Kendra Klein

Kendra Klein


Kendra is a writer, researcher, and advocate whose work focuses on the nexus of sustainable food systems and public health. She is currently Staff Scientist in Agroecology & Environmental Health at Friends of the Earth. She is also a lecturer in the Department of Environmental Science, Policy & Management at UC Berkeley. Kendra has been active in the environmental health and sustainable food movements for over fourteen years, including community organizing at Breast Cancer Action, a national non-profit focused on addressing environmental links to cancer, and apprenticing on organic farms in California and Hawaii. Kendra is a 2011 Switzer Environmental Fellow and has written for The Nation, Gastronomica, Civil Eats, and She holds a bachelors degree from Miami University of Ohio and a PhD in Environmental Science, Policy & Management from UC Berkeley.

Fellow at a Glance

Fellowship Year:
Academic Background:
University of California Berkeley, Ph.D.
Current Position:
Staff Scientist in Agroecology & Environmental Health
Friends of the Earth
Environmental & Public Health
Sustainable Agriculture and Food Policy
1816 Carleton St. Apt. A
Berkeley, California 94703
(415) 350-5957

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