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Viva! Vegan Podcast

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Welcome to the Viva! Vegan Podcast. Our monthly podcast is about all things vegan! We feature fascinating interviews with vegan celebrities and thought leaders. We provide expert advice about vegan health and give some fabulous tips and tricks about vegan cooking. Each episode, we debate some of the most pressing issues we face while offering some light relief with our vegan music section. So no matter where you are in your vegan journey, there'll be something for you in the Viva! Vegan Podcast. The show is hosted by Helen Wilson and is released on the first of each month.

Welcome to the Viva! Vegan Podcast. Our monthly podcast is about all things vegan! We feature fascinating interviews with vegan celebrities and thought leaders. We provide expert advice about vegan health and give some fabulous tips and tricks about vegan cooking. Each episode, we debate some of the most pressing issues we face while offering some light relief with our vegan music section. So no matter where you are in your vegan journey, there'll be something for you in the Viva! Vegan Podcast. The show is hosted by Helen Wilson and is released on the first of each month.

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United Kingdom

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Welcome to the Viva! Vegan Podcast. Our monthly podcast is about all things vegan! We feature fascinating interviews with vegan celebrities and thought leaders. We provide expert advice about vegan health and give some fabulous tips and tricks about vegan cooking. Each episode, we debate some of the most pressing issues we face while offering some light relief with our vegan music section. So no matter where you are in your vegan journey, there'll be something for you in the Viva! Vegan Podcast. The show is hosted by Helen Wilson and is released on the first of each month.

Language:

English


Episodes

#2 The Vegan News Minisode - May 2021

5/11/2021
Welcome to the new Vegan News Minisode, brought to you by leading vegan charity, Presenters Helen and Faye bring you the latest plant-based lifestyle, food and animal campaigns news from around the globe. This episode includes; the launch of the world’s first lab grown chicken being sold in takeaway dishes in Singapore, Boris Johnson set to answer question from Viva! about ending factory farming and animal groups join forces against new anti-protest bill being pushed by the Government. All...

Duration:00:06:18

#55: The future of veganism and inclusivity in the movement (with Sean O’Callaghan, Fat Gay Vegan)

5/3/2021
In this new episode format – we talk to Sean O’Callaghan aka the Fat Gay Vegan, who is one of the world’s most famous and established vegan bloggers. Sean is well known and loved as an event planner, author and general lover of vegan food and drink, with over 67k followers on Instagram. He is based in the UK and Mexico and has been the face of the award-winning Fat Gay Vegan since 2010, building up a huge following blogging about vegan dining across the UK and beyond from an ethical, not...

Duration:00:42:17

#1 The Vegan News Minisode - April 2021

4/9/2021
With Helen Wilson and Faye Lewis Episode 1: April, 2021 Welcome to the new Vegan News Minisode, brought to you by leading vegan charity, Viva!. Presenters Helen and Faye bring you the latest plant-based lifestyle, food and animal campaigns news from around the globe. This episode includes; a new mushroom leather alternative from Stella McCartney, proposals to ban certain breeds of broiler chickens, the end to foie gras imports in the UK, Viva! calling for a ban on factory farming in Prime...

Duration:00:04:59

#54 Sustainable Business and Aquafaba (with Hannah Carter of OGGS)

4/1/2021
In this pilot new episode format – we talk to Hannah Carter, founder of aquafaba company, OGGS, who was named as Start-Up Entrepreneur of the Year at the Great British Entrepreneur Awards 2020. Hannah is on a mission to replace the hidden animal products in our food chain; the ones we don’t even realise are there, the egg white in bread and the poor welfare barn eggs in cheap cakes; they’ve started with eggs. OGGS have launched the UK’s first liquid egg alternative and since it’s launch, has...

Duration:00:29:54

#53 The History of Veganism, The Truth about Prawns and Top Vegan Travel Destinations

3/1/2021
March’s podcast from Viva! – How well do you know your history of veganism? Did you know that ethical veganism is a protected philosophical belief in the UK? Well, we chat to the man that made it happen , who gives us the lowdown on his new book, Ethical Veganism: A Personal and Political Journey to Change the World. In this episode, we also delve into why vegans specifically don’t eat prawns, (spoiler alert, research suggests they do feel pain), and Maryanne from the Vegan Recipe Club...

