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The ChickPeeps is your friendly, fun, mad-curious vegan podcast. Join us as we explore, discuss and unpick the dilemmas faced by vegans in our quest to be more compassionate towards animals.

How do I be vegan? Should I be ok with my partner calling me 'honey' or is that mindless tolerance of an industry built on slave labour? Do I even like bees? Will the vegan gods flay me alive for the brief but profoundly sadistic period in my youth, when I amused myself by pouring sea salt onto defenseless slugs? Must I hold monthly vigils for the deceased slugs? Will I ever be vegan enough?!

Perhaps these are some of the difficult questions that plague you as a new vegan, as you wait for vegan-Jesus to descend and press Ye Olde Book of Veganism into your outstretched hands. However, there is no vegan Jesus (we have Moby, though), no sacred text and no perfect or definitive way to go or stay vegan and you will have to answer those questions for yourself. 

Enter The ChickPeeps, the new plant-fueled pod to accompany and empower your vegan journey. Join our host, actress Evanna Lynch (Harry Potter), and her co-hosts Momoko Hill, Robbie Jarvis and Tylor Starr as they discuss their philosophies, challenges and opinions on living the vegan lifestyle, and listen in as we turn the mic on some of the Animal Rights community's most inspiring and seasoned activists and try to decipher the best ways of living that is kind to animals, ourselves and Mother Nature.

The ChickPeeps Vegan Podcast Evanna Lynch

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The ChickPeeps is your friendly, fun, mad-curious vegan podcast. Join us as we explore, discuss and unpick the dilemmas faced by vegans in our quest to be more compassionate towards animals.

How do I be vegan? Should I be ok with my partner calling me 'honey' or is that mindless tolerance of an industry built on slave labour? Do I even like bees? Will the vegan gods flay me alive for the brief but profoundly sadistic period in my youth, when I amused myself by pouring sea salt onto defenseless slugs? Must I hold monthly vigils for the deceased slugs? Will I ever be vegan enough?!

Perhaps these are some of the difficult questions that plague you as a new vegan, as you wait for vegan-Jesus to descend and press Ye Olde Book of Veganism into your outstretched hands. However, there is no vegan Jesus (we have Moby, though), no sacred text and no perfect or definitive way to go or stay vegan and you will have to answer those questions for yourself. 

Enter The ChickPeeps, the new plant-fueled pod to accompany and empower your vegan journey. Join our host, actress Evanna Lynch (Harry Potter), and her co-hosts Momoko Hill, Robbie Jarvis and Tylor Starr as they discuss their philosophies, challenges and opinions on living the vegan lifestyle, and listen in as we turn the mic on some of the Animal Rights community's most inspiring and seasoned activists and try to decipher the best ways of living that is kind to animals, ourselves and Mother Nature.

    S2, Ep21: Keeping Animals in the Wild with Katie Tostevin-Hobbs

    S2, Ep21: Keeping Animals in the Wild with Katie Tostevin-Hobbs

    As the world continues to battle a global pandemic that originated from contact with a wild animal, it seems timely to contemplate humanity’s relationship to wild animals. So this week on Chickeeps, Evy speaks to longtime animal welfare activist and vegan, Katie Tostevin-Hobbs of World Animal Protection about what it means to create safe and respectful boundaries between people and wild animals.

    • 1 hr 19 min
    S2, Ep20: Fearless Activism with Joey Carbstrong

    S2, Ep20: Fearless Activism with Joey Carbstrong

    This week, Evy speaks to full time activist and animal rights speaker, Joey Carbstrong, about his direct, no-nonsense style of activism. Joey talks about how his early life as part of a gang influenced his bold and confrontational approach to speaking up for the voiceless, and how he remains unperturbed by criticism when he focuses on his core mission of achieving animal liberation.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    S2, Ep19: Fighting Fast Fashion with Venetia La Manna

    S2, Ep19: Fighting Fast Fashion with Venetia La Manna

    This week, Momo and Evy talk to the brilliant Venetia La Manna about making sustainability a factor in our wardrobe choices, and how the animals are not the only victims of the fashion industry we should be speaking up for. In this episode, Venetia speaks about her journey that began with ethical veganism and evolved to her role as a slow fashion advocate which sees her speaking out passionately against the fast fashion industry, and inspiring people to embrace a lifestyle of consuming less.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    S2, Ep18: Stray Cat Alliance with Christi Metropole

    S2, Ep18: Stray Cat Alliance with Christi Metropole

    This week on The ChickPeeps, Robbie, Tylor and Evy visit the Stray Cat Alliance headquarters and talk to founder, Christi Metropole about her work running a shelter that saves and rehomes 1,400 cats per year. We discuss the role of vegan advocacy in an animal welfare organisation, the inherent inner conflict vegans face when adopting a cat, and the imperfect solutions we have to the problem of overpopulation.

    • 1 hr 8 min
    S2, Ep17: Your Body in Balance with Dr. Neal Barnard

    S2, Ep17: Your Body in Balance with Dr. Neal Barnard

    Dr.Neal Barnard, MD, FACC, speaks to The ChickPeeps about his work in the medical field advocating for the countless health benefits and healing properties of a plant-based diet. He shares a bit about his groundbreaking work that proved that eliminating animal products from one’s diet can reverse type 2 diabetes. He also talks about his new research that explains how hormones can be brought into balance by what we eat, curing things like cramps, endometriosis, infertility, and many other conditions.

    • 1 hr 9 min
    S2, Ep16: Building an Ethical Brand with Josh Bolding

    S2, Ep16: Building an Ethical Brand with Josh Bolding

    This week, Robbie and Evy talk to Josh Bolding, the co-founder of Vivo Life, a plant-based health and fitness company. In this episode we talk about the role of supplements in a vegan diet, and Josh’s journey in transitioning his company to be 100% vegan. Josh is also a passionate advocate of sustainability and he shares his thoughts on how companies can grow and thrive whilst remaining environmentally friendly.

    • 59 min

Customer Reviews

Hanhanxhanhanx ,

The Best Vegan Podcast

I honestly owe this podcast to giving me that extra push to become vegan, it was always something I wanted to do, but was I going to go the extra mile? After binge listening to the whole of season one a while back, it definitely inspired me and showed me this was something I am passionate about, and I want to do!! I have tried to listen to a few more vegan podcasts, but Yours is definitely the best!! Thank you so much!!

Nivekrag ,

Finally the ChickPeeps are back!

Brilliant podcast, I have been wondering where you guys were for months!! It’s so exciting to see you’re back, and I cannot wait to see what each episode is gonna bring, especially after you guys said in the first episode of season 2 that this time around you wanna delve deeper into the vegan movement and lifestyle with your topics and invited people! Well done guys!

tiphainemarie ,

LOVE it

My favourite podcast in the world! Whoever you are reading this, if you haven’t done so yet please please give it a listen! Life changing.
And thank you Chickpeeps for making the world a better place ❤️

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