It’s All About Food 2010

Joseph Keon, Whitewash: The Disturbing Truth About Cow’s Milk

Joseph Keon, PhD, has been a wellness consultant and nutrition and fitness expert for over twenty-five years. He is considered a leading authority on public health and has written three books, Whitewash: The Disturbing Truth About Cow’s Milk and Your Health, Whole Health: The Guide to Wellness of Body and Mind and The Truth About…

David Burton, InGREEDIENTS

Raised in the sticks of Southeastern Connecticut, David has always been amazed by the human body and how it functions. Burton received his Associates of Science degree in Nursing in 2005 and has since been working as a registered nurse in the hospital setting on medical, surgical, cardiac, and intensive care units. For 2 years…

Robin Robertson, Vegan Unplugged

Robin Robertson is a food writer and author of 19 cookbooks. She has worked with food for over 25 years as a restaurant chef, caterer, and cooking teacher. She is a regular columnist for VegNews Magazine and has also written for Vegetarian Times, Cooking Light, Better Nutrition, and Health Naturally, among many others. Her cookbooks…

Cathe Olson, Lick It!

Cathe Olson is the author of several natural foods cookbooks. She has had articles published in national magazines such as Mothering, Natural Awakenings, Vegetarian Voice, and VegFamily Magazines. Cathe is also the Library Media Technician in charge of an elementary school library. She directed the Central Coast Writers’ Conference for four years and has served…

Fran Costigan, More Great Good Dairy Free Desserts Naturally

Fran Costigan is a nationally recognized culinary instructor, author, consultant, recipe developer and innovative pastry chef who marries healthy eating with sumptuous tastes. Fran’s new book, More Great Good Dairy Free Desserts Naturally , offers a complete course in exceptional desserts that are vegan by design, not by taste! Fran’s recipes use organic minimally processed…

Kathy Stevens, Catskill Animal Sanctuary

Kathy Stevens, Founder and Director of Catskill Animal Sanctuary, spent her childhood on a Virginia horse farm. It was in many ways an idyllic youth, one that instilled in her a deep love of and respect for all animals. Kathy left the south for graduate school in Boston, MA, where she spent eleven years as…

Noam Mohr, Climate Change

Noam Mohr is a physicist at Queens College with degrees from Yale University and the University of Pennsylvania. He has worked on global warming campaigns for the U.S. Public Interest Research Group and EarthSave International, publishing a number of reports on climate change including A New Global Warming Strategy, Flirting with Disaster, Pumping Up the…

Jenny Brown, Woodstock Animal Sanctuary

Founders Jenny Brown and Doug Abel moved to Woodstock as full-time residents in May 2004. Doug is a film editor and Jenny previously worked as a producer, director and post-production supervisor. They met while working for the filmmaker Errol Morris in Boston, while Doug played a key role in editing the Academy Award award-winning documentary…

Debbie Merrill, Raw Foods On The Roll: Getting America Healthy

Debbie Merrill is making a name for herself as the Rolling Raw Vegan Guru. As host of her own popular TV show along with her diet program called Raw Foods On The Roll: Getting America Healthy she is teaching people how to “eat less and live more” everyday and for the rest of their lives.…

Brian and Jodi Calvi, Farm of Life

Husband and wife team Brian and Jody Calvi, are health enthusiasts. Their respective histories with disease and long fights for recovery inspired them to open Farm of Life. They are grateful for the healing journey they’ve experienced, and feel their higher purpose is to give back to others in need. Brian and Jody assist guests,…

Jim May, Stevia and Yerba Maté

James A. May is the founder, President and CEO of Wisdom Natural Brand, producer of SweetLeaf brand products and Wisdom of the Ancients herbal teas. Originally learning from the natives of Paraguay, he is now a recognized authority on several South American herbs. Jim introduced stevia, Yerba Maté and other health-conscious herbal products to the…

John Joseph, Meat is for Pussies

His early life was tumultuous, but changing how he thought about food saved him from the same early death many of his peers faced. Today, almost 30 years since first swearing off meat, John is training for an Ironman Triathlon, rocking insane mosh pits with the Cro-Mags, and hitting the gym every day. Needless to…

Maribeth Abrams, The 4-Ingredient Vegan

Maribeth Abrams is a nutritionist, cooking instructor, public speaker, corporate chef for Vitasoy USA and spokesperson for the North American Vegetarian Society. Known for her enthusiastic demeanor, Maribeth has appeared on radio and television discussing food and nutrition, hosts the cooking DVD Tofu 1-2-3 with Olympic athlete Carl Lewis, and is the author of the…

Steve Brill, Foraging with the “Wildman”

Leading American foraging expert “Wildman” Steve Brill has been guiding foraging tours in an d around New York City since 1982, both for the city and independently, but he’s best known for having been arrested and handcuffed by undercover park rangers for eating dandelion in Central Park. He also lectures for schools and youth programs,…

Neal Barnard, The Get Healthy, Go Vegan Cookbook

Neal Barnard, M.D., is a physician, clinical reseacher, Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine at the George Washington University of Medicine and principal investigator of a major study on diet and type 2 diabetes, funded by the National Institutes of Health. He is the author of numerous books and has hosted a popular public television program…

Brian Delaney, Calorie Restriction

Brian M. Delaney is the president of the Calorie Restriction Society International and has studied the CR diet for more than eighteen years.. He lives in New York City and Stockholm.

Alan Roettinger, Speed Vegan

Alan Roettinger has been a private chef for over 28 years, serving a broad spectrum of high-profile clients, from entertainers to presidents. A world traveler, he absorbed elements from many cuisines to synthesize a unique, creative, personal style. Alan’s first cookbook, Omega-3 Cuisine, showcases his ability to bring health and flavor together, offering a wide…

Mark Reinfeld, Taste of Asia

Mark Reinfeld is founding chef of the celebrated Blossoming Lotus restaurant. His Vegan Fusion World Cuisine won a Gourmand Award for Best Vegetarian Cookbook in the USA. He lives in Kaua’i, Hawaii. TRANSCRIPTION: Caryn Hartglass: Hi there, I’m Caryn Hartglass and you’re listening to It’s All About Food. Good to be back, I was gone…

Mike Gilliland, Sunflower Farmers Markets

Mike Gilliland has been involved in the natural and organic food business for 24 years. He co-founded Wild Oats Markets and served as its Chief Executive Officer from 1987 to 2001, growing the company from a single store in Boulder, Colorado to a billion dollar publicly-traded enterprise with 115 stores throughout the US and Canada.…

John Robbins, The New Good Life

John Robbins is the author of THE NEW GOOD LIFE: Living Better Than Ever in an Age of Less. He is also author of the international bestseller DIET FOR A NEW AMERICA: How Your Food Choices Affect Your Health, Happiness, and the Future of Life on Earth, THE FOOD REVOLUTION: How Your Diet Can Help…