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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

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: The Food Sleuth’s Take on “Food as Medicine”

Download Melinda Hemmelgarn, a.k.a “The Food Sleuth,” is a registered dietitian, an award-winning writer (read her work right here on Rootstock!) speaker, and nationally syndicated radio host with more than 35 years of experience in clinical, academic and public health nutrition. In 2014, Today’s Dietitian Magazine named Melinda one of the nation’s “Top 10 Dietitians …

June 26th, 2017  |  Posted by Rootstock Radio | Published in Featured Post, Food Sleuth, Grass Up!, 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

Rootstock Radio: Nutrition Talk with Ashley Koff, RD

Download This week on Rootstock Radio, host Theresa Marquez speaks with Ashley Koff, RD. Ashley is a registered dietician, award-winning nutrition expert, better health enabler, speaker and consultant. She has been a guest on the Dr. Oz Show, the Today Show, FOX and ABC News, and contributed to the Huffington Post. Ashley’s take on nutrition–and …

January 30th, 2017  |  Posted by Rootstock Radio | Published in Featured Post, Health & Wellness, Rootstock Radio

5 Things to Look for on Your Food Label

Eating is intimate. With every bite of food, we internalize a part of our outside environment. As a dietitian, I believe we need to know what’s in our food,  who produced it, and under what conditions, in order to best nourish ourselves, feed our families well, and protect our planet. Here are 5 important things to …

August 1st, 2016  |  Posted by Melinda Hemmelgarn | Published in Featured Post, Food & Ag Issues, Food Sleuth  |  1 Comment

In the News: Pass the Butter, Please

Rich, malleable, melting patties of deliciousness have a way of making pretty much everything else seem like sawdust. No strings attached, which would you choose? Yeah, I thought so. Well, there’s good news for all you butter-lovers out there (and for those of you who have been abstaining from this golden goodness too!): A new …

July 7th, 2016  |  Posted by Caroline Carlson | Published in Health & Wellness, In the Kitchen

Rootstock Radio: Organic Food & Nutrition with Dr. Charles Benbrook

Download In part two of our interview with agricultural economist and scientific researcher Dr. Charles Benbrook, we discuss some good news in the world of organic: two studies from the United Kingdom that deal with the impact of organic production on the nutritional quality of food. “Organic production,” Dr. Benbrook explains, “substantially increases the average …

July 1st, 2016  |  Posted by Rootstock Radio | Published in Featured Post, Food & Ag Issues, Grass Up!, Rootstock Radio

Rootstock Radio: Cow Nutrition & Us with Dr. Silvia Abel-Caines

Download Dr. Silvia Abel-Caines, DVM is Organic Valley’s ruminant nutritionist. That simple title conceals quite the background for Dr. Silvia, who has a doctorate in veterinary medicine and a master’s degree in ruminant nutrition. As Organic Valley’s ruminant nutritionist, she travels around the country helping Organic Valley farmers improve the nutrients available in their pastures. …

March 15th, 2016  |  Posted by Rootstock Radio | Published in Featured Post, Rootstock Radio

Rootstock Radio: “Food Sleuth” Melinda Hemmelgarn (part 2)

Download We had so much to talk about with registered dietitian and “investigative nutritionist” Melinda Hemmelgarn that we had to split our chat into two episodes! Listen to part one here, and click above to listen to part two. Enjoy! Transcript: Interview with Melinda Hemmelgarn – part 2 December 7, 2015 Welcome to Rootstock Radio. …

December 7th, 2015  |  Posted by Rootstock Radio | Published in Featured Post, Food Sleuth, Rootstock Radio

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