I'm Erin, but everyone calls me Red and that's just fine with me.

I'm a certified VLCE and Vegan Nutrition Specialist, public speaker, writer, consultant, kitchen wrangler, problem solver, rabble-rouser, jet-setter, and host of the popular vegan podcast Red Radio. I also co-founded The Seed in 2012, and continue to organize events across North America.

By night I'm a muay Thai practitioner, runner, Bikram Yogini, and tattoo enthusiast. Brooklyn is home, but I hail from Toronto, Canada, and I'm currently on the road.

Try to keep up.

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EP71: The Vegan Scoop for August 2013!

All the vegan and AR news that’s fit to feature:  Red Radio Episode Seventy One features August’s installment of The Vegan Scoop!  It’s a doozy.  You’ll hear all the juicy details from headlines all over the world, including Disney’s compassionate re-write, New York City’s shark fin ban, the declining international whale-meat trade, Costa Rica’s pledge to close zoos, and antibiotic-resistant superbugs passed from bovine to human… you ain’t gonna hear this on Morning Joe, folks!  PLUS, in a special feature, Erin Red breaks down this whole Lab-Meat (IVM) fiasco and tells us how she REALLY feels.  OH, YOU MAD BRO??  Please consider supporting Red Radio by visiting Erin Red’s home base erinred.com and clicking on ‘Support the Show’, and make sure to subscribe to Red Radio on iTunes (or your favorite podcatcher) today!  If you love what you hear, leave a glowing review with five sparkly stars, or drop Erin Red a line at erinredradio@gmail.com.  Better yet, dial the Red Radio Hotline at (510) 500-KALE and speak your truth!  Don’t feel connected?  Follow Erin Red on Twitter (@erinred) and Like her on Facebook (/erinred)!

 

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xo Erin Red

EP64: Getting Romantic (and Hungry!) with Anne Dinshah!

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Alright, so the picturesque cover may not look anything at all like your typical New York City date… perhaps in Central Park?… and granted, I’m happily off the market, so to speak… nonetheless I really enjoyed Dating Vegans by Anne Dinshah!  It’s a really pleasant read and it definitely helped me gain insight into my own relationships and further define exactly what’s important to me in a partner.  It was a blast talking with Anne about her dating adventures and recipe creations for Red Radio Episode Sixty Four.  Plus, I talk smack about the growing popularity of that nasty swill otherwise known as Greek Yogurt.  Seriously, if I have to listen to one more gym buddy wax poetic about that crap, I’m gonna scream.

Alright, enough angst.  Check out EP64!

Why don’t you slip into something more comfortable, then come on back in front of this cozy fireplace for some vegan s’mores and Red Radio Episode Sixty Four?  Erin Red gets to know author, athlete and vegan royalty Anne Dinshah to talk growing up vegan, creating simple and delicious recipes, and her titillating new book Dating Vegans: Recipes for Relationships.  Want more?  Ask and ye shall receive: The Vegan Scoop goes in on the Greek yogurt trend, and discusses the perfect absurdity of a solar-powered coal plant.  OH, YOU SHOULDN’T HAVE!  Please consider supporting Red Radio by visiting Erin Red’s home base erinred.com and clicking on ‘Support the Show’, and make sure to subscribe to Red Radio on iTunes (or your favorite podcatcher) today!  If you love what you hear, leave a glowing review with five sparkly stars, or drop Erin Red a line at erinredradio@gmail.com.  Better yet, dial the Red Radio Hotline at (510) 500-KALE and speak your truth!  Don’t feel connected?  Follow Erin Red on Twitter (@erinred) and Like her on Facebook (/erinred)!

 

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SHOW NOTES

Alright, y’all.  Let’s make it weekly.

xo Erin Red

(Photo Credit: From A to Vegan)

EP63: Redefining Radical with Author and Activist Rory Freedman!

