Become a Sustainer

We’ve set a goal to bring in 200 new Sustainers with our Spring Sustainer Drive, and we’re offering some great rewards.

Debbie Weingarten is a writer and editor based in Tucson, Arizona, with a background in food systems, agriculture, and community organizing. Her journalism and creative nonfiction has appeared in the New York Times, The New York Review of Books, The Guardian, the Economic Hardship Reporting Project, Guernica, and Longreads, and elsewhere. She was a finalist for the James Beard Award in Investigative Reporting.

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Trump's Online SNAP Program Helps Amazon and Walmart, But Leaves Rural People Behind
The government's online food assistance program doesn’t include independent grocers and ignores the gaps in rural infrastructure.
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Tech Shakeups Disrupt Food Stamp Services in Farmers Markets
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America’s Dairy Farmers are Struggling and Unsupported
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Rural Emergency: Hospital Closures Are Putting Farmers Out of Business