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.
Can you understand something like food without considering politics, economics and social conditions? Professor Laura-Anne Minkoff-Zern doesn’t think so. Catch her insights on this week’s episode of Rootstock Radio.
Today we hear from author and food justice activist Leah Penniman about the experiences of Black and Brown people in agriculture, and how these communities can reclaim their right to -- and connection with -- the land their ancestors worked so skillfully.
Today, Dr. Fred Provenza talks about the many layers of intrinsic wisdom present in the natural world, from the perspective of a respected scientist and researcher. He is professor emeritus in the department of wildland resources at Utah State University.
Farmer, cooperator and refugee advocate Mai Nguyen talks about her current focus on creating sustainable alternatives to the industrial food system and mobilizing young farmers to reform political structures in the U.S.
Alex Eaton of Sistema.bio shares the innovative manure digester system that turns animal manure into both fertilizer and fuel. He's addressing climate change, food insecurity and poverty around the world in a single package. Listen in to learn more!
Florencia Ramirez, author of "Eat Less Water," shares how we must look at water conservation through a different lens. She breaks down the relationship between our water and our soil and why the solution to water scarcity is truly in our kitchens.