It’s All About Food 2014

Mark Devries, Factory Farm Drone Project

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  Mark Devries produced and directed the award-winning 2013 documentary Speciesism: The Movie, which screened at theaters worldwide and has been featured in Scientific American (“brilliant and compelling”), The Huffington Post (“tremendously entertaining”), CNN Headline News, Psychology Today, and most popularly The Sydney Morning Herald, among many others. Devries filmed the world’s first aerial drone…

Mark Rifkin, Balanced Nutrition 2014

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Mark Rifkin, Balanced Nutrition Solutions Mark Rifkin is a Mid-Atlantic area Registered Dietitian (RD) with a Masters in Health Education. His approach combines a plant-based lifestyle with a passion for solid research. His own experience eating a plant-based diet for more than 20 years translates into realistic and attainable meal options. With Mark’s approach, you…

Cynthia Thomson, Diet and Ovarian Cancer

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PART I: Cynthia Thomson, PhD, Diet and Ovarian Cancer Dr. Cynthia Thomson is a Professor in the College of Public Health and holds joint appointments in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences & the College of Medicine at the University of Arizona. Dr. Thomson received her Ph.D. from the Interdisciplinary Program in Nutritional Sciences,…

“Sproutman” Steve Meyerowitz, 7-Day Just Juice Diet

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  Part I: “Sproutman” Steve Meyerowitz, 7-Day Just Juice Diet. Steve Meyerowitz, “the Sproutman” is known world-wide for his pioneering work on sprouting, juicing, fasting, and detoxification.   In Part II, Caryn covers the recent expose from Compassion In World Farming regarding chicken, plus arsenic in rice, and news on other whole grains and pseudo…

Joy Pierson and Bart Potenza, Vegan Holiday Cooking from Candle Cafe

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Joy, co-owner, a nutritional counselor since 1985, graduated from Tufts University Magna Cum Laude, and is certified by the Pritikin Longevity Center and Hippocrates Health Institute. Her passion for counseling and healing through great food lead her to join Bart Potenza at The Healthy Candle in 1988 where they began creating foods and menus tailored…

Vesanto Melina, Becoming Vegan, Cooking Vegan

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  Vesanto Melina, MS, RD is the co-author, with fellow dietitian Brenda Davis of a series of books that have become classics on plant-based nutrition: the award winning Becoming Vegan: Express Edition (2013); Becoming Vegan: Comprehensive Edition (2014), Becoming Raw (2010), The New Becoming Vegetarian (2003), and Becoming Vegan (2000). She also has co-authored The…

Dr. Ting Bao, Integrative Medicine Approach to Cancer Care

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Part I: Dr. Ting Bao, Integrative Medicine Approach to Cancer Care Dr. Bao is a breast medical oncologist who takes an integrative medicine approach to cancer care. She incorporates complementary therapies into cancer treatment to promote patient’s physical strength and mental resilience, helping them to maintain the best quality of life possible and to support…

Brenda Davis, Plant-Based Diets and Essential Fats, & Chad Oliphant, Smiling Hara Tempeh

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  Part I, Brenda Davis, Plant-Based Diets and Essential Fats Brenda Davis, registered dietitian, is a leader in her field and an internationally acclaimed speaker. She is co-author of nine vegetarian and vegan nutrition classics: Becoming Vegan: Express Edition, Becoming Vegan: Comprehensive Edition, Becoming Raw, Becoming Vegetarian, The New Becoming Vegetarian, The Raw Food Revolution…

Jan “Gramma” Golden and Susan Thompson

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Jan “Gramma” Golden, Pollinators & the Food System, and Susan Thompson, Long-term, Sustainable Weight Los&nbsp Part I: Jan Golden, Bird Lady Meets Mort and Ort in ‘It’s a Great Day for Pulling Weeds’!&nbsp Jan “Gramma” Golden is a passionate environmentalist who maintains a garden that is not only a certified National Wildlife Federation habitat, but…

Chef AJ, Eat Unprocessed

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Chef AJ has followed a plant-based diet for over 36 years. She is a chef, culinary instructor, professional speaker, and author. With her comedy background, she has made appearances on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, David Letterman, and more. In Los Angeles, Chef AJ teaches her popular Intro…

Evita Ochel, Consciousness Expansion and the IFAD

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Evita Ochel, Consciousness Expansion and The International Fund for Agricultural DevelopmentPart I: Evita Ochel, Consciousness Expansion  Evita Ochel is a consciousness expansion teacher, holistic nutritionist, optimal health expert, yoga and meditation teacher and web TV host. She is the author of the book ‘Healing & Prevention Through Nutrition’, and hundreds of articles on mind-body-spirit topics.…

