Gabriel Pietrorazio | Civil Eats


Gabriel Pietrorazio is an award-winning journalist who closely covers Indigenous affairs, food and agriculture, politics, as well as crime and justice. He earned a master’s degree from the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland, College Park in 2021.

This Indigenous 4-H Officer Wants to See More Farm Bill Funding for Her Community

Kristy Kinlicheenie standing outside the U.S. Department of Agriculture's headquarters in Washington, D.C. (Photo credit: Gabriel Pietrorazio)

Food Insecurity Is Common in the US Military. Will Congress Vote to Expand Benefits?

San Diego hosted a food distribution at Pechanga Arena last June. (Photo credit: Victoria Pearce, Feeding San Diego)

Farm Bill Funding for Indigenous Food Producers Needs a Boost

Spring Alaska Schreiner, owner and principal ecologist at Sakari Farms, reaches down to lift a planting and its root systems inside one of six smaller greenhouses. (Photo courtesy of Sakari Farms)

Pay-What-You-Can Farm Stands Feed Communities Against Tough Odds

Marc James. (Photo by Gabriel Pietrorazio)

The Farm Credit Administration’s First Indigenous Chairman Wants to Level the Playing Field

Eldrige Hoy, left, and Bryson Sam, members of the Choctaw Nation, seed a high tunnel with Iron Clay peas as a cover crop to improve soil quality. (USDA photo by Bob Nichols)

This Mother-Daughter Team Is Sharing Food Traditions from the Ho-Chunk Nation

Elena Terry, (left) and Zoe Fess smile after showcasing Seedy SassSquash, a signature family dish, during the Smithsonian’s

Native Farmers Push for More Equitable Training and Support in the Farm Bill

Nakai Clearwater Northup stands behind three traditional ethnobotany gardens, which he manages at the Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center. At one time, his people solely relied on them to maintain their cultural connections to food before the founding of Meechooôk Farm. (Photo by Gabriel Pietrorazio)

Meet the Group That’s Been Bringing Bison Back to Tribal Lands for 30 Years

The Fort Belknap Indian Reservation in Harlem, Montana, has gathered an estimated 45 buffalo during two ITBC transfers in 1996 and 2014. (Photo courtesy of the InterTribal Buffalo Council)

The Seneca Nation Is Building Food Sovereignty, One Bison at a Time

On November 8, 2020, Gakwi:yo:h Farms relocated their wild bison herd to Ohi:yo' at the Sunfish flats in Allegany, a sprawling 300-acre plot of land where the bison may roam freely. (Photo courtesy of Seneca Media & Communications Center)

Happy Meals Could Get Healthier Under a Proposed Maryland Law

A healthy happy meal inside a mcdonald's restaurant in San Francisco, California.