This show will air live on Friday, October 31th, 2014 on 100.5 FM CFRO on unceded Coast Salish Territories in Vancouver, B.C. and will also stream live via www.CoOpRadio.org. The podcast of the show will be posted here shortly after…
Guest contributors Tara-Lee Gardiner and Robin Pickel share with us their paths from meat eating to vegan, including their reasons, inspirations, and resources they turned to. Vegan cookbook superstar and new proprietress of the vegan curio shop in Victoria, BC aptly named Sarah’s Place, Sarah Kramer joins us to tell talk shop, cookbooks, growing pains, and new ventures!
Sonia Lemoine of Vegan News Magazine tells us all about the premiere issue and the team’s plans for the future, and Kelly Peloza talks cookies, drinks, blogging, and more!
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This week we talk with Nicole from Vegan Prom YVR about the preparations she and crew have underway for the first every Vegan Prom in Vancouver, and in our feature interview, we talk to Naomi Rose, marine mammal biologist and Senior Scientist with the Humane Society International about the upcoming 63rd Annual International Whaling Commission.
Jenna McDavid tells us about the Vegan Pen Pal Project she started, and Lindsay O’Donnell of the Wake Project fame joins us for a discussion on alternatives to fishing as a way to spend Father’s Day – we’ll give you some cruelty-free alternatives instead!
For all the bears out there more menacing than the one at left, we talk to Tom Saare from the Rivers Institute about how to keep safe in the woods. Alison reviews Eco Pirate: The Story of Paul Watson, & we find out what to expect at the Animal Rights National Conference in LA.
Lauren Ornelas of The Food Empowerment Project about her Food Justice talk this weekend, as well as Melisser Elliot of The Urban Housewife and author of The Vegan Girl’s Guide to Life. We also announce the winner of our contest for a copy of the book Striking at The Roots by Mark Hawthorne.
Discussing Monday’s election and where animals in Canada factor in, learning all about renting with companion animals for both tenants and landlords, and Alison reviews the book Striking at the Roots by Mark Hawthorne.