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Feed Your Twitter With These 9 Food News Contributors

We’re following these game-changers to get informed, inspired and engaged on issues of sustainable food and agriculture.

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@Food_Tank is one of the feeds we suggest adding to your list of must-follow Twitter accounts.

Each week, Earth Eats shares a comprehensive list of links to food media outlets, including but not limited to filmbooksphoto blogswebsitesvideo series, and podcasts.

For today’s installment in our food media series, we go to Twitter. It’s amazing how much information you can share in 140 characters! These accounts are especially adept at informing, inspiring and engaging their followers in all realms of the food world.

@Food_Tank

President of the Food Think Tank @DaniNierenberg tweets up-to-date headlines in the latest food news and research.

@EcoCentered

Grace Communication Foundation tweets about the environmental and public health issues created by our current food system.

@foodfirstorg

Eric Holt-Gimenez @eholtgim and The Institute for Food and Development Policy provide links to policy briefs and development reports.

@eatsustainable

Talk food with Sustainable Table and get access to cool tools like their Eat Well Guide.

@perennialplate

Chef and activist Daniel Klein is traveling the world and serving up documentaries dedicated to sustainable food around the globe.

@FoodMythBusters

Get the real story about what you eat from @annalappe. Links to videos and articles that debunk common misconceptions about food safety, health, and the environment.

@RealFoodNow

This network of students is taking action to increase the amount of real food purchasing on college campuses.

@seafoodwatch

Monterey Bay Aquarium is raising consumer awareness about sustainable seafood. Think twice before you order that calamari, and get the 411 on how to buy safe squid.

@ciw

The Coalition of Immokalee Workers is a human rights organization fighting for better wages and working conditions for farm labor.

Tara Cobb

Tara Cobb is a student of public affairs at Indiana University. She volunteers at Mother Hubbard's Cupboard and is an advocate for food justice and community food security.

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