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Vegans on NPR

This week, vegan authors, chefs, and nutritionists were featured in NPR’s radio episode, “Vegans Take America.”

Beef is no longer what’s for dinner. This week, the NPR radio show On Point with Tom Ashbrook featured some of the country’s most well-known vegans discussing veganism’s quick rise in popularity on the episode “Vegans Take America.” Guests included Isa Chandra Moskowitz, author of the Post Punk Kitchen blog and new book Appetite for Reduction; and Mollie Katzen, best-selling author of Moosewood Cookbook. Other guests included Kim O’Donnel, journalist, chef, and author of The Meat Lover’s Meatless Cookbook; and Susan Nitzke, department chair of nutritional sciences at the University of Wisconsin. A recording of the show can be found on the On Point website.

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