Bringing you catalytic perspectives on the food system and food movement.

3 Minutes on the Food Movement: Progress is Evident

March 19, 2019 Michael R. Dimock

This is Michael Reid Dimock with three minutes on the food movement, a series within the weekly podcast, Flipping the Table, sponsored by Roots of Change and the Public Health […]

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4 Minutes on Healthy Food and Farming: Agriculture as a Solution to Climate Chaos

March 5, 2019 Michael R. Dimock

This is Flipping the Table and I am Michael Reid Dimock with four minutes on Healthy Food and Farming. I live in Sonoma County, 45 miles north of the Golden […]

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The Green New Deal: 3 minutes on the Food Movement

February 19, 2019 Michael R. Dimock

On February 7th, members of Congress introduced a bold Resolution outlining a Green New Deal meant to align Americans who feel the need for a transformative political shift. It calls […]

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Monocultures & Antibiotics: 4 Minutes on Healthy Food and Farming

February 12, 2019 Michael R. Dimock

I recently read a story in Civil Eats about the state of Florida’s battle with Citrus Greening disease. It’s a tree killer, spread by a bug called the Asian citrus […]

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Fixing the Root System of Civilization: 3 Minutes on the Food Movement

January 30, 2019 Michael R. Dimock

Blog Post: Based on the January 2019 Podcast: Power: it’s a loaded word. It creates fear in some, hunger in others. But what is it and why is it needed […]

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A California Farm Bill for Our Future

April 26, 2018 Michael R. Dimock

Assemblymember Anna Caballero (Salinas), Chairs of the Assembly Ag Committee, has introduced AB 2166, entitled the California Farm Bill. A stunning bill, it marks the first introduction of an omnibus […]

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Roots of Change president, Michael R. Dimock, shared his concerns about GMOs at the 2018 SXSW event in Austin

March 14, 2018 Michael R. Dimock

Opening Remarks of Michael R. Dimock, President, Roots of Change SXSW Panel GMO 2.0 Beyond Monsanto There has been a powerful rejection of GMOs by millions of people for legitimate […]

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Thanksgiving: A Wise Response for Troubled Times

November 21, 2017 Michael R. Dimock

Thanksgiving is a profound holiday reflecting an American wisdom that has served us well. We rightly think of it as a day to feel gratitude for our blessings. We celebrate […]

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I have lived through my first natural disaster and I know what will make America great again.

November 1, 2017 Michael R. Dimock

The fires in Northern California have been horrific, but instructive. They made clear the real enemy of our times. We have entered a dramatic period of climate chaos in which […]

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Here’s How You Can Help With The Northern California Disaster

October 13, 2017 Michael R. Dimock

The disaster in Northern California is overwhelming. Dozens have perished, thousands of families are displaced and structures destroyed. Livestock, pets, vines and food and wine production facilities have been lost. […]

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