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We are a group of volunteers working to bridge the gap between citizens and access to local and healthy sources of food. Part of our mission is to promote care for the land so that it can continue to provide nourishing food for all.

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We are a group of volunteers working to bridge the gap between citizens and access to local and healthy sources of food. Part of our mission is to promote care for the land so that it can continue to provide nourishing food for all.

    Introduction - Shawna Wood 12 - 5-19

    Introduction - Shawna Wood 12 - 5-19

    On this episode of the New Roots Community Radio Hour we finally had the opportunity to bring in our third board member and passionate volunteer, Shawna. She has been with the organization through many of its changes providing her knowledge and passion for including youth in the outdoors and gardening.

    New Roots CO is a local Colorado non-profit that focuses on solutions to bridge the gap between the food waste in this country and the dire need for food. Our physical work may be located in Colorado, but this is work that is needed all over the country. Every other week on Thursday we host a local radio show in which we bring local experts on areas pertaining to food, waste, and sustainability to share their knowledge to benefit everyone.

    • 34 min
    "Dirt" and Politics

    "Dirt" and Politics

    This week, Pamela Gibbs, joins us to talk about her introduction to advocacy work through Citizen's Climate Lobby and her focus now to restore healthy soils and the impact it can all have.

    New Roots CO is a local Colorado non-profit that focuses on solutions to bridge the gap between the food waste in this country and the dire need for food. Our physical work may be located in Colorado, but this is work that is needed all over the country. Every week on Thursday we bring a local expert to discuss all things food related including how to care for the land that we have so it can better provide for us all.

    • 58 min
    A New Model of Food Banks

    A New Model of Food Banks

    On this week's episode, Adam is joined by Kelly Liken and Hayden Dansky. Kelly is the director of The Community Market in the Eagle River Valley while Hayden is the Executive Director of Boulder Food Rescue and the Food Rescue Alliance. We brought them in to discuss how the old model of charity and emergency food relief systems need to change and what their programs are doing to connect food to communities in a new and lasting way.

    New Roots CO is a local Colorado non-profit that focuses on solutions to bridge the gap between the food waste in this country and the dire need for food. Our physical work may be located in Colorado, but this is work that is needed all over the country. Every week on Thursday we bring a local expert to discuss all things food related including how to care for the land that we have so it can better provide for us all.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    For the Love of Bees

    For the Love of Bees

    Courtney Cosgriff joins us from the front range of Colorado to talk about Bees! Everything from if you want to be a bee keeper to what you can do as a gardener/human to care for these hard workers. With how much they do to sustain life on Earth, Courtney lets us all see her passion for the bees and doing good. That being said - CONTENT WARNING - a few curse words slipped through towards the end of the show.

    New Roots CO is a local Colorado non-profit that focuses on solutions to bridge the gap between the food waste in this country and the dire need for food. Our physical work may be located in Colorado, but this is work that is needed all over the country. Every week on Thursday we bring a local expert to discuss all things food related including how to care for the land that we have so it can better provide for us all.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Composting 101

    Composting 101

    On this episode Shawn and Laura from Vail Honeywagon join us to discuss composting and specifically the new programs that they have here in the Eagle River Valley. Within the show we do talk about information that will help everyone around the country when it comes to home and commercial composting.

    New Roots CO is a local Colorado non-profit that focuses on solutions to bridge the gap between the food waste in this country and the dire need for food. Our physical work may be located in Colorado, but this is work that is needed all over the country. Every week on Thursday we bring a local expert to discuss all things food related including how to care for the land that we have so it can better provide for us all.

    • 44 min
    A New Look at Meat

    A New Look at Meat

    Chris Hudgens joins us on this episode to talk about his butcher shop. While we often talk about eating less meat as a solution to climate issues, Chris sources all of his meat from local farmers who meet strict requirements that he sets for sustainability and ethics. Tune in to find out more.

    New Roots CO is a local Colorado non-profit that focuses on solutions to bridge the gap between the food waste in this country and the dire need for food. Our physical work may be located in Colorado, but this is work that is needed all over the country. Every week on Thursday we bring a local expert to discuss all things food related including how to care for the land that we have so it can better provide for us all.

    • 53 min

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