Food matters for personal, public, and planetary well-being
Welcome to UU Talk Radio, where Unitarian Universalists gather to discuss the moral issues of our time, like this series on ethical eating.
Episode 1. Ethical Eating with Vicky Talbert
Vicky Talbert is the former chair of the Reverend for Life task force, and represented the Ministry for Earth on the Ethical Eating Core team. In this episode of UU Talk Radio Vicky speaks about the recent passage of the Ethical Eating statement of conscience passed by the delegates of the 2011 General Assembly of Unitarian Universalist congregations. Vicky is a member of Bradford Community Church Unitarian Universalist where she led congregational efforts to obtain Green Sanctuary status in 2004. She is a retired Pediatric Nurse Practitioner and lives in Madison, Wisconsin.
Episode 2. Ethical Eating with LoraKim Joyner
Revered LoraKim Joyner, a doctor of veterinary medicine and Unitarian Universalist minister speaks about the recent passage of the Ethical Eating statement of conscience passed by the delegates of the 2011 General Assembly of Unitarian Universalist congregations. LoraKim was a parish minister for 10 years in North Carolina, Minnesota, Texas, and Florida and currently she serves at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Gainesville, Florida as a community minister in Multispecies Ministry and Compassionate Communication. In addition she is the UUAM Reverence for Life Coordinator and Compassionate Communication Working Group Chair of the UU Peace Ministry Network. She is also a Certified Trainer in Nonviolent Communication, and a wildlife veterinarian working actively in Latin American avian conservation where she emphasizes the human dimensions of conservation.
Episode 3. Ethical Eating with John Gibb Millspaugh
Rev. John Gibb Millspaugh, editor of "A People So Bold," and chair of the Ethical Eating Core team, speaks about the recent passage of the Ethical Eating statement of conscience passed by the delegates of the 2011 General Assembly of Unitarian Universalist congregations. Rev. John Gibb Millspaugh (Chair) serves as Co-Minister of the Winchester (Massachusetts) Unitarian Society. He serves on the advisory boards of the Food Empowerment Project, Setting the Table, and the Winchester Multicultural Network. Rev. Millspaugh wrote the four workshops on “Social Justice” for the UUA Lifespan Faith Development Staff Group’s national Coming of Age curriculum, and led or co-led seven workshops on food justice at four national conferences. His thoughts on social ethics have been featured in in The Los Angeles Times, The Orange County Register, The Boston Globe, UU World magazine, and C-SPAN.