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Plant Based News delivers pioneering vegan news and ethical views weekly.

The Plant Based News Podcast Plant-Based Lifestyles, Vegan Advocacy, Health & Wellness

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Plant Based News delivers pioneering vegan news and ethical views weekly.

    Celebrity DJ And Ethical Vegan. Interview /w Dara Kristen Hayes aka DJ Tigerlily | Episode 32

    Celebrity DJ And Ethical Vegan. Interview /w Dara Kristen Hayes aka DJ Tigerlily | Episode 32

    Dara Kristen Hayes, aka DJ Tigerlily, has conquered the Australian music scene - despite the industry still being dominated by males. Whilst touring, Dara struggled with health issues which eventually lead her to veganism.

    Dara chats with Plant Based News Co-founder Robbie Lockie to discuss Australia's meat-centric culture, her childhood, the climate crisis and much more.

    "I'm actually vegan because of music," Dara reveals.

    This podcast covers subject including:

    Dara's vegan story: 2.00
    The meat culture in Australia: 7.50
    Men and their connection to meat: 10.50
    Media and veganism: 14.00
    Labeling vegan products: 16.15
    Learning compassion: 22.40
    Developing compassion: 23.45
    'The biggest thing holding back the vegan movement': 28.40
    Remaining positive: 31.00
    Dara's music journey: 33.50
    Being female in a male-dominated industry: 38.50
    Dara's favorite DJs 43.00
    Mentors: 45.35
    Future music releases: 49.10
    The sober rave scene: 50.52
    The pressure to do drugs and drink: 51.55
    Vegan cooking: 55.02
    Health on a plant-based diet: 58.45
    Dara's dogs: 1.01.40
    The climate crisis: 1.09.25
    Stranded on a desert island:1.18.00

    Presented by Robbie Lockie | Edited by Phil Marriott
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    The Joyful Vegan Shares Her Story. | Interview /w Colleen Patrick- Goudreau Episode 31

    The Joyful Vegan Shares Her Story. | Interview /w Colleen Patrick- Goudreau Episode 31

    Colleen Patrick- Goudreau is no normal animal-advocate, she is the host of thee Animalogy & Food for Thought Podcasts, author of seven books including The Joyful Vegan, and cultural commentator.

    In this episode of the PBN podcast, Colleen sits down with Co-Founder Robbie Lockie to discuss the movement of veganism, different forms of activism, and intersectionality.

    "Anger is a natural human emotion, it is a natural response especially to something so heinous once we find out what so many animals are enduring so it's not that I'm saying let's not be angry but A. what can we do to channel that anger healthy and effective way? And B. are we cultivating anger as a way to prove something - to prove that we care?"

    This podcast covers subjects including:

    1.40: Colleen's vegan story
    9.35: The tension and joy in being vegan
    11.45: Childhood memories of animals
    14:15: Learning compassion
    16.44: Masculinity and veganism
    20.30: Excluding animals from religion
    29.10: Is veganism a cult?
    33.25: Colleen's tips on how to not push family and friends away
    36.45: Are their ineffective forms of advocacy?
    48.40: How to further the growth of veganism
    51.10: The Joyful Vegan
    55.10: Politics and veganism
    59.08: Angry vegans
    1.02.10: Privilege and inclusivity
    1.05.15: Intersectionality
    1.08.19: What keeps you positive?
    1.11.15: Stranded on a desert island

    And much more!

    To follow Colleen's work https://www.colleenpatrickgoudreau.com
    To buy a copy of 'The Joyful Vegan' go here https://amzn.to/37km93Y

    Presented by Robbie Lockie | Edited by Phil Marriott
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    Sustainable Fashion Designer, Author, And Ethical Vegan. Interview With Joshua Katcher | Episode 30.

    Sustainable Fashion Designer, Author, And Ethical Vegan. Interview With Joshua Katcher | Episode 30.

    There doesn't seem to be much Joshua Katcher, aka The Discerning Brute, can't do. He's the Founder of luxury vegan menswear brand Brave GentleMan, Co-Founder of a plant-based cheese company, and Author of Fashion Animals: a book that explores 'the visual history and ideology of animals exploited in fashion'.

    In this episode, Katcher sits down with Plant Based News' Co-Founder Robbie Lockie to take a look at the fashion industry 'through the lens of carnism'.

    "Sometimes being cruel is desirable."

    Find out more about Rind the vegan cheese here https://www.instagram.com/rind.cheese
    Joshua's website https://www.bravegentleman.com
    And his book 'Fashion Animals' which you can buy here: https://amzn.to/2NGoA98

    The podcast covers subjects including:

    3.20: Joshua's vegan journey
    6.00: Carnism
    7.10: Influences to veganism
    8.29: Concerns about going vegan
    10.20: Involvement within the vegan community
    13.15: Acting on anger
    16.10: Breaking into the fashion industry
    19.56: The effects of fast-fashion
    22.50: The leather industry
    26.00: The return of fur
    27.30: The Yulin Dog Festival
    31.00: Fashion Animals: The book
    33.50: Future materials
    36.45: Vegan leather and the environment
    44.30: 'We don't need more t-shirt companies'
    47.30: Rind Cheese
    53.00: Stranded on a desert island


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    • 56 min
    Entrepreneur, Author, TV Personality | Interview with Lucy Watson | Episode 29

    Entrepreneur, Author, TV Personality | Interview with Lucy Watson | Episode 29

    To some, Lucy Watson is known for her appearance on Reality TV show Made In Chelsea, but for others, she's a passionate animal-rights advocate who has slowly built her own vegan empire.

