Kate Nelson | Civil Eats


An Alaska Native Tlingit tribal member, Nelson is an award-winning writer and editor living in Minneapolis. She's currently the editor-in-chief of Artful Living, a top U.S. boutique lifestyle magazine. She's interviewed such luminaries as Padma Lakshmi, Andrew Zimmern, and chef Sean Sherman, and written for publications including ELLE, Esquire, Architectural Digest, Teen Vogue, Bustle, Andscape, and more.

This Oregon Farmer Is Building a New Model for Indigenous Food and Agriculture

Spring Alaska Schreiner walks in her greenhouse at Sakari Farms. (Photo courtesy of Spring Alaska Schreiner)

How Alaska Natives Lost the Right to Fish Sacred Salmon

An Alaska Native subsistence fisherman steers his boat loaded with salmon on the Yukon River.

An Indigenous-Led Team Is Transforming a Minneapolis Superfund Site into a New Urban Farm

This Fund Is Investing $20 Million to Help Black Farmers Thrive

The Black farmers at Big Dream Farm stand in the field. (Photo credit: Jared Davis)

Can Sean Sherman’s BIPOC Foodways Alliance Dismantle White Supremacy Over Dinner?

Chef and food writer Mecca Bos (left) and Native American chef Sean Sherman (center) launched the BIPOC Foodways Alliance to preserve and share food stories from various communities of color. They recently hosted their first communal dinner to share different cultural approaches to cooking and sharing food. (Photo credit: Uche Iroegbu)

Alaska’s Climate-Driven Fisheries Collapse Is Devastating Indigenous Communities

An Alaskan king crab trap and fishing vessel.