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Can you even deal with the scrumptiousness??  I’m having a hard time, to tell you the truth.  That’s author and activist Rory Freedman up there, with her three delicious pups (L to R) Timber, Lucy and Joey.  Vegan or not, I can barely stop myself from devouring them all, Rory included. 

I had a really incredible conversation with Rory Freedman in Red Radio Episode Sixty Three; we touched on all sorts of titillating topics and learned about Rory’s winding road to activism and vegan advocacy.  Her brand new book, Beg: A Radical New Way of Regarding Animals, is available everywhere and I can’t recommend it enough - grab a copy to enjoy yourself, and pick a few more up for the animal lovers in your life… this is the kind of book that can change hearts and minds in the most charming of ways.  

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Plus, I reveal a bevy of big news about the future of Red Radio… big things are happening, folks, and I’m so excited to have you along for the ride!  Everything’s coming up hummus. 

Red Radio Episode Sixty Three blows the roof off the place!  Join author, vegan advocate and animal superhero Rory Freedman for a candid and revealing discussion about her epic life changes, her three canine fur babies, and her brand new book Beg: A Radical New Way of Regarding Animals.  Plus, Erin Red does some revealing of her own with MAJOR ANNOUNCEMENTS about the future of Red Radio, and continues her love/hate relationship with PETA.  Can you handle it?!  Please consider supporting Red Radio by visiting Erin Red’s home base erinred.com and clicking on ‘Support the Show’, and make sure to subscribe to Red Radio on iTunes (or your favorite podcatcher) today!  If you love what you hear, leave a glowing review with five sparkly stars, or drop Erin Red a line at erinredradio@gmail.com and speak your truth!  Don’t feel connected?  Follow Erin Red on Twitter (@erinred) and Like her on Facebook (/erinred)!

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SHOW NOTES

Only one more EP until we get regular, y’all…

xo Erin Red

EP62: Find Sanctuary with Kathy Stevens of CAS!

Aw, man.  The preciousness of Kathy and Rambo in that there photo is almost enough to make me forget about how insanely late this blog post is.  Forgive me!  As I mentioned in the EP61 Show Notes, I got a LOT going on right now.  Epic changes, serious shifts, major moves being made.  Some planned, some completely and earth-shakingly unexpected.  But never fear, my wonderful friends.  The universe is readying me for some very big things, and my (full time) job is to make sure I’m prepared and paying close attention.  When this gift falls in my lap, I’m gonna hold on tight and take off like a rocket.  Just you watch. 

And man, if you’re not into this hippy-dippy feelgood malarky, maybe save  Red Radio Episode Sixty Two for another day.  Because it’s sincerely a warm and fuzzy episode, and I LOVE it.  Hear Catskill Animal Sanctuary Founder and Director Kathy Stevens discuss her lifelong connection to animals, her journey to veganism, her newest book - the re-released classic, Animal Camp - and the daily miracles at CAS.  Plus, Rip Esselstyn reps HARD for the vegans on CBS!  Peace and love, my friends.  Peace and love.  

Red Radio Episode Sixty Two welcomes acclaimed author, vegan advocate, and animal rescuer Kathy Stevens, Founder and Director of Catskill Animal Sanctuary!  In a comprehensive and candid interview, Kathy discusses everything from her massive career change, to her decision to go vegan at 43, to her numerous personal connections with rescued farm animals, plus the recent re-release of Animal Camp, her love letter to the hundreds of animals at CAS.  Plus, Rip Esselstyn representing on CBS This Morning, and more arsenic-laden chicken flesh in The Vegan Scoop!  ARE YOU VEGAN YET?! Please consider supporting Red Radio by visiting Erin Red’s home base erinred.com and clicking on ‘Support the Show’, and make sure to subscribe to Red Radio on iTunes (or your favorite podcatcher) today!  If you love what you hear, leave a glowing review with five sparkly stars, or drop Erin Red a line at erinredradio@gmail.com and speak your truth!  Don’t feel connected?  Follow Erin Red on Twitter (@erinred) and Like her on Facebook (/erinred)!

