Ted Genoways


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in Lubbock, TX, The United States
April 13, 1972

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Ted Genoways is an acclaimed journalist and author of The Chain: Farm, Factory, and the Fate of Our Food. A contributing editor at Mother Jones, the New Republic, and Pacific Standard, he is the winner of a National Press Club Award and the James Aronson Award for Social Justice Journalism, and is a two-time James Beard Foundation Award finalist. He has received fellowships from the NEA and the Guggenheim Foundation. A fourth-generation Nebraskan, Genoways lives outside Lincoln with his wife, Mary Anne Andrei, and their son.

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The Chain: Farm, Factory, a...

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“On the farm, this is failure's best hiding place—smack in the middle of runaway success.”
Ted Genoways, This Blessed Earth: A Year in the Life of an American Family Farm

“Monsanto and DuPont Pioneer have grown into global seed giants, now controlling 45 percent of all the seed sold in the world. Short of going completely organic and dropping out of growing commodity grains, how is a farmer supposed to avoid raising corn and soybeans that have been genetically modified to withstand Roundup?”
Ted Genoways, This Blessed Earth: A Year in the Life of an American Family Farm

“The rise of the soybean in the United States is attributable to, more than any other person, Henry Ford.”
Ted Genoways, This Blessed Earth: A Year in the Life of an American Family Farm

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