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In this second episode of the Modern Carnivore podcast I sit down with Robyn Migliorini who is a vegan turned hunter. Robyn and her husband Nick were strict vegetarians, and then vegans, until their bodies started giving feedback indicating that they weren't getting all the nutrients they needed in their diet. However, considering the idea of bringing meat back into their diet was difficult because they originally became vegetarians in part due to all the problems with "factory farming". As a result they started exploring the idea of becoming hunters and responsibly sourcing meat themselves. Robyn's story is very engaging and her perspectives and thoughtful considerations can be appreciated by all. Robyn Migliorini Reference Links from Today's Podcast Modern Hunters (Robyn's website) Books for People Considering Hunting (Including Tovar Cerulli's The Mindful Carnivore) Purchase The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History Of Four Meals by Michael Pollen (on Amazon) What is the Remington .25-06 referenced by Robyn? (Wikipedia) What is the .22 caliber mentioned in this podcast? (Wikipedia) Why Listen to The Modern Carnivore Podcast? With all the podcasts out there why would you want to listen to this one? Well, if you're looking for a new adventure in the outdoors we've got some very interesting guests talking about topics related to honest food and wild adventures. Get ready to be entertained and enlightened on topics related to hunting, fishing, foraging...and more. Here are just a couple of our upcoming podcasts: Episode 3: Land Tawney who is the President of Backcountry Hunters & Anglers, and Ashley Peters who is a member of the organization in Minnesota join me for a conversation on conservation and public lands. We talk about why these two topics are so near and dear to the heart of hunters and anglers. Episode 4: Cooking wild game well can be a daunting task for some, but not for Jamie Carlson and Jack Hennessy. These two experienced wild game cooks talk about everything from braising goose to grilling moose. Do you have a question that you'd like answered on the podcast, or an idea for an episode? Shoot us a note at Subscribe to the Modern Carnivore Podast on iTunes and/or Stitcher. Please support the podcast by giving us honest feedback on iTunes or wherever you listen to the podcast. And if you do like it, don't forget to tell your friends about it! If you enjoyed this podcast you may also like this video of why Modern Carnivore was created. Here's a transcript of today's Episode - Vegan Turned Hunter Intro: 00:00:19 Welcome to the Modern Carnivore podcast, a guide for those interested in hearing more about hunting, fishing, and other paths to eating more responsibility. Now, here's your host, Mark Norquist. Mark : 00:00:29 Hello and welcome to this second episode of the Modern Carnivore podcast. Before we jump into today's topic, I just want to mention the website for Modern Carnivore, where we've just put some information up about events here in 2018 that are going to be held called the modern carnival or experienced. These half-day retreats are a way to really introduce people to the idea of hunting, fishing, and foraging as ways to get food on the table and people from different backgrounds and interests levels come to these events, but really have a great opportunity to ask questions and explore what this whole idea of getting outdoors and being responsible for your food source is all about. And so if that sounds interesting to you, go check out the events page at So today I am joined by Robyn Migliorini in today's discussion and Robyn's got a really interesting story to share. She grew up in Boston and very much in an urban environment with not much connection to the outdoors and didn't really know anybody who hunted.  She actually became a Vegetarian and ultimately a Vegan, but started having some questions about that and her desire to be connected to and r...

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