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.

Episode 15: Sheri Hood

The former band manager and vegan winemaker discusses why she became vegetarian, how that inspired her to make vegan wines, and what it was like to not eat meat while on tour in the 1990s.

Episode 14: Cheryl Mitchell

A conversation with the Elmhurst Milked food scientist who developed Rice Dream and the Elmhurst Milked line of nut, grain, and seed vegan milks.

Episode 13: Soleil Ho

The food writer talks about entomophagy, or eating insects, the tech industry’s obsession with cricket flour, and what it all means for vegans and vegetarians.

Episode 12: Chitra Agrawal

The founder of the Brooklyn Delhi line of condiments talks about her lifelong vegetarianism, the word “curry,” and her punk rock youth in New Jersey.

Episode 11: Gabriella Paiella

It’s not easy to make being vegan both funny and incisive. A conversation about Tevas, bad jokes about vegans, and the relationship between veganism and body image.