Duration:01:06:36

#52 Inspiration on Going Vegan, Top Vegan Aphrodisiacs for Valentines and all the latest vegan news & music

2/1/2021
February’s podcast from Viva! – An inspirational story on going vegan, top vegan aphrodisiacs for Valentine’s Day, and all the latest vegan news and music. FIND OUT MORE Going Vegan? Get inspired by our conversation with author and vegan educator, , as we find out how his book And Suddenly, Everything Changed, is helping change hearts and minds We digest the "Eat Balanced" TV adverts and explain how they spread false and misleading information – and what you can do about it! Juice up your...

Duration:00:54:22

Viva! Vegan Podcast Music Special 2021

1/15/2021
This Viva! Vegan Podcast Music Special, hosted by Gavin Chappell-Bates, brings you over an hour of the best music from vegan musicians and bands. It features songs and interviews from the likes of Emi V, Mobius Loop, Luke James Williams, Peace On Your Plate, Tally Spear, and many more. You’ll also hear an exclusive interview with Jordan Martin about the 2021 Vegan Camp Out.

Duration:01:14:08

#51 Top Tips on Trying Vegan in January

12/21/2020
January 2021’s podcast features all the news and updates from Viva! – including this month, our exclusive , vegan fashion with US label and music from Scottish band, . Find out more Making waves with Lex Rigby, Head of Investigations, with our . Why is it so challenging for people to care about fish? Fascinating insights into the fashion industry with US female vegan fashion designers, Meg and Komie Vora, from Delikate Rayne. How do we counter animal products in fashion? Gavin Chappell-Bates...

Duration:00:57:39

#50 Christmas Special - Talking Turkeys Undercover & Top Tips on Eating Vegan this Festive Season

12/1/2020
December’s podcast features all the news and updates from Viva! – join us for a Christmas special; talking turkeys undercover with Lex Rigby, Viva! Head of Investigations, plus tons of festive food and cookery ideas, products reviews and inspiration from our experts! FIND OUT MORE - Campaigns news: Our new Scottish Salmon Farming investigation goes public, updates from our massive #slashtherisk campaign and the latest on our End Factory Farming actions. - Bumper Christmas food feature with...

Duration:01:09:14

#49 World Vegan Month, End Factory Farming campaign launch, Juliet Gellatley talks investigations

11/1/2020
November’s podcast features all the news and updates from Viva! – celebrating World Vegan Month, the End Factory Farming Before It Ends Us campaign launch, an exclusive interview with veteran undercover investigator, Gem De Silva and music from BBC Radio 6 Music star, Luke James-Williams. FIND OUT MORE - Our new campaign launch End Factory Farming Before It Ends Us just in time for World Vegan Day (November 1) - Our 2,000 free meal giveaway for people in need during the pandemic, in...

Duration:01:07:30

#48 Juliet Gellatley interviewed live from Dean Farm Animal Sanctuary in South Wales

10/1/2020
October’s podcast features all the news and updates from Viva! – this month hear Viva! Founder & Director, Juliet Gellatley interviewed live from Dean Farm Animal Sanctuary in South Wales. Hosted by Helen Wilson. FIND OUT MORE - News of a Flat House Farm Day of Action in Leicestershire - Find out about the International Vegan Film Festival online this month - Meet the adorable pigs in the nursery at and hear stories of friendship and rescue with Juliet and sanctuary founder, Mary Frankland -...

Duration:00:52:33

#47 Featuring Viva!'s new undercover investigation

9/1/2020
September’s podcast features all the news and updates from Viva! – including a special focus on the latest undercover investigation into Flat House Farm in Leicestershire, with an interview with campaigns manager, Lex Rigby. FIND OUT MORE - Awards news and reviews of Viva!’s documentary, HOGWOOD: a modern horror story - Find out how to sample eight vegan craft beers from – for free!* - Listen to Lex’s talk on overfishing from the Virtual Animal Rights March in August - Learn about how to...

Duration:01:05:06

#46 News and updates from Viva!, interview with Social Media Influencer, John Oberg

8/4/2020
August’s podcast features all the news and updates from Viva! – including our celebrity-backed open letter to Boris Johnson as part of the , an interview with American social media-influencer as well as top vegan authors and musicians! FIND OUT MORE - Help Viva! End Factory Farming by to Boris Johnson, featured in our news section, plus updates on Hogwood: a modern horror story - Learn how to be the best advocate for animals online from one of the top vegan social media influencers – John...

