It is time to start hitting back with facts and science to stand up in defense of agriculture, and this needs to come from people who actually work in ag.
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When people talk about the American food system or changing the food system, we are speaking from a place filled with modern conveniences.
This is not a call for safety, because we all try to be safe. This is a call to remember the sacrifice American farmers make for you.
Those behind ethical veganism are being heard, and individual farmers are being silenced. We need do better to reach policymakers.
Using food assistance as the beginning of the relationship that brings individuals and families out of the cycle of poverty is the approach we need to take.
The issue with urban agriculture is that their self-ascribed mission to address food insecurity and provide food access doesn’t come to fruition.
The problem with food evangelists is they ignore the huge population that doesn’t have a food choice and still needs access to nutritious, affordable food.