Food Freedom Radio

Food Freedom Radio

Saturdays 8AM - 9AM

Food Freedom Radio envisions a food system respectful of  water, soil, planet and people. We work towards a historic transformation. How do we move from food production being a source of economic, social and ecological destruction? How do we move towards a food system which is a source of clean water, healthy soil, and a toxin-free environment?

Host Laura Hedlund. Laura earned a certificate in Urban Farming from PRI Cold Climate, helped to start a community garden in 2008 which is now part of the Open Door Pantry and grows blueberries, hazelnuts, gooseberries and more. She has worked at AM950 since 2004.  She served as Deputy Press Secretary for Paul Wellstone’s 1990 US Senate campaign, Press Secretary for David Minge’s 1992 US Congressional Campaign, Public Relations Director for a 25,000 member Girl Scout council and she worked as television reporter.

 

Food Freedom Radio
Food Freedom Radio
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Food Freedom Radio envisions a food system respectful of water, soil, planet and people. We work towards a historic transformation. How do we move from food production being a source of economic, social and ecological destruction? How do we move towards a food system which is a source of clean water, healthy soil, and a toxin-free environment? Host Laura Hedlund. Laura earned a certificate in Urban Farming from PRI Cold Climate, helped to start a community garden in 2008 which is now part of the Open Door Pantry and grows blueberries, hazelnuts, gooseberries and more. She has worked at AM950 since 2004. She served as Deputy Press Secretary for Paul Wellstone’s 1990 US Senate campaign, Press Secretary for David Minge’s 1992 US Congressional Campaign, Public Relations Director for a 25,000 member Girl Scout council and she worked as television reporter.

Food Freedom Radio – February 17, 2024

Author of BARONS, Money, Power and the Corruption of America’s Food System https://www.austinfrerick.com on first half of the show and on the second half farmer Troy Benjegerdes and Laura talk about recent court case and EPA actions regarding Dicamba

Food Freedom Radio – February 10, 2024

A Cultural Corridor focused on Food in North Minneapolis!  Michael Chaney and Catherine  Fleming of https://www.projectsweetiepie.org/  talk about the  Niagara Farm/Umbuntu Gardens, NorthStar Urban Farm & Food Corridor, Big Green, People’s Garden Initiative, Foster Green, 2031 Green Global Expo

Food Freedom Radio – February 3, 2024

Host Laura Hedlund was joined by Carrie Elizabeth Thompson and Jade Townsend from the urban farm, The Black Radish.

Milkweed Economics!

Dr. Wenqing Zhang, Angie Moen with Someday Isle, Minnesota and Debbie Dekleva with Monarch flyway discuss harvesting milkweed to both make money and enhance Monarch habitat.

Food Freedom Radio – December 16, 2023

Host Laura Hedlund is joined in the first half of the show by Sina Pleggenkuhle, engagement & inclusion director of the Minneapolis Farmers Market. In the second half of the show we welcome author Austin Frerick, who wrote the book, “Barons: Money, Power, and the Corruption of America’s Food Industry.”

Food Freedom Radio – December 9, 2023

Food Freedom Radio – December 2, 2023

Food Freedom Radio – November 18, 2023

Food Freedom Radio – November 11, 2023

Food Freedom Radio – November 4, 2023

Laura talks about perennial farming with Aubrey Streit Krug, Director of Perennial Cultures at the Land Institute.