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Jasmin Singer and Mariann Sullivan co-host the dynamic weekly Our Hen House Podcast, which highlights movement leaders and grassroots changemakers, artists, writers, chefs, entrepreneurs, politicians, business folk, and more—and provides inspiration and hope for anyone and everyone who cares about animals. The podcast has been honored several times as a “Webby Award Honoree.”

Jasmin Singer and Mariann Sullivan co-host the dynamic weekly Our Hen House Podcast, which highlights movement leaders and grassroots changemakers, artists, writers, chefs, entrepreneurs, politicians, business folk, and more—and provides inspiration and hope for anyone and everyone who cares about animals. The podcast has been honored several times as a “Webby Award Honoree.”

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United States

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Jasmin Singer and Mariann Sullivan co-host the dynamic weekly Our Hen House Podcast, which highlights movement leaders and grassroots changemakers, artists, writers, chefs, entrepreneurs, politicians, business folk, and more—and provides inspiration and hope for anyone and everyone who cares about animals. The podcast has been honored several times as a “Webby Award Honoree.”

Twitter:

@ourhenhouse

Language:

English


Episodes

Artists for Animal Rights w/ Weronika Kolinska

11/26/2022
Artist and Our Hen House’s own beloved graphic designer Weronika Kolinska joins us this week for a conversation about the ways in which art can be a means to help bring people’s attention to what is happening to animals. Weronika, who specializes in t-shirt design, tells us why she believes wearable art is a particularly effective form of activism and how… The post Artists for Animal Rights w/ Weronika Kolinska appeared first on Our Hen House.

Duration:00:59:23

Holiday Special: “Sanctuary: A Radio Play” Recorded Live In New York City

11/22/2022
Welcome to this special holiday presentation of Sanctuary: A Radio Play, an annual Thanksgiving tradition at Our Hen House! This performance marked the world premiere of John Yunker’s Sanctuary at New York City’s Symphony Space during the Culture & Animals Foundation’s Compassion Arts Festival. We were thrilled to have been a part of this witty, engaging, and incisive production that portrays… The post Holiday Special: “Sanctuary: A Radio Play” Recorded Live In New York City appeared first...

Duration:00:43:57

Including Animals in Disaster Relief w/ Altamush Saeed

11/19/2022
We are joined this week by Altamush Saeed for a conversation about the critical disaster relief work he’s spearheading in response to the devastating floods that occurred in Pakistan earlier this year. Altamush updates us on the current status of the floods and the effects this climate disaster has had on both the human and animal populations within the country. The… The post Including Animals in Disaster Relief w/ Altamush Saeed appeared first on Our Hen House.

Duration:01:08:52

Vegan Caribbean w/ Liz Ross

11/12/2022
Liz Ross has made it her mission to help people of Caribbean heritage embrace vegan living. She joins us on the podcast to discuss how Rethink Your Food, the nonprofit she founded, is helping her reach Caribbean people, in the islands and beyond, to promote the benefits of a plant-based food system. Liz discusses how she hopes to engage, not only… The post Vegan Caribbean w/ Liz Ross appeared first on Our Hen House.

Duration:01:25:41

After Meat w/ Karthik Sekar

11/5/2022
Karthik Sekar, PhD wants to see the world move beyond an unsustainable, inefficient animal-based food system. He joins us on the podcast this week for a conversation about his recent book, After Meat, which details why animals are an outdated “production technology,” as the agricultural industry calls them. We discuss why plant- and microbial-based foods are far superior to their animal… The post After Meat w/ Karthik Sekar appeared first on Our Hen House.

Duration:00:51:42

Black, Brown, and Diverse Plant-Based People for Equity w/ Lisa Dumas

10/29/2022
Lisa Dumas is on a mission to make the world a better place. This week she joins us on the podcast for a conversation about how she’s working toward expanding access to plant-based food options to those in need. Not only is she increasing accessibility for healthy alternatives, Lisa is also helping underserved communities access critical educational information on making informed… The post Black, Brown, and Diverse Plant-Based People for Equity w/ Lisa Dumas appeared first on Our Hen...

Duration:01:19:59

Painting the Way to a Better World w/ Hartmut Kiewert

10/22/2022
Imagine a world where cows, chickens, pigs and humans not only coexist, but live and flourish amongst each other within the same communities. For vegan artist Hartmut Kiewert, this is the definition of utopia, and he joins us on the podcast this week for a conversation about his truly unique artwork. Hartmut’s Animal Utopia series, which depicts animals and humans thriving… The post Painting the Way to a Better World w/ Hartmut Kiewert appeared first on Our Hen House.

Duration:00:58:43

International Cooperation on Behalf of Animals w/ Dr. James Yeates & Jessica Bridgers

10/15/2022
The World Federation for Animals (WFA) is a new membership organization that seeks to harness the collective strength of the animal protection movement to advocate for the inclusion of animals in global policy making. This week, CEO Dr. James Yeates and Policy Director Jessica Bridgers join us on the podcast for a conversation about how the organization is spearheading this global… The post International Cooperation on Behalf of Animals w/ Dr. James Yeates & Jessica Bridgers appeared first...

Duration:00:57:54

The Family that Saves Together w/ Zoe & Sherstin Rosenberg

10/8/2022
Zoe and Sherstin Rosenberg are an unstoppable mother-daughter activist duo, and we’re thrilled they’re joining us on the podcast this week. You may remember Zoe as the brave activist who chained herself to the goalpost during a Memphis Grizzlies NBA game earlier this year in protest of the cruel use of ventilation shutdown on the team owner’s factory egg farm. Zoe… The post The Family that Saves Together w/ Zoe & Sherstin Rosenberg appeared first on Our Hen House.

