Debunking Common Vegan Myths with Brenden Fitzgerald of Planet Protein


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By Callee (@AHippieInAVan) - zero waste activist + biz owner. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

You are listening to the Hippie Haven Podcast, where we have honest conversations about how easy and sometimes how hard it can be to save the planet, and why it's so important.

I’m your host, Callee. I'm a zero waste activist + consultant, the founder of Bestowed Essentials, my line of ethical and eco-friendly home goods, and I travel full-time around the United States in my camper van, hence my blog name,, which is where you can go to learn more about me, this podcast and all the work I do.

My mission is to encourage + enable you to take action because the planet needs our help now more than ever, and I truly believe that together we can make a difference.

Today's guest is Brenden Fitzgerald, CEO of planet protein makers of clean, vegan and low waste protein bars and protein powder, and he's the other half of the Sustainable Duo with his life and business partner, Carly Bergman, who's been on the podcast herself in the past. You might also know Brenden on Instagram as the @The_Sustainable_CEO. He's a really cool dude. Brenden will be sharing his journey from marine to vegan activist and business owner, his thoughts on toxic masculinity and meat eating plus debunking a few of the most common myths around veganism.

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