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Peri Warren’s grandfather and great-grandfather were farmers. But as she got older, the distance between her and agriculture grew. However, she got another taste of ag during her time as a 2017 Emerging Leader with the Land O’Lakes Global Food Challenge. This internship included spending time on a smallholder coffee farm in Tanzania; visiting blueberry, hazelnut and hop operations in Oregon; and having a discussion with a USDA official in Washington, D.C., about food deserts and food injustice.
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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.

Logan Glassburn

Purdue University
Logan Glassburn, from Earl Park, Indiana, studies Agricultural Education with minors in Crop Science and Organizational Leadership at Purdue University. The daughter of two teachers, Logan understood the importance of education at a young age. Through her involvement in 4-H and FFA, Logan developed her own passion for education. This Boilermaker is excited to work amongst the six emerging leaders for food security to develop strategies of education and advocacy that will make a difference in the biggest cities in the United States and the smallest villages across the world.