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Episode 458: Francesca “Sol” Chaney and Liz Dee

10/20/2018
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Jasmin and Mariann talk about Mariann's trip to the Animal Law Conference and the ramifications of the recent climate change report. Jasmin talks to Francesca "Sol" Chaney, owner of the Bushwick-based vegan restaurant Sol Sips. (16:35). Mariann covers Rising Anxieties (46:05), and chats with Liz Dee about the exciting things happening at Smarties around Halloween (57:45)

Duration:01:11:02

Episode 457: Eric Adams

10/13/2018
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Jasmin and Mariann cover this week's news stories. Jasmin talks to Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams about his journey to veganism, the incredible initiatives he is implementing to promote healthier diets in schools, hospitals, and religious institutions and why the American public's unhealthy diet makes him "angry every day." (11:45). Mariann covers Rising Anxieties (39:00).

Duration:00:48:27

Episode 456: Earthling Ed

10/6/2018
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Jasmin and Mariann discuss Jasmin's observations from the Reducetarian Summit. Jasmin talks to Earthling Ed about strategies for being a "pro-positive" activist, his new grassroots organization Surge, his film The Land of Hope and Glory, and how he became so good at talking to people on the street about veganism (13:25). And as always, News (51:33) and Rising Anxieties (59:42).

Duration:01:07:47

Episode 455: Jacy Reese

9/29/2018
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Jasmin and Mariann discuss an inspiring and important exchange about animal rights between Jasmin and Elisa Camahort-Page at a recent book launch event. Mariann talks to Jacy Reese about his new book, The End of Animal Farming (16:30). And as always, News (56:45) and Rising Anxieties (1:01:20).

Duration:01:09:41

Episode 454: John Yunker

9/22/2018
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Jasmin gives us an exclusive report from the Mercy For Animals Hidden Heroes Gala featuring interviews with Alicia Silverstone, Emily Deschanel, Elliot Knight, Evanna Lynch, and Maggie Q (2:45). Jasmin talks to author John Yunker about his new anthology Writing For Animals (13:45). And as always, News (57:36) and Rising Anxieties (1:03:08).

Duration:01:14:11

Episode 453: Rachel Atcheson, Daniel Staackmann and Nicole Sopko

9/15/2018
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Jasmin and Mariann continue their ongoing discussion about the connotations of the word "vegan." Mariann interviews Rachel Atcheson about how she is helping Brooklyn Borough president Eric Adams promote plant-based initiatives in New York (16:45). Jasmin visits Upton's Breakroom in Chicago to chat with Daniel Staackmann and Nicole Sopko from Upton's Naturals (1:00:25). And as always, News (54:20) and Rising Anxieties (1:21:15).

Duration:01:33:08

Episode 452: Carol J. Adams & Ginny Messina

9/8/2018
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Jasmin and Mariann talk about the recent NYC premiere of the documentary The End of Meat (featuring Mariann!), and Gene Baur's recent appearance on Tucker Carlson Tonight. Jasmin interviews Carol J. Adams and Ginny Messina about their new book, Protest Kitchen: Fight Injustice, Save the Planet, and Fuel Your Resistance One Meal at a Time(14:33). We also have a special dedication and, as always, News (58:00) and Rising Anxieties (1:03:40).

Duration:01:17:49

Episode 451: Brenna Taylor

9/1/2018
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Jasmin and Mariann talk about the challenges of highlighting animal issues on social media. Mariann interviews Brenna Taylor of Seattle Food Tech about their plant-based alternative to chicken nuggets and their work to get these products to the market (10:45). And as always, News (45:32) and Rising Anxieties (52:15).

Duration:01:07:48

Episode 450: Rachel Krantz

8/25/2018
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Jasmin and Mariann discuss the definitions of the word vegan and the freeing of Animal Crackers. Jasmin talks to Rachel Krantz of Mercy For Animals about strategies for using the shifting media landscape to promote veganism (22:14). And as always, News (1:02:35) and Rising Anxieties (1:09:40).

Duration:01:15:43

Episode 449: Leah Garces

8/18/2018
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Jasmin and Mariann discuss Toronto's "Vegandale." Mariann talks to Leah Garces of Compassion in World Farming and Mercy for Animals about the future of factory farming and the Plants For A Change campaign (18:25). And as always, News (58:55) and Rising Anxieties (1:07:58).

