Erin Sagen

Erin is an associate editor at YES! Magazine. She lives in Seattle and writes about food, health,  and suburban sustainability. Follow her on Twitter @erin_sagen.

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Saturday, July 15, 2017
A Trillion-Ton Iceberg Broke Off Antarctica and All I Can Think About Is Food
On Wednesday, an iceberg the size of Delaware broke loose from Antarctica and floated into the sea. Researchers, who had been anticipating the breakup since 2014, say that it cannot be attributed to climate change. At least not yet. As I continued scrolling through my morning news feed, I skimmed...
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Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Retrofitting Suburbia: Communities Innovate Their Way Out of Sprawl
The suburbs have lost a lot of luster in the past 70 years. What was once hailed as a refreshing alternative to the grittiness of city living has been tugged and pulled and paved into a series of brownfields and vacant parking lots that stretch for miles and miles. Public planners have been...
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Thursday, November 07, 2013
Monsanto May Have Won the Battle for I-522, But the Future of Food Is Not Lost
As national media outlets announced the failure of Washington state’s Initiative 522—a measure that would require labeling of foods containing genetically engineered ingredients—those advocating for the measure paused. The race was still too early to call, they said, despite a nearly 10 percent difference in early results.
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