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Daniel Stone is a writer on environmental science, agriculture, and botany in Washington D.C. He writes for National Geographic and is a former White House correspondent for Newsweek and The Daily Beast. He has written for Time Magazine, The Washington Post, Vice, and Literary Hub. He teaches environmental policy at Johns Hopkins University.

After growing up in Los Angeles, he spent his youth in Davis, California, where he dirtied his fingernails in fields of peaches and strawberries. He worked for a pluot and stone fruit farmer before moving to Washington, D.C. He vows to move back any winter now. He enjoys running, baseball, key changes, stovetop popcorn, and is part of a competitive book club.

Invite him to your gathering to discuss The Food Explorer or general matters of botany, adventure, and the stories behind our food. Tips for how to get in touch here.