This has been a hard summer.
Bombs flying and houses crumbling in Ukraine, Gaza, Iraq and Syria. Our own streets militarized in Ferguson. The continued drought in California.
But this summer we've also seen inspired young leaders confronting police brutality, war and climate change. For those of us concerned with the food system, the connections are evident:
...the racism of Ferguson reflected in the poverty wages of our food and farm workers.
...the engines of war reflected in the petrochemical sprays on our fields and the floating factories that trawl our oceans.
As we enter a new school