Founder & Editor-in-Chief,
Naomi Starkman is founder and editor-in-chief of Civil Eats, a daily news source for critical thought about the American food system, and the James Beard Foundation’s Publication of the Year. She is a 2016 John S. Knight Journalism Fellow at Stanford, a founding board member of the Food & Environment Reporting Network, and served as the director of communications and policy at Slow Food Nation. She has worked as a media consultant at Newsweek, the New Yorker, Vanity Fair, GQ and WIRED magazines. Starkman is an avid organic gardener, having worked on several farms.