Nancy Matsumoto is a freelance writer and editor who specializes in the areas of health, food, arts and culture. She has been a contributor to Time, Newsweek, Health, People, The Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal, Edible Manhattan,, and The New York Times, among other publications. Nancy blogs at Walking and Talking, and for

An Intergenerational Juneteenth Gathering Shows How the Black Food Sovereignty Discussion has Shifted

Collage of Black leaders speaking about liberation, land justice, and food sovereignty for Black communities. Photos courtesy of A Growing Culture.

Investment in Regenerative Agriculture Connects the Dots Between Soil and Plate

Dorn Cox, research director at Wolfe's Neck Center for Agriculture & the Environment. (Photo courtesy of OpenTEAM)

Inside the Push to Bring Racial Equity to Land Grant Universities

Photo CC-licensed by Phil Roeder.

Dan Barber’s Seed Company Seeks to Sow the ‘Democratization of Flavor’

Row 7 founders Matthew Goldfarb (left), Michael Mazourek (center), and Dan Barber (right). (Photo credit: Johnny Autry)

Sustainable Meat Supporters and Vegan Activists Both Claim Bullying

vegans versus meat eaters

Meet the Bee Heroes Working On the Front Lines to Save Pollinators

The Grassfed Burger Gap

Farming to Table: Adding ‘Farmer’ to a Chef’s Resume

A Pasture-Based Rancher is Caught in the Crosshairs

Maple Water: Fad or Lifeline for Forests?