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Monsanto the terrible


When I read the blog prompt about American food supply, I instantly thought about the publicized scandals regarding Monsanto’s use of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) in the agricultural system spread across the US. The movie Food Inc.(2009) made these scandals known to Americans and the reactions were ones of surprise and shock. Unfortunately, the amount of … Continue reading

“We can’t tell people to buy fresh food if there is no place to buy it.” –Michelle Obama
You're what you eat (Blog 7)

“We can’t tell people to buy fresh food if there is no place to buy it.” –Michelle Obama


Last semester I took a course about food injustice and insecurity, and I learned about the politics, policies, and management of our food supply.  Before taking this course I was utterly unaware of the term “food deserts.”  I am now a staunch believer that your geographic location determines access and availability to nutritious food.   Food … Continue reading