Diversifying the Voices in America´s Food Debate

Subject: Food, Environmental Justice, Health
Themes: Food & Health 21st Century Environmental Issues
Age groups: Middle School High School
Resource type: Articles

The creator of The Black Girl's Guide to Weightloss, Erika Nicole Kendall, writes in Salon about how the "American Food Debate" is happening in poor communities and communities of color. She writes, "Not just a diversifying of the people, but also a diversifying of the problems and – more importantly – a diversifying of the solutions. Every community won't be able to build 60 farms sustainably, but if 5 more can, we've made far more progress than we ever would by romancing the future of the same food that has failed to solve any crisis yet." Read the whole article here.