Laura Reiley

food business reporter, Washington Post

Laura Reiley on KCRW

Due to drought, vital agricultural products — corn, wheat and tomatoes — are seeing the lowest yields in years. What does this mean for California farmers and consumers?

Amid heat and drought, farmers are watching their crops wither

Due to drought, vital agricultural products — corn, wheat and tomatoes — are seeing the lowest yields in years. What does this mean for California farmers and consumers?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

How long will the surge in food prices continue? They’ve gone up because of pandemic-induced supply chain disruptions and the Ukraine-Russia conflict.

Food costs hit record high, from wheat to meat. Blame war, flu

How long will the surge in food prices continue? They’ve gone up because of pandemic-induced supply chain disruptions and the Ukraine-Russia conflict.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A 16-18 pound turkey is usually desired for a traditional Thanksgiving, but with people gathering only with family members this holiday, they’ll want a smaller bird.

What smaller Thanksgiving gatherings and fewer events mean for turkey farmers

A 16-18 pound turkey is usually desired for a traditional Thanksgiving, but with people gathering only with family members this holiday, they’ll want a smaller bird.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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