Authors

Avatar

Aaron Calvin is a Des Moines-based freelance writer.

Get Out the Vote Efforts in Farm Country Are Reaching Young, Latinx, and Rural Voters

Registering a new Latinx voter in Iowa.

Iowa Farmers Face Climate-Fueled Destruction, While the Industry Says it’s ‘Just Weather’

Grain bins damaged by the derecho storm in are shown at the Heartland Co-Op grain elevator on August 11, 2020 in Luther, Iowa.

The Iowa Derecho Put Refugee Food Workers at Even Greater Risk

A woman stands outside the Cedar Terrace apartments after the derecho destroyed the building. Photo by Pat Rynard for Iowa Starting Line.