8 Plant-Based Podcasts That Will Change Your Life
With the plethora of visual content that’s streaming out of Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, and YouTube these days — listening can be a lost art.
Hence the increasing popularity of podcasts! They’re portable, digestible, and perfect for long car rides or intense gym workouts.
The number of podcasts on iTunes (or wherever you get your content) is blowing up as we speak, and it can be hard to know what’s worth listening to — and what’s worth skipping. So, we’ve hand-picked some of our faves on the power of plants.
Whether you’re road tripping to LA for the Seed Food & Wine Week and Eat Drink Vegan collab (click here for tix!) — or flying to Miami for November’s edition of Seed FW, get to downloading.
New to the podcast game is Vevolution! The plant-based events and media company just announced the launch of The Vevolution Podcast. The group has recorded over 40 talks from Vevolution Festival 2017, Vevolution Topics 2017 (which included Food Innovation, Health & Wellbeing; Activism & Campaigning and Ethical Fashion) and Vevolution Festival 2016 — and will be releasing one podcast per week.
With over 30 million downloads, this is one of the most popular podcasts out there, run by athlete extraordinaire Rich Roll. The triathlete, cookbook author, and vegan all-star interviews some of the biggest names in health, fitness, nutrition, art, entertainment, entrepreneurship, and spirituality. His wife and fellow author and influencer, Julie Piatt, also has her own awesome podcast called Divine Throughline.
Vegan since 2010, Monique is all about helping other people make the transition to a plant-based diet and see how healthy, simple, and delicious the lifestyle is. Recently featured in The New York Times, she interviews people like Gina from Vegan with Curves, Michelle from World of Vegan, and Jenne from Sweet Potato Soul, who's joining us at Seed Food & Wine Week LA!
If you’re in SoFla — or just want to learn more about the amazing vegan scene in the Magic City, co-hosts Alex and Jeanette interview influencers, thought leaders, and people doing groundbreaking stuff throughout the area. The duo covers all kinds of topics, from poetry fests to climate change to institutional barriers and more.
This OG podcast features the witticisms and banter of Jasmin Singer and Mariann Sullivan, who have been interviewing plant-based influencers, celebrities, and activists for years. Winner of Webby Awards in 2015 and 2013, the podcast features the likes of author Carol Adams, GFI CEO Bruce Friedrich, musician Moby, Dr. Neal Barnard, and many, many more.
Nutrition Facts with Dr. Greger One of the leading experts in plant-based nutrition and health, Dr. Michael Greger drops truth bombs on the regular via his weekly installments. Listen to him lay down the facts about fighting cancer with diet, the health effects of marijuana, and how cell phones affect your brain.
Author Colleen Patrick-Goudreau's award-winning podcast has been going for almost 12 years, and covers topics like food waste, clean meat, ethical tourism, and a whole host of other issues relevant to the vegan and plant-based community.