Welcome to the 390th episode of Our Hen House!
As you know, the Our Hen House podcast has gone on the air every single week since January 2010. We’ll soon have 400 episodes! That’s quite a library, if we do say so ourselves! Knowing what a treasure trove of information those interviews are, we picked out three of our favorites for each of our four hot summer specials. These blasts from the past will remind you just how far we’ve come – and inspire you to continue to change the world for animals.
This week’s interviews, all from our first 100 episodes, include philosopher and, in many ways, founder of the modern animal rights movement, Peter Singer; Farm Sanctuary‘s animal rescue queen, Susie Coston; and journalist Will Potter, author of Green is the New Red. Enjoy!
This episode is brought to you in part through the generosity of A Well-Fed World. A Well-Fed World is a hunger relief and animal protection organization chipping away at two of the world’s most immense, unnecessary and unconscionable forms of suffering… the suffering of people hungry from lack of food, and the suffering of animals used and abused for food. Mending our unjust food system is a critical part of solving the world’s most destructive and persistent problems. Fortunately, the plant-based foods that promote health and well-being are the same foods that conserve resources to better feed the world, while reducing greenhouse gas emissions and protecting the environment. A Well-Fed World provides the means for change by empowering individuals, social justice organizations, and political decision makers to embrace the benefits of plant-based foods and farming. Learn more at awfw.org.
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The Our Hen House theme song is written and sung by the incredible Michael Harren, who is also OHH’s Director of Communications! Don’t forget to tune into Our Hen House’s other two podcasts: The Teaching Jasmin How to Cook Vegan Podcast, and The Animal Law Podcast.