Welcome to the 251st episode of Our Hen House, featuring JL Fields, with a review by Ari Solomon, and a special appearance by Our Hen House’s own Anne Green.
In today’s episode, we discuss why we were so excited to run into our favorite web series star at a vegan cafe; where experiential learning plays a role in teaching animal law; ignorant people who you’d assume should know better (but don’t); why wrapping our heads around cannibalism might just be a way in to mainstreaming veganism (!); and the quirky appeal of a cat cafe. We will give you some Rising Anxieties today, too, including one doozy of a story that Our Hen House’s Anne Green will help us decipher.
Joining us today is author, chef, and do-gooder JL Fields, who will squawk with us all about everything from her latest efforts to help transform a sleepy town into a vegan wonderland, to why we should change our perception of what a vegan looks like. She’ll also treat us to an excerpt from her chapter in the new anthology, Running Eating Thinking. Be prepared to be inspired.
All that, vegan banter, and of course, current events from the world of animal rights.
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“Trying to regulate climate change without touching the meat industry is like trying to curb the obesity crisis without confronting, well, the meat industry.” ~Dr. Neal Barnard