Food Advocate Twitter List

August 08, 2015
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To make it easy for those of you interested in food news, Edible San Francisco has curated some of the coolest Twitter accounts we follow in the food movement. This is your go-to daily list for the latest food and agriculture news from around the globe.


Charles Abbott @chuckabbott1 Covering U.S. farm, food, rural and ag trade policy, mostly.

Lisa Baertlein @LisaBaertlein Killer baker, AirBNB Superhost. I write about food for Reuters News, but views here are my own.

Jane Black @jane_black  Food Writer. Now broadcasting from Brooklyn, NY

Willy Blackmore @willyblackmore Editor at @TakePart

Haven Bourque @HavenBourque  Communications for food, environment & community. @CivilEats writer. Twitter evangelist. Sustainable fish wrangler. 

Philip Brasher @PhilipBrasher Veteran journalist covering food and agriculture policy. Senior editor, @agripulse

Food Integrity Campaign @foodinteg Protecting our food by empowering whistleblowers, the Food Integrity Campaign (FIC) is a program of the Government Accountability Project (GAP).

Dan Charles @nprDanCharles   Food and Agriculture correspondent at NPR. Occasionally tweeting about bikes, soccer, and Eastern Europe.

Ann Cooper @chefannc  Ann is a relentless voice of reform by focusing on the links between food, family, farming and children’s health and wellness

Barry Estabrook @Barry_Estabrook Author of Pig Tales: An Omnivore's Quest for Sustainable Meat (May 4, 2015) I blog at .

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Helena B. Evich @hbottemiller National food policy & politics reporter at@politico; lover of happy hours, the Pacific Northwest & GAO reports. hbottemiller[at] 

Good Food Team NRDC @NRDCFood The @NRDC food program works to build a healthy, ecologically integrated food system, from ending antibiotics abuse to curbing food waste.

National Geographic Food @NatGeoFood Food is the lens through which we tell our global story of culture, history, and health. What's your story?

NPR Food @NPRFood The Twitter home of NPR's James Beard Award winning food blog, The Salt, plus links to all of NPR's other food coverage.

Sam Fromartz @fromartz Editor-in-Chief, @FERNNews. Author: In Search of the Perfect Loaf: A Home Baker's Odyssey (Viking), Winner IACP Literary Writing Award 2015.

The Gaia Foundation @GaiaFoundation Protecting and promoting biological and cultural diversity. Working towards food, land and water sovereignty, and a fairer and just world.

Kelsey Gee @kelseykgee Reporter covering food, agriculture, markets for @WSJ, feat hip hop, Midwest tweets; @UChicago alumna; Messy eater. I don't endorse things.

Agree @AGreeAgPolicy Bold initiative designed to tackle long-term agricultural, food and rural policy issues.

Twilight Greenaway @twyspy  Managing editor at @civileats. Freelance writer. Fan of well-crafted sentences, dry-farmed tomatoes, & dappled shade.

Paul Greenberg @4fishgreenberg New York Times bestselling author of Four Fish & American Catch. Winner of the James Beard Award for Writing and Literature

Leslie Hatfield @lesliehatfield  Writer, good food advocate, lover of bad puns, Brooklyn transplant. My tweets are my own and often do not reflect the views of my employer.

Sarah Henry @lettuceeatkale Freelance. Food. Writer. Here, there & everywhere. Best Food Writing 2014. .

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Clare Leschin-Hoar @c_leschin  Food policy journalist with an affinity for fish puns.

Jenny Hopkinson @JennyHops Ag & food reporter for @POLITICO and@POLITICO. News junkie, traveler, chocolate chip cookie aficionado.

No Kid Hungry @nokidhungry Share Our Strength's #NoKidHungrycampaign aims to end child hunger in the US. 

Nathanael Johnson @SavorTooth Food guy for  Feminist. Galoot. 101lbs of fun. Writing a book about the glorious unseen nature in cities 

John A. Johnson @agpolicywonk Lifetime n production ag, farming followed by public policy work @variousag trade associations & USDA, love politics-opinions my own-not employer's. Coram Deo.

Sam Kass @chefsamkass Food entrepreneur, policy expert, chef, lover of authenticity.

Daniel Klein @perennialplate  Documentary series about sustainable food around the Globe. James Beard winning filmmaker, chef, advocate for a more human food system

Eddie Gehman Kohan @ObamaFoodorama Historian, archivist & the only writer/photog *in the universe* exclusively covering White House food initiatives.

Tom Laskawy @tlaskawy Executive Director of the Food & Environment Reporting Network

Christopher Leonard @CLeonardNews Journalist. Author of The Meat Racket. Schmidt Family Foundation Fellow at New America.

Peggy Lowe @peggyllowe Investigations editor for @HarvestPM and@kcur. Drug of choice: Little Debbie Snack Cakes.

Maryn McKenna  @marynmck Writer for @NatGeo, @Wired, @Slate etc. Author of SUPERBUG, BEATING BACK THE DEVIL. Fellow at @SchusterInst. TED speaker. Collector of foreign condiments.

Tracie M. McMillan @TMMcMillan *Undercover on the Front Lines of Dinner* I report on food & class from farm fields, restaurant kitchens and supermarket aisles in The American Way of Eating.

Harvest Public Media @HarvestPM Cultivating stories of food, fuel and field for our NPR partner stations and all public media.

Food Safety News @foodsafetynews  Food Safety News: Breaking news for everyone's consumption; A daily online newspaper dedicated to all things food safety

Siobhan O'Connor @siobhannyc Health Director @TIME. Health, science, food, and sometimes rap. No More Dirty Looks coauthor. 

Russ Parsons @Russ_Parsons1 @LATimesfood editor & columnist, author: How to Pick a Peach & How to Read a French Fry.

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Tom Philpott @tomphilpott Mother Jones; Maverick Farms.

Bonnie Azab Powell @ethicurean  Former food politics writer/blogger/editor gone corporate. Meat CSA manager. Farmie, not foodie.

Chase Purdy @chasepurdy Reporter @politico covering the politics and business of food. Into dogs, beer and emoticon culture. Asia Pacific editor for @LatterlyMag.

Anna Roth @annaroth Food & drink writer. Eat Up restaurant critic @SFChronicle, senior editor@CivilEats. Formerly @SFWeekly

Luke Runyon @LukeRunyon Reporter with @HarvestPM based at@KUNC, covering agriculture in Colorado (read: marijuana/cows) and elsewhere. Tweets about food, farming and baby goats.

Carl Safina @carlsafina People, other animals, and nature all in the same boat. I'm writing books and articles, and running my doggies off-leash.

Kim Severson @kimseverson Food correspondent for The New York Times. Body in the South, head in NYC, heart in SF.  and 

Cooking Up a Story @cookingupastory  CUPS is an online TV show about food and sustainable living. Our original programming includes stories, DIY, in-depth interviews, & more.

Stephanie Strom @ssstrom Honorary Texan, NYTimes lifer, curiosity seeker, hummingbird lover, weekend baker, Ceci's mom.

Sustainable Table @eatsustainable  Sparking conversation about sustainable food. GRACE is home to , .

Sam Vance @samvance #OSU degree. Food Science & Safety expertise. Freelance Writer & Idea Man. Sarcastic, Witty & Funny. Ask me any food & ag questions.

Josh Viertel @JoshViertel  Farmer. Fisherman. Activist. Musician. Changing food and farming in the US because good, clean, fair food is not a privilege, it is a universal right.

Want more? Follow the Food Tank's list of 250 Must-Follow Twitter Feeds For Every Food Activist.


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