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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.

Apr 30, 2018

Diane Hatz, founder and executive director of Change Food and founder of the Change Food Video Library, is a creative marketing expert and events innovator who raises awareness about problems and solutions within the food and farming system while encouraging individuals to create their own change. From 2011-2015 she was...


Apr 23, 2018

Lisa Kivirist, an old hand at this whole Rootstock Radio thing (listen to her other episode here!) is still involved with supporting, empowering and connecting women farmers through Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service (MOSES) and serves as a Senior Fellow, Endowed Chair in Agricultural Systems at...


Apr 16, 2018

Gary Hirshberg, Chairman and Co-Founder of Stonyfield Farm (the world's leading organic yogurt producer) champions a simple philosophy: "everybody who eats has to vote."
Of course, Gary doesn't expect to realistically enforce this statement, it's the idea behind it that he's passionate about. The author of "Stirring It...


Apr 9, 2018

What began for investigative journalist Carey Gillam as "just an assignment" on food and agriculture grew to be not only her passion, but the focus of her reporting for the last twenty years. Carey's intimate knowledge of food and farming in the U.S. comes from time spent with row crop farmers, ranchers, vegetable...


Apr 2, 2018

"Cheap things can never stay cheap for long, in the end those costs always catch up with you," says the award-winning writer, activist and academic, Raj Patel, co-author of the new book "A History of the World in Seven Cheap Things." Food is one of those seven things that become cheapened when subjected to...