Anne Marshall-Chalmers | Civil Eats


Anne Marshall-Chalmers is an investigative journalist at The War Horse and a former staff reporter with Civil Eats. A California native, she spent several years working as a reporter, writer, and audio producer in Tennessee and Kentucky before returning to the Bay Area to earn a master’s degree from the U.C. Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. Her work has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, Atlas Obscura, USA Today, Bay Nature, Earth Island Journal, NPR, CalMatters, Inside Climate News, and Louisville Magazine. She reports on climate change, agriculture, public health, and the spaces where these topics intersect.

For Many Kids, a Boost to Summer School Meals Is a ‘Game Changer’

Tyden Brownlee, 5, picks up a free school lunch at Olympic Hills Elementary School in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Karen Ducey/Getty Images)

How Benefit Cuts May Create a ‘Perfect Storm’ for Food Insecurity

A woman holds a bag of pears as she waits in line to receive free food at the Richmond Emergency Food Bank. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

States Are Fighting to Bring Back Free School Meals

The Rush for Solar Farms Could Make It Harder for Young Farmers to Access Land

Sheep grazing under an agrivoltaic solar panel system. (Photo courtesy of Julie Bishop, Solar Sheep LLC)

Former SNAP Recipient Calls For Expanded Benefits in Next Farm Bill

A girl pays for her mother's groceries using Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) tokens at the GrowNYC Greenmarket in New York City's Union Square. (Photo credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

California Farmworkers Are Underwater in More Ways Than One

Farmworkers dig an irrigation canal around a field of strawberries as the Salinas River begins to overflow its banks on January 13, 2023 in Salinas, California. Several atmospheric river events continue to pound California with record rainfall and high winds. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

School Food Chefs Learn to Plot Healthier Menus With a New Fellowship

A trio of school chefs working in the kitchen as part of the Healthy School Food Pathways program. (Photos courtesy of the Chef Ann Foundation)

The Edges Matter: Hedgerows Are Bringing Life Back to Farms

The sun floods the wet meadow making the dew sparkle and the plants appear back lit

Catholics Used to Forgo Meat on Fridays. Could Bringing the Practice Back Help the Climate?

Catholics celebrate Ash Wednesday during a mass at Holy Name Cathedral on March 1, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

In the Age of Megadrought, Farmers in the West See Promise in Agave