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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.

Oct 25, 2016

Kevin likes to think of his cows as athletes. And this means feeding them like athletes too. He says that "the better the diet they have, the more diverse their feed intake. It [a grass-based diet] gets a lot of the proper minerals from the soil into the cow and then into the milk." So not only does grazing translate to...


Oct 18, 2016

Permaculture, Starhawk explains, is "a whole system of ecological design that says if we work the way nature works, if we really observe and understand how nature is doing things, we can meet our human needs while actually regenerating the environment around us." This "art of designing beneficial relationships,"...


Oct 11, 2016

Fred describes Haberman as playing the role of the "modern storyteller" because "a great story can truly change the world." And this world-changing philosophy applies especially to the stories of brands in the good food movement. More recently, Fred developed a hydroponic facility called Urban Organics in the old Hamm's...


Oct 4, 2016

Barry says that his two books "Pig Tales" and "Tomatoland" are "rooted in this notion of commodity agriculture." And that, although our current agriculture industry leaves much to be desired, "there is something we can all do. And we can start doing it the next time we go to the supermarket." Barry's solution? Vote with...