Lela Nargi | Civil Eats

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Lela Nargi is a veteran journalist covering food policy and agriculture, sustainability, and science for outlets such as The Guardian, The Counter, City Monitor, JSTOR Daily, Sierra, and Ensia in addition to Civil Eats. She’s also the author of science books for kids. Find her at lelanargi.com and @LelaNargi.

A NYC Reentry Program Offers Formerly Incarcerated People Healing, Dignity Through Meals

Chef Nikki preparing a meal in the Castle kitchen. (Photo credit: Lela Nargi)

Hungry Seniors Need More Than Just Access to Food

a senior receives a meal delivery from a courier to fight hunger and food insecurity

College Students Struggle to Enroll in SNAP—but Peer Support Programs Help

The Swipe Out Hunger team in 2020. (Photo courtesy of Swipe Out Hunger)

Ensuring Homeless Americans Get Enough Food Has Never Been Easy. Now, It’s Next to Impossible.

Ventura County Rescue Mission workers hand out food packages to the homeless on March 31, 2020 in Ventura, California.

How a South Carolina Farmer Is Adapting an Heirloom Rice to Withstand Climate Change

Rollen Chalmers prepping the Wormsloe site. (Photo credit: Sarah Ross)

College Food Pantries Are Reinventing Ways to Feed Students

Volunteers pack up boxes of food to be distributed to those in need at the distribution center of the Capital Area Food Bank on April 9, 2020 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Community Food Co-ops Are Thriving During the Pandemic

From left: Katie Bishop of PrairiErth Farm, Michael Boehle of Antiquity Oaks Farm, Nicholas Walter of Green Top Grocery. (Photo courtesy of PrairiErth and Green Top Grocery)

NYC Food Czar Kathryn Garcia is Overseeing a Massive Supply Chain and Feeding the Hungry

kathryn garcia in new york city describing the crisis the city faces

The Farm Bureau Takes a Step to Shore Up the Struggling Dairy Market

Gustavo Toledo at Vaqueria Ceiba Del Mar, in Arecibo, Puerto Rico. (USDA photo by Preston Keres)

Social Roots Seed Company Wants to ‘Reseed the Lowcountry’

Sarah Ross and fresh grown produce. Photo by Bill Durrance.