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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.

Dec 27, 2016

Much of the work Allen is doing with holistic land management started with the desertification of land. Desertification is land degradation in a form so extreme that it creates desert. He noticed that the areas where the land was healthiest was where there was livestock grazing, contrary to the belief that heavily...


Dec 20, 2016

Cynthia believes in being present in your cooking and reaping the benefits of being conscious of the food that you prepare. She says if you're more intentional and present with your cooking, it's going to taste better and it's going to be better for you. "When you're eating food that comes from nature," says Cynthia,...


Dec 13, 2016

Keefe says perennial agriculture is part of the answer to sustainable farming. Perennial agriculture does not require yearly plowing where much of the carbon in the soil is lost. Pasture farming is one of the most tried and true methods of raising food with perennial plants. Cattle are able to turn grass, which...


Dec 6, 2016

Maria believes in not only spreading knowledge on how to live a healthy life, but also how to live a good life. People can live a healthy life and still be sick, says Maria, while people who lead unhealthy lives might live a long life, "at the end of the day you can live a long life and leave damage behind you or you...


Nov 29, 2016

Chris can be described as a different kind of dietitian. Instead of only focusing on a healthy diet, she also focuses on the environmental impact of the food we consume. Chris says, "Biodiversity is connected to both environmental and human health." She believes it is important to preserve and pass along the concepts of...