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September, 2017

Rootstock Radio: “Tantalizing the Senses” Through Farm to School

Download Anupama Joshi is executive director and co-founder of the National Farm to School Network, an organization that serves as an information, networking and advocacy hub for communities working to bring local food sourcing and food and agriculture education to school systems and early care and education sites. She is a recognized leader in the …

September 27th, 2017  |  Posted by Rootstock Radio | Published in Featured Post, Health & Wellness, Rootstock Radio


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  |  Posted by Rootstock Radio | Published in Featured Post, Health & Wellness, Rootstock Radio


Schoolyard Farms

Today’s kids are tomorrow’s leaders. And if that’s the case, it makes good sense to focus on education if we truly want to build a healthy, sustainable, and just food system. A number of organizations do just that: Encourage school children to learn about growing, preparing, and enjoying healthy organic foods. Farm-to-cafeteria programs, school garden …

December 28th, 2016  |  Posted by Power of We | Published in Featured Post, Power of We


Academy for Global Citizenship Rethinks School Architecture

You are what you eat, runs the old saw. But if you’ve followed a century or so of sociology and urban planning, the more salient fact might be that you are where you eat. Our sense of identity, it turns out, is inextricably linked to our sense of place. If this is so, then the …

September 13th, 2016  |  Posted by Power of We | Published in Featured Post, Power of We


Growing School Gardens (and More) with GROW La Crosse

The U.S. has undergone dramatic changes throughout its history, but perhaps the most profound shift has been the concentration of its population in urban centers. Before the industrial revolution, only one in twenty citizens lived in urban areas. Today, only one in five live in the country. This process of urbanization reshaped the nation’s politics …

August 31st, 2016  |  Posted by Power of We | Published in Featured Post, Organic Gardening, Power of We


Rootstock Radio: The Lasting Impact of “Greenhouse to Kitchen”

Download This week on Rootstock Radio, we speak with Sarah Tedeschi and her daughter Rose Bruce. Both Sara and Rose are pursuing paths in food, nutrition and agriculture—Sara in her career and current work as the National Farm to School Network’s Wisconsin program manager, and Rose in her studies as a sustainable agriculture major at Warren …

August 23rd, 2016  |  Posted by Rootstock Radio | Published in Featured Post, Rootstock Radio


Rootstock Radio: Farm to School with Anupama Joshi

Download   This week on Rootstock Radio, co-host Anne O’Connor speaks with Anupama Joshi, executive director and co-founder of the National Farm to School Network. National Farm to School Network is an organization that brings local food sourcing and food and agriculture education into school systems, and Anupama has been dedicated to this work—the work …

August 11th, 2016  |  Posted by Rootstock Radio | Published in Featured Post, Rootstock Radio


Beyond Farm to School: Moving Farm to Cafeteria Forward Together

The movement to promote organic, natural, and local foods has inarguably been driven by consumers. Passionate eaters in search of a fresh and healthy lifestyle have teamed with small scale farmers (or in some cases, become farmers themselves) in order to meet their own demand. Over the course of a few decades, this vanguard has …

July 27th, 2016  |  Posted by Power of We | Published in Power of We


Rootstock Radio: Pamela Hess of the Arcadia Center

Download   This week Theresa Marquez interviews Pamela Hess, executive director of the Arcadia Center for Sustainable Food & Agriculture. Arcadia is a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating a more equitable and sustainable local food system in the Washington, DC area. Arcadia manages four distinct program areas that address a specific need in the community, …

November 3rd, 2015  |  Posted by Rootstock Radio | Published in Featured Post, Rootstock Radio


Fishing for the Good Stuff: Local Trout Comes to the Cafeteria

Written by Katie Rainwater, FoodCorps North Carolina service member with Cherokee Choices and Cherokee Public Schools. Cherokee, North Carolina is the ancestral home of the Easter Band of Cherokee Indians. FoodCorps is a nationwide team of AmeriCorps leaders who connect kids to real food and help them grow up healthy. “Bear! Deer! …Trout!” These were the …

November 3rd, 2015  |  Posted by Power of We | Published in Featured Post, Power of We, Recipes


 
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