Leilani Clark is an editor and journalist based in the San Francisco Bay Area. She writes about food policy, food justice, organic and sustainable food businesses, grassroots environmental action, regenerative agriculture, and farming in California.
She is the editor of Made Local Magazine, a bimonthly print publication that tells the stories of the Sonoma County food system. She is a regular contributor at Civil Eats and KQED. Her writing has appeared at the Guardian, Mother Jones, Edible Marin & Wine Country, the Press Democrat, the North Bay Bohemian, and other publications.
Leilani was a 2014 California Endowment Health Reporting Fellow. In 2013, her story about the federal crackdown on Northern California medical marijuana dispensaries and collectives won a California Newspaper Publishers Association award for best feature.
She has also contributed essays to The Rumpus, Fwriction: Review, Know Journal, Storyscape Literary Journal, Clamor Magazine, Rad Dad, and the City Works Press Anthology Sunshine/Noir: Writings from San Diego and Tijuana.