Episode 3B: Saving the Planet – One Meal at a Time

Guest: Claire Surgenor, former Board member of Transition Nanaimo Society, who became a vegan in her 70s!

Description: You’ve heard the expression, “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks”? Don’t tell that to Claire! We talk with Claire about how she is lucky to be alive, her decision to become a vegan in her 70s, how she did it, her love of gardening, and her experience with Nanaimo Community Gardens.


Becoming Vegan book by Brenda Davis and Vesanto Melina: https://becomingvegan.ca/

Becoming Vegan course through Alive Academy: https://www.aliveacademy.com/courses/vegan-nutrition

Francis Moore LappĂ© book “Diet for a Small Planet”: https://www.amazon.com/DIET-FOR-A-SMALL-PLANET/dp/B001U4REN6

Nanaimo Community Garden Society: https://nanaimocommunitygardens.ca/

Nanaimo Community Gardens gleaning program: https://nanaimocommunitygardens.ca/gleaning/

Nanaimo Community Gardens membership: https://nanaimocommunitygardens.ca/memberships/