Show 18 features Mat Thomas from In Defense of Animals (IDA) who talks about the latest technological innovation from NASA - Vat-Grown Meat. This space age invention could be the harbinger of a new era in animal compassion, where animals no longer need to be killed and meat eaters no longer need to be killers. But will it happen, and what would the implications be?
Show 17 features Jerry Cook who was featured in the Tribe of Heart Documentary Peaceable Kingdom and is currently promoting a new project he co-founded, the World Orchard Project. This project aims to plant fruit-bearing bushes and trees in common areas around the world to provide free nourishment for humans and other animals.
Show 15 features Derek talking about his experiment with a Raw Foods Diet through an interview with Erin Schuh, who was a raw food chef at the Blossoming Lotus in Hawaii and now works at the Alchemy Juice Bar in Hartford, CT. Also featured is musical guest Dennis Crommett with his song "The Killer Is You".
This week's show features Interviews from Farm Sanctuary's Farm Animal Forum including Gene Bauston from Farm Sanctuary, Bruce Freidrich from PeTA, Karen Dawn from Dawn Watch, and Lauren Ornellas from Compassion Over Killing. We also have musical guest Arjuna Greist. In the news we have breaking news about the banning of Foie Gras in Chicago, protests in Oxford, meat theives in Massachusetts, the world's oldest vegetarian in China, and beans that won't make you fart!
Our 12th show features an interview with Jenny Brown and Ashley Smith of Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary in Woodstock, NY. Jenny and her husband Doug bought the undeveloped land two years ago and have since built pastures and barns and filled them with rescued farm animals including goats, sheep, cows, pigs, chickens and turkeys. The sanctuary is set to open to the public this summer and Jenny and Ashley share their stories of starting the farm and some of the animals that live there.
Last week we brought you a special edition of Vegan Radio that was produced for the Pacifica Network program 'Sprouts'. We called the episode The Vegan Cure (available here) and we interviewed people who overcame disease with a plant-based diet as well as experts on vegan nutrition and diet planning.