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Since 2009, the Civil Eats editorial team has published award-winning and groundbreaking news and commentary about the American food system, and worked to make complicated, underreported stories—on climate change, the environment, social justice, animal welfare, policy, health, nutrition, and the farm bill— more accessible to a mainstream audience.

22 Solutions-Focused Stories on the Food System in 2022

Abby Barrows pulling up one of her experimental oyster bags made of metal and wood at Long Cove Sea Farm. (Photo credit: Greta Rybus)

Our Food and Farming Book Picks for Summer 2022

Civil Eats Welcomes Wesley Brown, Kalen Goodluck, and Anne Marshall-Chalmers as New Senior Reporters

Our Best Food System Solutions Stories of 2021

Blake Alexandre checking on the vitality of the soil on Alexandre Family Farm.

Our Best Food Access Stories of 2021

Setting up food distribution at the Phillips Free Store. (Photo credit: Brybry)

Taking Stock And Looking Forward: Climate and Animal Agriculture

A farmer stands in his flooded maize field with rubber boots. Extreme weather such as torrential rain, causing more and more crop failures.

Our Best Climate Stories of 2021

Umass grad student Kristin Oleskwwicz harvests vegetables growing under PV arrays at a test plot at the UMass Crop Animal Research and Education Center in South Deerfield, Massachusetts. (Photo CC-licensed by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory)

Our Best Food Justice Stories of 2021

Robert Bullard leads a delegation from HBCUs during the People's Climate March.

Taking Stock And Looking Forward: Food Justice

low angle view of african american man with scarf on face holding placard with racism is a pandemic lettering against blue sky

Taking Stock And Looking Forward: Food Access and Nutrition

Taking Stock And Looking Forward: Food Access and Nutrition