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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.

Jan 29, 2018

Dr. Joan Dye Gussow, professor, author, food policy expert, environmentalist and gardener, illuminates the connection between nutrition and food. Joan has worked tirelessly throughout her career to help people -- in the field of nutrition and beyond -- make the connection between nutrition and food, and...


Jan 22, 2018

"We went from an organization that was searching for food, to an organization that was looking at how to distribute a million dollars worth of food," says Justin Levy, executive director of the nonprofit Conscious Alliance, which works to support hunger relief and youth empowerment across the country. They're the...


Jan 15, 2018

Dr. Silvia Abel-Caines is a ruminant nutritionist who helps ensure cows are happy and healthy so that they can produce the most nutritious milk. Recently, Dr. Silvia had the opportunity to share her knowledge with an all-women dairy cooperative in Senegal. She found this experience to be incredibly exciting and...


Jan 8, 2018

Jerome McGeorge has been a part of Organic Valley's journey from the very beginning -- he even wrote, by hand, the fledgling cooperative's very first annual report in 1988. Today Jerome is a cherished friend and keeper of wisdom and wide perspective. In this episode, we revel in memory with Jerome, sharing stories of...


Jan 1, 2018

Rootstock Radio is starting off 2018 with a very special guest: George Siemon, Organic Valley's CEO. George, who was born into a family of businessmen and swore he'd never be one, has been playfully dubbed "The Reluctant CEO," but his passion for agriculture and cooperation serves CROPP Cooperative (maker of the Organic...