A few words from our Publisher

As publisher of The New Food Economy, I’d love to tell you what I think what makes our newsroom unique. The answer is simple and direct: It’s you, our curious and inquisitive readers.

We depend on your support to do what we do. Take, for example, last week’s story by New Food Economy contributor Marilyn Noble, about the Native-owned business that invented the commercial bison bar, and the start-up darling that took credit, built an empire on a foundation of misleading claims, promised ranchers investment that never materialized, and left an industry struggling in its wake. It sparked quite a conversation among our readers.

That’s why we’re thrilled to be a part of NewsMatch, a national call-to-action to support nonprofit news organizations. From now through the end of the year, NewsMatch will match your new monthly donation 12x or double your one-time gift—all up to $1,000.

This is a rare opportunity to maximize your investment in journalism that has a lasting impact.

Will you donate today to help us reach our $50,000 goal? Donate today.

Jeffrey Kittay After teaching literature at Yale, Kittay founded and was editor-in-chief of the magazine Lingua Franca: The Review of Academic Life, which the New York Times called “a hip trade journal for the cerebral set.” It won the National Magazine Award for General Excellence. He was subsequently part of the adjunct faculty at the Graduate School of Journalism of Columbia University, and the corporate board of Maine’s Portland Press Herald.

Kittay holds a Ph.D. from NYU and an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from Amherst College.