    Lucy, who now owns a vegan restaurant in London and has created a range of plant-based ready meals in UK supermarkets, sits down with PBN's Co-Founder Robbie Lockie. The pair discuss vegan parenting, The Game Changers, ethical fashion, and the infamous Tesco advert.

    "Until everyone knows, I will not be satisfied and I will not stop."

    The podcast covers subjects including:

    1:30: Lucy's childhood
    6.00: Advice for parents with vegan children
    7.45: Vegan children living with non-vegan parents
    9.25: Transitioning from pescatarian to vegan
    11.30: Making the connection
    12.35: Staying motivated and positive
    15.20: Would you raise your children vegan?
    17.25: The infamous Tesco advert
    21.40: The Game Changers
    24.44: Flexitarians
    27.30: What's holding the vegan movement back>
    28.50: Celebrity culture and vegan advocacy
    34.30: Ethical fashion
    37.10: Favorite vegan makeup brands
    38.38: What is fast-fashion?
    40.35: Appearing on This Morning
    42.30: Appearing on Made In Chelsea
    45.08: Lucy's vegan restaurant
    46.50: Lucy's vegan ready meals and desserts
    51.55: Stranded on a desert island

    And much more!


    Presented by Robbie Lockie | Edited by Phil Marriot
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    • 53 min
    Best-selling author, entrepreneur & lifecoach. Interview with Cara Alwill Leyba | Episode 28

    Best-selling author, entrepreneur & lifecoach. Interview with Cara Alwill Leyba | Episode 28

    Cara Alwill Leyba, best-selling author of eight books, creator of Champagne Diet blog, and host of the Style Your Mind podcast is interviewed by Co-founder of Plant Based News Robbie Lockie in the latest PBN podcast.
    The powerhouse shares stories from her childhood, her journey to veganism - and why she quit her 'soul-sucking' job to create her dream career.
    The podcast covers subjects including:
    1.05: Cara's vegan story
    4.40: People's reactions
    5.55: The vegan community
    8.33: Cara's approach to veganism
    13.20: Cara's childhood
    16.40: Teaching parents about veganism
    20.20: Family health
    23.40: Disease and illness
    26.17: 'The Vegan Starter Pack'
    27.24: An elitist movement?
    28.15: Inspiring others
    33.14: The top regrets of the dying study
    34.30: Balancing work and life
    36.50: Relationships
    38.25: Cara's books
    40.10: Confidence and aging
    42.13: The obsession with perfection
    48.55: What does glamour mean to you?
    55.34: Stranded on a desert island (obviously)
    You can purchase Cara's books here.
    Buy Cara's Books:
    The Champagne Diet: Eat, Drink, and Celebrate Your Way to a Healthy Mind and Body!
    Girl Code: Unlocking the Secrets to Success, Sanity and Happiness for the Female Entrepreneur
    Like She Owns the Place: Unlock the Secret of Lasting Confidence
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    • 57 min
    Manchester United Footballer & Vegan Sportsman. Interview with Chris Smalling Episode 27

    Manchester United Footballer & Vegan Sportsman. Interview with Chris Smalling Episode 27

    Hi Friends, I am very sorry about the inexcusable delay since the last podcast. Klaus and I have been snowed under with a number of huge projects. Namely the launch of our new website which you can see here http://plantbasednews.org as well as the launch of our yearly campaign World Plant Milk Day which you can learn more about here http://worldplantmilkday.com

    This episode is supported by Switch4Good - https://switch4good.org/podcast/

    This weeks episode was recorded at Wentworth Country club in Virginia Water just outside London.

    I had the honour of sitting down with vegan football star Chris Smalling. We discussed his life as a footballer, the highs and lows of the game and some of the challenges he faces as an athlete.

    We were joined by Chef Jamie Redwood who was a chef who works at the country club that Chris is a member.

    The podcast covers subjects including:
    3.15: How Chris discovered the vegan lifestyle.
    5.20: How Chris' family reacted to him going vegan.
    6.15: Introducing Jamie Redwood.
    10.57: How a plant-based diet has affected Chris' performance.
    11.55: The challenges of preparing plant-based meals.
    14.48: How being vegan affects your social life.
    15.54: Traveling while being vegan.
    16.00: Plant-based alternatives to meat (Chris reveals his favourite).
    21.00: Influencing others and leading by example.
    28.25: Working and collaborating with plant-based brands.
    29.47: PETA's vegan campaign.
    31.00: Dealing with negative comments on social media.
    33.30: The media's portrayal of veganism.
    37.07: Football charities.

    Some of the charities Chris mentions:
    Share Tanzania
    https://www.sharetanzania.co.uk

    Barnabus
    https://barnabus-manchester.co.uk

    Presented by Robbie Lockie | Edited by Michael Goodchild
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Customer Reviews

UK Bear ay tmdsport ,

Great listen

Really good to hear from Lucy, she has new follower. I’m a new vegan and it’s not easy but interviews like this are a great help. Keep up the good work on this channel on all platforms. Well worth the effort 👍🏾

Willisvegan ,

Brilliant series

So informative and interesting. Next thing to do is write a Lucy Watson vegan cook book!

C1239 ,

Great info!

Love listening to this. Great advice from great professionals!

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