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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.

Aug 28, 2017

Nancy Hirschberg is a woman who doesn't just talk the talk about reversing climate change, she walks the walk, and has been for years. Nancy's career has embodied this belief that businesses should be forefront in fixing this particular problem. She now dedicates all her time with the Climate Collaborative to...


Aug 21, 2017

Culinary pioneer Monique Jamet Hooker is a chef, teacher, and author with a lifelong enthusiasm for food and travel. Born on a small farm in Brittany, France, to a family of modest means, Monique trained as a professional chef in Europe before moving to the United States in the 1960s - bringing her heritage in...


Aug 14, 2017

Trying to "fix" problems created by the overuse of pesticides with more pesticides is "like pouring gasoline on fire to put it out. It makes about as much sense," says Dr. Charles Benbrook, an independent scientist committed to exposing the realities of agricultural chemical use in food production, and the effects...


Aug 7, 2017

Dr. Charles (Chuck) Benbrook has misgivings about the way biotechnology continues to be regarded in our country: "So many of the universally accepted 'biological truths' about growing food and raising animals have just been swept under the rug in the United States because of this blind faith in technology and the next...