Tom Philpott

Mother Jones

Tom Philpott is the food and agriculture correspondent for Mother Jones Magazine. Prior to joining Mother Jones in 2012, he spent five years as a columnist and food editor for Grist Magazine. He was a cofounder in 2004 of Maverick Farms, a small organic vegetable farm and center for sustainable food education in Valle Crucis, North Carolina. His writing has won numerous awards, and was featured in Best Science and Nature Writing 2017.