Rootstock Radio

Rootstock Radio celebrates the changemakers who are working to restore and revitalize our broken food and farming system. We balance the doom-and-gloom with real-life solutions for contributing to a sustainable future.

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    Why are the People who Feed Us Struggling to Feed Themselves?


    Navina Khanna, director of HEAL Food Alliance, shares that people who work in our food system are actually twice as likely to be dependent on food assistance programs as workers in any other sector. Find out why the people who feed us are struggling to feed themselves -- and what we can do about it.


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    Changing the Narrative of Food and Farming, with Karen Washington


    "Why is it that low-income people have processed food and junk food and people who have privilege and money have healthy food options?" asks Karen Washington of Rise and Root Farm. Karen is trying to change the food system and the narrative that comes with it.


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    28m
     2017-04-10

    The "Magic" of Grass-Based Agriculture


    Sarah Flack, author and grazing expert, describes the "magic" of grass-based ag saying, "Good grazing management is win-win in so many different ways." She even addresses the concern of vegetarians and vegans (hint: not all animal agriculture is created equal). Join us for this enlightening conversation!


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    28m
     2017-04-03

    Food Allergies and Why Organic is Not a Fad


    "The reason organic is not a fad ... is because cancer is not a fad, autism is not a trend. Food allergies are not fads and consumers need to know where their food is coming from." Robyn O'Brien says food allergies are a real part of our lives today, and our food system is doing little to help, and she shares how organic food is part of the solution.


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    28m
     2017-03-27

    Food Allergies and Why Organic is Not a Fad


    "The reason organic is not a fad ... is because cancer is not a fad, autism is not a trend. Food allergies are not fads and consumers need to know where their food is coming from." Robyn O'Brien says food allergies are a real part of our lives today, and our food system is doing little to help, and she shares how organic food is part of the solution.


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    28m
     2017-03-27

    Food Allergies and Why Organic is Not a Fad


    "The reason organic is not a fad ... is because cancer is not a fad, autism is not a trend. Food allergies are not fads and consumers need to know where their food is coming from." Robyn O'Brien says food allergies are a real part of our lives today, and our food system is doing little to help, and she shares how organic food is part of the solution.


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    28m
     2017-03-27

    The Renegade Lunch Lady's Fresh Take on School Lunch


    "Hungry kids can't think and malnourished kids can't learn - that's just the reality," says Chef Ann Cooper (aka the Renegade Lunch Lady). Today Ann shares how she's working to transform school lunches for all and setting new - higher - standards.


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    27m
     2017-03-20

    The Renegade Lunch Lady's Fresh Take on School Lunch


    "Hungry kids can't think and malnourished kids can't learn - that's just the reality," says Chef Ann Cooper (aka the Renegade Lunch Lady). Today Ann shares how she's working to transform school lunches for all and setting new - higher - standards.


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    27m
     2017-03-20

    The Renegade Lunch Lady's Fresh Take on School Lunch


    "Hungry kids can't think and malnourished kids can't learn - that's just the reality," says Chef Ann Cooper (aka the Renegade Lunch Lady). Today Ann shares how she's working to transform school lunches for all and setting new - higher - standards.


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    27m
     2017-03-20

    Responsible Seafood with Sheila Bowman


    "Probably more than half of the fish we eat right now are farmed, whether it's oysters or shrimp, tilapia or catfish," says Sheila Bowman of Monterey Bay Aquarium's Seafood Watch Program. It's no longer a matter of simply comparing the taste of fresh vs. farmed fish - where those fish come from is equally, or even more, important.


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    28m
     2017-03-13