Kiera Butler

Kiera Butler is a senior editor at Mother Jones and the author of the new book Raise: What 4-H Teaches 7 Million Kids—and How Its Lessons Could Change Food and Farming Forever (UC Press, November 2014). At Mother Jones, Kiera writes and edits stories about the environment, nutrition, health, and agriculture, including her award-winning column, Econundrums. Her piece about a dietitians’ convention sponsored by McDonald’s was featured on NPR’s All Things Considered. Kiera’s work has also been published in The Atlantic,, Slate, and Grist. Kiera lives in Oakland, California.   Last updated July 2017



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