Anne Dinshah, Michael Budkie, and André Leu

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Anne Dinshah, Michael Budkie, and André Leu   PART I: Anne Dinshah, Dynamic Harmlessness Day Dynamic Harmlessness Day is November 2, but it’s a concept to be practiced every day. “Do the least harm and the most good.” Anne coauthored the book Powerful Vegan Messages with her late father, American Vegan Society founder H. Jay Dinshah.…

Jason Wyrick and Eric Lee-Mӓder

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Jason Wyrick and Eric Lee-Mӓder  Part I: Jason Wyrick, Vegan Tacos  Chef Jason Wyrick is the executive chef of The Vegan Taste, a cooking instructor, caterer, a former diabetic, and founder of the world’s first vegan food magazine, The Vegan Culinary Experience. He has co-authored the New York Times bestselling book 21-Day Weight Loss Kickstart…

Sharon Gannon and pattrice jones

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Sharon Gannon, Simple Recipes For Joy and pattrice jones, The Oxen at the Intersection   PART I: Sharon Gannon, Simple Recipes For Joy   Sharon Gannon is a twenty-first-century Renaissance woman, an animal-rights and vegan activist, and a world-renowned yogini, author, dancer, poet, musician, and producer. She lives in Woodstock, New York.          …

Talia Fuhrman & Miyoko Schinner

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Part I: Talia Fuhrman, Love Your Body  Talia Fuhrman has a degree in nutritional sciences from Cornell University and has contributed to Vegetarian Times, VegNews, Positive Impact, DiseaseProof.com, CrazySexyLife.com, PyschologyToday.com and more. She lives in Newport Beach, California.           Part II: Miyoko Schinner, Vegan Cheese!  A venerated chef, author, TV host,…

Lisa Kemmerer and Caldwell, Ann & Jane Esselstyn

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  Part I: Lisa Kemmerer, Animals and Social Justice  Lisa Kemmerer is a philosopher-activist dedicated to working against oppression, whether on behalf of the environment, nonhuman animals, or disempowered human beings. Her books include In Search of Consistency: Ethics and Animals ; Animals and World Religions; Sister Species: Women, Animals, and Social Justice; Call to…

Ellie Laks and Kim Sturla

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 Part I: Ellie Laks, The Gentle Barn  Ellie Laks founded The Gentle Barn in Tarzana in 1999; it was a dream of hers since she was seven years old. Animals were always very healing and nurturing to her as she faced the challenges of growing up, finding herself, fitting in, feeling understood, etc. She majored…

pattrice jones and Cherylyn Harley LeBon

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pattrice jones, Cherylyn Harley LeBon  Listen at 4pm ET by going to PRN, The Progressive Radio Network.   Part I: pattrice jones, The Oxen at the Intersection  pattrice jones is an ecofeminist writer, scholar, and activist who, along with Miriam Jones, cofounded VINE Sanctuary, an LGBTQ-run farmed animal sanctuary that operates within an understanding of…

Matt Ball, Justin Danhof, & Gena Hamshaw

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Matt Ball, Justin Danhof, & Gena Hamshaw  Part I: Matt Ball, Accidental Activist  Matt Ball co-founded Vegan Outreach and served as the group’s Executive Director for more than 20 years. As Executive Director, Matt built the organization into a leading animal advocacy charity, with revenues and assets approaching $1,000,000, and many thousands of active members…

Bob Linden and Jason Del Gandio

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Bob Linden and Jason Del GandioListen at 4pm ET by going to PRN, The Progressive Radio Network. Part I: Bob Linden, Go Vegan Radio Vegan for 30 years, BOB LINDEN is the host and producer of the weekly 2-hour nationally-syndicated non-profit program GO VEGAN RADIO WITH BOB LINDEN (www.GoVeganRadio.com), previously broadcast on the Air America…

Anne Dinshah, Jeff Stier & Friedrich Mülln

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Anne Dinshah, Jeff Stier & Friedrich Mülln Listen at 4pm ET by going to PRN, The Progressive Radio Network.     Anne Dinshah, Jeff Stier & Friedrich Mülln      PART I: Anne Dinshah, Powerful Vegan Messages. Anne Dinshah coauthored the book Powerful Vegan Messages with her late father, American Vegan Society founder H. Jay Dinshah. Jay…

Friederike Schmitz and J. Morris Hicks

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 Listen at 4pm ET by going to PRN, The Progressive Radio Network. Part I: Friederike Schmitz, Animal Ethics.  Friederike Schmitz is an assistant professor of philosophy at the Humboldt University in Berlin. She wrote her PhD on philosophical methodology in Hume and Wittgenstein and is now working primarily on topics in ethics and political philosophy. Also,…

