Plated Earth Food Fables are short historical fiction stories about produce and its ability to connect people, culture, and history. This Food Fable shares the history of Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead), as well as a story inspired by the yearly celebration.
Dr. Christian Gonzalez is a Naturopathic Doctor, an Oncology Expert and an Environmental Professional. He is also a proponent of a Whole Food Plant Based diet, and believes in reducing toxicity in our bodies, not only with healthy food choices, but with consciousness and meditation.
Asal Alamdari is the Co-Founder and Director of Anonymous for the Voiceless; an international group of people sharing standard practice factory farm footage while wearing masks and standing in square-like formations, better known as Cubes of Truth.
As a child, Asal witnessed the ceremonial practice of lamb slaughter on the streets of Iran, which provoked the idea that she would never again consume lamb.
Years later, Asal came across a video of a fur farm, which prompted her to do something about animal cruelty. With her partner Paul, Asal co-founded Anonymous for the Voiceless, and today, the organization has over 1000 chapters and has hosted over 15,000 events worldwide!
Jasmine Singh & Rebecca Newell are the sauce bosses behind Nomad Vegan Eats; the Whole Food Plant-Based "cheese" company, servin' up crunch wraps, nachos and so much more! Everything is made with love, and organic ingredients right here in San Diego!
Just Peachy: 1354 N. Coast Hwy, Encinitas, Ca 92024
Healthy Creations: 376 N El Camino Real, Encinitas, Ca 92024
Mission Square: 6171 Mission Gorge Rd. unit 111 San Diego, Ca 92120
Artisan's Palate: 26459 Ynez Rd. Suite C Temecula, Ca 92591
Jimbo's Carmel Valley: 12841 El Camino Real, San Diego, CA 92130
Dr. Scott Schreiber has been in practice since 2004. He is double board certified in rehabilitation and clinical nutrition. He graduated in 2004 from University of Bridgeport with a Doctor of Chiropractic and a Master of Science in Human Nutrition.
Dr. Schreiber has spent thousands of hours in post-doctoral training including acupuncture, the McKenzie method, kinesiotaping, spider tech tape, rock tape, functional movement screen, post-surgical rehabilitation, and nutrition. In addition to his chiropractic practice, Dr. Schreiber is a licensed nutritionist and a certified nutrition specialist.
In this episode, Scott talks about how he incorporates a plant-based diet into his patients' healing regimen and shares a few of their (anonymous) success stories.
Seyka Mejeur has been in the vegan community for over 12 years and has been cooking for about 20 years. She has a love of food, environmental sustainability and protecting animals. Today, Seyka runs the all-encompassing plant-based blog and consulting service, "For Goodness Seyks", which offers everything from training to marketing to workshops and one-on-one coaching.
In this episode, Seyka shares some vegan traveling tips, as well as how to veganize any cuisine. She also shares her previous personal struggles with food, and how she overcame them through a plant-based diet.
*Pardon the random laughing; Seyka's dog was keeping us company in the studio 🙂
Dr. Rizwan Bukhari is a Dallas-based vascular surgeon and has been treating patients for over 20 years. A proponent for a Whole Food Plant Based Diet, his goal is to prescribe his patients with plants, not prescriptions.
Dr. Riz is also an animal activist and not only speaks about his views on animal testing in the medical industry, but will be participating in a protest against the Cattle Feeder's Annual Conference. Dr. Riz is also a member of PCRM, ACLM, Plant Pure Communities and Walk with a Doc.
Chyann Cox is the President of San Diego Vegan Democrats and Delegate of the California Democratic Party. In this episode, Chyann discusses some of the ways people can get legally involved with San Diego's vegan community to help combat animal cruelty on a judicial level. *Disclosure*: Although this podcast discusses political parties, I do not wish to discuss personal association (or lack of association) with political parties. This episode is about two people discussing similar views on broad vegan topics.</>
Jen Sale fell in love with horses as a young girl, and her animal-loving journey began with her first horse, Patches. In 2011, with the intention of solely running a horse rescue, Jen and her husband moved to Temecula. Little did they know, they'd switch to a plant-based diet and start rescuing all animals; especially those in dire need of medical care and emotional connection.
Specialty Produce is a family owned and operated food service and retail fresh produce supplier located in San Diego, CA. A premium provider for more than thirty years, Specialty Produce continues to be a leader in service, product quality and technology.
The Specialty Produce team includes more than one hundred enthusiastic and dedicated employees.
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