Earlier this month Food Tank posted a nice list about hope for the future of food.
In a nutshell, this is why we shouldn’t have to worry too much:
- The next generation is learning more about where their food comes from than their parents did.
- Food for public school lunches is coming from more sustainable sources.
- More food waste is being composted.
- Permaculture projects are thriving all over the world.
- In one of the most obese countries in the world, obesity is on the decline for low-income children.
- Food aid is changing – and supporting developing countries’ economies.
- New forms of food governance, such as food policy councils, are gaining popularity.
- Cities are becoming greener, and urban and peri-urban agriculture is spreading.
- Many governments are guaranteeing women’s right to land ownership.
- More and more consumers are concerned with sustainable eating.
- Farmers markets are growing.
- New technologies are helping farmers and eaters produce and consume food more sustainably.
- Artists all over the world are bringing attention to the need for change in the food system.
- There is more and more evidence that sustainable, small-scale farming can feed the world.
Read the whole story at FoodTank.org!