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.
Laura talks with guests Anne Bikle and Dave Montgomery.
Laura and co-host Keith Williams talk to farmer Mark Askegaard, miller Wes Gardner, and baker Michele Huggins about the processes of farming, producing, and baking locally.
Laura talks about airway health with co-founders of REMplenish by REMasteredsleep.com Gunnar Hodnefield and Anders Olmanson. They are the inventors and marketers of the world’s first water bottle that helps reduce snoring.
Laura talks with Courtney Tchida of the MN State Horticulture Society.
This edition of the program discusses the Global Food System and activities at Seward CO-OP in Minneapolis.
Laura talks about “food forests” with Russ Henry, President of Minnehaha Falls Landscaping and Giving Tree Gardens.