Food Freedom Radio
Saturdays 8AM - 9AM, Sundays 10AM-11AM
Food Freedom Radio: Planting the Seeds for Change is a lively and informative conversation about healthy food that is both good for us and sustainable for the planet. Food Freedom Radio is hosted by Karen Olson Johnson and Laura Hedlund.
Lover of all things natural, Karen Olson Johnson is at once a scientist and a dreamer. Always open to dialogue and learning, she has explored the depths of the ocean and the intricacies of our own bodies. Karen sits on the board of several sustainable organizations including Bioneers and Cream for a Cause. She has worked for years as an educator, teaching students from pre-school through graduate levels in the mysteries and wonders of science. She is the author of two books, Common Sense for Common Good and From Where I See It, and is a renowned public speaker.
Laura Hedlund is a avid home and community gardener who is active in numerous environmental groups including Citizens Climate Lobby, MN350, Awakening the Dreamer, and Bioneers, as well as having studied Marshall Rosenberg’s Nonviolent Communication model. She has worked in advertising sales at AM950 since 2004 and was Public Relations Director for the Girl Scout Council of St. Croix Valley, Press Secretary for David Minge’s successful congressional campaign, Deputy Press Secretary for Paul Wellstone’s successful 1990 campaign, a former television reporter/anchor and a high school student contributor at KBEM, the Minneapolis Public School’s radio station.
Obediah O’Connor executive chef at THE BAD WAITRESS Northeast talks about the new menu. Also artist Lem Tirado joins the show for an update on his trip to Puerto Rico.
Erik Sather, co-owner of Lowry Hills Meats comes on to discuss his business and the importance of understanding the origins of your food. http://www.lowryhillmeats.com/
Ferndale Turkey on Food Freedom Radio John Peterson, the General Manager talked Turkey with co-host Karen Olson Johnson. The basics of cooking and selecting a great, sustainable bird for all your holiday cooking including buying fresh not frozen, free range and treated with NO antibiotics along with some cooking tips such as bringing the white…
Dr Tim Burkett joins the program to talk about mindful eating. Dr Burkett is the guiding teacher at the Minnesota Zen Meditation Center.