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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 29, 2017

Paul DeMain is a member of the Oneida Nation and of Ojibwe descent and is the managing editor and CEO of News from Indian Country. In this Part 1 of a two-part episode, Paul talks about his experience covering the activism surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline project, as well as his community's objections to...


May 22, 2017

Woody Tasch, founder of the Slow Money Institute and an author, says that it's time to bring our money back down to earth--literally--and invest in local, organic, small food enterprises that build local food systems and rebuild our precious soils.


May 15, 2017

Simran Sethi, author of "Bread, Wine, Chocolate: The Slow Loss of Foods We Love," says that losing agricultural biodiversity "compromises not only the kinds of foods that we are eating and our health, but also the real opportunity to savor food--the element of deliciousness." Simran, like most of us, enjoys food with...


May 8, 2017

"A woman in Nevada died from an antibiotic-resistant infection. ...they gave her 26 antibiotics. That's the entire suite of antibiotics available to US doctors and not one of them worked," says Lena Brook of the Natural Resources Defense Council. Overuse of antibiotics in agriculture is contributing to the problem...


May 1, 2017

"Giving people a real hands-on job opportunity where they can have time to become more stable and to think about what they want to do with their lives and get paid at the same time is a great recipe for transformation," says Executive Director Harry Rhodes. In this way urban farming isn't the end-goal for Growing Home,...