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SHOW NOTES

Episode 63 is gonna blow your mind.

xo Erin Red

EP61: Delicious Activism with Chef Jay Astafa!



So there are many, many big changes happening in Red’s world right now… here I was focused on my next move, getting my ducks in a row, hustling hard to make big thangs happen… when suddenly it dawned on me that I NEVER BLOGGED ABOUT MY LAST TWO RED RADIO EPs! 

Yikes.  No bueno.  C’mon, Redheads!  You’re supposed to remind me when this happens, so I can yank m’self up by the old bootstraps!  Jeez Louise!

Anyway, I’m really glad you guys loved Red Radio Episode Sixty One.  It was a real treat to work with Chef Jay Astafa, and I can’t wait to see what big thangs await him and his already impressive career.  Vegans for the win!

Let the mouthwatering begin!  In Red Radio Episode Sixty One, Erin Red welcomes young vegan chef Jay Astafa to discuss his hugely successful two-day pop-up event earlier this month, his decision to go vegan at a young age, his ambitious path to becoming a vegan chef, and his plans for an NYC based vegan fine-dining experience later this year!  Don’t miss the borderline pornographic conversation about Jay’s delectable recipes, either!  Plus, Erin Red talks animal extinction, Whole Foods’ redemption, and top chef perversion in this week’s Vegan Scoop!  TRULY DECADENT RADIO!  Please consider supporting Red Radio by visiting Erin Red’s home base erinred.com and clicking on ‘Support the Show’, and make sure to subscribe to Red Radio on iTunes (or your favorite podcatcher) today!  If you love what you hear, leave a glowing review with five sparkly stars, or drop Erin Red a line at erinredradio@gmail.com and speak your truth!  Don’t feel connected?  Follow Erin Red on Twitter (@erinred) and Like her on Facebook (/erinred)!


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SHOW NOTES

Stay tuned - EP62’s post will be published tomorrow!

xo Erin Red

EP59: A Stroll on Main Street with Victoria Moran!

I’m lucky enough to have spent a whole lot of time with the woman pictured above, and the idea that she has appeared on Red Radio totally blows my mind.  Vegan Powerhouse doesn’t even begin to describe… those of you who are familiar with her amazing body of work already know what I’m talking about.  

Yup, none other than Vegan of the Year 2012 Victoria Moran joined me for an intimate and inspiring conversation in Red Radio Episode Fifty-Nine.  I can hardly call this work; I learned so much about Victoria and her boundless work on behalf of the animals, and her words reflected so much on my own life experiences… it’s sincerely an honor to be able to bring her words to all of you!  Not to mention Gene Baur and his amazing interview in Runner’s World… guys, we’re talking about nearly TWO AND A HALF HOURS of vegan goodness!  

I mean, REALLY!

At long last, Erin Red welcomes bestselling author, speaker, and vegan powerhouse Victoria Moran to Red Radio Episode Fifty-Nine!  Listen in on an inspiring, heartwarming, and revitalizing conversation as Victoria shares her rich life experiences, discusses the growing vegan movement, and fills us in on her plans for a brand new book.  Plus, Farm Sanctuary President Gene Baur brings brave animal activism to Runner’s World magazine, and milk mustaches take on a whole new meaning… over two full hours of casein-free conversation!  SPECTACULAR!  Please consider supporting Red Radio by visiting Erin Red’s home base erinred.com and clicking on ‘Support the Show’, and make sure to subscribe to Red Radio on iTunes (or your favorite podcatcher) today!  If you love what you hear, leave a glowing review with five sparkly stars, or drop Erin Red a line at erinredradio@gmail.com and speak your truth!  Don’t feel connected?  Follow Erin Red on Twitter (@erinred) and Like her on Facebook (/erinred)!

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EPISODE 59 SHOW NOTES

Don’t forget to tune in for EP60… it’s gonna be a party.

xo Erin Red