Contact: Naomi Starkman
Civil Eats is a daily news source for critical thought about the American food system. We publish stories that shift the conversation around sustainable agriculture in an effort to build economically and socially just communities.
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The Investigative Desk
In a media landscape shaped by soundbites and spin, investigative reporting is one of the last tools for holding the powerful actors in the food system to account for their actions.
By raising $100,000, Civil Eats – which has been publishing groundbreaking and award-winning journalism on the U.S. food system since 2009 – plans to establish an investigative reporting desk, complete with an experienced editor and a cadre of writers who will spend time following leads and digging into stories about everything from greenhouse gas emissions in agriculture to toxins in our food, including threats to food safety.
These never-before-reported stories will expose the impacts of power, money, and corporate control in our food system. Investigative reporting is critical in today’s world; it’s also expensive and time consuming.
A gift of $5,000 will enable Civil Eats to report, edit, and publish one investigative feature. With your support, Civil Eats can dig deeper, grow its voice, and tell the stories behind our food.
Liebe Patterson | Elizabeth R. & William J. Patterson Foundation
Wendy & Eric Schmidt | Schmidt Family Foundation, 11th Hour Project
Esther Park, Sallie Calhoun | Cienega Capital
Nell Newman | Nell Newman Foundation
Panta Rhea Foundation
Cindy Daniels & Doug Lipton
William Rosenzweig & Carla Fracchia
Joyce & Irving Goldman Foundation
Lisa Holmes | Hunter Grubb Foundation
Ida & Robert Gordon Family Foundation
Merck Family Fund
Michael Pollan & Judith Belzer
Kat Taylor | TomKat Educational Fund
Clif Bar Family Foundation
Cedar Tree Foundation