It’s All About Food 2013

Janisse Ray and Tom Campbell

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Part I – Janisse Ray, The Seed Underground Writer, naturalist and activist Janisse Ray is author of five books of literary nonfiction and a collection of nature poetry. She holds an MFA from the University of Montana and in 2007 was awarded an honorary doctorate from Unity College in Maine. She is on the faculty…

Brett Wilcox and Del Sroufe

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Part I: Brett Wilcox, We’re Monsanto, Feeding The World, Lie After Lie Brett Wilcox is a hubby, father, Licensed Professional Counselor and not quite over-the-hill vegan runner. He and his 15-year old cross country champion son, David, will run across the USA in 2014 while his wife, Kris, and daughter, Olivia, crew for them. They…

Ben Falk, Steve Meyerowitz

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Ben Falk and Steve Meyerowitz, “Sproutman”Part I: Ben Falk, The Resilient Farm and Homestead Ben developed Whole Systems Design, LLC as a land-based response to biological and cultural extinction and the increasing separation between people and elemental things. Life as a designer, builder, ecologist, tree-tender, and backcountry traveler continually informs Ben’s integrative approach to developing…

Nick Cooney, Ajayan Borys

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  Part I – Nick Cooney, Veganomics  NICK COONEY is the author of Change of Heart: What Psychology Can Teach Us About Spreading Social Change. He is the Founder and Chairman of the Board of The Humane League, a vegan advocacy and farm animal protection organization. His work for animals has been featured in hundreds…

Carla Wescott, Ricki Heller

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Part I – Carla Westcott, Cruelty-Free Handbags Carla Westcott graduated from the Parsons School of Design BFA program in 1994 and one year later founded Westcott, a designer eveningwear company. She is adjunct faculty in the Parsons BFA program and is a member of The Council of Fashion Designers of America. Carla Westcott is founder…

Ellen Jaffe Jones, Fran Costigan

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Part I – Elle Jaffe Jones, KITCHEN DIVIDED Ellen Jaffe Jones is the author of the bestseller, “Eat Vegan on $4 a Day,” and just released, “Kitchen Divided-Vegan Dishes for Semi-Vegan Households,” and is under contract for two more books, one on vegan fitness. Ellen is an accomplished endurance and sprint runner…7th in the US…

David Christopher

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11/12: Part 1 – David Christopher The Holy Universe: A New Story of Creation For The Heart, Soul, and Spirit David Christopher left behind corporate and airline careers to pursue his passion for exploring the answers to humanity’s eternal question of our place in the Universe and to help bring forth a new story for…

Tina Leigh, Marc Bekoff

11/5: Part I – Tina Leigh Balanced Raw Tina is the founder of Haute Health and author of Balanced Raw and Superfood Juices and Smoothies. She is passionate about raising the bar on wellness and uses a variety of holistic services to support small businesses and individuals in achieving whole being transformation. She is a…

Dan Staackmann, Nicole Sopko, Victoria Boutenko

10/29/2013 Part I – Dan Staackmann & Nicole Sopko Upton Naturals Dan Staackmann is the Founder and President of Upton’s Naturals – a completely vegan, seitan production company based in Chicago, Illinois. Founded in 2006, Upton’s Naturals has seen tremendous growth every year that it has been operational. With an incredibly loyal customer base and…

Neal Barnard, David Katz

Part I – Neal Barnard, Power Foods For The Brain Neal Barnard, M.D., is the president and founder of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, a nonprofit organization based in Washington, D.C. His research has been published in Scientific American, the American Journal of Cardiology and other major journals. Dr. Barnard is the author of…

Hope Bohanec, John Schlimm

Part I – Hope Bohanec, The Ultimate Betrayal: Is There Happy Meat? Hope Bohanec has been active in animal protection and environmental activism for over 20 years and is a nationally recognized leader and speaker in the animal protection movement. Many years ago while living eighty feet off the ground in a redwood tree so…

Adrian Butash, Mee Tracy McCormick

Part I – Adrian Butash, Bless this Food Adrian Butash is the author of Bless this Food. A well-known marketing and advertising professional, he studied history and culture of the world at Fordham University. He lives in Santa Barbara, CA. Visit him online at http://www.adrianarts.com. Part II – Mee Tracy McCormick, My Kitchen Cure! Mee…

