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.
Local Farmers on this episode: Eric R. Sannerud / Mighty Axe Hops Graham Meriwether / Farmers for America Kelsey Love / Heirloomista.com
Daily Dental Cares founders Emily Stein and Lindsey Huff talk about balancing oral ecology for health. http://dailydentalcares.com/site
Eat for Equity Founder Emily Torgrimson creates a social entrepreneur by hosting dinner parties. https://eatforequity.org/emily-torgrimson Later in the show, Producer GRAHAM MERIWETHER joins us to talk about his new movie discussing Beginning Farmers. https://www.leaveitbetter.com
Farmer David Oien talks about the lentil revolution he helped to start http://lentilunderground.com/thebook
Author Charles C. Mann talking about his new book , THE WIZARD AND THE PROPHET, about two remarkable scientists and their dueling visions to shape tomorrow’s world.