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.
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.
Arty Mangan of Bioneers shares the most effective carbon sequestration tech that he knows of, feelings about trendy farming words right now, organic ag training in the deep South, and the inspirational greeting among Peruvian farmers.
From bringing awareness to the traditions and strengths that indigenous populations can draw on to engaging native youth in the food systems of their communities, A-dae covers it all. Listen in to hear how First Nations Development Institute is using food
Author, activist and permaculture designer Starhawk shares how agricultural permaculture can inform social permaculture (and what the heck that even means). Plus, she digs into how to engage with someone you don’t agree with in a productive way.