Ruth Heidrich, Jonathan Bailor

10/1/2013 Part I – Ruth Heidrich Lifelong Running At 78 years young, Ruth Heidrich, Ph.D., is a seasoned raw vegan Ironman (or as she likes to say, “IronLADY”) Triathlete. She is the winner of more than 900 trophies, 6 Ironman Triathlons, 8 Gold Medals in the U.S.Senior Olympics, and 67 marathons including Boston, New York,…

Alan Roettinger, Extraordinary Vegan

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Alan Roettinger is a writer, food designer, blogger, and public speaker. He has served clients as a private chef in the United States, Europe, and Australia. Raised in Mexico City, he acquired a taste for exotic food early on and soon developed a passion for flavor and beauty that drives his diverse, creative culinary style.…

David Simon, Bhava Ram

9/3/2013 Part I – David Simon MEATONOMIC$ David Robinson Simon is a lawyer and advocate for sustainable consumption. He works as general counsel for a healthcare company and serves on the board of the APRL Fund, a non-profit dedicated to protecting animals. David received his B.A. from U.C. Berkeley and his J.D. from the University…

Ginny Messina, Lagusta Yearwood

8/27/2013 Part I – Virginia Messina Vegan For Her Ginny is a registered dietitian with a master’s degree in public health from the University of Michigan. She writes about vegetarian and vegan diets for both the public and health professionals and speaks on vegan diets at scientific events for health professionals as well as events…

Kathy Hester, Dierdre Rawlings

Part I – Kathy Hester, Great Vegan Bean Book Kathy Hester lives in Durham, NC with her two cats who would rather not live together, a cute dog with a belly rub addiction, her very own picky eater, a kitchen garden, and more slow cookers than one person should own. She writes HealthySlowCooking.com, is the…

Ruby Roth, Brian Patton

8/13/2013: Part I – Ruby Roth V is for Vegan, The ABCs of Being Kind Ruby Roth is an acclaimed activist, artist, former teacher, and author whose children’s books have been featured in the San Francisco Chronicle, The Huffington Post, The Washington Times, Change.org, Glamour, and Wired as well as on The Today Show, FOX,…

Rob Poe, Rory Freedman

Part I – Rob Poe, The Broccoli Rob Show Robert Poe a.k.a. Broccoli Rob is an accomplished singer and songwriter from New York, voted ABC Radio Network’s Best New Unsigned Artist. He has been on radio, television and performed throughout the U.S.A as well as Europe. Throughout most of his life Robert had struggled with…

Ellen Zachos, Paul Waldau

7/30/2013: Part I – Ellen Zachos Backyard Foraging Ellen Zachos leads foraging walks and currently teaches at the New York Botanical Garden, where she received her certification in Commercial Horticulture and Ethnobotany. She writes two blogs, which can be found at downanddirtygardening.com and gardenbytes.com and has written numerous gardening books and contributed to publications including…

Pam Popper, Norm Phelps

 Part I – Pam Popper, Food Over Medicine  Dr. Pam Popper is a naturopath, an internationally recognized expert on nutrition, medicine and health, and the Executive Director of The Wellness Forum. The company offers educational programs designed to assist individuals in changing their health outcomes through improved diet and lifestyle habits; to assist employers in…

Martin Rowe, Michael Wald

7/16/2013: Part I – Martin Rowe THE POLAR BEAR IN THE ZOO: A SPECULATION Martin Rowe is the co-founder of Lantern Books. He is the author of Nicaea: A Book of Correspondences, Bertie Wooster and the Lizard King, and co-author of Right Off the Bat: Baseball, Cricket, Literature, and Life. He edited the collection The…

Robyn O’Brien, Kristin Lajeunesse

6/25/2013: Part I – Robyn O’Brien AllergyKids Foundation Robyn O’Brien is recognized by Teri Hatcher, Kourtney Kardashian, Kristen Bell and moms around the world. She has been called “food’s Erin Brockovich” by The New York Times and has been named by SHAPE Magazine as a “Women To Shape the World”, by Forbes Woman as one…

