Rich or poor, Black, brown, or white, we all need to eat to survive. But food’s enduring presence does not insulate it from the systemic biases that plague our society. Although the industrialization of agriculture has produced record-breaking national harvests, millions of people go hungry every day. Inequities are rampant not only in the hierarchical structures that produce our food, but also in which populations have access to nutritious fresh produce in the first place.
May 5, 2021