Season 1 Recap: For Animals. For Earth. Podcast

Ep 1: Organic Foods & Nutrition with Brooke Freeman

Organic Foods & Nutrition to Improve Health with Brooke Freeman on the For Animals For Earth Podcast - Episode 1

Brooke is the founder of Natural Freedom Farm.  Episode is at:

  1. Cook more meals with organic foods grown IN the earth (veggies!)
  2. Try growing your own fruits & veggies with a small garden or planter box
  3. If eating meat, make sure it is ethically sourced
  4. Make cooking time special – watch or listen to something you love
  5. Let your kids help – both in the garden & cooking
  6. Look up Natural Freedom Farm @naturalfreedomfarm

Ep 2: Sustainability, Fast Fashion & the Future, Laura Choi

Sustainability, Fast Fashion & the Future with Laura Choi from Fashion for Conservation. On the For Animals For Earth Podcast, episode 2.

Laura is the president of Fashion for Conservation.  Episode 2 is at

  1. Spend time and thought defining your own unique style, and move away from trends
  2. Borrow or trade clothes with friends or family
  3. Purchase and re-sell using second hand shops
  4. Buy handmade goods from small artisans. Farmer’s markets, Etsy, or local shops that specialize in this are great places to start.
  5. Look up @fashionforconservation

Ep 3,4,5: Green Beauty Ingredients, Non-Toxic Anti Aging with Paige Padgett

Paige Padgett lays out an easy clean beauty roadmap in four steps | For Animals For Earth

Paige is a Hollywood makeup artist, a green beauty influencer, and founder of Erthling.  Episodes 3, 4, and 5 at

  1. Copy & paste the ingredient list to see if a product is safe at Skin Carisma
  2. Buy Paige’s book!  Seriously, Paige’s book made it SO easy to clean my beauty routine.  She breaks green beauty down into simple, easy to understand ideas.  She then walks you through changing your makeup drawer. And you have the book to reference forever.
  3. Sign up for Paige’s free 5 Day Clean Beauty Challenge
  4. Look for the EWG VERIFIED™ or COSMOS seal on the box.
  5. Research brands and then make a list of your favorite trusted brands so that shopping is faster next time.
  6. Or, just start one at a time.  Next time that you need to replace an item, replace it with a clean one.
  7. Look up @paigepadgett and @we.are.erthling

Ep 6: Help Monarch Butterflies with Patti Andrasak

Patti Andrasak from Inner Peace Reiki teaches us how to help monarch butterflies on the For Animals For Earth Podcast.

Patti is the founder of Inner Peace Reiki & Yoga Episode is at

  1. Plant milkweed seeds (go to your local nursery to find seeds that are native to your area)
  2. Watch monarch butterfly documentaries on YouTube to learn, and get inspired
  3. Join Patti’s private Facebook group (The Butterfly Lady) and get one on one advice for helping caterpillars at your home
  4. Order a butterfly habitat to help the caterpillars that hatch on your milkweed survive
  5. Look up @inner_peace_reiki_and_yoga

Ep 7: Become an Animal Shelter Volunteer with Marissa de la Torre

Marissa de la Torre talks to us about becoming an animal shelter volunteer in episode 7 of the For Animals For Earth Podcast | For Animals For Earth

Marissa is a photographer at Marissa De La Torre and owner of De La Doggies Episode at

  1. Share photos of animals that need homes when we see them on social media
  2. Approach a local rescue group at Petco or Petsmart and ask if we can help by using a talent we have
  3. If we sign up to volunteer, consistently show up and communicate
  4. Put together a small group of friends to offer photography and social media posts to our local shelter
  5. Join an educational outreach program such as spay/neuter or read to pets
  6. Look up @marissadela

Ep 8: Fight Cystic Acne with Non-toxic Spot Care, Nga Tran

Fight cystic acne with Skin Society nontoxic spot care. Learn more about the treatment in episode 8 of the For Animals For Earth Podcast.

Nga is the Founder of SKIN SOCIETY®.  Episode available at:

  1. Fully empty product bottles (don’t put leftover product down the drain or into the landfill).  If we don’t like a product, donate it to a friend to use.
  2. Start using reusable cotton pads instead of one time use cotton pads.
  3. Reuse or recycle containers and packaging.  A great idea is to use small bottles for travel.
  4. Minimize skin care and use only what we really need.
  5. If we struggle with acne, try to find a clean product to fight it (like SKIN SOCIETY®)
  6. Look up @skinsociety_

Ep 9: Compassion Toward Every Living Being, Katie Katsenis

Katie Katsenis - Photographer of the Mother-Child Project displaying compassion through this relationship. From episode 9 of the For Animals For Earth Podcast

Katie is a photographer at Panos Productions Episode available at

  1. Practice compassion while we’re driving, stopping to breathe when someone makes us angry
  2. Stop before killing an insect to think, “this could have been my mother”
  3. When giving gifts, choose an experience, or something timeless
  4. Lookup @panosphotography

Ep. 10: Fundraise for Animal Shelters with Dr. Monisha Seth

Learn how to help animal shelters with Dr. Monisha Seth of Franklins Friends in episode 10 of the For Animals For Earth Podcast

Dr. Monisha Seth is a founder of Franklin’s Friends Episode available at

  1. Use to look for a new pet to adopt (don’t shop)
  2. Start small by joining a fundraiser for our local shelter
  3. Lookup @franklinsfriends

Ep. 11: Artisan Foods with Julie Rosenberg

Purchasing artisan foods helps us to eat consciously, connecting our minds and bodies to our food, to the earth, and to each other. Julie from Julie's Beet joins us in episode 11 of the For Animals For Earth Podcast

Julie is the owner of Julie’s Beet Episode available at

  1. Keep it local.  Seek out foods that are grown in our local area, and are in season.
  2. Go off the beaten path.  Rather than going to Starbucks, find a local coffee shop instead.
  3. At the Farmer’s Market, choose one new thing to try, or tell our kids that we’ll let them pick any one new thing to try.
  4. Have a good olive oil, salt and spice blend on hand at home, and use these to elevate meat or vegetables into artisan foods.
  5. Take time to read the story behind our food, before we buy it.
  6. Lookup @juliesbeet
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