Plant Prescription Podcast

Lab grown meat, global effects of shifting towards eating plant-based, and the story behind Plant Based News with Robbie Lockie

September 06, 2020 Season 1 Episode 17
Plant Prescription Podcast
Lab grown meat, global effects of shifting towards eating plant-based, and the story behind Plant Based News with Robbie Lockie
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Plant Prescription Podcast
Lab grown meat, global effects of shifting towards eating plant-based, and the story behind Plant Based News with Robbie Lockie
Sep 06, 2020 Season 1 Episode 17

Our guest today is Robbie Lockie, an inspiring changemaker and one of the co-founders behind Plant Based News, a global news platform for all the up to date plant-based and vegan news. He has worked with a variety of ethical brands, gives public talks, helped co-produce a short documentary, and been involved with the production of vegan ads and online campaigns. Robbie is such a force for the plant-based and vegan movement. He even initiated World Plant Milk Day, a day dedicated to promoting dairy alternatives on August 22! We hope you enjoy this conversation! 

In this episode we cover: 

  • Robbie’s childhood and his move to London 
  • The experiences that led him to try a plant-based diet and become vegan 
  • Why he was inspired to become an advocate for the vegan movement 
  • How Plant-Based News came into existence and what growth has looked like 
  • The problem with meat eating being an expression of masculinity 
  • His thoughts on plant-based meats and fast food restaurants offering vegan alternatives 
  • His thoughts on “lab meat” or cellular agriculture 
  • Why shifting to a more plant-based economy will benefit global society 
  • The future for Plant Based News 

You can connect with Robbie on Instagram: @robbie_lockie, Facebook: @veganchangemaker and Twitter: @robbielockie 

Follow Plant-Based News on Instagram: @plantbasednews and Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/plantbasednews/ 

The main Plant-Based News website is here: https://www.plantbasednews.org and YouTube channel is here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJRjK20fHylJyf-HiBtqI2w 

Episode Resources: 

Thank you for tuning in! Make sure to subscribe to The Plant Prescription Podcast so you get notified when new episodes are published. If you enjoy our material and are listening through Apple Podcasts, please leave us a review as this will help more people discover this podcast. We would love to hear from you guys on what you thought of the episode and what you'd like to hear in the future so please connect with us on Instagram. 

IG: Muzammil: @dr.plantbased, Cass: @plant_fueled

Facebook: @theplantprescription

Music credit: Scott Holmes.

Show Notes

Our guest today is Robbie Lockie, an inspiring changemaker and one of the co-founders behind Plant Based News, a global news platform for all the up to date plant-based and vegan news. He has worked with a variety of ethical brands, gives public talks, helped co-produce a short documentary, and been involved with the production of vegan ads and online campaigns. Robbie is such a force for the plant-based and vegan movement. He even initiated World Plant Milk Day, a day dedicated to promoting dairy alternatives on August 22! We hope you enjoy this conversation! 

In this episode we cover: 

  • Robbie’s childhood and his move to London 
  • The experiences that led him to try a plant-based diet and become vegan 
  • Why he was inspired to become an advocate for the vegan movement 
  • How Plant-Based News came into existence and what growth has looked like 
  • The problem with meat eating being an expression of masculinity 
  • His thoughts on plant-based meats and fast food restaurants offering vegan alternatives 
  • His thoughts on “lab meat” or cellular agriculture 
  • Why shifting to a more plant-based economy will benefit global society 
  • The future for Plant Based News 

You can connect with Robbie on Instagram: @robbie_lockie, Facebook: @veganchangemaker and Twitter: @robbielockie 

Follow Plant-Based News on Instagram: @plantbasednews and Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/plantbasednews/ 

The main Plant-Based News website is here: https://www.plantbasednews.org and YouTube channel is here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJRjK20fHylJyf-HiBtqI2w 

Episode Resources: 

Thank you for tuning in! Make sure to subscribe to The Plant Prescription Podcast so you get notified when new episodes are published. If you enjoy our material and are listening through Apple Podcasts, please leave us a review as this will help more people discover this podcast. We would love to hear from you guys on what you thought of the episode and what you'd like to hear in the future so please connect with us on Instagram. 

IG: Muzammil: @dr.plantbased, Cass: @plant_fueled

Facebook: @theplantprescription

Music credit: Scott Holmes.