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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Eric Holt-Gimenez: Hope for a Democratic Food System

We're visiting with Eric Holt-Gimenez of Food First about whether we can feed the world without destroying it, why a "free market" isn't actually free at all, how hunger isn't a scarcity issue, and why democracy is vital to a healthy food system.


 2019-04-01  28m

Kendra Klein

Today we're chatting with Kendra Klein, senior staff scientist at Friends of the Earth, which recently released an exciting study (and video) showing how organic diets reduce pesticide exposure in the body.


 2019-04-01  28m

Naomi Starkman of Civil Eats on Fixing TWO Broken Systems: Food & Media

Naomi Starkman, founder and editor-in-chief of Civil Eats, explains why journalistic integrity around food and agriculture is so important, and how they strive to be part of the solution to fixing the broken systems around food and media.


 2019-03-25  28m

Betty Izumi: How Teaching "Food Gratitude" Encourages Kids to Eat Veggies

Struggling to get your kids to eat their veggies? Try teaching them food gratitude, says Betty Izumi, RD, of Harvest for Healthy Kids.


 2019-03-18  28m

Bob Quinn: The Modern Benefits of Ancient Grains

Author and organic farmer Bob Quinn is pioneering sustainable agriculture and alternative energy on his farm in Montana, and a key factor is the ancient wheat-like grain Kamut.


 2019-03-11  28m

Laura-Anne Minkoff-Zern: Racial (In)Justice, Immigration and Labor in the Food System

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.


 2019-03-04  28m

Liz Carlisle: Lentils, Legumes & the Power of Pulses

Liz Carlisle, author and lecturer at Stanford University, talks conservation, land stewardship, farming community in Montana, and legumes on this episode of Rootstock Radio.


 2019-02-25  28m

Terry Oxford: Sustainable Urban Beekeeping

Terry Oxford of UrbanBeeSF keeps bees on San Francisco rooftops, and today she discusses why current beekeeping practices simply are not cutting it: for bees, for humans, and for our planet.


 2019-02-18  28m

Leah Penniman: Amplifying the Voices of Black and Brown Farmers

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.


 2019-02-11  28m

Fred Provenza: Where Wonder Meets Science (And Why They Aren’t Mutually Exclusive)

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.


 2019-02-04  28m