In the media


Taking Root – How to run a non-profit

Taking Root founder and executive director Kahlil Baker joins Kim Sullivan on Global News Morning to talk about running a successful non-profit. 

Watch the interview here. 

CBC Prime Time Television – We Are Canada – April 2017

Taking Root was featured in a 20-minute segment of a new CBC series called We Are Canada, produced by Ken Dryden in celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary. The six-part series follows a dozen young Canadian leaders whose work is shaping and defining the future of Canada in inspiring and imaginative ways.

Watch the episode here.


WGBH – Would You Spend 10 Cents More A Gallon To Buy Carbon-Neutral Gas?

The Green Gas Movement interviewed on WGBH talking about their company and the small investment they make into Taking Root. 

Read the full article here.


Fast Company – September 2016

Fast Company featured Taking Root’s CommuniTree Program in September since it was a finalist in The Buckminster Fuller Institute Fuller Challenge.

Read the article here


Vancouver Sun – August 2015

The Vancouver Sun newspaper published an op-ed article written by Taking Root’s Executive Director, Kahlil Baker.   Read the full article



ICCO Cooperation – September 2014

ICCO Cooperación Centroamérica interviews Elvin from Taking Root about how the reforestation projects in Nicaragua are reducing the impacts of climate change and providing economic benefits to farmers involved.


Canal V, Aubaines & Cie – 15 January 2012

Charles-Kevin Poulin of Zetika promotes Taking Root’s CO2 Responsible Promo Kit on Aubaines & Cie, a program on Canal V.
Watch the video (in French only).

Interview with Charles-Kevin Poulin on Canal V

24H – 23 May 2012

Taking Root was featured in the 23 May edition of Montreal’s 24H, in a short interview by Étienne Laberge with the organization’s co-founder and Co-Executive Director, Samuel Gervais.
Download the PDF (1.7MB) (in French only).

24H article

CBC Radio, Airplay – 31 January 2012

CBC Radio Airplay host, Dave White, talks with coffee roaster Michael King about turning Bean North Coffee Roasters CO2 Responsible. Click on the play button below to hear the interview.

CIBL Radio-Montréal, À l’Échelle Humaine – 2 February 2012

Charles-Kevin Poulin of Zetika promotes Taking Root’s CO2 Responsible Promo Kit on CIBL Radio-Montréal’s À l’Échelle Humaine

Radio Ville-Marie Montréal, Passeport Matin – 24 May 2012

Denis Miron interviews Samuel Gervais on Radio Ville-Marie’s Passeport Matin. Click on the play button below (in French only).


Radio Canada, Médium Large – 12 December 2011

Catherine Perrin of Radio Canada’s Médium Large interviews Monique Grégoire about her article on Taking Root in L’actualité. Click on the play button below (in French only).

L’actualité – 15 December 2011

Taking Root is pleased to be featured by journalist Monique Grégoire in the January 2012 edition of L’actualité, the widest-read magazine in Quebec.
Download the PDF (2.2MB) (in French only).

L'actualité article

L’actualité – 15 Decembre 2011

Featured on the website of L’actualité is a photomontage on Taking Root. Browse through a series of images and find out a little more about what we do.
Take a look here (in French only).

L'actualité's website