It’s All ABout Food 2021

Hartglass & De Mattei, REAL Food for Thought

  Hartglass & De Mattei, REAL Food for Thought Caryn Hartglass and Gary De Mattei give a summary of all the important reasons to eat a whole food vegan diet and ponder on why people don’t support this lifestyle. They discuss how our thoughts can nourish or poison our emotional and physical well-being.    …

Hartglass & De Mattei, Good Food Karma

  Hartglass & De Mattei, Good Food Karma Caryn Hartglass and Gary De Mattei take sides discussing the motivation behind activism. They review the restaurants they visited over the Independence Day Weekend in the Bay Area and they discover more reasons to love Green Juice.   Links mentioned in the program: Dharma’s Good Karma, Artisan…

Hartglass & De Mattei, Here’s to Vegans Who Lunch

    Hartglass & De Mattei, Here’s to Vegans Who Lunch In this program Caryn Hartglass and Gary De Mattei cover a wide range of subjects: farm animal laws; commodity animals; goats used in fire prevention; listener emails; veganic agriculture; Independence Day foods and fireworks; excuses to not go vegan; illnesses and fiber.    …

Hartglass & De Mattei, An Absolutely Perfect Day to Go Vegan!

Hartglass & De Mattei, An Absolutely Perfect Day to Go Vegan! Caryn Hartglass and Gary De Mattei are back together this week and continue the conversation about the terms plant-based and vegan. They cover the Perfect Day man-made dairy proteins appearing in “plant-based” ice cream products; attending social events with food that isn’t vegan; updates…

Michele Simon, What’s Happened to the Plant-Based Food Movement?

Michele Simon, What’s Happened to the Plant-Based Food Movement? Michele Simon is a public health attorney, food policy expert, author, and thought leader in the plant-based foods industry. In 2016, she founded the Plant Based Foods Association (PBFA), the nation’s only membership association promoting the interests of plant-based food companies. For five years as PBFA’s executive director,…

Dilip Barman, So Many Cooks in the Kitchen

Dilip Barman, So Many Cooks in the Kitchen Dilip Barman has been involved with plant‐based lifestyle for decades. He is President of the Triangle Vegetarian Society in North Carolina where he hosts the country’s largest vegetarian (all vegan) Thanksgiving. He is a Food for Life instructor (and has a promotional video); Food for Life is…

Hartglass & De Mattei, California Here We Come

  Hartglass & De Mattei, California Here We Come Caryn Hartglass and Gary De Mattei share their food journal and observations from driving on I 80 from New York to California.     Links mentioned in the program: Pinellia Vegan South Bend, IN Zest Kitchen, Salt Lake City, UT True Food Kitchen, with many locations…

Cattle Grazing on Public Lands and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM)

  Cattle Grazing on Public Lands and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Driving through Nebraska, Wyoming, Utah and Nevada this week, Hartglass and De Mattei saw the endless miles of cattle grazing on public lands. It prompted their decision to air the IT’S ALL ABOUT FOOD 2009 interview with Mike Hudak regarding cattle grazing…

Andrea Young, Sweet Vegan, A Chocolate Experience!

Part I: Andrea Young, Sweet Vegan, A Chocolate Experience! Chef Andrea Young, founder of Sweet Vegan returns to It’s All About Food to share what she has been up to during the pandemic. Caryn Hartglass and Gary De Mattei get to try Sweet Vegan’s Spring Break box of Energizing Espresso, Raspberry Royale, Strawberry Sensation, Tanjin…

David Blatte, The Vegan Imperative

David Blatte, The Vegan Imperative David is a former animal law attorney, executive director of Vegan Action, cofounder of Dharma Voices for Animals, and director of the film Animals and the Buddha. He has been advocating for veganism for over 30 years.   Hartglass & De Mattei continue the conversation about The Vegan Imperative. They’ll…

Jeff Chilton, Organic Mushroom Extracts

Jeff Chilton, Organic Mushroom Extracts Jeff Chilton, raised in Pacific Northwest, studied ethno-mycology at the University of Washington in the late sixties and started working on a commercial mushroom farm in Olympia, Washington in 1973. During the next 10 years he became the production manager, responsible for the cultivation of over 2 million pounds of…

Skye Michael Conroy, Crafting Seitan

  Skye Michael Conroy, Crafting Seitan, Creating Homemade Plant-Based Meats Skye Michael Conroy began his journey as a vegan chef as a hobby but he evolved as he studied the culinary arts in depth, and in 2014 he received the plant-based professional certificate of completion from Rouxbe Cooking School taught by chef Chad Sarno. For…

Gretchen Primack, Kind

  Gretchen Primack, Kind Gretchen Primack is a poet, educator, and indie bookseller living in New York’s Hudson Valley. She has taught and/or administrated with prison education programs (mostly college) since 2006. She’s the author of three poetry collections: Kind (Lantern Publishing), which explores the dynamic between humans and other animals in our time and…

Gary L. Francione, Why Veganism Matters, the Moral Value of Animals

Gary L. Francione, Why Veganism Matters, the Moral Value of Animals Most people care about animals, but only a tiny fraction are vegan. The rest often think of veganism as an extreme position. They certainly do not believe that they have a moral obligation to become vegan. Gary L. Francione—the leading and most provocative scholar…

Josh Balk, Farm Animal Protection

  Josh Balk, Farm Animal Protection Josh Balk is vice president of Farm Animal Protection for the Humane Society of the United States. He’s  led the country’s transformational legislative campaigns that criminalize factory farming practices, including spearheading the historic California Proposition 12 ballot measure, the world’s strongest law for farm animals. Since then he’s waged…