Alastair Bland

Alastair Bland is a freelance journalist based in San Francisco. He writes about the environment, science, bicycling, food, and agriculture. He travels frequently and can be followed at his blog Off the Road.

June 25 2013 7:05 AMGoing Against the GrainSmall-scale grain farms are the next wave of the locavore movement. But can they actually make a profit?
Dec. 3 2012 4:41 PMAvocado Collectors and Their Rarest Finds
Dec. 4 2012 4:30 AMThe World’s Rarest AvocadosAnd the men and women who are trying to collect all of them—before it’s too late.
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Nov. 27 2014 12:31 PM Slate’s Working Podcast: Episode 11 Transcript Read what David Plotz asked a helicopter paramedic about his workday.