Duration:01:06:11

#45 Interview with Seth Tibbott, founder of the much-loved and longest running vegan brand, Tofurky. Plus an exclusive interview with Rich Hardy, veteran undercover investigator with more than 20 years experience in the field, on the launch of his new boo

7/1/2020
July's podcast also features all the latest news and updates from Viva!, including the launch of our gripping documentary , and a catch up with Jerome Flynn — Viva! patron and presenter of HOGWOOD. FIND OUT MORE - It's finally here! The launch of HOGWOOD: a modern horror story on , and . Plus wise words from Jerome Flynn, presenter and Viva! patron. - Exclusive interview with Seth Tibbott, founder of the plant-based protein company, . - July cookery inspiration comes from ’s Maryanne Hall,...

Duration:00:50:14

#44 Juliet Gellatley shares the latest news from Viva!'s 3 in 4 campaign and an exclusive interview with Game of Thrones star Jerome Flynn

6/1/2020
June’s podcast features all the news and updates from Viva! – including news from charity founder and director, Juliet Gellatley, on the new campaign, 3 in 4 and an exclusive interview with Game of Thrones actor and Viva! patron, Jerome Flynn. FIND OUT MORE - All you need to know about continuing to helping animals and promote veganism during lockdown, from the Viva! campaigns team - Viva! founder & director, Juliet Gellatley updates us on the highlighting that 3 in 4 new and emerging...

Duration:00:58:32

#43 Viva!'s new 3 in 4 Campaign, Moofree May and Dairy-free Cookery

5/1/2020
May’s podcast features all the news and updates from Viva! – including the launch of the latest campaign, 3 in 4 with founder & director, Juliet Gellatley, following the Coronavirus pandemic. We also discuss how to get involved with . FIND OUT MORE Campaigns and exclusive online news from the campaigns and social media teams Juliet discusses factory farming and Covid-19 and also catches up with Ecotricity founder and fellow vegan, Dale Vince Tune in for some brilliant dairy-free inspiration...

Duration:02:30:10

#42 A special message from Viva! Founder & Director, Juliet Gellatley and the latest Viva! news and vegan-inspired interviews

4/1/2020
April’s podcast opens with a special introduction from Founder and Director, Juliet Gellatley, as we find ourselves in this most unprecedented time of lockdown, due to the . Juliet is joined by Viva!’s Associate Director, Tony Wardle, in a detailed conversation about how the virus started, its connections to factory farming, the role of veganism and what this means for the future. We bring you the latest news and events updates from Viva!, followed by some cheery vegan-themed interviews to...

Duration:01:07:47

#41 HOGWOOD: a modern horror story documentary, Mother's Day of Action for dairy cows and

3/2/2020
March’s podcast celebrates the up and coming release of new ground-breaking documentary – HOGWOOD: a modern horror story. Last summer, Tesco dropped Hogwood pig farm as a supplier following an intense campaign and repeated investigations into horrific conditions there by Viva! investigators. Viva!’s Editor and Associate Director, Tony Wardle, chats to us about how this wonderful victory for animals has transferred into a gripping documentary that is set to launch at the House of Commons at...

Duration:00:53:53

Stay With Us! We're back soon.

2/1/2020
ABOUT OUR SHOW. You can hear this show via Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and on lots of other apps and websites. Spread the word! Don't forget to share us on Facebook and Twitter! Get the latest episode every month, straight to your mobile device or computer. It's automatic and completely free. Copyright owned by Viva! Bristol 2019. Not for re-use without our written agreement. All featured music used by permission. Produced by EMC, the Easy Media Company.

Duration:00:00:34

Veganuary 2020 with Plant-Based News, No Porkies, comedy and musician Ian Haywood

1/15/2020
A belated Happy New Year and a wonderful Veganuary to you all! In this episode, we take a look at how far the vegan movement has progressed, as Laura and Tayana interview the creators of a new feature length film, Vegan 2019. We give our top tips for trying (and staying!) vegan, and feature some laugh-out-loud conversations from our vegan comedy night. IN THIS EPISODE: Kris chats with our Louisa, about vegan resolutions and trying vegan. We interview Klaus, one of the founders of and the...

Duration:01:01:06