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.
Food Freedom Radio 09 – 12 – 15
Food Freedom Radio 8 – 29 – 15
Food Freedom August 22 2015
Today’s show is all about bees and pollination with guests Matt Kumka, a landscaping designer with Barr Engineering, and Leslie Yetka of the Arboretum.
Food Freedom – August 8, 2015. Karen is in the studio and Laura is live on-site at the Mother Earth News festival in West Bend, Wisconsin.
Food Freedom – August 1, 2015. Today’s discussion is about the co-op system of food distribution, especially in low-income areas.
Food Freedom talks to Rekow Howard (CEO) and James Matias (Executive Producer) of Project S.U.P.E.R.M.A.N
This week’s show is all about community composting and the quality of urban soil with guests Nance Klehm, designer, a landscaper, horticultural consultant, and permacultural grower, as well as an in demand consultant, speaker, and teacher and Sarah Nelson of East Phillips Earth Repair in Minneapolis.
Food Freedom – July 11, 2015. Laura and Karen are joined by organic farmer Larry Heitkamp and organizer of the Toxic Tater movement, Amy Mondloch to discuss the impact of ag industry in Minnesota.
Today’s show is a discussion on the concept of “ag of the middle” with Fred Kirschenmann of Iowa State University and the future of small and corporate ag. www.agofthemiddle.org