Beth Hoffman
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Beth Hoffman has been reporting on food and agriculture for more than ten years, airing on NPR, The World, Latino USA, Living on Earth. She studied the food system in depth as a fellow and co-lecturer in the Africa Reporting Project at UC Berkeley’s School of Journalism and completed several documentary projects, including a year cooking with immigrant women in their homes and telling their stories. Contact her at @BethFoodAg.

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Putting The ‘Health’ Back In Health Insurance

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People Don’t Understand What ‘Organic’ Means, But They Want It Anyway

Guest contributor Beth Hoffman shares a new report, released earlier this year, that argues that the public has no idea why they are buying organic products.