Jeffrey Cohan & Steven M. Wise

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Part I: Jeffrey Cohan is the Executive Director of Jewish Vegetarians of North America (JVNA), an international organization which encourages and helps Jews to embrace plant-based diets as an expression of the Jewish values of compassion for animals, concern for health, and care for the environment. He is also the author of The Beet-Eating Heeb,…

Charles Horn, Meat Logic

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  Part I: Charles Horn, Meat Logic. Charles Horn is the author of Meat Logic: Why Do We Eat Animals?  Charles is an Emmy-nominated writer and producer with credits including Fugget About It, Robot Chicken, and Robot Chicken: Star Wars. He has a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Princeton University, and holds five degrees in engineering…

Steve Kaufman & Gary De Mattei

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  PART I: Steve Kaufman, Christian Vegetarian Association  Steve Kaufman is the chair of the Christian Vegetarian Association and the co-chair of the Medical Research Modernization Committee. He coauthored (with Nathan Braun) Good News for All Creation and is the author of Guided by the Faith of Christ: Seeking to Stop Violence and Scapegoating. Professionally,…

Anteneh Roba, International Fund For Africa

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Anteneh Roba, International Fund For AfricaAnteneh Roba, International Fund For Africa  Anteneh Roba is a physician in private practice in Fairfax, Virginia. Dr Roba is also President and Co-founder of International Fund for Africa (IFA), a Houston-based 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization and a registered International Non Governmental Organization in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia dedicated to helping both…

Anthony Nocella and Mark Hawthorne

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 Listen at 4pm ET by going to PRN, The Progressive Radio Network. Part I: Anthony Nocella, Institute For Critical Animal Studies Anthony J. Nocella II, earned his Ph.D. from Syracuse University, Maxwell School. Nocella a professor and an intersectional scholar-community organizer, has published more than 50 scholarly articles or book chapters. He is the editor…

Angel Flinn, Gentle World

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Angel Flinn, Gentle World Angel Flinn is Director of Outreach for Gentle World – a non-profit educational organization whose core purpose is to help build a more peaceful society, by educating the public about the reasons for being vegan, the benefits of vegan living, and how to go about making the transition. TRANSCRIPTION PART II:…

lauren Ornelas & Keith McHenry

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lauren Ornelas & Keith McHenry Listen at 4pm ET by going to PRN, The Progressive Radio Network.   Part I: lauren Ornelas, Food Empowerment Project lauren Ornelas is the founder/director of Food Empowerment Project (F.E.P.), a vegan food justice nonprofit seeking to create a more just world by helping consumers recognize the power of their food…

Sailesh Krishna Rao, Keegan Kuhn & Kip Andersen

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Part I: Sailesh Krishna Rao, Climate Healers Sailesh Rao is the Executive Director of the non-profit, Climate Healers. An electrical engineer by training with a Ph.D. from Stanford University, Sailesh’s technology career includes service with AT&T Bell Labs and Intel. Moved to action to address the global climate challenge, Sailesh founded Climate Healers (www.climatehealers.org) in…

Robert Grillo, Free From Harm

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Robert Grillo, Free From Harm Robert Grillo is the founder and director of Free from Harm, a non profit animal rescue, education and advocacy organization. Free from Harm excels at online activism: building an online community, publishing content that serves activists as well as the general public on its 700-plus page web site, and syndicating…

Karen Davis, Alan Roettinger & Ellen Jaffe Jones

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PART I: Karen Davis, International Respect for Chickens Day Karen Davis, PhD is the President and Founder of United Poultry Concerns, a nonprofit organization that addresses the treatment of domestic fowl in food production, science, education, entertainment, and human companionship situations. She is the author of several books including Prisoned Chickens, Poisoned Eggs: An Inside…

Shushana Castle & Amy-Lee Goodman

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Part I: It’s Earth Day and host, Caryn’s birthday. Caryn covers a few current topics: News on Glyphosate in Breast Milk BRCA 1 gene and Breast Cancer risk reduction with nutrition: (Breast cancer risk in relation to the joint effect of BRCA mutations and diet diversity, Diet quality and BRCA-associated breast cancer risk). The Food…

Lisa Suriano, Brendan Brazier & Jaya Bhumitra

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Part I: Lisa Suriano, Veggiecation Lisa Suriano is a certified nutritionist holding a Master’s degree in Nutrition and Food Science and specializing in school food service as the Director of Operations for J.C.Food, a premier school food service consulting company for independent schools in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Lisa founded the evidence-based nutrition…

