena Burton, author of The Everyday Vegan, Vive le Vegan, eat drink and be vegan, Let Them Eat Vegan, and the e-book Plant-Powered 15, to talk about her newest book Plant-Powered Families. Check out Dreena on Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, and Twitter. And check out her website Plant-Powered Kitchen for tons of sample recipes and great info about …