NBSV 046: Victoria Moran on being vegan since 1983, and developing the Main Street Vegan Academy
Updated: Jan 9
Victoria Moran is the author of 13 books, including Main Street Vegan, The Love-Powered Diet, and The Good Karma Diet. Featured twice on Oprah, and voted “Peta’s Sexiest Vegan Over 50” in 2016, Moran hosts the Main Street Vegan podcast and is director of the Main Street Vegan Academy, a week-long intensive in NYC, training and certifying vegan lifestyle coaches, educators, and entrepreneurs.
Victoria is also lead producer of A Prayer for Compassion, Thomas Jackson’s 2019
documentary introducing vegan living to people of faith.
Important topics and points you don't want to miss:
>> Victoria's vegan story. She's been vegan since 1983!
>> A discussion of the definition of the term "vegan" - its original roots, and how it's changed.
>> Myth: Vegans are super-healthy, or they're not really vegan.
>> Myth: The different "factions" within veganism (e.g. entrepreneurs, "enviro-vegans", whole foods plant-based vegans, etc.) have interests too different to be one movement.
>> Diversity within veganism, and the importance of being mentally flexible.
>> A Prayer for Compassion: Victoria's film project showing diverse religions and their connections to veganism.
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Mentioned in the episode:
>> Izzy's feature on the No-Bullsh!t Vegan podcast, sharing her story of veganism, strength training, and recovering from major surgery.
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