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Let's talk about how to raise vegan kids and empower vegan families in a world that is far from plant-based, especially in our piece of the Mid-West. How do we navigate parties, daycare and school, the pediatrician's office, and travel? How do we express our beliefs about vegan family life in a culture that takes kids to the zoo and where even the pumpkin patches feature exploited animals? It's easy...with this vegan fam pod! We have decades of experience being vegans and raising vegans, even when the in-laws don't like it. Everyone is welcome, vegan or not, and we welcome parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, and everyone. Tune in, suggest topics, and share in fam life to the power of V!

Let's talk about how to raise vegan kids and empower vegan families in a world that is far from plant-based, especially in our piece of the Mid-West. How do we navigate parties, daycare and school, the pediatrician's office, and travel? How do we express our beliefs about vegan family life in a culture that takes kids to the zoo and where even the pumpkin patches feature exploited animals? It's easy...with this vegan fam pod! We have decades of experience being vegans and raising vegans, even when the in-laws don't like it. Everyone is welcome, vegan or not, and we welcome parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, and everyone. Tune in, suggest topics, and share in fam life to the power of V!
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Let's talk about how to raise vegan kids and empower vegan families in a world that is far from plant-based, especially in our piece of the Mid-West. How do we navigate parties, daycare and school, the pediatrician's office, and travel? How do we express our beliefs about vegan family life in a culture that takes kids to the zoo and where even the pumpkin patches feature exploited animals? It's easy...with this vegan fam pod! We have decades of experience being vegans and raising vegans, even when the in-laws don't like it. Everyone is welcome, vegan or not, and we welcome parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, and everyone. Tune in, suggest topics, and share in fam life to the power of V!

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English


Episodes

Vegan Registered Dietician Busts Myths about Family Nutrition

9/12/2019
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What are the nutrients we most need in pregnancy? What do our children need in the various stages of life, as vegans? Our guest, a long-time vegan herself, lays out what we need at each stage of life and busts some common myths we hear all too often. Visit http://www.anyatodd.com/ for loads more about vegan nutrition!

Duration:00:41:21

Voices from the Columbus, OH VeganFest! Aug. 24, 2019

8/25/2019
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Why was the Vegan Festival on August 24, 2019, in Columbus, OH, so packed and successful? Hear from vendors I interviewed who sell soul food, a children's book, gluten-free goodies and unique organic clothing! Also hear from the organizer and from people who attended--kids included. Too bad the food truck workers so busy all day or we could've heard from them ;)

Duration:00:10:49

Vegan Trunk-or-Treat and Beggar's Night

8/19/2019
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Halloween is coming faster than we think, and maybe you want to learn how to host a vegan event this year--tune in! Also, how do veg fams handle beggar's night? Listen in to hear some suggestions and see the FB page for more tips from VFCT listeners around the country.

Duration:00:18:40

Off to School!

8/8/2019
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Duration:00:21:50

Marisa Miller Wolfson Interview: Giving our kids the tools to address today's crises

7/25/2019
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Our very special guest, Marisa Miller Wolfson, creator and director of the documentary, Vegucated, discusses strategies to raise empowered kids in tumultuous times. How do we give them community, agency, and hope in the face of challenges such as climate change, animal abuse, and divided political times? How do we keep ourselves healthy in the same environment? We discuss practical ideas to raise engaged, supported youth that are always helpful but especially critical in the most urgent...

Duration:00:42:08

RATED V: Books and Media for Vegan Fams

7/13/2019
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Some books and movies have obvious, explicit veg (Charlotte's Web) or anti-veg (Old Curious George books) messages. But most of it is somewhere in between. Which books, TV and movies have surprising messages about veganism? How do we talk to our kids when circuses and zoos slip into the plots? We compile lists of the best V media for our vegan fams!

Duration:00:16:01

Intro to VFCT and Our Vacay to Best Friends

7/13/2019
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Who is Vegan Fam In Cow Town and what are we all about? Tune in! We will be talking about our trip to the kid's camp at Best Friends in Utah, where we volunteered, loved animals, had a sleepover with a cat, and ate (and ate). Hear from Amy (Mom) and Owen (her kid) about this special trip for families.

Duration:00:13:35

Navigating Daycare and Babysitters for Weegans

7/13/2019
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When weegans go off to babysitters or daycare, how do we foster their vegan diets and lifestyles? Follow 5 steps to selecting care and communicating to maximize the ease for everyone!

Duration:00:13:56