Featuring discussions, interviews, and information about living a vegan lifestyle, connecting with and respecting life, and sustainable living.
WWAV Podcast Interview Series: Meet Ana Valverde
To me, being vegan isn't about being perfect. It's about doing the least harm that you can.
The 21st interview in this series, features actress and activist, Ana Valverde, one half of Those Annoying Vegans. Ana is a passionate and committed voice for veganism and other sentient beings.
Ana has been vegan for four years. In this interview, she shares her vegan journey that began with her affinity with animals at a very early age in Costa Rica, and evolved into a drive to stand up for the voiceless.
Mentioned in this interview: Nastasha Minocha, That Vegan Couple, Joey Carbstrong, Cubes of Truth, Earthlings, Kindred Spirits Care Farm, The Vegan Society, Earthling Ed
WWAV Podcast Interview Series: Meet Lisa Gawthorne
It's a definitive way of life that doesn't involve any cruelty at any point.
The 20th interview in this series, features athlete, author and entrepreneur, Lisa Gawthorne. Lisa is a vivacious and passionate voice for veganism and other sentient beings, with conviction and purpose that emanates from all of her personal, professional, social, physical and creative endeavors.
Lisa has been vegan for over 17 years. In this interview, she shares her vegan journey that began at a very early age and evolved into an iconic lifestyle and professional work ethic that informs and inspires.
Mentioned in this interview: Bravura Foods, The Vegan Society, Veganuary, Vegan Runners, Team GB Duathlon, Stella McCartney, The Gamechangers Movie, Beyond Meat, What the Health, Cowspiracy, Gregg's Vegan Sausage Roll and Steak Bake, Viva!, Numai Delegato, Bianca Taylor, Heather Mills and V-Bites, Morgan Mitchell.
WWAV Podcast Interview Series: Meet Cortney Palm
The best way to describe [Veganism] is you live as simply as you can, and you spread love, while living a compassionate lifestyle and extending that compassion to absolutely everything and everyone.
The 19th interview in this series, features the lovely Cortney Palm. Cortney is a woman with conviction that inspires and compassion that ignites the sentient in all of us to live and love our fullest.
Cortney has been vegan for 7 years. In this interview, she shares her thoughts on all things vegan and gives us a deeply personal look at her personal vegan journey and her vegan lifestyle.
Mentioned in this interview: Lauren Ledoc (aka Vegan Yogi Unicorn), RZA, EarthlingEd, James Aspy (LA Animal Save's pig vigils), Jane Unchained, PETA, Mercy For Animals, Nature Conservancy, Oceana, Billie Eilish, Miley Cyrus, Woody Harrelson, Vitamix, Nada Moo, Leah Dollinger & Meat the Victims, Herringbone (short film), and Brendan Brazier's Thrive
WWAV Podcast Interview Series: Meet Jerneja Caserta (Tomsic)
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We know that food and politics are involved, especially because we know what is being subsidized...so at this point, being vegan is really a political stance.
The 18th interview in this series, features Jerneja Caserta (Tomsic). Jerneja is one of the most interesting and outwardly passionate people I know. Her compassion for sentient beings has no bounds, her dedication to distilling and disseminating knowledge about veganism is perpetual, and her courage to speak her truth is admirable.
Jerneja has been vegan for over 6 years. In this interview, she shares a glimpse of what she has learned and the evolution of her personal vegan journey.
Mentioned in this interview: Gary Francione & the Abolitionist Approach, Abolitionist Approach on Facebook, Tom Regan's A Case for Animal Rights, Vegan Shift, Eriyah Flynn, Sarina Farb's Born Vegan on YouTube, South Florida Vegan Education Group, and Be Fair Be Vegan
WWAV Podcast Interview Series: Meet Ailis Brosnan
Veganism...is about being kind to animals, but it's also about being kind to each other.
The 17th interview in this series, features Dr. Ailis Brosnan. Ailis is passionate about holistically achieving optimal health as a means to leading a full enjoyable life.
Ailis has been vegan for over 22 years. In this interview, she shares a glimpse of what being vegan in Ireland is like, raising her children vegan, and the evolution of veganism from her perspective over the past 22 years.
Mentioned in this interview: The UK Vegan Society, Dean Ornish, Fiona Oakes, Scott Jurek, Patrik Baboumian, The Game Changers movie
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WWAV Podcast Interview Series: Meet Richard de Koster
Everything I do, wear, eat, no animal abuse or use is in place. I do not wear leather. I do not wear wool. I do not eat animals or animal products, and this way...I am also helping reduce the polluting of the environment, and I know for sure also my health is positively influenced with this decision.
The 16th interview in this series, features Richard de Koster. Richard is a kind and passionate soul dedicated to aligning and collaborating with humans and businesses in the Netherlands and worldwide to create and perpetuate not only the vegan conversation as it impacts all life here on earth, but also as a source of truth for living a life of compassion and purpose.
Richard has been vegan for 2 years, and vegetarian for 20+. In this interview, he shares his vegan journey in The Netherlands, why he became vegan and how is personal vegan journey continues to evolve and expand as he unites humans worldwide in a common and shared pursuit of health and harmony.
Mentioned in this interview: Jodi Monelle's Live Kindly, Claire Smith & Beyond Animal, Damien Clarkson and Vevolution,
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Absolutely love this podcast!! Gabrielle does such a fabulous job if touching on the many different facets of a vegan lifestyle. She has such a calming voice as well!