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Francesca Chaney, Sol Sips
Our first audio clip features 22-year-old Francesca Chaney, founder and owner of Brooklyn vegan cafe Sol Sips. Her mission is to make healthy plant-based food affordable to marginalized communities in Brooklyn.
Brenda Sanders, The Greener Kitchen
Next we hear from Baltimore vegan food justice activist Brenda Sanders, co-founder of The Greener Kitchen, a cooperative of plant-based chefs focused on making healthy, affordable plant-based foods accessible to those who need them most. Brenda is also an organizer for Baltimore’s Vegan SoulFest, among many other projects dedicated to promoting and increasing access to a vegan lifestyle.
Matt Noble, Toronto Vegetarian Food Bank
Our feature interview is with Matt Noble, founder and Executive Director of the Toronto Vegetarian Food Bank. Founded in 2015, the food bank has served over 100,000 meals’ worth of vegan groceries to people in need in the Toronto area. Matt speaks to us on the work they do, as well as what it takes to run a successful plant-based food bank and why such organizations are needed.