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Rootstock Radio: The Food Sleuth’s Take on “Food as Medicine”

Melinda Hemmelgarn, a.k.a “The Food Sleuth,” is a registered dietitian, an award-winning writer (read her work right here on Rootstock!) speaker, and nationally syndicated radio host with more than 35 years of experience in clinical, academic and public health nutrition. In 2014, Today’s Dietitian Magazine named Melinda one of the nation’s “Top 10 Dietitians Making …

June 26th, 2017  |  Published in Featured Post, Food Sleuth, Grass Up!, Health & Wellness, Rootstock Radio


Rootstock Radio: Antibiotics & Livestock: What You Need To Know

Download Lena Brook is a Food Policy Advocate with the Natural Resources Defense Council’s (NRDC) Food and Agriculture Program. Lena uses her background in advocacy and communications to influence decision makers of all kinds—from elected officials to parents and doctors—to fight the overuse of antibiotics in agriculture and the resulting problem of antibiotics resistance. “We …

May 8th, 2017  |  Published in Food & Ag Issues, Health & Wellness, Rootstock Radio


Good News Oasis

If you’re like me, your brain could use a rest, if not a month at the spa. Heated elections burn me out. Since this one was a mountain-sized wildfire, I’m going to soothe myself via complete immersion in remaining facts. During our turn into 2017, Organic Valley welcomed the 2,000th organic family farm into our …

April 11th, 2017  |  Published in Health & Wellness, Organic Farming


Rootstock Radio: The Renegade Lunch Lady’s Fresh Take on School Lunch

Download Chef Ann Cooper is an internationally recognized author, chef, educator, and advocate for healthy food for all children, and we’re excited to speak with her today on Rootstock Radio. Ann has spent over 17 years working in school food and currently serves as Director of Nutrition Services for the Boulder Valley School District in …

March 21st, 2017  |  Published in Featured Post, Health & Wellness, Rootstock Radio


Rootstock Radio: Jay Feldman Interview Transcript, part 2

This is the transcript for part 2 of a two-part Rootstock Radio interview with Jay Feldman, executive director of Beyond Pesticides. Click here for part 1.  Welcome to Rootstock Radio. Join us as host Anne O’Connor talks to leaders from the Good Food movement about food, farming, and our global future. Rootstock Radio—propagating a healthy …

February 20th, 2017  |  Published in Food & Ag Issues, Health & Wellness, Rootstock Radio


Rootstock Radio: Jay Feldman Interview Transcript, part 1

This is the transcript for part 1 of a two-part Rootstock Radio interview with Jay Feldman, executive director of Beyond Pesticides. Click here for part 2. Welcome to Rootstock Radio. Join us as host Anne O’Connor talks to leaders from the Good Food movement about food, farming, and our global future. Rootstock Radio—propagating a healthy …

February 20th, 2017  |  Published in Food & Ag Issues, Health & Wellness, Rootstock Radio


Rootstock Radio: Jay Feldman on the Pesticide Problem

Listen to Part 1:  Download Part 1 Listen to Part 2:  Download Part 2   In this two-part episode of Rootstock Radio, host Anne O’Connor talks to Jay Feldman, founding executive director at Beyond Pesticides, Since its founding in 1981, Jay has helped build the nonprofit organization’s capacity to assist local groups and influence national pesticide policy …

February 20th, 2017  |  Published in Featured Post, Food & Ag Issues, Health & Wellness, Rootstock Radio


Valentines Love Organic Chocolate

In this unpredictable world, it’s good to remember that there are positive actions, even pleasurable ones, that we can take in our own lives and communities.  One is to follow the simple injunction to “love one another.”  And there’s no better way (in my humble opinion) to do that around Valentine’s Day than with organic …

February 13th, 2017  |  Published in Featured Post, Food & Ag Issues, Health & Wellness, Organic Farming


Make Your Own Fire Cider on World Fire Cider Day

Today is the third annual World Fire Cider Day! What is Fire Cider and why does it have its own day, you ask?  It is a spicy herbal remedy with an apple cider vinegar base.  This day is a celebration of folk remedies passed between herbalists in the name of healing and community.  However, the …

February 2nd, 2017  |  Published in Health & Wellness, In the Kitchen


Rootstock Radio: Nutrition Talk with Ashley Koff, RD

Download This week on Rootstock Radio, host Theresa Marquez speaks with Ashley Koff, RD. Ashley is a registered dietician, award-winning nutrition expert, better health enabler, speaker and consultant. She has been a guest on the Dr. Oz Show, the Today Show, FOX and ABC News, and contributed to the Huffington Post. Ashley’s take on nutrition–and …

January 30th, 2017  |  Published in Featured Post, Health & Wellness, Rootstock Radio


 
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