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.
On today’s show our guest is Amanda Babcock, Amanda is the policy program organizer for the Land Stewardship Project. landstewardshipproject.org We’re also joined by Leslie Mackenzie of Chard your Yard and Armel Martin from New City Backyard Farms Way
Karen speaks with Rob Zaeske of Second Harvest Heartland about food insecurity and what his organization is doing to help.
Guests: Biodynamic Agriculture with Kelsey Love of www.heirloomista.com and Tal Simchoni, https://www.morningdewgardening.com
Joined by Michael Chaney founder of Project Sweetie Pie. Dr. Mary Rogers director of the Rogers Organic Horticulture Lab at the University of Minnesota. Lucas Zeidner director of NoMi Roots. and Patsy Parker join the program. Check out the Urban Food Systems Symposium at The Graduate Hotel in Minneapolis, MN, Aug 8-11 2018.
Guests today are: Thomas Harens & Jean Ross with One Blu World. www.onebluworld.com