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Heartland Stories

Jan 19, 2021

Dr. Jifunza Wright-Carter M.D., M.P.H. is a family physician boarded in holistic integrative medicine. She is also a community health advocate and the co-founder of Black Oaks Center for Renewable Sustainable Living and Health Food Hub, a 500+ community supported agriculture project in Chicago.  Black Oaks Center...


Jan 12, 2021

Kevin Mahalko is the Board President of the Wisconsin non-profit organization GrassWorks, a grassroots membership organization that provides leadership and education to farmers and consumers for the advancement of managed grass-based agriculture. With 45 cows on the 300 acre family farm, Kevin is all heart and soul when...


Jan 4, 2021

Jen Salinetti is co-owner and operator of Woven Roots Farm, a regenerative farm and CSA in Massachusetts, that grows vegetables, herbs, and flowers using traditional farming practices. For over 15 years, Jen has offered workshops and courses that develop relationships to the land, build skills of resilience and...


Dec 29, 2020

Theresa's guest today is Dr. Joan Dye Gussow, Professor Emeritus of Nutrition and Education at Teachers College, Columbia University, nutritionist, writer, and gardener. She was one of the first experts to advocate, as early as the 1970's, that we "eat locally, think globally." As a nonagenarian, she is still...


Dec 21, 2020

Theresa's guest today is Dr. Charles Benbrook, who leads the management team carrying out the Heartland Study, a long-term clinical study that is assessing the impacts of herbicide exposures across the Midwest on birth outcomes and children’s development. Tune in to learn more about:

- The history of Roundup

- His...