Food Freedom Radio
8:00AM - 9:00AM
Food Freedom Radio: Planting the Seeds for Change. A lively and informative conversation about healthy food that is 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 and has worked for years as an educator having taught 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, Bioneers and has studied Marshall Rosenberg’s Non-violence 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 at KBEM, the Minneapolis Public School’s radio station.