Alastair Bland
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.

Food
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?
Food
Dec. 3 2012 4:41 PMAvocado Collectors and Their Rarest Finds
Food
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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Politics
Feb. 27 2015 9:30 AM What Happened at Slate This Week? Josh Keating read about making music in the Anthropocene and journeyed into the heart of coding darkness.