The Switch4Good Podcast

From Pedaling Shell Oil to Co-Founding the Largest Plant-Based News Site in the World with Robbie Lockie

Feb 2, 2022

Watch Episode 163 with Robbie Lockie:

As human beings, we are addicted to animal products, and it will take a lot of time to make a change. But today’s guest is a creator with a purpose and joins me this week to share their inspiring journey towards making lasting change. Robbie Lockie is a brave soul filled with grit, determination, and the desire to see real change happen. They are the co-founder of Plant-Based News, an outlet that provides free access to information on responsible consumerism, environmental activism, and plant-based food trends. After some health issues and a few profound experiences in their 20s, they began researching veganism, ultimately following their heart to conscious ethical direction. They join me this week to share the moment everything shifted for them, the problem with the current food and dairy industries, and why everybody has a responsibility to take ownership of their actions. What Robbie has to say is so inspiring; you won’t want to miss this episode!

 

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