Sara B. Franklin

Sara B. Franklin is a writer, professor of food studies and oral history at NYU, and twin mama. She writes, cooks, grows food, teaches, and tries to keep up with her kids and dogs in Kingston, NY.

Sara B. Franklin


How Much Should We Lie To Our Kids About Everything Being OK?

We're working to safeguard our babies while knowing we can't fully protect them

How To Talk To Your Kids About Climate Change (Without Freaking Them Out)

Climate anxiety is real, and it’s only going to get realer.


What Does Family Dinner Really Need To Be For Us?

Virginia Sole-Smith wants us to drop our perfectionism and guilt about eating.


Universal Basic Income Came To My County — It’s Not Enough, But It’s A Start

$500 a month is a tantalizing promise and a possible lifeline.