• Emily Contois has compiled a list of food-related, peer-reviewed journals
  • Agriculture and Human Values: offers employment opportunities, which may be out of reach for students and recent grads but can give you an idea of what jobs look like and what organizations exist; also offers a list of related organizations.
  • Civil Eats: Civil Eats is a daily news source for critical thought about the American food system that publishes stories that shift the conversation around sustainable agriculture in an effort to build economically and socially just communities. If interested in writing for them:
    1. Write up a one-to-two paragraph pitch describing your story idea, noting where you intend to get your information, and why it might be a good fit for Civil Eats.
    2. Include a few lines about why you are the best person to write the story. Include links to other posts and stories you’ve written when applicable.
    3. Email everything to pitches@civileats.com.
    4. They pay per story.
  • Culture, Agriculture, Food and Environment (CAFE): Currently looking for an editorial assistant, offers a list of related organizations.
  • Food & Environment Reporting Network (FERN): FERN is an independent, nonprofit news organization that publishes on food, agriculture and environmental health and is interested in injustices and abuses of power within the food system.
  • Spoon University: Spoon University is a platform on which you can write about your food community and has chapters on many college campuses, including WashU.
  • Sauce Magazine: A magazine devoted to promoting St. Louis’ culinary scene. Sauce Magazine editorial internship is open for students to apply to.
    • Sauce seeks students with a passion for the St. Louis food scene who want to translate that love to print and online media. As a Sauce editorial intern, you will:

      • Assist Sauce editorial team with the production of the monthly print publication and daily online products. Duties include, but are not limited to, reporting, conducting interviews, writing and contributing to online and print articles, fact checking, assisting with research for upcoming articles, interview transcription, etc.

        • Hone your reporting, writing and editing skills with the goal of producing published clips for use in future portfolios

        • Perform other duties as assigned

        • This internship is unpaid. Scheduling is flexible, but the intern must be available about 5 to 10 hours a week.

    • Interested applicants may submit a cover letter, resume, semester class and/or work schedule and three to five writing clips to Lauren Healey at pr@saucemagazine.com. No calls, please.