VNA Podcasts

In our podcast interviews, we talk to members of the local Austin community who are active in environmentalism, health issues, animal rights and of course vegetarianism.

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Scott Jurek, vegan ultramarathoner and author

A conversation with Scott Jurek after his book signing for his book Eat and Run at BookPeople on June 18th 2012. Scott spoke to us about his career, how being vegan has helped him, and what non-runners might get from reading his book.

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Jamey Scott of DallasVegan.com and the Texas State Veggie Fair

Our seventh interview is a conversation with Jamey Scott of the Dallas Vegan blog and theTexas State Veggie Fair. Scott spoke to us about the upcoming Veggie Fair on October 23rd in Dallas.

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You can also read the interview in the latest issue of our newsletter.

Ross Abel of Vegans Rock Austin

Our sixth interview is a conversation with Ross Abel of Vegans Rock Austin. Abel spoke to us about the recent "vegan challenge" that he and some others from Vegans Rock took with Freebirds World Burrito, who were looking for feedback and input on adding more vegan ingredients to their menu.

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Wayo Longoria of Casa de Luz

Our fifth interview is a conversation with Wayo Longoria of Casa de Luz. Longoria spoke to us about the current situation involving the City of Austin and their push to enforce the parking ordinance requirement of 50 spaces on them.

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Rishi Dhir of Conscious Cravings

Our fourth interview is a conversation with Rishi Dhir, owner of Austin's newest vegetarian food trailer, Conscious Cravings. Dhir gave us the whole story on how his early beginnings in vegetarianism led to the vegan creations on his menu.

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Daniela Nuņez of VegAustin.com

In our third interview, we had a long conversation with Daniela Nuņez of Compassion Over Killing, who runs VegAustin.com, the great guide to vegetarian places, restaurants, and activities in Austin. We talked about the vegetarian community in Austin, its current state and what we can do to bring people together more and work together more. We talked so long in fact, we had to split the podcast in two!

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Veggin' Out With Katie

In our second interview, we spoke with Katie Brannon, producer of a new vegetarian cooking show called Veggin' Out With Katie.

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South Austin Food Co-op

In our first interview, we talk with Ms. Hamill about the new food co-op working to establish a brick-and-mortar food store and community center in South Austin.

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