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Twilight Greenaway
Writing about people, power, & nature — mostly through the lens of food & farming. Senior editor . Black Lives Matter.
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Twilight Greenaway 3h
Replying to @mellemusic
That's great to hear! In case it's not clear, that was an op-ed, and represented the one take on the situation. Civil Eats definitely doesn't think it's the only take.
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Twilight Greenaway 3h
Replying to @kittenwithawhip
I'm so very sorry to hear it.
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Dean Bakopoulos 8h
Already dreading NYT lifestyle articles on micro schools rich people form with their friends: Wilson renovated a hardware store that had recently gone out of business downtown. “I loved that my children would learn in a space like that,” he said. “Tools feel so metaphoric now.”
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Hannah Dankbar Aug 1
Absentee landowners are gaining power over landscapes. How they manage them affects rural communities, wildlife, and water quality. Dollar amounts can't be the only deciding factor in land management.
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Jodi Cohen Jul 31
BREAKING: “Grace,” the Michigan teen who was detained for not doing her online coursework, is to be released from detention “IMMEDIATELY,” according to an order from the Michigan Court of Appeals that I just received.
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Nadra Nittle Jul 31
In meatpacking plants, most managers are white, while most frontline workers are Latinx, Black, Asian - and at risk of contracting COVID-19. That's racial discrimination, say advocates who've filed a USDA civil rights complaint against Tyson Foods and JBS.
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Twilight Greenaway Jul 31
Replying to @TKDano
She has a doppelgänger in Oakland named Tidbits (aka my son’s pandemic BFF).
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Leah Thomas Jul 30
I'm a Black environmentalist in today in a story reported by a Black woman reporter about Black environmentalists. I never in my wildest dreams thought something like this could happen and I'm just so thankful. How beautifully Black is this
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Twilight Greenaway Jul 30
Farmworkers often feel they have no choice but to keep working when they're sick, and this kind of retaliation is a clear reason why.
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Naomi Starkman Jul 29
The wants investors to consider environmental & social risks associated with industrial animal ag—and it’s using the pandemic to bolster its case. /
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Twilight Greenaway Jul 30
"The people installing these refrigerators don’t often represent the communities where they're placed. Many of these organizers are relatively new to the food justice landscape, and they rarely seem to be asking residents what they need."
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Civil Eats Jul 29
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought the risks associated with large-scale animal ag into the national spotlight. Will it make look like a bad investment? reports.
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Justin Phillips Jul 29
What can't be overstated here is how & spent A YEAR with Theo and his mom. From panhandling days to nights sleeping in parks, they documented it all. The piece, the photos, it's all as heartbreaking as it is beautiful
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Dr. Saskia Popescu Jul 28
One piece I feel we’re not including enough with return-to-school discussions: post-exposure quarantine. Will entire classes be quarantined at home for 14 days if a student/teacher tests positive? Just another aspext to account for and one that is particularly impacting.
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Twilight Greenaway Jul 28
Replying to @RebekahDenn
Somebody really needs to ask them about who exactly is working in the milking parlors and what their lives are like (the Milk with Dignity Campaign, etc.). Because that's where their "focus on justice" could actually have legs.
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Young Farmers Jul 24
The Northeast BIPOC Farmer Relief Fund is providing funding for BIPOC farmers who have been impacted by COVID-19. Farmers using sustainable or regenerative practices and whose work addresses food apartheid are encouraged to apply. Visit for more info.
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Matt Stoller Jul 27
I know we were all worried defense contractors would be left out of the Republican Coronavirus package. You can calm down. Defense contractors got $10.5 billion.
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Livable Future Jul 28
“Right now, the Dietary Guidelines are not for everyone. Our people are dying because they’re not getting the right nutrition.” — CLF's Daphene Altema-Johnson
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Twilight Greenaway Jul 28
The revised dietary guidelines coming later this year likely won't support communities of color at a time when nutrient-dense food is key to fighting COVID. This is such an important read from
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Twilight Greenaway Jul 25
Worth considering, especially if you're applying sunscreen for more a week at a stretch:
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