Hey Soultry Fam!
As Soultry Sisters, we love connecting with women in our community to learn how they practice living vibrant and shining bright. We invited women who are advocates for eco-conscious living and asked them to share their soulstainable journeys with us. During these interviews you will meet some amazing women who are leading the way in defining what it means to live soulstainably. We hope these conversations resonate with you!
Alyssa + Toni
We have highlighted four amazing women who are leading the way in defining what it means to live soulstainably. Check out their interviews below!
SOULfood: Holistic Health & Sisterhood w/ Tracye McQuirter
In honor of #WorldVeganDay, we interviewed Tracye McQuirter, MPH and author of By Any Greens. She shares what inspired her to go vegan + how she sustains herself and her community through her plant-based movement, 10,000 Black Vegan Women Movement!
Soulstainable Eats: Food Equity & Sustainability w/ Ivy Lorraine Walls
We loved having Ivy Lorraine Walls, founder of Ivy Leaf Farms, share the amazing work she’s doing in her community. During her interview, she shares what inspired her to merge food justice, sustainability & community + how she sustains herself as an entrepreneur!
Soulstainable Fashion: How to Live a Susty Life w/ Jaqueline Rodriguez
In honor of #SecondhandSeptember, we invited Jacqueline Rodriguez to share what inspired her to start thinking sustainably about fashion & share her fav tips to shopping soulstainably!
Soulstainble Eats: Seasonal Eating & Buying Whole Foods w/ Janelle Cox
Janelle Cox, creator of ColorEats, is a frequent guest speaker here at Soultry. We loved learning how she continues to practice soulcare and soulstainability abroad. She also shared one of her favorite ingredients to add to her foods (OM mushrooms). Use code Janellecox to get 20% off your purchase @ommushrooms
Learn more & connect with these Soulstainable Sisters!
Tracye McQuirter @byanygreens
Tracye McQuirter, MPH, is a writer, speaker, public health nutritionist, and 33-year vegan who has been teaching people how and why to live a healthy vegan lifestyle for the past 30 years. She's the author of the book Ageless Vegan, which Library Journal starred as “raising the standard of plant-based cuisine,” and the national best-seller By Any Greens Necessary, which established her as one of the most influential vegans in the country. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Ivy Lorraine Walls @IvyLeafFarms
Ivy Lorraine Walls is a budding farmer, community entrepreneur, and creative visionary located in Houston, Texas. Her passion for creating change and a sense of community in the people around her led her to create social networks such as Undisputed Excellence, Jeeping While Black and now Ivy Leaf Farms. Ivy is a graduate of Prairie View A&M University, with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology, and minor in Chemistry. She hopes to continue to foster new developments that will impact her community and the world one initiative at a time!
Jaqueline Rodriguez @jacquitabanana
Jackie is Salvi-Angeleno based in Washington, DC. In her free time, she grams about sustainable fashion and lifestyle and climate activism. When she isn’t gramming about “susty” things, she works as a strategic communications consultant for energy and sustainability clients. She credits her Salvadorian parents for teaching her to conserve, save, and put community first.
Janelle Cox @ColorEats
Janelle Cox is the creator of COLOReats — a colorful place where sustainability lifestyle meets local, organic, real food love, with creations of simple garden to table recipes. She was raised in Vista, North County San Diego, California and always maintained a love and passion for real, organic, whole foods. In 2011, she graduated from Chico State with a Bachelors degree in Human Geography and a certificate in Rural and Urban Planning. In 2016, she received her Personal Nutrition diploma and has helped many transition into a healthier, local, sustainable lifestyle through foods.