Duration:01:18:51

Episode 448: Best Of Undercover Investigations with Liz Pachaud, Timothy Pachirat, and TJ Tumasse

8/11/2018
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We revisit some of our favorite Our Hen House interviews with undercover investigators. Liz Pachaud on her experiences on factory farms around the U.S. and some tips for anyone interested in becoming undercover investigators themselves (3:10). Timothy Pachirat on what it was like working inside a slaughterhouse where 2,500 cows were killed per day–one every twelve seconds (38:31). TJ Tumasse on his many years of undercover factory farm work as well as his efforts heading up undercover...

Duration:01:38:31

Episode 447: Matt Rice

8/4/2018
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Jasmin and Mariann respond to recent listener feedback about Mariann's interview with Brian Kateman, and also discuss the Impossible Burger. Jasmin talks to Matt Rice of Mercy for Animals (16:45). And as always, News (1:06:20) and Rising Anxieties (1:14:33).

Duration:01:22:50

Episode 446: Brian Kateman

7/28/2018
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Jasmin and Mariann discuss banning plastic straws, the joys of oat milk, and the news of the California Waffle Company ditching free range eggs and going vegan. Mariann talks to Brian Kateman about the reducetarian movement (15:00). And as always, News (59:48) and Rising Anxieties (1:08:46).

Duration:01:19:18

Episode 445: Stephanie Feldstein and Queen V

7/21/2018
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Jasmin and Mariann talk about Ellen Degeneres on "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee." Jasmin talks to Stephanie Feldstein about her new book, The Animal Lovers Guide to Changing The World (13:18). Vegan musician Queen V plays Mariann some of her songs and talks about her career...(46:37). And as always, News (39:48) and Rising Anxieties (1:11:13).

Duration:01:18:03

Episode 444: Liz Dee and Clare Mann

7/14/2018
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Jasmin and Mariann talk about creating hope in times of despair. Mariann talks to Liz Dee (13:20) about the formation and mission of Vegan Lady Boss. Jasmin talks to Clare Mann (51:45) about her new book, Vystopia. And as always, News (44:53) and Rising Anxieties (1:12:00).

Duration:01:18:55

Episode 443: Tracye McQuirter and Emil Guillermo

7/7/2018
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Jasmin and Mariann talk about Jasmin's experiences at the recent Animal Rights Conference. Mariann talks to Tracye McQuirter (13:25) about her new book, Ageless Vegan. Jasmin talks to Emil Guillermo (1:03:47), journalist and host of PETA's new podcast. And as always, News (55:20) and Rising Anxieties (1:33:40).

Duration:01:40:18

Episode 442: Elise Desaulniers

6/30/2018
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Jasmin and Mariann discuss the role of civility when discussing animal rights issues and how that relates to their disappointment around the new film Eating Animals. Mariann talks to Elise Desaulniers (20:45) of the Montreal SPCA about how rescue organization adopt policies regarding other animals and trying to connect dog and cat lovers to larger animal rights issues. And as always, News (53:33) and Rising Anxieties (58:46).

Duration:01:10:59

Episode 441: Calvin Neufeld

6/23/2018
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Mariann and Jasmin discuss the tragic separation of children from families at the border. Then, Jasmin talks to Calvin Neufeld about his work with Evolve Our Prison Farms (19:25). And as always we have news (55:00) and Rising Anxieties (59:45).

Duration:01:10:57

Episode 440: Dobroslawa Gogloza and Michael Harren

6/16/2018
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Jasmin and Mariann discuss how to approach animal welfare reform campaigns when talking to new individual vegans. Dobroslawa Gogloza talks to Mariann about the thriving and vital animal activism scene in Poland (15:25). Our Hen House's own Michael Harren and Jasmin explore activism through the arts and Michael's moving new book (58:32).

Duration:01:35:51

Episode 439: Sarah Woodcock and Erik Marcus

6/9/2018
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Jasmin talks to Sarah Woodcock about her Minneapolis restaurant, Trio Plant-Based, which was recently funded on Kickstarter and will be opening soon! They discuss Trio’s spectacular vegan menu, the power of partnership, and the efforts to get the project funded. […]

Duration:01:24:23