Everyone knows that agriculture doesn’t look the way it did 100 years go. But, even in the past 10 years, technology has changed the way food is grown —if not at the speed of light, then at a speed nobody quite anticipated.
It’s estimated by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) that one in eight Americans can be defined as food insecure, meaning they lack consistent access to food that is needed for an active, healthy lifestyle. With nearly 40 million Americans across the country struggling, it can seem like an insurmountable challenge for one person to tackle and make a difference.
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