Naoki Nitta


Naoki Nitta is a freelance writer based in Northern California, focused on food and sustainability issues. His work has appeared in Modern Farmer, Grist, Smithsonian Magazine, San Francisco Chronicle, and other publications.

Regenerative Beef Gets a Boost from California Universities

Cattle graze along the California coast. (Photo credit: Denise Taylor, Getty Images)

These State Lawmakers Are Collaborating on Policies that Support Regenerative Agriculture

A farmer tends a mobile chicken coop at Letterbox Farm, a diversified, organic farm in Hudson, New York. (Photo credit: Preston Keres, USDA)

Can Agriculture Kick Its Plastic Addiction?

Strawberries sit in rows covered in agricultural plastic.

California Will Help BIPOC Collective Cultivate Land Access for Underserved Farmers

California Leads the Way in Low-Carbon School Meals

A Fight for Salmon Fishing Rights Connects Indigenous Peoples Across the Pacific Ocean

Members of the Raporo Ainu Nation observe asir cep nomi, an Ainu ceremony that marks the fish’s annual migration back to the island’s major rivers and tributaries. (Photo credit: Centre for Environmental and Minority Policy Studies)