In this opinion piece Kerry Tucker and Teresa Siles discuss the current environment, where distrust is rampant and pessimism is high, and how agriculture’s ability to positively shape the future for multiple generations could be the bright light many are seeking.
As states across the nation move forward with re-opening plans and promise of recovery is on the horizon, the impacts of COVID-19 are still fresh on the minds of many in the food system. While “panic mode” may have subsided, the crisis is far from over. Kerry Tucker and Teresa Siles have more in this opinion piece.
Pressure to address sustainability and nutrition under a common framework is picking up steam as global stakeholders grapple with what it will take to sustainably produce enough food for healthy eating patterns given global population projections 30 years out.