Don’t assume everyone is using the same words for the same things, especially as our expertise and audiences blend in the food, nutrition, and agriculture conversation.
There are SO many layers to the conversation surrounding food, nutrition, and agriculture that the perception can be that it’s too overwhelming to make a wise choice. It’s not. We just need to prioritize.
We can have the best intentions and want to do the right things. But if our daily choices don’t ladder up to what we believe, the tactics become the strategy.
Food and technology are complex topics. They can unite and divide us at the same time, sometimes even in the same conversation.
You know how you think you know someone but then you become Facebook friends and see a whole other side of them? That’s pretty much how it is with food and nutrition.
There are 38,900 items in a typical grocery store. It’s no wonder people look for an easier way to navigate. What if we are simplifying some of the wrong things?
Say yes more than no and ask for help along the way. This philosophy has served me well and allowed the chance to grow both personally and professionally, meet amazing, smart, funny people, and work collaboratively to bring forth experiences and knowledge to those who crave it.
Here are some of my recent favorite food-related quotes to help inspire thinking differently about food and cooking this year to help find you way to your happy place when it comes to planning, shopping, preparing, and eating.
Many of today’s food conversations are heavily laden with references to being sustainable. Here’s my simplified interpretation of some of the great ways something can be sustainable.
Recently, when I was invited to Germany (#sponsoredtravel) to interact with a diverse group of people from science, agriculture, health and wellness and journalism as part of #FutureFarming, I shared that there was so much learning that it would likely result in many blog posts. Here is another one inspired by my experiences.