Allison Salerno is an independent multimedia journalist based in Athens, Georgia. She's a print reporter who also produces audio stories about farming and food systems, among other topics. She earned her master's degree in journalism from Northwestern's Medill School of Journalism. Since the pandemic, she's become a backpacker and last year completed the Georgia section of the Appalachian Trail. You can find Allison on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @allisonbsalerno. You can also visit her website here.