Welcome to the Main Street Vegan podcast . . .
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June: Making the Impossible Possible
From leaving behind 300 pounds of excess weight, to going from mixed marriage to vegan power couple, meeting natural disaster with strength and generosity, overcoming autoimmune disease, and connecting people with beings who beat overwhelming odds and were rescued from the animal food industry — we have it all this month.
June 5: Pigeon Adoption + Juicing for Health
They’re symbols of peace, but doves & their kin often find themselves in need of our help, and Elizabeth Young of Palomacy Pigeon & Dove Adoptions fills us in; then we meet Kitten the Juice Pirate (Elicia Barbossa), juicing superstar who left behind morbid obesity thru fresh juices & a plant-based lifestyle.
June 12: Relationship Rescue
Vegan/omnivore courtships, families, & even offices can lead to rough spots, so the VeganMos Michael Suchman and Ethan Ciment, DPM, will share with us how their mixed marriage worked before Michael went vegan & how they navigate relationships with family, friends & online
June 19: Vegan in Puerto Rico + Plant-Based on a Budget
Toni Okamoto made vegan eating “Super Easy” in her first cookbook & now tackles the low-cost angle; but before we save cash with her, we’ll be inspired by Cindy Negron, the young mom who is veganizing Puerto Rico & no hurricane can stop her.
June 26: Code Blue + Animal Connection
Saray Stancic, MD, overcame debilitating multiple sclerosis through plant-based living, documented in her new film, Code Blue; and Rachel Bukowski connects people who want to work with animals to sanctuaries needing help, plus running Animal Connection bus trips from NYC and Philly to area sanctuaries.
July: Cutting Edge Conversations
This month we speak with people who were — and are — ahead of the curve, from the forward-looking MD who founded The Plantrician Project,
July 10: Plantrician Project Founder Scott Stoll, MD
Dr. Scott Stoll on plant-based living from his perspective as both an MD and an evangelical Christian.
July 17: Vegans of IG Founder + Catskill Sanctuary Director
Kathy Stevens of Catskill Animal Sanctuary opens, followed by Amy Rebecca Wilde who founded Vegans of IG and LA clothing boutique, Vegan Scene.
July 24: Earthling Ed & Robbie Lockie
A very special episode, pre-recorded in London, a live, sit-down conversation with two vegan megastars, Earthling Ed, who’s been called “the Jesus of veganism,” and Robbie Lockie, founder and publisher of PlantBased News.
July 31: Agelessly Raw + Empathically Vegan
Karen Calabrese, who did a swimsuit shoot with 20-something models to mark her 70th birthday, shares her secrets as well as her story as longtime Chicago restaurateur, raw food author, and media personality. We’re then joined by Sande Nosonowitz, author of the new memoir, Oblivious, exploring the vegan journey of a true empath.