Paul Gordon | Civil Eats


Paul Gordon is an environmental journalist and conservationist. His pieces appear in The Nation, Grist, Sierra Magazine, Belt Magazine, and In These Times, and he has field experience working for the National Park Service, US Fish and Wildlife, National Audubon Society and The Morton Arboretum.

These Chicago Urban Farmers Are Growing Local Food in the Wake of Steel Industry Pollution

Xavier “X” Colon, a young person with long braided black hair, a baseball cap, and a bright orange hi-visibility shirt, stands in the fields at South Chicago Farm. (Photo by Paul Gordon)