Beginning Farmers, Farmers of Color Outbid as Farmland Prices Soar

Right after spotting the listing, however, Pereyra learned that the deadline to submit an offer was only hours away, despite…

4 weeks ago

Our Best Food System Solutions Stories of 2021

In a media landscape dominated by bad news, Civil Eats remains committed to reporting on the people and projects that…

4 weeks ago

Our Best Food Access Stories of 2021

The government support helped food insecurity rates remain steady overall over the course of the pandemic so far. But the…

1 month ago

Taking Stock And Looking Forward: Climate and Animal Agriculture

A version of this article originally appeared in The Deep Dish, our members-only monthly newsletter. Become a member today. Today,…

1 month ago

Our Best Climate Stories of 2021

Climate change effects that were once predicted to occur in 2050 are reflected throughout our 2021 coverage, from deadly heat…

1 month ago

Our Best Food Justice Stories of 2021

Despite the weight of a second year of pandemic, we saw much cause for optimism in our coverage, as Indigenous…

1 month ago

Taking Stock And Looking Forward: Food Justice

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1 month ago

Taking Stock And Looking Forward: Food Access and Nutrition

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1 month ago

Taking Stock And Looking Forward: Food Workers and Labor Organizing

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1 month ago

Taking Stock And Looking Forward: Food System Overhaul

A version of this article originally appeared in The Deep Dish, our members-only monthly newsletter. Become a member today. Throughout…

1 month ago

NYC Is on the Cusp of Making Its Food Purchasing Sustainable. It Won’t Be Easy.

O’Brien was referring to scores assigned through the Good Food Purchasing Program (GFPP), an initiative designed to help institutions such…

1 month ago

‘Seed Money’ Explores Monsanto’s Troubling Past and its Impact on the Future of Food

In his new book Seed Money: Monsanto’s Past and Our Food Future, historian Bartow J. Elmore uncovers Monsanto’s record of…

1 month ago

Climate Change Is Making Nights Warmer—and Crops May Never Be the Same

It isn’t just people who are impacted by these climate anomalies; plant species are also under threat, including major food…

1 month ago

Betting Hundreds of Millions of Dollars on the Cattle Market and Losing

The afternoon of December 10 was cloudy but clear, the roads unencumbered. And Easterday, who was 79, had been making…

1 month ago

Op-Ed: Young Farmers Are Locked Out of the System, and the Asset Economy Is to Blame

These are, for the most part, “conventional” farms—large estates that supply the global commodity market, intensifying their production with chemical…

1 month ago

Glass, Plastic, Or PLA? Dairies Struggle to Replace Single-Use Bottles

But one aspect of its operation remains contentious: the packaging. Like most dairy products in the U.S., Alexandre Family Farm’s…

2 months ago

Fighting Food Apartheid with Louisville’s Black Market Grocery Store

One person in the crowd holding vigil for McAtee was food activist and political lobbyist Shauntrice Martin. She could see…

2 months ago

We All (Still) Quit: What Happened After Fast Food Workers Walked Out

A top boss had called manager Rachael Flores a baby when she’d missed a meeting the day before hospital staff…

2 months ago