As a Research and Policy Analyst at GRACE, Maggie works on food systems research, outreach strategies, and content creation, and is a regular contributor to GRACE's Ecocentric blog. Maggie has an MA in Food Studies from New York University, which culminated with an analysis of agricultural antibiotic overuse in livestock and policy strategies for mitigation. Her background has focused predominantly on policy and advocacy issues surrounding food and environmental justice and on industry funding of nutrition research. When she's not begging you to tell her what you had for lunch, she likes bouldering, jumping into lakes and putting things in color order.
A US appeals court ordered the EPA to withdraw approval for the use of chlorpyrifos, a dangerous and controversial pesticide.
To fight factory farming, we can push for policies that limit their growth and we can put pressure on the companies that own them. These tools can help.
It's not easy to keep current on the 2018 Farm Bill while it moves its way through Congress. Here are our favorite sources for great farm bill analysis.
Dairy farmers in the US are in crisis. This week, farmers and advocates sent a letter to Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue demanding solutions be enacted.
Vandana Shiva's Navdanya Biodiversity Farm in India educates students and visitors on agroecology through seed saving and community-based farming.
The Farmland Access Legal Toolkit is a new resource designed to ease farmers and landowners through the process of access, transferring and conserving farmland.
Leanne Brown, the author of "Good and Cheap: Eat Well on $4 a Day," speaks to us about the lack of equity and food stability in the US.
Researchers have learned that cows that are fed a grassfed diet have increased levels of omega-3 and conjugated linoleic acid.
CSA Day is rapidly approaching! We list ten reasons you should drop everything you're doing and find a CSA near you.
The chillier months are an essential time for farmers to prepare for the next successful season. We answer what it is farmers actually do in wintertime.
We spoke with Phil Haynes of Stone Barns about the intricate details of a day at the farm to better understand the hard work that goes into animal husbandry.
The Farmers Market Legal Toolkit is a resource for farmers' markets - providing guidance for managing risks, choosing business structures and accepting SNAP.
National Coordinator for the Domestic Fair Trade Association, Erika Inwald, talks with us about her role in advocating for labor and fair trade.
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Idaho's ag-gag law unconstitutional and in violation of the first amendment, paving the way for more anti ag-gag action.
Pig roasts, clambakes and animal shares all encompass the pleasure of preparation and consumption that celebrate sustainability and togetherness.
There's one popular ingredient that's beginning to separate the wheat from the chaff in the locavore's diet: locally sourced and milled grains.