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.

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

Kamala Harris Brings Food Justice to the Democratic Ticket

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA), running mate of Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee former Vice President Joe Biden, attends a coronavirus briefing at a makeshift studio at the Hotel DuPont on August 13, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware.

How Essential Food Workers Are Fighting Back

workers cutting meat in a slaughterhouse

Julián Castro on the Goya Boycott and How to Support Communities of Color

WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 28: Democratic presidential candidate and former housing secretary Julian Castro takes the stage during the J Street National Conference at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center October 28, 2019 in Washington, DC. Castro and three other presidential candidates were interviewed about Israel and U.S. foreign policy during the conference hosted by J Street, a political action committee that supports two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Inside the Race for Lab-Grown Meat

A collage of a photo of the author Chase Purdy and the cover of his new book, Billion Dollar Burger