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Follow host Theresa Marquez as she exposes the realities of our broken food system and explores solutions put forward by our country's brightest changemakers.

Rootstock Radio celebrates the changemakers who are working to restore and revitalize our broken food and farming system. We balance the doom-and-gloom with real-life solutions for a sustainable future.

Jun 29, 2015

Today we speak with culinary pioneer, Chef Monique Hooker, about her intriguing path to becoming a chef in the 60s and 70s, from France to rural Wisconsin. Chef Monique is an author, has hosted a TV show, and operated a cooking school, catering company and restaurant.


Jun 22, 2015

Co-founder and CEO of the non-profit Bioneers, Kenny Ausubel speaks about his path to entrepreneurship, film-making and becoming an author.


Jun 15, 2015

Today we hear from brothers Ernest and Mark Martin, both organic farmers in Richland County, Ohio, about how farming organically helped them feel good about their farming practices and see a brighter future for their children.


Jun 8, 2015

This week we speak with JJ Gonson, the creative force behind the Massachusetts-based Cuisine en Locale about the value of a local food system.


Jun 1, 2015

First organized by Willie Nelson, Neil Young and John Mellencamp back in 1985, Farm Aid is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to keep family farmers on their land. Glenda and Carolyn direct the organization, which is perhaps best known for it's long-running annual benefit concert of the same name.