Erin Meagher, Paul Huljich

Part I – Erin Meagher, Fairtrade Movement with Kelapo Erin Meagher is the developer of Kelapo™ Extra Virgin Coconut Oil, a product manufactured and marketed by Beneficial Blends LLC, headquartered in Tampa, Florida. Prior to creating Kelapo, Erin was a high school business teacher with a passion for motivating students to pursue entrepreneurship. While still…

Erik Blauberg, Gene Baur

Part I – Erik Blauberg, Master Chef Cooks Vegan With more than 20 years of experience, renowned culinary expert Erik Blauberg is known around the globe as a master chef and first-class restaurant consultant. He has brought his considerable talent and expertise to such acclaimed eateries as Manhattan’s famed 21 Club, Colors, American Renaissance, the…

Marion Nestle, Erica Kubersky

6/4/2013: Part I – Marion Nestle Food Politics 10th Anniversary Marion Nestle is Paulette Goddard Professor in the Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health at New York University, which she chaired from 1988-2003. She also holds appointments as Professor of Sociology at NYU and Visiting Professor of Nutritional Sciences at Cornell. Her degrees…

Paul Graham

5/21/2013: Part I – Paul Graham Eating Vegan In Vegas Paul Graham was born, raised, and lived most of his life in the San Jose area of Northern California. While in the San Jose area he worked with teens and professional athletes and was the chaplain for the Oakland A’s baseball team. He moved to…

Rip Esselstyn, Kathy Stevens

5/14/2013: Part I – Rip Esselstyn My Beef With Meat Rip Esselstyn was born in upstate New York, raised in Cleveland, Ohio, and educated at the University of Texas at Austin, where he was a three-time All-American swimmer. After graduation Rip spent a decade as one of the premier triathletes in the world. He then…

Josh Tetrick, David Bedrick

Part I – Josh Tetrick, Beyond Eggs Josh Tetrick is the CEO & Founder of Hampton Creek Foods, a sustainable food company. He’s a social entrepreneur, writer, and speaker, he has led a United Nations business initiative in Kenya, he has worked for both former President Clinton and the president of Liberia, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, and…

Harold Brown, Ismael Nuño

4/30/2013: Part I – Dr. Ismael Nuño The Spirit Of The Heart Dr. Ismael Nuño had a 35-year career as one of America’s leading heart surgeons and throughout his career he experienced his fair share of loss and triumph. He details his incredible journey as a heart surgeon in his new book The Spirit of…

Betsy Rosenberg, Ellen Kanner

4/23/2013: Part I – Betsy Rosenberg On The Green Front A veteran of CBS Radio News with a specialty in environmental reporting, Betsy Rosenberg launched EcoTalk – formerly TrashTalk – on KCBS Radio in San Francisco in 1997. She produced and hosted more than 1200 one-minute segments covering green lifestyles with a consumer focus and…

Brian Alexander, Vance Lehmkuhl

4/16/2013: Part I: Brian Alexander Exploring Life Brian David Alexander is an internationally recognized lecturer and trainer in the fields of Communication and Rapport, Personal Growth and Development, Education, and Counseling and Personal Coaching. He is a Master Trainer and Master Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming. Brian has studied with the founders and leading experts of…

Reuben Proctor, Anjali Shaw

4/9/2013: Part I: Reuben Proctor Veganissimo Reuben Proctor has been vegan since 2000 and has done translation, consulting, and administrative work for vegan companies and animal rights organizations since 2004. He was born in New Zealand and now lives and works in Germany. 4/9/2013: Part II: Anjali Shah The Picky Eater Anjali Shah is a…

Ocean Robbins, Sid Garza-Hillman

4/2/2013: Part I: Ocean Robbins Food Revolution In 1990, at age 16, Ocean Robbins was co-founder of YES!, which he directed for 20 years. He is co-host and CEO of the 75,000 member Food Revolution Network. Ocean has spoken in person to more than 200,000 people and facilitated more than 50 week-long gatherings for leaders…

Carol Adams, Jasmin Singer, Elizabeth Wholey

3/26/2013: Part I: Carol Adams, Jasmin Singer Defiant Daughters When The Sexual Politics of Meat: A Feminist-Vegetarian Critical Theory by Carol J. Adams was published more than twenty years ago, it caused an immediate stir among writers and thinkers, feminists and animal rights activists alike. Never before had the relationship between patriarchy and meat eating…

