Master of science in sustainable food systems (MSFS) student Sonia Kendrick reminds us that in the midst of abundance, many people are “food insecure” — they cannot count on access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food. Sonia served in Afghanistan from 2003-2004 as part of the Iowa National Guard. She channeled her post-war trauma into a successful non-profit Feed Iowa First that grows healthy food in her hometown of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Her organization also trains beginner farmers, something needed on a large scale to succeed the current aging agricultural workforce. Read more about Sonia’s work in this Union of Concerned Scientists blog post by Andrea Basche.
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