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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.

Mar 27, 2017

"The reason organic is not a fad ... is because cancer is not a fad, autism is not a trend. Food allergies are not fads and consumers need to know where their food is coming from." Robyn O'Brien says food allergies are a real part of our lives today, and our food system is doing little to help, and she shares how...


Mar 20, 2017

"Hungry kids can't think and malnourished kids can't learn - that's just the reality," says Chef Ann Cooper (aka the Renegade Lunch Lady). Today Ann shares how she's working to transform school lunches for all and setting new - higher - standards.


Mar 13, 2017

"Probably more than half of the fish we eat right now are farmed, whether it's oysters or shrimp, tilapia or catfish," says Sheila Bowman of Monterey Bay Aquarium's Seafood Watch Program. It's no longer a matter of simply comparing the taste of fresh vs. farmed fish - where those fish come from is equally, or even...


Mar 6, 2017

"While pesticides have been marketed as a necessity to growing food and supposedly feeding the world, what they have actually done is unravel our communities' capacity to provide healthy, nourishing food." Marcia Ishii-Eiteman, senior scientist at the Pesticide Action Network shares the alarming picture of pesticides in...