Awards | Civil Eats


Since 2009, Civil Eats has published unparalleled reporting on the U.S. food system and its effects on people, places, and the planet.

In recognition of our work, in 2014, Civil Eats was named the James Beard Foundation’s Publication of the Year, in 2019, we were inducted into the Library of Congress, and received the inaugural Media Impact Award from the Food & Farming Communication Fund that same year.

In 2020, Civil Eats won the IACP Digital Media Award for Best Group Food Blog and a National Association of Black Journalists’ Salute to Excellence Award for Best Use of Multimedia. In 2021, editor-in-chief and founder Naomi Starkman was named Journalist of the Year by the Hunter College NYC Food Policy Center.