Duration:01:31:24

Reporting the Truth about Animal Agriculture w/ Marina Bolotnikova

10/1/2022
Award-winning journalist Marina Bolotnikova is writing the story to change the way mainstream media covers farmed animals. We’re thrilled to welcome her to the podcast this week for a conversation about her eye-opening work to alert people to the horrifying reality of animal agriculture. Marina discusses her thoughts on objectivity and integrity within journalism and why she chooses to free-lance with… The post Reporting the Truth about Animal Agriculture w/ Marina Bolotnikova appeared...

Duration:01:15:41

Love, Ital, and Animals w/ Bodybuilder Torre Washington

9/24/2022
Torre Washington has caused quite a stir in the world of professional bodybuilding with his plant-powered, all natural approach to the sport. This week, he joins the podcast to discuss his personal journey to veganism through Rastafari and the Ital diet, as well as how and why he got into the art of bodybuilding. Torre shares his reasons for following a… The post Love, Ital, and Animals w/ Bodybuilder Torre Washington appeared first on Our Hen House.

Duration:01:07:01

Growing Grassroots in Iowa w/ Amy Luebbert

9/17/2022
Amy Luebbert is the definition of a community powerhouse, and this week she joins us for a conversation about Des Moines, Iowa’s growing vegan scene and the importance of approaching activism through an antiracist lens. Amy, a founding member and the President of VegLife Des Moines, tells us about the nonprofit’s commitment to fostering community and connecting vegans—and the vegan-curious—to resources.… The post Growing Grassroots in Iowa w/ Amy Luebbert appeared first on Our Hen House.

Duration:01:15:42

State Fairs are No Fun for Animals, w/ Rachel McCrystal & Hervé Breuil

9/10/2022
Summers in the United States are often synonymous with state and county fairs. Advertised as idyllic family fun, these fairs are replete with animal exploitation and the horrors of animal cruelty. Rachel McCrystal and Hervé Breuil of Woodstock Farm Sanctuary join the podcast this week to talk about what really happens to animals at such events. They outline the cruel realities… The post State Fairs are No Fun for Animals, w/ Rachel McCrystal & Hervé Breuil appeared first on Our Hen House.

Duration:01:12:09

A tribute to the life and genius of Sherry Colb

9/8/2022
This very special extra episode is a compilation of interviews we have conducted over the years with our dear friend and passionate animal advocate Sherry Colb, who, as you may know, died last month. These interviews range from our first encounter with Sherry, when she came on to talk about her book, Mind if I Order the Cheeseburger? And Other Questions… The post A tribute to the life and genius of Sherry Colb appeared first on Our Hen House.

Duration:03:16:44

Every Animal in Ukraine w/ Tamara Human

9/3/2022
Tamara Human is the definition of a fearless, compassionate leader and activist, and this week she joins the podcast from Kyiv, Ukraine. Tamara is the force behind Every Animal, a Ukraine-based NGO founded in 2019 committed to mobilizing the vegan movement among Ukrainians. In our conversation, the founder shares how Every Animal is supporting vegan soldiers on the frontlines of the… The post Every Animal in Ukraine w/ Tamara Human appeared first on Our Hen House.

Activism by the Numbers w/ karol orzechowski

8/27/2022
The brilliant karol orzechowski joins the podcast this week, and we couldn’t be more thrilled! karol currently serves as the Content Director for Faunalytics, a nonprofit whose mission is to empower animal advocates with access to thorough, reliable data. While Faunalytics is best known for using research and statistics to strengthen pro-animal, anti-suffering activism, the organization is now also producing visual… The post Activism by the Numbers w/ karol orzechowski appeared first on Our...

Duration:01:04:40

Underdogs w/ Andrew Rowan

8/20/2022
We’re honored to welcome Andrew Rowan, DPhil, to the podcast this week for a critical conversation about companion dogs and poverty. Dr. Rowan has a long tenure in the animal protection movement and is currently the President of WellBeing International, an NGO dedicated to achieving optimal wellbeing for animals, people, and the environment. He joins us today for a discussion about… The post Underdogs w/ Andrew Rowan appeared first on Our Hen House.

Duration:01:06:46

APEX Advocacy w/ Christopher Soul Eubanks

8/13/2022
Christopher “Soul” Eubanks is an unstoppable force, and we’re thrilled to welcome him back to the podcast this week to discuss his new nonprofit, APEX Advocacy. The organization is committed to increasing the number of activists from the global majority. Christopher describes the three central missions driving APEX Advocacy: the Black Vegan Everything website highlighting Black-owned businesses, the Global Majority Caucus… The post APEX Advocacy w/ Christopher Soul Eubanks appeared first on...

Duration:01:03:30

Vegan Dogs & Cats w/ Andrew Knight

8/6/2022
There are few issues more contentious amongst vegans than what to feed companion animals. So, this week, we are going there! Veterinarian, researcher, and animal welfare specialist Andrew Knight knows more about this topic than pretty much anyone, and we are thrilled that he is joining us for a discussion about his recent peer-reviewed study exploring the health impacts of vegan… The post Vegan Dogs & Cats w/ Andrew Knight appeared first on Our Hen House.

Duration:01:18:34

Coextinction w/ Gloria Pancrazi & Michael Bronner

7/30/2022
Documentary filmmaker Gloria Pancrazi and Michael Bronner of Dr. Bronner’s join us this week for a conversation about the recent film, Coextinction. We discuss the stars of the film: the Southern Resident Orcas of the Pacific Northwest who are currently facing extinction and the salmon, whose brutal exploitation is contributing to the to the starvation of the orca and other wildlife. … The post Coextinction w/ Gloria Pancrazi & Michael Bronner appeared first on Our Hen House.

Duration:01:10:23