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Episode 25: Olivia Hu

The co-founder of the Brooklyn-based Old Timers bar discusses what she loves and hates about being a bartender-and how to build a more inclusive restaurant and drinking culture.

Episode 24: Amy Quichiz

The founder of Veggie Mijas, a collective for vegan women of color, talks about social justice and food

Episode 23: Toby Buggiani

The owner of Adelina’s, an Italian restaurant in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, talks about curating plant-based menus.

Episode 22: Roopa Kalyanaraman Marcello

A public health expert — and the founder of Monsoon Sweets — talks about the systemic power of large food corporations and how the industry keeps you unhealthy.

Episode 21: Becca Hegarty

The co-founder of Pittsburgh’s Bitter Ends Luncheonette on building a sustainable farm-to-table business, finding land to grow food, and emotionally caring for livestock destined to become meat.

Episode 20: Casandra Rosario

A conversation with the founder of Food Before Love, which creates dining experiences that make “a space for marginalized consumers to create and tell their own stories through food.”

Episode 19: Lee Kalpakis

A conversation with an editorial producer at Thrillist and the host of “A Little Help,” a YouTube show that helps new cooks learn to create inexpensive and easy meals.

Episode 18: Ysanet Batista

The founder of the worker co-operative Woke Foods, which creates plant-based Dominican cuisine, talks about veganism, decolonizing agriculture, and social justice.

Episode 17: Ethan Frisch and Ori Zohar

A conversation with the founders of Burlap & Barrel: Single-Origin Spices, who apply models used in coffee and chocolate importation-with fair wages and a transparent supply chain-to spices.

Episode 16: Aidan Altman and Andrew McClure

The founders of Fora Foods on going vegan, why corporate agriculture is everyone’s enemy, and why aquafaba has gone mainstream.