Rootstock Radio

Series produced by Charles Knower

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Follow hosts Theresa Marquez and Anne O’Connor as they expose the realities of our broken food system and explore solutions put forward by our country's brightest change makers. Rootstock Radio is a 29 minute weekly radio show available for broadcast or as a podcast.

Hosted by Theresa Marquez (right) and Anne O’Connor (left), the show focuses on food, farming, and family. Each show illuminates and educates listeners about the good food movement— the challenges faced, the change makers and grassroots initiatives that provide promising sparks—and provides solid information about what each of us can do to work toward a healthy, sustainable, and just food system. 
A pioneer of the natural foods movement, Theresa Marquez is currently the Mission Executive for Organic Valley. Theresa is always questioning the status quo and digging for the truth, so she created Rootstock Radio to pose these questions to the world and to urge its citizens to work together and take control of their impact on the planet.
 
Anne O’Connor is the Director of Public Affairs at Organic Valley and Organic Prairie, where she oversees the teams committed to promoting the cooperative’s mission through various communications and education strategies. She comes to Rootstock with a background in journalism and a love for a good story.
Rootstock Radio is a production of Organic Valley and has been produced at Blue Orbit Studios since March of 2015.
Contact Charlie Knower, radio producer: roostockradio@gmail.com or 608-620-8785.
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Hosted by Theresa Marquez (right) and Anne O’Connor (left), the show focuses on food, farming, and family. Each show illuminates and educates listeners about the good food movement— the challenges faced, the change makers and grassroots initiatives that provide promising sparks—and provides solid information about what each of us can do to work toward a healthy, sustainable, and just food system. A pioneer of the natural foods movement, Theresa Marquez is currently the Mission Executive for Organic Valley. Theresa is always questioning the status quo and digging for the truth, so she created Rootstock Radio to pose these questions to the world and to urge its citizens to work together and take control of their impact on the planet. Anne O’Connor is the Director of Public Affairs at... Show full description


130 Pieces

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Recorded at Bioneers, this week, Theresa interviews A-dae Romero Briones. A-dae became Director of Programs - Native Agriculture and Food Systems i...

  • Added: Dec 09, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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This week, recorded at Bioneers, Theresa talks with author, activist and permaculture designer, Starhawk. She is an author, activist, permaculture ...

  • Added: Dec 02, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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Environmental media host and social media strategist, Kristy Drutman, joins Theresa at Bioneers this week.

  • Added: Nov 25, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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Theresa recorded this interview with Mark Schapiro, environmental journalist and author of Seeds of Resistance. An Eye-Opening Exposé of the Strugg...

  • Added: Nov 18, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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From Bioneers, host, Theresa Marquez, interviews Ken Lee of Lotus Foods. Their story began when Ken and his wife, Carol, first tasted an amazing bl...

  • Added: Nov 11, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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Join Theresa this week for a timely interview with Denise O’Brien. Denise Woman’s Food and Ag’s (WFAN) founder, worked in agriculture long before s...

  • Added: Oct 31, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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This week Theresa speaks with Reginaldo Haslett-Marroquin; Regi is the principal architect of the innovative poultry-centered regenerative agricult...

  • Added: Oct 28, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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Theresa interviews John Ikerd this week. John retired as Professor Emeritus from the University of Missouri in 2000. Since then John has written s...

  • Added: Oct 21, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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Join Theresa this week as she speaks with Dr. Katharine Wilkinson, an author, strategist, and speaker, bringing focus to what is possible for human...

  • Added: Oct 14, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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For thousands of years Native Americans thrived in self-sustaining communities. Now, many have to make do with whatever food and basic goods can be...

  • Added: Sep 30, 2018
  • Length: 58:00
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Join Theresa this week when she talks with LaRayia Gaston, founder of Lunch On Me, which isn't just about food. They are a Los Angeles based non pr...

  • Added: Sep 23, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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Join Theresa this week as she talks with Kristin Ohlson, author of The Soil Will Save Us, How Scientists, Farmers, and Foodies Are Healing the Soil...

  • Added: Sep 16, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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Join Theresa this week for her fascinating interview with Rosalinda Guillen. Rosalinda is a widely recognized farm worker and rural justice leader.

  • Added: Aug 26, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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This week Theresa talks with Jonathon Kauffman, a reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle food section and the author of Hippie Food, a narrative ...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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This week Theresa interviews Julia Turshen who has written bestselling cookbooks, including an inspiring guide to activist cooking and, most recent...

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  • Added: Aug 10, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Join Theresa this week as she speaks with Atina Diffley, author of the 2013 Minnesota Book Award winner, Turn Here Sweet Corn: Organic Farming Work...

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  • Added: Aug 05, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week, Theresa speaks with Paul Winchester, M.D., Medical Director of the Neonatal and Intensive Care Unit at St. Francis Hospital, and Profess...

  • Added: Jul 27, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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This week, co-host, Anne O’Connor, talks about the world of coffee with Kickapoo Coffee owners Caleb Nicholes and TJ Semanchin. This is part 2 of a...

  • Added: Jul 15, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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This week, Anne O’Connor speaks with Ahmed Rahim. An Iraqi immigrant, Ahmed is responsible for all of the unique Numi blends and products that the ...

  • Added: Jul 08, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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This week on Sprouts, Anne O’Connor, co-host of Rootstock Radio conducts a fascinating interview with Bill Tracy who is a professor and chair of th...

  • Added: Jul 01, 2018
  • Length: 29:00