A Conversation with Caryn Dugan, STLVegGirl
Grades: 9 - 12

Video Description: Rooted deep in the St. Louis food and wellness scene, Caryn Dugan is STLVegGirl, a plant-based nutrition and culinary and lifestyle educator with a simple mission, “A Plant on Every Plate™.”  In this wide ranging conversation, Caryn shares her motivations for entering this field, the science behind her work, and the process of creating and growing a successful business of her own from scratch.

Type of Video: Interview*
Unique Video ID: Careers-10**

Quick Ideas for Using the Video:

  • Use the video as part of your students’ study of various careers and/or business practices.
  • After viewing the video, have students discuss insights gained from Ms. Dugan that helps them better understand what is involved in owning your own business.


*Interviews feature extended conversation exploring fascinating topics with fascinating people in the area of study.

**The unique Video ID can be used to quickly locate a single video in the ET collection. This search function is designed to let teachers assign students to watch a specific video and have only that video appear as a search result. Just click on Search and choose “By Video ID.” Then type in the Video ID as it appears above. Be sure to include the dash.