Katie Okamoto is a freelance writer and editor who has contributed reporting and essays on food, health, and the environment to outlets including The Atlantic, Lucky Peach, Newsweek, and Vice. She is drawn to stories that examine our relationships with environmental change and environmental stewardship, through lenses that include food and wine, architecture and planning, public health and cultural identity. She's always on the lookout for an assignment that will send her to a vineyard or into the ocean.