Lani Furbank
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Lani Furbank is a writer and photographer based in the D.C. metro area, where she covers the intersection of food, farming, and the environment for local and national publications. She studied broadcast journalism and environmental studies at James Madison University, and is passionate about increasing access to nutritious food in communities around the world and supporting small-scale farms through mindful food choices. Find her on social media: @lanifurbank

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