All Things Vegan ~ Show Notes ~ Dec 25, 2012 ~ Sweet Talk with Robin Asbell, author of “Sweet and Easy Vegan.” Plus a spotlight on Amos Bronson Alcott

Sweet Talk with Robin Asbell, author of “Sweet and Easy Vegan,” Plus a Spotlight on Amos Bronson Alcott

In this episode, we talk with Robin Asbell about her new book, Sweet and Easy Vegan. We shine the spotlight on Amos Bronson Alcott, an abolitionist, educator, and vegan advocate ahead of his time. We also bring you 10 reasons to go vegan in the New Year, and highlight some organizations that are helping animals and people in Central Oregon. Plus, find out how a team of dogs is comforting people in times of tragedy.

And, of course, we highlight additional News from the Vegan Frontier, let you know about vegan related happenings in and around Central Oregon, and more!

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Interviews:

Sweet & Easy Vegan by Robin Asbell

“Sweet & Easy Vegan” by Robin Asbell

A few months back, just before we were all headed up to Portland VegFest, we had a return visit from one of our favorite cookbook authors, Robin Asbell, author of Sweet and Easy Vegan. We thought this interview would be a good one to share for the holidays, along with a special recipe from her book.

Robin Asbell

Robin Asbell

You might also want to check out this interview we did with Robin back in January 2012.

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News from the Vegan Frontier:

Charitable Orgs:

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Vegan Bite:

Coconut, Almond, and Chocolate Chip Cookies, recipe by Robin Asbell

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News around Town:

VegNet Bend will hold their monthly meeting and potluck at 6p, Jan 23rd, at The Environmental Center, 16 NW Kansas in Bend. Bring a vegan dish to share and your recipe or list of ingredients.

For more information about this event, see VegNet Bend Group on Facebook or email info@vegnetbend.org.

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Music:

Vegan Smythe

Vegan Smythe

“Blindfold” is by Vegan Smythe, a Melbourne, Australia based entertainer who’s putting a fresh spin on animal rights through satirical songs and comedy. To learn more about Vegan and his music, please listen to our interview with him from September 2012.

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Paul Seymour

Paul Seymour

Theme song and musical clips are courtesy of Paul Seymour. To learn more about New Zealand / Australia based Paul or his music, please visit paulseymour.com.au.

Paul has new music he’d love you to listen at YouTube, Amazon.com, or iTunes.

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All Things Vegan airs on KPOV, Bend Community Radio.

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