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Affordability of Food – A Game-Changing Debate

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Touch the Soil News #312 Food is one of the primary basics of human survival. It is not like a luxury item. However, to get to food, most everyone must first get to dollars. The financial fevers of modern times and unbridled competition for dollars (creating volatility) can lead to some pretty wild whiplashes. An example of a whiplash would be the roughly 50 million Americans who are presently food insecure. The voices of concern about food’s affordability have never been so frequent. Back in 1948, the United Nations passed a resolution that essentially said access to food of a quality and quantity necessary to sustain good health is a…

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