Elizabeth Brandon, Bilal Qizilbash and Richard Schwartz

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Part I: Elizabeth Brandon, Bilal Qizilbash, Kale Studies Elizabeth Brandon a Mississippian and she grew up mostly in Brandon, but she lived in Brookhaven, Oxford, Cleveland, and Clarksdale. She received her B.S. in Biology from Delta State University in 1999 (Go Fighting Okra!) and her Ph.D. in Cell Biology from the University of Alabama at…

Kim Stallwood, Growl

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Kim Stallwood, Growl Kim Stallwood is an independent scholar and author on animal rights. For almost 40 years he has demonstrated personal commitment and professional experience in leadership positions with some of the world’s foremost animal advocacy organisations in the U.K. and U.S.A. This includes Compassion In World Farming, British Union for the Abolition of…

Michael Farrell, Lisa McComsey & Amy Cramer

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Part I: Michael Farrell, Walnut and Birch Tree Syrups Michael Farrell joined the Department of Natural Resources in 2004. His educational background includes a BS from Hamilton College in economics/environmental studies and an MPS in forest and natural resource management from SUNY-College of Environmental Science and Forestry. He currently serves as Director of the Uihlein…

Patti Breitman, Carol Adams, Ginny Messina

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Carol Adams, Patti Breitman and Ginny Messina, Never Too Late To Go Vegan Patti Breitman is an advocate for health and animals, a writer and an expert public speaker. She teaches vegetarian cooking classes in Marin County, CA, just north of the Golden Gate Bridge in the San Francisco Bay Area. Patti is the director…

Tom Lieber & Lee Hall

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Tom Lieber & Lee HallPart I: Tom Lieber, Organic Food & GMO’s, An Artist’s Perspective “I lived on Kauai from 2002-2011 and began to split my time between L.A. and Hawaii in 2011. The Hawaiian life has had a strong effect on my paintings……i.e. the energy and the way the vines grow, the jungle tangles.…

Dan Ladermann, Cherie Soria & Catherine Cuello

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  PART I: Dan Ladermann and Cherie Soria, Living Light Culinary Institute  Raw food revolutionary, Cherie Soria, is the founder and director of Living Light Culinary Institute, and has been teaching the art of gourmet raw foods to individuals, chefs, and instructors for more than 20 years and vegetarian culinary arts for 40 years. Cherie…

Will Potter & Caryn Hartglass

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PART I: Will Potter, Green Is The New Red Will Potter is an award-winning independent journalist based in Washington, D.C who focuses on “eco-terrorism,” the environmental and animal rights movements and civil liberties post-9/11. He is the author of Green Is The New Red and has written for publications including the Chicago Tribune, the Dallas…

Caryn Hartglass, World Cancer Day

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2/4/2014 – Caryn Hartglass, World Cancer DayCaryn Hartglass, World Cancer Day Today is World Cancer Day. Caryn will cover numerous topics today on It’s All About Food including what she learned during her journey with cancer. Call in with your questions or comments: 1-888-874-4888.           TRANSCRIPTION PART I: Caryn Hartglass: Hello…

Mark Reinfeld, Jonathan Balcombe

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 Mark Reinfeld, Soup’s On  Mark Reinfeld is an award-winning chef and author or coauthor of six books, including Vegan Fusion World Cuisine, The 30 Minute Vegan, The 30 Minute Vegan’s Taste of the East, and The 30 Minute Vegan’s Taste of Europe—which both Vegetarian Times and VegNews named to their “Top Cookbooks of 2012” lists.…

Robin Lamont, Richard Oppenlander

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  Part I: Robin Lamont, The Chain  Robin Lamont worked as a Broadway actress and singer, playing lead roles in Godspell, Grease, and Working. Her original cast recording of “Day by “Day” and her film version of the song have drawn fans from around the world. Utilizing her acting experience she became an undercover investigator…

Vegetarian Historian, Rynn Berry, now part of Vegan History

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Rynn Berry passed away on January 9, 2014. Many of us were shocked and saddened by the news. This It’s All About Food interview is from 2009 which was rebroadcast recently in his memory. Another interview from 2011 can be heard here. Rynn Berry specialized in the study of vegetarianism from an historical perspective. He…

Michael Greger, Elizabeth Kucinich

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1/7/2014: Michael Greger, Elizabeth KucinichPart I: Michael Greger, MD, Nutrition Facts 2013 Michael Greger, M.D., is a physician, author, and internationally recognized speaker on a number of important public health issues. All proceeds from his speaking engagements and the sale of his books and DVDs are donated to his 501(c)3 nonprofit NutritionFacts.org, the first science-based,…