This video episode features host Evita Ochel with special guest Ruby Roth, who is a writer, speaker, and author of several vegan children’s books talking about the growing vegan movement and how parents and teachers can best support vegan children.

Video chapters and topics discussed

  1. Current vegan trends and growth. (2:25)

    • growth rate statistics
  2. Ruby shares positive experiences and trends when it comes to increased societal awareness. (4:40)

    • the GMO movement
  3. How veganism is a lifestyle, not a trend, fad or diet. (7:10)

    • Veganism as a political tool
  4. Effective ways to help families approach veganism with their children. (9:50)

    • the role of education
    • the role of effective communication
  5. How to make sense of nutrition misinformation when it comes to vegan diets. (15:00)

    • where best vegan nutrition information can come from
    • resources and tips
  6. Tips and advice for teachers to make classrooms more vegan inclusive. (17:50)

    • parents can provide best info and take accountability
  7. Tips and advice for teachers who need to teach nutrition. (19:50)

    • how to handle the curriculum
    • the importance of sharing multiple opinions/perspectives
  8. Characteristics of vegan children. (22:00)

    • teaching discernment
    • the importance of teaching kids critical thinking skills
    • perseverance and other character-building skills
  9. Solutions and practical tips for handling any holidays. (24:13)

  10. How to handle Halloween with children. (26:50)

    • the importance of engaging kids into problem-solving skills
  11. Gift ideas from or to vegan adults and kids. (29:10)

  12. Information about Ruby’s books for children. (31:40)

Books by Ruby Roth