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Allison Carruth is a University of Oregon professor who writes about food politics, social justice, and the role of literature, new media, and art in environmental discourse. She is also the organizer of a national conference on food justice, launched at UC Santa Barbara in 2009; it will next take place at the University of Oregon in February 2011. In addition to Civil Eats, she blogs at Envo (Environmentalism for the 21st Century) and Arcade. She divides her time between Eugene, Oregon and San Francisco.

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