Journalist and bestselling author

My latest books

Consumed: Food for a Finite Planet
and for kids 10+ Starting from Scratch: What You Need to Know About Food and Cooking



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“If our industrial food system leaves you feeling a little queasy, Sarah Elton has just the medicine you need: a powerfully hopeful account of the gathering efforts to take down our ‘too-big-to-fail’ agribusiness empire and replace it with something that makes sense for our planet and our communities!”
Bill McKibbben, author of Oil and Honey: The Education of an Unlikely Activist

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Food is the most intimate commodity

Anthony Winson, professor at The University of Guelph, wrote that food is the most intimate of commodities. When you eat, you take food into your body and it becomes you. How’s that for intimate? I’ve …

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