Steve Holt | Civil Eats


Steve Holt writes about everything from food to real estate for a diverse collection of publications and websites that includes The Boston Globe, Boston Magazine, Edible Boston, and TakePart. In 2011, his feature about sustainable hamburgers in Boston was selected to be a part of that year’s Best Food Writing anthology. Read more of Steve’s articles at and follow him on Twitter and Instagram @thebostonwriter.

Can Vertical Farms Reap Their Harvest? It’s Anyone’s Bet.

A indoor farming operation. (Photo courtesy of

Will Robot-Led Restaurants Be a Gift or a Curse to Food Workers?

spyce's robot restaurant

Your Pea Protein Primer

handful of yellow peas

How Leaving Stores Closed for Years Helps Grocery Chains and Hurts Communities

people leaving a supermarket

Should School Cafeterias Be More Like Fast-Casual Restaurants?

Reporting on the World’s Most Controversial Farm Chemical

From Coal to Kale: Saving Rural Economies with Local Food

Will the Amazon-Whole Foods Deal Mean Better Food for All?

In Trump’s America, Navigating a Path for a Progressive National Food Strategy

Vermont’s New Lieutenant Governor is a Veggie-Growing Progressive