Authors

Nadra Nittle

Nadra Nittle is a Senior Reporter for Civil Eats. Based in Los Angeles, she was previously a reporter for The Goods by Vox and was also on staff at the former Vox Media website Racked. She has worked for newspapers affiliated with the Digital First Media and Gannett/USA Today networks and freelanced for a variety of media outlets, including The Atlantic, ThinkProgress, KCET, and About.com. Nadra has covered several issues as a reporter, such as health, education, race, pop culture, and religion. In 2019, Enslow Publishing released her first book, Recognizing Microaggressions.

A Path to Citizenship Is on the Horizon for Undocumented Farmworkers

a migrant farmworker carries a box of broccoli in a farm field.

Tracy McCurty Has Worked a Long Time to See Historic Wrongs Righted for Black Farmers

Tracy McCurty

What New York City Schools Learned Feeding Millions During the Pandemic

A kindergarten student eating breakfast at Yung Wing School P.S. 124 on January 13, 2021 in New York City.

‘Minari’ Shines a Spotlight on Asian American Farmers

A still from the film Minari of a Korean American family. (Still courtesy of A24)

As COVID-19 Ups the Stakes, Advocates Say Prison Food Needs an Overhaul

an inmate receives a fresh orange instead of unhealthy prison food

Should Food and Farm Workers Be Next in Line for the COVID Vaccine?

A frontline supermarket worker poses for a picture as she wears a mask and gloves while working at a Miami supermarket.

Once Called Naïve for His Focus on Returning Land to Black Farmers, Thomas Mitchell Is Now a MacArthur Genius

A Black farmer and a child drive a tractor on the farm.

Black Land Matters. But Is Crowdfunding Enough?

A Black farmer in a greenhouse growing crops to plant in the soil. Photo courtesy of Amber Tamm Canty.

By Switching to a Plant-Based Diet, Eric Adams Is ‘Healthy at Last’

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams points to a healthy eating poster at the Lower East Side Girls Club. (Photo credit: Erica Sherman/Brooklyn BP's Office)

The People’s Agroecology Process Brings a Global Lens to U.S. Food Justice Work

A woman tending her small agroecology plot of land. Photo courtesy of WhyHunger