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If I’m honest, the bustling metropolis of Washington D.C. is not a place I once equated with effectively telling the story of sustainable agriculture. When I left the crowded airport to ride a crowded metro to find our hotel on a crowded city street, I thought to myself, “What does this have to do with agriculture?” No farms. No dirt. Definitely no cows.
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Think back to your grade school days: when someone asked you what you wanted to be when you grew up, was it easy to reply with an answer? Maybe you were considering a career as a firefighter, doctor, nurse, teacher or an astronaut. As you grew up, did those dreams change?

Peyton Russell

Iowa State University
Peyton, from Long Grove, Illinois, is studying biological systems engineering with a focus in food engineering and food science. His passion for food motivates him to make a global impact in the fight against food insecurity. Although the global food challenge is immense, Peyton believes that with strong teamwork, dedication and confidence, we can ensure the well-being of all. Peyton is mentored by Kurt Rosentrater in the department of Agriculture and Biosystems Engineering.