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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.

Jul 20, 2015

Today's guest is Deborah Kane, who was appointed the USDA's National Director of Farm to School in January 2012. She oversees a new farm to school grant program and continues to look for creative ways to increase access to healthy, local foods for schools.


Jul 13, 2015

Sisters of the Road is a collectively-run organization that's been working to alleviate hunger, homelessness and poverty in Portland, OR since 1979. We speak with the Sisters of the Road Cafe co-manager, Kris Soebroto, about the issues of poverty and homelessness and how the cafe is a bright spot in their community.


Jul 6, 2015

Chef Luke Zahm has been called a sort of "Prodigal Chef." The Driftless Cafe had been a farm-to-table fixture in the Viroqua community for years, and when it came up for sale, Luke and his wife, Ruthie, didn't simply take ownership of the restaurant - they revitalized it.