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    New Executive Director chosen!

    Please join us in welcoming Dr. Sarah Reed to her new role as our Executive Director.

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  • Switzer Fellows in the News

    Bradman and Klein author pesticide study

    Pesticide levels in four families dropped up to 95% within one week on an organic diet.

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Leadership Story

With Fellow Amanda Beal at the helm of Maine's agriculture department, the state is uniquely positioned to push forward into the role of regional breadbasket that she helped lay in the 2014 report "A New England Food Vision"—and set a national example for how to build a sustainable, healthy, and just regional food system.

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Fellows in the News

Jun 9, 2019
Fellow Dena Adler, a Postdoctoral Research Scholar at Columbia Law School and a Climate Law Fellow at the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, follows up her Year One report on the Trump administration with Year Two.Read more >
Jun 5, 2019
Laura Wisland has joined the Heising-Simons Foundation as a Program Officer. Read more on Laura's LinkedIn profileRead more >
Jun 5, 2019
A green wave is sweeping through Washington, and it’s picking up Republicans who are eager to share their ideas on clean energy and climate change. Tennessee senator Lamar Alexander has talked about...Read more >
May 2, 2019
Editor's note: Fellow Lauren Howe recently won the USAID Agrilinks Young Scholars Food Security Blog Contest with the following post about her work in Ethiopia with sweet potato leaves, which first...Read more >

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