Food for Thought: The Joys and Benefits of Living Vegan (with Compassion and Health)
About This Show
Celebrating a way of life that encompasses compassion for everyone and emphasizing the fact that being vegan is a means rather than an end in itself, the Food for Thought podcast addresses all aspects of eating and living compassionately and healthfully. Each episode addresses commonly asked questions about being vegan, including those regarding food, cooking, nutrition, ethics, animals, family dynamics, food politics, and social psychology, and it debunks the myths surrounding these issues. Drawing upon language, etymology, history, ethics, poetry, short stories, and other forms of literature, this is a unique podcast that leaves listeners feeling inspired and informed.
Most Recent Episode
Vegan at Work: When Your Job Conflicts with Your Ethics
Living according to your ethics in a complicated world certainly comes with challenges, but it's not impossible. For vegans trying to do the right thing, it's one thing to opt out of eating the obvious animal products -- meat, dairy, and eggs - but what about the trickier, grayer areas, including work. What if you work for a software company and you're put on a project to build a website for a hunting company? What if you work in a restaurant and have to serve meat? What if you work in a job that requires you to cook meat? These are real scenarios for many people, and the answer isn't to "stop being vegan" because things are complicated. Take a listen to my thoughts in today's episode of Food for Thought.