Siena Chrisman | Civil Eats


Siena Chrisman is a Brooklyn-based writer and researcher addressing agriculture policy and social justice. Her work has appeared in Modern Farmer, Edible Brooklyn, Grist, and others, and she is currently working on a book about the 1980s farm crisis. Read more at

The Coronavirus Pandemic is Pushing Dairy Farmers to the Brink

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Warren and Sanders Think This Farm Policy Will Help Rural America Rebound. Does it Stand a Chance?

a farmer in a field looking out at the harvest and thinking about supply management

Is the Second Farm Crisis Upon Us?

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To Build a Progressive Populism, Look to Farm Country

Film still from Homeplace Under Fire, the Farm Aid documentary.

Film About the Farm Crisis of the 80s Sets the Stage for What’s to Come

In the Fields with Ben Burkett

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Talking Rural Farms and Art with Iowa’s Poet Laureate, Mary Swander

Long-Delayed Rules to Protect Small Farmers Might be Too Little Too Late

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Want to Understand Trump’s Rise? Head to the Farm.

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How a Former Wall Street Worker Invested in Fresh Food for Her Community