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September, 2017

Rootstock Radio: Food that Heals and Empowers

Download In 2007, entrepreneur, chef and activist Cathryn Couch founded the Ceres Community Project, a non-profit organization that delivers free, nutritious, prepared meals to individuals dealing with serious illness. What’s especially unique about the organization is that it engages youth volunteers ages 14-19 in growing the ingredients and preparing the food. Cathryn has received many awards …

September 12th, 2017  |  Posted by Rootstock Radio | Published in Health & Wellness, In the Kitchen, Rootstock Radio


Rootstock Radio: Secrets from Chef Monique Hooker’s Kitchen

Download Culinary pioneer Monique Jamet Hooker is a chef, teacher, and author with a lifelong enthusiasm for food and travel. Born on a small farm in Brittany, France, to a family of modest means, Monique trained as a professional chef in Europe before moving to the United States in the 1960s—bringing her heritage in French …

August 22nd, 2017  |  Posted by Rootstock Radio | Published in Family, Featured Post, In the Kitchen, Rootstock Radio, Sustainable Living


Rootstock Radio: The Sioux Chef: Cooking with Wild Foods & “Cool Heirloom Crops”

Download Sean Sherman, founder, CEO and chef at The Sioux Chef, is a member of the Oglala Lakota tribe. Sean was born in Pine Ridge, South Dakota and has been cooking in Minnesota, South Dakota and Montana for the last 27 years. While his work in the restaurant and food industry began out of necessity—a …

July 17th, 2017  |  Posted by Rootstock Radio | Published in Featured Post, Food & Ag Issues, Health & Wellness, In the Kitchen, Rootstock Radio


Rootstock Radio: Mindful Cooking with Cynthia Lair

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 Bastyr …

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


In the News: The Complex Truth Around Meat and Cancer Risk

  For this week’s “In the News,” we want to talk about meat and cancer. We at CROPP (Organic Valley/Organic Prairie) know that meat has its benefits, especially in a well balanced diet. Here is a breakdown of recent news about why meat has recently been related to causing cancer. Wisconsin Public Radio recently published a …

December 10th, 2015  |  Posted by Mickella Geary | Published in Food & Ag Issues, Health & Wellness  |  1 Comment


Rootstock Radio: Chef Monique Hooker

Download Today on Rootstock Radio, we’re speaking with culinary pioneer Chef Monique Hooker, whose most recent endeavor, Got2HavPie, is bringing delicious, flaky pie crusts made with organic, sustainably sourced ingredients to those who don’t have the time or skill to make them. But pie is not the only reason we’re speaking to Monique. Monique was born in Europe …

June 29th, 2015  |  Posted by Rootstock Radio | Published in Featured Post, In the Kitchen, Rootstock Radio


Easy Does It: A return to simple cooking

Editor’s Note: We’ve gone on a search-and-rescue mission to find amazing stories and essays published in earlier print editions of Rootstock. Today’s throwback, “Easy Does It: A return to simple cooking” was written by Terese Allen for the Fall 2009 edition of Rootstock. Photo by Anders Knudsen via Flickr Remember the 1980s? It was a decadent decade, a …

January 28th, 2015  |  Posted by Rootstock Editor | Published in Featured Post, From the Rootstock Vault


Celebrate with Food

Editor’s Note: We’ve gone on a search-and-rescue mission to find amazing stories and essays published in earlier print editions of Rootstock. Today’s throwback, “Celebrate with Food” was written by Terese Allen for the Fall 2010 edition of Rootstock. One of my all-time favorite movies is the classic Like Water for Chocolate, the tale of a young Mexican …

December 4th, 2014  |  Posted by Rootstock Editor | Published in Featured Post, From the Rootstock Vault


 
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