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October, 2017

My Conversation with Bob Scowcroft: Historian and Organic Pioneer

Want to know something about the history of the organic movement…errr, I mean, the $40 billion organic industry that started as a movement? You’ve come to the right place! Meet Bob Scowcroft, an organizer for Friends of the Earth (FOE) in the ‘70s, first executive director of California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF) in 1987, and …

October 24th, 2017  |  Posted by Theresa Marquez | Published in Rootstock Radio


My Conversation with Paul DeMain: Native American Food Sovereignty

Paul DeMain’s Ojibwe name, Skabewis, means “messenger,” which is entirely appropriate for the course his life has taken. He is a speaker, journalist, managing editor and CEO of News from Indian Country, a teacher, and a member of the Oneida tribe of Wisconsin. DeMain also works with Winona LaDuke’s organization Honor the Earth, supporting Native environmental …

June 8th, 2017  |  Posted by Theresa Marquez | Published in Rootstock Radio


Rootstock Radio: Paul DeMain Interview Transcript, Part 1

Interview with Paul DeMain, Part 1 Air date: May 29, 2017 Listen to the episode here. Welcome to Rootstock Radio. Join us as host Theresa Marquez talks to leaders from the Good Food movement about food, farming, and our global future. Rootstock Radio—propagating a healthy planet. Now, here’s host Theresa Marquez. THERESA MARQUEZ: Hello, and …

June 5th, 2017  |  Posted by Rootstock Radio | Published in Rootstock Radio


Rootstock Radio: Paul DeMain Interview Transcript, Part 2

Air date: June 5, 2017 Welcome to Rootstock Radio. Join us as host Theresa Marquez talks to leaders from the Good Food movement about food, farming, and our global future. Rootstock Radio—propagating a healthy planet. Now, here’s host Theresa Marquez. THERESA MARQUEZ: Hello, listeners. I am Theresa Marquez, and we are about to listen to …

June 5th, 2017  |  Posted by Wendy Allen | Published in Rootstock Radio


Rootstock Radio: Indigenous Food Sovereignty & Activism, DAPL, Fracking & More

Listen to Part 1:  Download Part 1 Listen to Part 2:  Download Part 2 Paul DeMain is a member of the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin and of Ojibwe descent. He is part of the Bear Clan and currently lives on the Lac Course Oreilles Ojibwe Reservation in Wisconsin where he is the managing editor and …

June 5th, 2017  |  Posted by Rootstock Radio | Published in Featured Post, Food & Ag Issues, Rootstock Radio, Sustainability


Farming for the Future

In our family, each of us knows the story of the history of our farm. Every time we go to the fields, we know that 5 generations of Westabys have tilled this land, cared for the animals, and some have died here. Our commitment to organic agriculture is the heart of our farm, from how …

July 29th, 2016  |  Posted by Theresa Westaby | Published in CROPP Culture, Featured Post, Organic Farming


Happy Father’s Day from the Next Generation

It doesn’t happen very often in the busyness of life when I sit back to look around and appreciate the world I live in and the little things in life. Tonight, however, we sat on the front porch of the farmhouse with my family, and I was able to do just that. Father’s Day is …

June 17th, 2016  |  Posted by Jake Wedeberg | Published in CROPP Culture, Family, Featured Post


Respecting the Heritage, Respecting the Elders

There is this place, hidden in the nooks of one of the many valleys in Southwest Wisconsin. This place isn’t just like any other small town in a valley; it’s the town that I call my home. As you enter the town from either side you become surrounded by the beautiful untouched hills of the driftless region; …

September 1st, 2015  |  Posted by Mickella Geary | Published in Family, Outdoors


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


 
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