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. She is the author of Toni Morrison's Spiritual Vision: Faith, Folktales, and Feminism in Her Life and Literature.

The Rise of Guaranteed Income Programs Could Offer a Lifeline for Food Workers

A waiter pours wine during dinner at Galatoire's Restaurant on May 22, 2020 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

This Doctor Is Working to Build Resilience and Land Justice for Communities of Color

Dr. Rupa Marya. (Photo credit: Jennifer Graham)

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.