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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.

Sep 17, 2018

On this episode...

Kristin talks about what got her interested in soil in the first place, and she details her journey from knowing very little about the relationship between carbon, plants, microorganisms and soil, to writing an entire book about it. Even armed with all of this knowledge, Kristin says she continues to be amazed by the way nature is so flawlessly designed to keep its ecosystems thriving--if only we would let it.

Tune in to hear about

  • How farmers are really “citizen scientists”
  • "Carbon farming"
  • How plants leak what Kristin calls “carbon fuel” to one another and what that does for the soil around them
  • How many billion tons of carbon scientists estimate is released from the soil due to human activity (brace yourselves…)