159: The Undercover Investigator

159: The Undercover Investigator

Rich Hardy has been a professional environmental and animal activist for over 25 years, including his over two-decade-long uncover work, which documents animal suffering from a multitude of businesses.

In this episode, Rich talks about some of his findings (non-graphic), along with his accomplishments today and goals for "tomorrow".

* By the way, it's "Surfers Against Sewage"; I stumbled upon my words in the first few minutes 😀

For more Rich:
Website: https://richcampaigns.myportfolio.com/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/notasnatureintended/
Book: https://unbound.com/books/not-as-nature-intended/
The Disclosure Podcast, Episode 6 (Earthling Ed): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5WtfU8Jw6io&t=912s

156: Dying to Race

156: Dying to Race

Ellen Ericksen is a known animal rights activist here in San Diego. She's also been on the podcast a few times already to discuss Sea World as well as Del Mar racetrack (Episodes 88 and 94).

With horse racing season coming up (7/17/2019), Ellen returns to the podcast to expose some of the details behind the $100 BILLION dollar industry, including the underground horse slaughter and horse-meat trade that's happening right in our own backyards!

To follow Ellen or participate in a protest:
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/passionatevegan/
FaceBook: https://www.facebook.com/ellen.ericksen

Sign the Petition! https://www.change.org/p/santa-anita-racetrack-santa-anita-stop-killing-racehorses

For more about horse racing deaths & slaughter:
Horse Death Watch (USA): https://www.horsedeathwatch.com/
Horse Racing Kills (AUS): https://horseracingkills.com/issues/deathwatch/
The Horse Fund; Slaughter (USA): https://horsefund.org/horse-slaughter-resources.php
The Guardian (USA): https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2019/mar/08/santa-anita-closes-horse-deaths-racing
Animal Aid (UK): https://www.animalaid.org.uk/the-issues/our-campaigns/horse-racing/

S2: 7 – Will San Diego Star in the Michelin Guide?, Part 2

S2: 7 - Will San Diego Star in the Michelin Guide?, Part 2

Michael and Jack as EaterSD's Jackie Bryant whether San Diego will star in the Michelin Guide.

154: Jai Fusion

154: Jai Fusion

Randy DeLue became a vegetarian at the age of 19. He is also a graduate of SDSU and has over 25 years of experience in health and wellness. Ingrid Meza was born in Mexico City, but spent most of her early years in El Salvador. She attended the UABC University in Ensenada, where she studied Marine Biology.

Together, the couple have taken their talents and experience and combined them together to form the San Diego vegan restaurant, Jai Fusion!

FaceBook: https://www.facebook.com/jaifusion/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jai.fusion/
Email: JaiFusion1@gmail.com

153: No Worries

153: No Worries

Lindsi and Monica started the No Worries Movement by raising funds from shirts and hats that would go towards saving dogs and adopting them to forever homes. Today, they continue the Movement by using proceeds from their restaurants, NoW Cafe and NoW Sushi, to help fund the creation of their up-and-coming animal sanctuary in Texas!

Web: https://noworriesmovement.org/

No Worries Movement:
Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/NoWorriesMovement
FaceBook: https://www.facebook.com/noworriesmovement/

NoW Sushi:
Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/NoWsushiSD
FaceBook: https://www.facebook.com/NoW-Sushi-2155237047889418/

NoW Cafe:
Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/NoWcafe_
FaceBook: https://www.facebook.com/NoW-Cafe-827723050761894/

152: Saving Animals & Healing Hearts

152: Saving Animals & Healing Hearts

Teri Crutchfield hasn't had an easy life, but that has been no excuse for her to get busy and rescue animals. By the time she was 20, she was married, pregnant and going to horse auctions to pick up the animals nobody wanted to prevent them from going to kill buyers.

Today, she works a full-time job and aside from donations, is the sole provider for Saving Animals & Healing Hearts Animal Rescue, where she continues to carry on her legacy of saving animals.

In this episode, Lisa Clar joins Teri to tell us all about their recent 1 year anniversary as a 501(c)3 (non-profit) and how we can help their organization thrive!

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/savinganimalshealinghearts/
FaceBook: https://www.facebook.com/SAHH4LIFE/

Ways You Can Help:
Website (to donate, volunteer etc.): www.sahh4life.org
Amazon Wish List: https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/OIUQZT49OVKU
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/savinganimalshealinghearts

150: Peace by Vegan

150: Peace by Vegan

Ryuji Chua is an animal rights activist and content creator with millions of YouTube video views. Just like most of us, Ryuji did not grow up vegan; in fact he states that he assumed he would be eating eggs for breakfast for the rest of his life. Then, a few years ago, Ryuji made the connection between his breakfast choices, and the impact they were having on the animals and the environment.

In this episode, Ryuji shares his own transformational story and gives us some tips on how to peacefully and lovingly talk to others, even under the most stressful of situations.

For more Ryuji:
Website: http://www.peacebyvegan.com
Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/PeaceByVegan
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/peacebyvegan
FaceBook: https://www.facebook.com/peacebyvegan
Two Rowdy Vegans Podcast: https://open.spotify.com/show/0Cx9LXIZAv10pQ9bgpkChY

Shoutout to Renee King-Sonnen of Rowdy Girl Sanctuary

147: Your Optimal Health

147: Your Optimal Health

Dr. Christopher McLaine has been vegan for 30 years. 10 years ago, he sustained a nearly-fatal brain injury which drove his passion to helping others to maintain and grow their own brain health. Today, Dr. McLaine is a neurologically-based Doctor of Chiropractic, a Holistic Health Coach, a Custom Orthotics Specialist and a Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Provider.

In this episode, we talk all about direct correlations between poor diet choices and poor brain health, as well as ways we can help improve our own quality of health in a few simple ways!

Website: http://www.youroptimalhealthchiropractor.com
FaceBook: http://www.facebook.com/youroptimalhealthchiropractor
Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/mclainedc

S2: 22 – Chef Nick Paulerio of Storyhouse Spirits | FM Report: WK1 March Madness

S2: 22 - Chef Nick Paulerio of Storyhouse Spirits | FM Report: WK1 March Madness

Chef Nick Paulerio from Storyhouse Spirits in the East Village stops by to talk all about their brand new concept, starting in 2019. Plus, it's March Madness in the Farmer's Market, Joe and Joe bring us the green goods!

Episode 88 – Food Fable: Dates

Episode 88 - Food Fable: Dates

Plated Earth Food Fables are short historical fiction stories about produce and its ability to connect people, culture, and history. This Food Fable shares several examples of the date’s significance in Middle Eastern culture, and tells a legend from North Africa about one of the most popular date varieties, the Deglet Noor, which translates from Arabic as the “Date of Light”.


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