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Kate Yoder

Staff writer, Grist

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Kate Yoder is a virtual guest at Crosscut Festival 2022. She is a staff writer at Grist covering climate change with a focus on language, culture, history, and behavior. Her work has appeared in The Guardian, Mother Jones, and Wired, and her essay "War of Words" won a Folio Magazine Award for Essays and Criticism. She'll join us for a conversation with Edward Benote "Eddie" Hill and Robert Paarlberg about the food we eat and how it arrived on our plate, and our health and the sustainability of our environment.

When: 9 a.m. Wednesday, May 4

Where: This is a virtual event. RSVP now.

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Environment & Outdoors

Kitchen Table Issues

Crosscut Festival 2022
Wed May 4, 2022 | 9:00am

The food we eat and how it arrived on our plate are the center of a voracious debate about our health and the sustainability of our environment. The assumption is local, organic, farm-to-table food is our best course. But what if the data tells us global food markets and industrial farming actually do a better job setting the table? WATCH NOW


Featuring: Edward Benote "Eddie" Hill, Robert Paarlberg, Kate Yoder

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