Cottage Food Activism
Lisa Kivirist, an old hand at this whole Rootstock Radio thing (listen to her other episode here!) is still involved with supporting, empowering and connecting women farmers through Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service (MOSES) and..
Cast Your Vote for the Future of Organic
Gary Hirshberg, Chairman and Co-Founder of Stonyfield Farm (the world's leading organic yogurt producer) champions a simple philosophy: everybody who eats has to vote. Of course, Gary doesn't expect to realistically enforce this statement, it's..
Uncovering Corruption in Agribusiness with Investigative Journalist Carey Gillam
What began for investigative journalist Carey Gillam as “just an assignment” on food and agriculture grew to be not only her passion, but the focus of her reporting for the last twenty years. Carey’s intimate knowledge of food and farming in the..
Two Problems In Our Food System, One Solution
In May of 2009, Gary Oppenheimer founded AmpleHarvest.org after realizing that one solution could address two problems in our food system: food waste, and access to healthy food. “If I could solve the problem of home and community gardens wasting..
'Ag in the Middle' & Eating Local with Kathleen Bauer
Kathleen Bauer is a writer, blogger, producer and cook who connects the dots between what's happening with farmers in the fields and what she puts on her table to feed family and friends. Her blog, called Good Stuff NW, got a lot of attention for..
Animal Welfare in Organic Agriculture
Dr. Meggan Hain is an animal care specialist for CROPP Cooperative. Born to a farming family in South Africa, Meggan received her Bachelor's Degree in Animal Science and a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Ohio State University. Meggan is..