It’s All About Food 2015

Michelle McMacken, MD, Medical Weight-Loss Program

Michelle McMacken, MD, Medical Weight-Loss Program and Plant-Baed Nutrition Michelle McMacken, MD, is a board-certified internal medicine physician and Assistant Professor of Medicine at NYU School of Medicine. An honors graduate of Yale University and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, she has more than ten years’ experience practicing primary care, directing a medical…

The Swingin’ Gourmets, Holiday Favorites

Gary De Mattei, Holiday Favorites REAL co-founder, Gary De Mattei joins Caryn Hartglass to talk about favorite vegan holiday recipes.         TRANSCRIPTION: Hello everybody. I’m Caryn Hartglass and you’re listening to It’s All About Food. How are you today? I’m not going to tell you how I am, just yet but you’ll…

Julianna Carella, Michael Greger

Part I: Julianna Carella, Auntie Dolores Julianna Carella founded Auntie Dolores, The Every Day Edible in 2008, bringing 20+ years of culinary work with cannabis and entrepreneurship in the health space. In 2013, Julianna developed Treatibles CBD-infused pet products, which were introduced under the Auntie Dolores line of products. Julianna is an avid proponent of…

Beverly Bennett, Pure Power of MACA

Part I: Beverly Bennett, Pure Power of MACA Maca—grown in the high plateaus of the Andes mountains in central Peru and Bolivia—has been cultivated for over three thousand years. Widely praised as a superfood and credited with boosting stamina, energy, libido, and fertility, maca also functions as an adaptogen, a natural substance that stimulates the…

Madeline Alcott and Matthew Liebman

Part I: Madeline Alcott, Petit Vour Madeline Alcott is the founder of Petit Vour, a luxury vegan beauty box subscription and boutique. Former nomadic teacher, Madeline’s business came to life after many years of green beauty enthusiasm and a dream of creating the ultimate ethical beauty destination.         Part II: Matthew Liebman,…

Jay Astafa, Kip Andersen & Keegan Kuhn

  Part I: Jay Astafa, Vegan Chef Jay Astafa stumbled upon veganism as a teen, after witnessing the horrors of factory farming conveyed via an undercover investigation conducted by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). It was after this that Jay began fooling around with food. Immersed in the restaurant business since he…

Michelle Schwegmann and Josh Hooten, Eat Like You Give A Damn

Part 1: Michelle Schwegmann and Josh Hooten, Eat Like You Give A Damn Josh Hooten and Michelle Schwegmann are the co-owners of The Herbivore Clothing Company, a vegan clothing, cookbook and lifestyle store in Portland, Oregon’s own Vegan Mini-Mall, and online at herbivoreclothing.com. Founded in 2002, Herbivore makes clothing and accessories for people who like…

Bob Comis, The Last Pig

Part I: Bob Comis, The Last Pig For the first few decades of his life, Bob Comis was oblivious to the suffering of non-human (and human) animals. Thanks to the courage and bravery of undercover investigators who secretly capture and share footage of the twin horrors of factory farming and industrial slaughter, Bob was roused…

Judith Haskins and Élise Desaulniers

  Part I: Judith Haskins, Spiritual Meaning of Disease and Science Judith Haskins, younger daughter of Shirley and Morris Hyman, grew up on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, New York City. She attended Music and Art High School and earned her degree in comparative literature from City College of New York and masters degree…

Jenny Brown, Woodstock Farm Sanctuary

Part II: Jenny Brown, Woodstock Farm Sanctuary Jenny Brown is a longtime animal rights activist and Co-Founder of Woodstock Farm Sanctuary in High Falls, NY–one the country’s most recognized and respected sanctuaries for farmed animals. She previously worked in film and television until when she went undercover in Texas to film farmed animal abuse. That…

Liz Ross and Keith Mullin

Part I: Liz Ross, Coalition of Vegan Activists of Color Liz Ross is the founder of Coalition of Vegan Activists of Color (COVAC), which collaborates with individuals and community organizations to mobilize vegans of color to initiate vegan outreach and animal rights initiatives. COVAC also promotes veganism while collaborating with other social justice organizations. Liz…

James Aspey, Voiceless365

Part I: Caryn talks about fasting, making maki, food borne illness and the law, the VegNews Comfort Food Shindig, and… bowel movements. Part II: James Aspey, Voiceless365 James Aspey is a 28-year-old vegan, animal rights activist from Sydney, Australia. In 2014, he embarked on an unprecedented and life changing challenge. James took a 365 day…

Joel Bourne, The End of Plenty

Part I: Joel Bourne, The End of Plenty Joel Bourne is an award-winning journalist and former Senior Editor for the Environment at National Geographic. He’s covered major environmental issues for the magazine, including the global food crisis of 2008, the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, and California’s recurrent water woes. With a degree in agronomy, Bourne…

Bruce Friedrich and Alycee Lane

    Part I: Bruce Friedrich, Animal Rights and Effective Advocacy Bruce Friedrich, Farm Sanctuary’s director of policy and engagement, oversees Farm Sanctuary’s work on legislation, litigation, policy, and engagement. Before joining Farm Sanctuary, Bruce worked for two years as a public school teacher in inner-city Baltimore (where he was his school’s “Teacher of the…

Lani Muelrath, The Plant-Based Journey

Part I: Caryn Hartglass, Delicious Brunch and Travel Food Ideas Caryn talks about great recipes for brunch and the foods she brought along on a recent weekend trip to the beach.                   Part II: Lani Muelrath, The Plant-Based Journey Lani Muelrath, MA, is an award-winning teacher, author,…

Karin Dina, The Raw Food Nutrition Handbook

Karin Dina, The Raw Food Nutrition Handbook: An Essential Guide to Understanding Raw Food Diets Karin Dina is a chiropractic doctor who has been studying and practicing raw food nutrition for over 25 years. Karin studied naturopathic medicine at Bastyr University, graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic West, and has an honors degree in biology.…

Jim Hicks & Colleen Holland

Part I: J. Morris Hicks, 4Leaf Guide to Vibrant Health J. Morris Hicks is the author of Healthy Eating, Healthy World and the creator of the 4Leaf concept. Shortly after learning all about the many alarming truths regarding our food choices in 2003, Jim realized that there needed to be a better way to explain…

Matthew Liebman & Robin Lamont

  Part I: Matthew Liebman, “Ag-Gag” Laws Matthew Liebman is a senior attorney in the litigation program and works on all aspects of ALDF’s civil cases, including investigating reports of animal cruelty, conducting legal research, developing new legal theories, and appearing in court. He has litigated cases including ALDF v. Conyers, which resulted in the…

Ajayan Borys and Grace Kim

Part I: Ajayan Borys, Effortless Mind Meditation Ajayan has been exploring and teaching a variety of meditation practices since 1970. In the early 70′s, he spent several years studying in residence under Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, founder of the Transcendental Meditation Program®. For the next ten years, Ajayan taught the TM Program®. Since then he has…

Christy Morgan, Definition Magazine

  Part I: Caryn Hartglass. Sea Shepherd, Sea Slaves Caryn reviews the New York Times series called The Outlaw Ocean, specifically the last 2 articles: “‘Sea Slaves’: The Human Misery That Feeds Pets and Livestock and A Renegade Trawler”, “A Renegrade Trawler Hunted for 10,000 Miles by Vigilantes” with the brave folks at the Sea…