Another status quo Farm Bill may jeopardize the future of the food system, failing to regulate pesticides, improve water quality, support organic farmers, and more.
Tiffany Finck-Haynes, Senior Food Futures Campaigner and Kendra Klein, PhD, Senior Staff Scientist at FOE1 Articles0 Comments
Tiffany is the senior food futures campaigner at Friends of the Earth, where she leads the BeeAction campaign to protect bees, butterflies and other pollinators from pesticides to support a sustainable and just food system. In her role, she leads federal, state, local policy and marketplace campaigns aimed at reforming industrial agriculture. Prior to joining Friends of the Earth, she worked as a community health organizer at Many Languages One Voice, running campaigns to improve equitable access to affordable, culturally and linguistically appropriate health-related information, services, and care for nail salon workers and day laborers. She holds a B.A. in International Affairs with a Concentration in Contemporary Cultures and Societies from George Washington University.
Kendra Klein, PhD, is Senior Staff Scientist at Friends of the Earth where she leads work on food and farming solutions. She is a writer, researcher, and advocate with over sixteen years of experience in environmental sustainability, food, agriculture, and environmental health. Prior to joining FOE, she coordinated farm-to-institution work at the California Healthy Food in Health Care campaign and worked at Breast Cancer Action on chemical policy reform and corporate accountability related to pink ribbon fundraising. Kendra has apprenticed on organic farms in California and Hawaii. She is a 2011 Switzer Environmental Fellow and has written for The Nation, Gastronomica, Civil Eats, Food Tank, and EcoWatch. She holds a BA in Interdisciplinary Studies from Miami University of Ohio and a PhD in Environmental Science, Policy & Management from UC Berkeley.