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 is joined for a discussion of the People’s Garden in North Minneapolis.
Laura is joined by Zephyr James of the Autism Society of Minnesota as they preview the Autistic Community Summit on September 17, 2022. Keynote speaker Said Shaiye also joins the show to discuss his triumphs and challenges.
Ben Lilliston Director of Rural Strategies and Climate Change at Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy. https://www.iatp.org Angela Tedesco author of Finding Turtle Farm, My 20 acre adventure in community supported agriculture https://www.upress.umn.edu/book-division/books/finding-turtle-farm
Dan Cohen, founder of https://soltechealth.com is Laura’s guest today.
The third People Power Hour with host Laura Hedlund, activist Shea Hanson, and Minnesota State Senator Erin Murphy!
Melanie Hazelip with MN Sec of State’s office https://sos.state.mn.us Annasticia Carrera-Beladonna https://www.commoncause.org/minnesota Ryan Perez, COPAL https://copalmn.org Judy Barton https://www.hca-mn.org Hannah Merrill Young Adult House Parties https://isaiahmn.org Shea Hanson https://www.aclu-mn.org/en/campaigns/people-power
Shea Hanson and Jeff Peltola join Laura for the first People Power Hour.