I drink skim milk, occasionally pay $5 for a specialty cup of coffee and am a loyal consumer of organic vanilla bean granola. Growing up in the suburbs of St. Paul, Minnesota, the only time I stepped foot on a farm was to get lost in a corn maze.
If you have been keeping up with the Global Food Challenge Emerging Leaders, you know that we are seasoned globe trotters. Well, that might be a slight exaggeration but we have experienced many facets of agriculture this summer. From Africa to Washington D.C., we’ve learned a lot of food security.
Kinnidy, from Raleigh, North Carolina, is studying animal science in the College of Agriculture and Environmental Science. Her passion for agriculture began in high school with her involvement in FFA. She is involved on campus through the Pre-Vet/Animal Science Club, MANRRS, the honor society Alpha Lambda Delta, and the Honors Program, and volunteered more than 100 hours with animals in the community. She joined the Global Food Challenge to contribute to finding ways to meet the demands of the growing world through animal agriculture.