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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 30, 2017

Of the 16,000 different kinds of apples in North America, Susan Futrell says, "only a few of them actually show up in the grocery stores and a few more at farmers markets." In her new book, Good Apples: Behind Every Bite, Susan explains the history, labor, production and marketing issues in the apples industry, and...


Oct 23, 2017

Organic pioneer Bob Scowcroft, co-founder of the Organic Farming Research Foundation, recalls the early days of the organic movement and explains why its future is hopeful.


Oct 16, 2017

Author, activist and permaculture designer Starhawk returns to Rootstock Radio to discuss regenerative agriculture and turning anger into activism. Starhawk sees anger not as a solely negative emotion, but as also having incredibly healing powers. She encourages "harvesting" anger, channeling that energy into...


Oct 9, 2017

People sometimes tease Judy Wicks, author, activist and founder of Philadelphia's iconic White Dog Cafe, that she used "good food to lure innocent customers into social activism." She doesn't think that's anything to be ashamed of (and neither do we!). Tune in to hear more from this courageous businesswoman who eschews...


Oct 2, 2017

Sue Kesey is a true pioneer in the organic dairy industry. The co-founder of Springfield Creamery and Nancy's Yogurt has so many stories to share from her 56 years in organic - including some about musician Huey Lewis and the Grateful Dead!