Dana Cronin | Civil Eats


Dana Cronin is an independent audio and print journalist based in Oakland, California. She has covered agriculture and environmental issues for Illinois Public Media and Harvest Public Media, a Midwest reporting collaborative focused on food and agriculture. Her work has been regularly featured on national broadcasts, including NPR’s Morning Edition, All Things Considered, PBS Newshour and Science Friday.

Walmart’s Pandemic Port Squeeze

walanthropy shipping containers and money representing the walton family and walmart using their resources to shift global shipping to their business benefit

Why BIPOC Farmers Need More Protection From Climate Change

Vero Mazariegos-Anastassiou standing on her small farm in central California. (Photo courtesy of Vero Mazariegos-Anastassiou)

Food Prices Are Still High. What Role Do Corporate Profits Play?

a young family carries the shopping in together despite high food prices

All Eyes on California as Fast-Food Worker Rights Land on the 2024 Ballot

Fast-food workers and activists protest McDonald's labor practices outside a McDonald's restaurant on March 18, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Photo credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

An Ancient Grain Made New Again: How Sorghum Could Help U.S. Farms Adapt to Climate Change

A USDA scientist examines sorghum plants. (USDA photo by Peggy Greb)

‘It’s Not Enough.’ SNAP Recipients Struggle Amid High Food Prices.

An older woman looks worried while waiting to pay for her food purchases at a supermarket.

Can a Court Compel the EPA to Protect Communities of Color From CAFO Pollution?

During Hurricane Florence, concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) like this one in Warsaw, North Carolina, flooded the surrounding community with hog waste. (Photo credit: Justin Cook for Earthjustice)