Brought to you by CROPP Cooperative.
Organic and farmer-owned since 1988.
background image

November, 2017

The Conscious Alliance’s Ripple Effect

American citizens are increasingly educated—and concerned—about the dramatic and unprecedented class divisions in the United States. The Occupy movement, in particular, drew attention to the gap between the richest one percent of Americans and the rest of us. A tiny sliver of the population, a few families really, control some 22 percent of all the …

November 1st, 2017  |  Posted by Power of We | Published in Featured Post, Power of We


Ceres Community Project: Youth Feeding Their Community

In recent years, the conversation about natural, organic, and local foods has tended to focus on flavor. Celebrity chefs and home gourmets alike know that fresh, organic foods simply taste better than those picked green and shipped across the world. Flavor is important; after all, who wants to eat anything other than delicious meals? But …

July 26th, 2017  |  Posted by Power of We | Published in Featured Post, Health & Wellness, Power of We


Rootstock Radio: Food Tank: Storytelling to Inspire Food System Change

Download Danielle Nierenberg is president and co-founder of the non-profit organization Food Tank, which focuses on building a global community for safe, healthy, nourished eaters. Prior to starting Food Tank, Danielle spent 2 years traveling to more than 60 countries in sub-Saharan Africa, Asia and Latin America, where she met with people from diverse backgrounds …

July 10th, 2017  |  Posted by Rootstock Radio | Published in Food & Ag Issues, Rootstock Radio


Feeding Everyone Well at the Jefferson County Farmers Markets

  Everyone deserves to eat well. That’s an ethic that most can agree to in principle. In practice, however, millions of people go hungry in the U.S., and many live in “food deserts” with little access to high-quality groceries. Researchers like Mari Gallagher have shown that low-income neighborhoods across the U.S. are more likely to …

May 31st, 2017  |  Posted by Power of We | Published in Power of We


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


Midwest Food Bank

Sometimes the best solution to a problem is another problem. Such is the case with hunger and food waste. Consider the facts: 14 percent of American households, representing nearly 50 million people, are “food insecure,” according to the non-profit Feeding America. At the same time, USDA research shows that 31 percent of the edible food …

February 17th, 2016  |  Posted by Power of We | Published in Featured Post, Power of We


Rootstock Radio: Author & Food Activist Frances Moore Lappé (part 2)

Download Last week we presented part 1 of our conversation with author and food activist Frances Moore Lappé. Here in part 2, we continue our discussion of topics covered in her new book, “World Hunger: 10 Myths.” Here, we discuss how responsible farming practices can improve soil quality, which improves both yields and crop nutrition, …

February 9th, 2016  |  Posted by Rootstock Radio | Published in Featured Post, Food & Ag Issues, Rootstock Radio


Rootstock Radio: Author & Food Activist Frances Moore Lappé (part 1)

Download   Frances Moore Lappé has been a thought leader in the good food movement since the 1970s. She is the author or co-author of 18 books, numerous articles, and is a frequent contributor to the Huffington Post. Frances was named by Gourmet Magazine as one of 25 people (including Thomas Jefferson, Upton Sinclair, and Julia Child), whose …

February 2nd, 2016  |  Posted by Rootstock Radio | Published in Featured Post, Food & Ag Issues, Rootstock Radio


The True Solution to Global Hunger

“The True Solution to Global Hunger” is written by FeelGood volunteer Katy Mullins. What comes to mind when you think of global hunger? When you think about the nearly 1.2 billion people around the world who live on less than $1.25 a day, what do you think of? If you’re anything like me, the things …

January 14th, 2016  |  Posted by Power of We | Published in Featured Post, Power of We


 
E-Newsletter
Rootstock Radio
Power of We
Grass Up
Earth Dinner