Eric Holt-Giménez: Hope for a Democratic Food System
Today on Rootstock Radio, Eric Holt-Gimenez of Food First shares whether we can feed the world without destroying it, why a "free market" isn't actually free at all, how hunger isn't a scarcity issue, and why democracy is vital to a healthy food
The Simple Choice that Makes a Big Impact
People don’t always stop to consider the quality of the milk they drink. Here’s why organic matters.
Naomi Starkman of Civil Eats on Fixing TWO Broken Systems: Food & Media
Naomi Starkman, founder and editor-in-chief of Civil Eats, explains why journalistic integrity around food and agriculture is so important, and how they strive to be part of the solution to fixing the broken systems around food and media.
Bee-Friendly Solar is a Win-Win-Win for People, Planet and Pollinators
Pesticide exposure, climate change, and habitat loss have created a toxic cocktail that is harming populations of pollinators critical to sustainable agriculture and food security. Learn how “common sense solar” benefits soil, air, pollinators, and grazers as well!
Betty Izumi: How Teaching “Food Gratitude” Encourages Kids to Eat Veggies
Struggling to get your kids to eat their veggies? Try teaching them food gratitude, says Betty Izumi, RD, of Harvest for Healthy Kids.
Change in Leadership at Organic Valley
Today Organic Valley announced that George Siemon, one of the cooperative’s founding farmers and a pioneer in the organic movement, has stepped down from his role as CEO.