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farmer holding black tomato

Institute of American Indian Arts land-grant research assistant Kyle Kootswaytewa checks on the health of black tomato in the IAIA Demonstration Garden, in Santa Fe, New Mexico, on Sept. 11, 2019. Some of their cherry tomatoes will be available in the cafeteria salad bar. The garden demonstrates and promotes indigenous agricultural methods for food and medical crop cultivation while serving as an outdoor learning space. (Lance Cheung/USDA)

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Adam Goldstein
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Adam Goldstein was the D.C. Bureau intern for States Newsroom. Goldstein was a graduate student at the University of Missouri School of Journalism, studying digital reporting. He is originally from San Francisco, and loves swimming, cooking, and the San Francisco 49ers.