Tom Philpott

food and agriculture correspondent for Mother Jones, author of “Perilous Bounty: The Looming Collapse of American Farming and How We Can Prevent It”

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Food and agriculture correspondent for Mother Jones magazine

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The Inflation Reduction Act incentivizes farmers to make their land more sustainable and use less greenhouse emissions.

Future of CA agriculture: Smaller farms, less dairy, more nuts?

The Inflation Reduction Act incentivizes farmers to make their land more sustainable and use less greenhouse emissions.

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Harvard University has been quietly  snapping up swaths of farmland  along California's central coast, turning the school into one of the top -- and most unlikely -- wine producers in…

California's Hottest Winemaker: Harvard?

Harvard University has been quietly snapping up swaths of farmland along California's central coast, turning the school into one of the top -- and most unlikely -- wine producers in…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

California supplies 80% of the world’s almonds, now producing 2.1 billion pounds a year—three times more than it did just 14 years ago. But there’s a hidden cost.

Almonds Are Sucking California Dry

California supplies 80% of the world’s almonds, now producing 2.1 billion pounds a year—three times more than it did just 14 years ago. But there’s a hidden cost.

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