Debbie Weingarten

Debbie Weingarten is a writer and editor at Cactus Wren Writing, and the co-founder of the Farm Education Resource Network. She writes flash and short fiction, personal essays and creative non-fiction, and her work appears in Edible Baja Arizona. She lives in Tucson, Arizona.

Foodie localism loves farming in theory, but not in practice

Despite the popularity of local food, the average farmer is not thriving. It’s up to consumers to advocate for policies that enable them to succeed.