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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 24, 2017

Navina Khanna, director of HEAL Food Alliance, shares that people who work in our food system are actually twice as likely to be dependent on food assistance programs as workers in any other sector. Find out why the people who feed us are struggling to feed themselves -- and what we can do about it.

Apr 17, 2017

Fred Iutzi, president of The Land Institute, shares the importance of developing perennial food crops to our food system, as well as to the planet. Notably, the organization has developed a trademarked strain of perennial wheat called Kernza whose root systems are substantially more robust than annual wheat...

Apr 10, 2017

"Why is it that low-income people have processed food and junk food and people who have privilege and money have healthy food options?" asks Karen Washington of Rise and Root Farm. Karen is trying to change the food system and the narrative that comes with it.

Apr 3, 2017

Sarah Flack, author and grazing expert, describes the "magic" of grass-based ag saying, "Good grazing management is win-win in so many different ways." She even addresses the concern of vegetarians and vegans (hint: not all animal agriculture is created equal). Join us for this enlightening conversation!