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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.

May 30, 2016

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.


May 23, 2016

Bees, Dr. Benbrook explains today, are just one of many populations being disastrously affected by the pesticides that go hand-in-hand with the use of GMO crops. When asked if bees might be an indicator "like the canary in a coal mine" of what we should be paying attention to regarding the impact of our...


May 16, 2016

For the past 23 years, Adam Schwartz has been serving cooperatives in different capacities, from public policy to in depth consulting with co-ops. As the founder of The Cooperative Way, Adam works to help co-ops succeed by using the co-op principles and values as a strategic advantage in the marketplace. Today he joins...


May 9, 2016

Jan Rasikas, general manager of the Viroqua Food Co-op for 15 years and a founding board member of the Principle 6 Cooperative Trade Movement, works to empower her community through access to healthy food, economic viability, social responsibility, and environmental stewardship. (Rebroadcast)