Jill Eckart, Karen Ranzi

3/19/2013: Part I: Jill Eckart Processed Meats Jill Eckart, C.H.H.C., is nutrition program manager at the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM), a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting preventive medicine, especially better nutrition, and higher standards in research. 3/19/2013: Part II: Karen Ranzi Super Healthy Children Author, lecturer, Health Coach, Raw Vegan Chef,…

Laurie Sadowski, Omawale Adewale

3/12/2013: Part I – Laurie Sadowski Allergy-Free Cakes And Cookies Laurie Sadowski is the author The Allergy-Free Cook Bakes Bread, an active food writer with two degrees in music (education and musicology), and a certified Personal Trainer Specialist and Nutrition and Wellness Specialist. 3/12/2013: Part II – Omowale Wale Adewale Omowale Boxing “Omowale Wale” Adewale…

Sid Lerner, Deb Kimless

3/5/2013: Part I: Sid Lerner Meatless Mondays Sid Lerner is founder and chairman of The Monday Campaigns, with national health behavior initiatives such as Meatless Monday, Healthy Monday, and Kids Cook Monday, in association with Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and Syracuse University Maxwell School of…

Susan Levin, Dawnyel Pryor, Jennie Steinhagen

2/26/2013: Susan Levin and Dawnyel Pryor PCRM’s Food For Life Susan Levin, M.S., R.D., is director of nutrition education at the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM), a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting preventive medicine, especially better nutrition, and higher standards in research. As director of nutrition education, Ms. Levin researches and writes…

Tom Dotz, Bob Arnot

2/19/2013: Part I: Tom Dotz Neuro-Linguistic Programming Tom Dotz founded the NLP Institute of California in 1990, growing it in four years to the largest organization of its kind in the U.S. In 1998 he acquired NLP Comprehensive, initiating new programs to keep it at the forefront of NLP. Tom has studied NLP since 1978,…

Joel Fuhrman, Sarah Gross, Nira Poliwoda

2/12/2013: Joel Fuhrman, MD The End Of Diabetes Joel Fuhrman, M.D., is a board-certified family physician and nutritional researcher who specializes in preventing and reversing disease through nutritional and natural methods. He is the author of several books, including the New York Times bestsellers Eat to Live: The Amazing Nutrient-Rich Program for Fast and Sustained…

Mitchell Davis, The Shannons

2/5/2013: Part I: Mitchell Davis Taste Matters Mitchell Davis is the Vice President of the James Beard Foundation, a cookbook author, a food journalist, and a scholar with a Doctorate in Food Studies from New York University. A graduate of Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration, Davis spent two years cooking and eating in France…

Adam Gollner, Jill Eckart

1/29/2013: Part I: Adam Gollner The Fruit Hunters Adam Leith Gollner is the author of The Fruit Hunters: A Story of Nature, Obsession, Commerce and Adventure. His writing appears in The New York Times, Gourmet, Bon Appetit, Orion, the Globe and Mail, Maclean’s, and Good Magazine, among others. He used to be editor of Vice…

Wenonah Hauter, Meria Heller

1/22/2013: Part I: Wenonah Hauter Foodopoly Wenonah Hauter is the Executive Director of Food & Water Watch. She has worked extensively on food, water, energy, and environmental issues at the national, state and local level. Her book Foodopoly: The Battle Over the Future of Food and Farming in America examines the corporate consolidation and control…

Bhavani Jaroff, Talya Lutzker

1/15/2013: Part I: Bhavani Jaroff i Eat Green Bhavani Jaroff has over thirty years experience as a natural foods chef. Her career began while a student at the N.Y.S. College of Ceramics at Alfred University. At the time, there was not a vegetarian meal plan on campus so Ms. Jaroff designed and implemented a Vegetarian…

Linda Long, Charlene Spretnak

1/8/2013: Part I: Linda Long Virgin Vegan Linda Long has had a lifelong relationship with the food industry, starting as a waitress and short order cook at the age of 12 in her parents’ truck stop in Pennsylvania. A home economist who taught high school foods in the early part of her career, and spending…