2019 Young Farmers Conference has ended
Welcome to the 2019 Young Farmers Conference! Please be sure to register for each session you plan to attend, as capacity is limited. Also make sure to edit your schedule if you decide you no longer want to attend a session so that others have a chance to add it to their schedule.

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Tom Philpott

Tom Philpott has been the food and agriculture correspondent at Mother Jones since 2011, and co-host of the magazine’s food politics podcast, Bite. His award-winning writing on food politics has appeared in numerous publications. He has worked as a line cook at a steakhouse, a community college teacher, a restaurant critic, a business reporter, and a farmer in the Appalachian mountains of North Carolina—where in addition to planting, harvesting, weeding, and cooking farm dinners, he wrote press releases and blog posts. He is currently based in Austin, Texas.