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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.

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

Taking Stock And Looking Forward: Food Workers and Labor Organizing

Immigrant Agricultural Workers Critical To U.S. Food Security Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Taking Stock And Looking Forward: Food System Overhaul

Shot of two young women working on a farm

30 Reasons to Support Civil Eats on #GivingTuesday 2021

Cute and caring daughter, visiting her mother on their organic farm/agricultural field, to see if she needs something and to give her a sunflower as a way to show affection