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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, 2018

Tambra Raye Stevenson jokes that when she made the switch from pre-med to a nutrition program in college, at the time she was thinking "even if I didn't get a job, at least I'll be eating healthy." The good news is that she has had an incredible impact as a nutritionist. Tambra, founder of WANDA and NATIVSOL Kitchen, is...


May 21, 2018

"We know that there are direct connections to some forms of cancer pertaining to exposures to certain forms of pesticides...the science on that is extremely clear," says Nsedu Obot Witherspoon, executive director of Children's Environmental Health Network. Learn about the environmental perils children face today from...


May 14, 2018

Dr. Stephen Jones, a professor of Crop and Soil Science and the director of The Bread Lab at Washington State University is a wheat breeder who never dreamed he'd be producing wheat varieties bearing "hints of chocolate" or "spicy overtones." And yet, with his interest in flavor and commitment to championing farmers,...


May 8, 2018

Adrian Hale is a baker and food writer whose foray into baking bread began as a last-ditch effort to find bread that her daughter's stomach could tolerate. After a bit of experimenting, Adrian perfected her "Mama Bread" and has never gone back. Today she combines her passion for writing and bread baking-her essays have...