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Rootstock Radio: Rural Renewal with Robert Wolf

Download Today on Rootstock Radio, host Theresa Marquez speaks with Robert Wolf. Formerly a Chicago Tribune columnist, Robert currently serves as the director of Free River Press. He has written several books and is the producer of American Mosaic, a weekly half-hour radio program featuring stories written and read by men and women from all …

January 21st, 2017  |  Published in Featured Post, Food & Ag Issues, Rootstock Radio  |  3 Comments


Rootstock Radio: Holistic Farming with Allan Savory

Download This week on Rootstock Radio, host Theresa Marquez speaks to Allan Savory. Allan is the co-founder of the United States based Savory Institute and the Africa Centre for Holistic Management. He is also a farmer and game rancher in Zimbabwe. Much of the work Allan is doing with holistic land management started with the …

December 27th, 2016  |  Published in Featured Post, Rootstock Radio


Rootstock Radio: Mindful Cooking with Cynthia Lair

Download This week on Rootstock Radio, host Theresa Marquez speaks to Cynthia Lair. Cynthia is the author of two cookbooks, “Feeding the Whole Family” and “Feeding the Young Athlete.” She is also the host of Cookus Interruptus and a professor and culinary program founder at Bastyr University. In the cooking class which Cynthia teaches at …

December 20th, 2016  |  Published in Featured Post, In the Kitchen, Rootstock Radio


Rootstock Radio: Keefe Keeley and Perennial Agriculture

Download   This week on Rootstock Radio, host Theresa Marquez speaks to Keefe Keeley —executive director of the Savanna Institute.  The Savanna Institute is based out of Champagne Illinois and focuses on production agroforestry and perennial agriculture in the Midwest. Keefe says perennial agriculture is part of the answer to sustainable farming. Perennial agriculture does …

December 15th, 2016  |  Published in Featured Post, Rootstock Radio, Sustainability


Rootstock Radio: Maria Rodale on Living Well

Download This week on Rootstock Radio, host Theresa Marquez speaks to Maria Rodale. Maria is the CEO and Chairman of Rodale Inc., “a media company focused exclusively on health, wellness, and the environment.” Maria is also the author of “Organic Manifesto: How Organic Farming Can Heal Our Planet, Feed the World, and Keep Us Safe” …

December 9th, 2016  |  Published in Featured Post, Rootstock Radio


Rootstock Radio: Chris McCullum, a Different Kind of Dietitian

Download This week on Rootstock Radio, host Theresa Marquez speaks to Dr. Christine McCullum-Gomez. Chris is a registered dietitian, writer, speaker and consultant. She serves as a column editor for the Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition (JHEN), and is a member of the JHEN Editorial Review Board. Needless to say, Chris has a plethora …

November 29th, 2016  |  Published in Featured Post, Health & Wellness, Rootstock Radio


Rootstock Radio: Breeding for Taste with Lane Selman

Download   Today on Rootstock Radio, host Theresa Marquez speaks to Lane Selman —director of the Culinary Breeding Network. Lane created the Culinary Breeding Network to increase communication and collaboration between plant breeders, seed growers, fresh market vegetable farmers, produce buyers and chefs to improve quality in vegetables with a focus on public and independent …

November 22nd, 2016  |  Published in Featured Post, Rootstock Radio


Rootstock Radio: Amy Mondloch & the Perfect French Fry

Download This week on Rootstock Radio, host Theresa Marquez speaks to Amy Mondloch, a coordinator at Toxic Taters—a coalition in the potato-growing areas of central and north central Minnesota. North central Minnesota is one of the areas which is highly affected by the pesticides being sprayed by the R.D. Offutt (RDO) potato company. The cost …

November 15th, 2016  |  Published in Featured Post, Rootstock Radio


Rootstock Radio: Cooperation Equals Happiness

Download This week on Rootstock Radio, host Theresa Marquez speaks to Frances Moore Lappe, author, activist, and cofounder of three organizations. Most recently, Frances participated in Democracy Spring, a movement committed to taking money out of politics and putting more people in politics, enforcing voter rights, and the Supreme Court understanding that the right to …

November 8th, 2016  |  Published in Featured Post, Rootstock Radio


Rootstock Radio: A Little Non-Profit with a Big Reach

Download This week on Rootstock Radio, host Theresa Marquez speaks to Ellen Barnard of Community GroundWorks, a Madison, Wisconsin based non-profit organization that connects people to local food. Community GroundWorks features a number of programs including urban farming and classes for at risk youths and youths who aspire to be future farmers. Community GroundWorks aims …

November 1st, 2016  |  Published in Featured Post, Rootstock Radio


 
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