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


147 Pieces

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This week, Theresa, celebrates Earth Day, which started in 1970, with Mary Cleaver. Mary is one of the country’s foremost authorities on sustainabl...

  • Added: Apr 21, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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This week Theresa speaks with Cheyenna Weber, a Brooklyn-based writer, community organizer, and educator pursuing art and activism that elevates th...

  • Added: Apr 13, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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This week Theresa interviews Kendra Klein, PhD Senior Staff Scientist at Friends of the Earth where she leads work on food and farming solutions. S...

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Apr 07, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Eric Holt Giménez is an agroecologist, political economist, lecturer and author. From 1975 to 2002 he worked in Mexico, Central America and South A...

  • Added: Mar 30, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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This week Theresa speaks with Naomi Starman, Founder and Editor of Civil Eats. Civil Eats is a trusted voice that works to tell meaningful, nuanced...

  • Added: Mar 24, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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This week host, Theresa Marquez, speak with Betty Izumi, PhD a registered dietitian and assistant professor in the School of Community Health at Po...

  • Added: Mar 17, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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This week, Theresa interviews Robert “Bob” Quinn—the 2007 recipient of the Montana Organic Association Lifetime of Service Award. He is a progressi...

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  • Added: Mar 10, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week host, Theresa Marquez, speaks with Laura-Anne Minkoff-Zern, assistant professor at Falk University/Syracuse. Herresearch and teaching bro...

  • Added: Mar 03, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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This week Theresa speaks with Liz Carlisle; she holds a BA from Harvard University and a PhD in geography from the University of California at Berk...

  • Added: Feb 24, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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This week host, Theresa Marquez, speaks with San Francisco bee keeper, Terry Oxford. Terry strongly advocates for chemical free pollinator nutriti...

  • Added: Feb 17, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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This week Theresa speak with Leah Penniman author of Farming While Black and the Co-Founder, Co-Director and Program Manager of Soul Fire Farm, in ...

  • Added: Feb 10, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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This week Theresa speaks with Fred Provenza co-author of the book Nourishment. Animal scientists have long considered domestic livestock to be too ...

  • Added: Feb 03, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Join Theresa this week as she speaks with Mai Nguyen who is National Young Farmer Coalition’s first California Organizer and focuses on fostering f...

  • Added: Jan 27, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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This week, Theresa speaks with Alex Eaton, Executive Director of the International Renewable Resources Institute (IRRI-Mexico) in Mexico City, an e...

  • Added: Jan 20, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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This week, Theresa speaks with Florencia Ramirez. Her entry into water conservation began with the launch of Azul Conservation Products, a distribu...

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  • Added: Jan 13, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week Theresa speaks with Jon Steinman. Jon studied Hotel and Food Administration at the University of Guelph and it was there that his interes...

  • Added: Jan 06, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Join Theresa this week as she speaks with Arty Mangan, Director of the Restorative Food Systems program, whose first experience in agriculture was ...

  • Added: Dec 16, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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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