Link to listen direct: http://www.unity.fm/episode/MainStreetVegan_102616
Two extraordinary vegan women changing the world in very diverse ways!
We open with Michael Grob, VLCE, founder and proprietor of Riverdel Cheese, a destination spot in Brooklyn for the finest in vegan cheeses and gourmet foods, as well as a variety of eat-in-or-carry-out toasted cheese sandwiches that are heaven on a plate.
Shop: Riverdel, Fine Foods, Dairy Free
820 Washington Ave., Prospect Heights, Brooklyn (2 or 3 train to Brooklyn Museum stop)
Twitter & Instagram: riverdelcheese
Vote for Riverdel ~ in the Time Out NYC “Love New York” contest (you don’t have to be a New Yorker to vote): https://www.timeout.com/newyork/lovenewyorkawards#/vote/prospect_heights/cafés_%26_coffee_shops
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After the break — and a word from our sponsor, Vegan Outreach — I introduce Aysha Akhtar, MD, a Double Board-certified Neurologist and Preventive Medicine/Public Health Specialist, who works in counterterrorism for the U.S. FDA. (Please note that all statements made by Dr. Akhtar are her own and not representative of the views of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration or the U.S. government.) She is also a Fellow of the Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics.
Facebook: Aysha Akhtar
Blast from the past! If you enjoyed today’s program with an MD and a cheese expert, guess what? We did one of these before: “No Heart Disease + Miyoko’s Cheese,” featuring Robert Ostfeld, MD, of the Montefiore Cardiac Wellness Program, Montefiore Hospital, Bronx, NY, and the force of nature behind the incredible cheese stylings of Miyoko’s Kitchen, Miyoko Schinner: http://www.unity.fm/episode/MainStreetVegan_100114