Touch the Soil News #1759 (Feature Photo – FAO Logo – Public Domain)
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations provides monthly updates on what is going on with basic food prices globally. The areas include meat, dairy, cereals, oils and sugar. In August of 2020, the food price index stood at 95.8. In August of 2021, the food price index had jumped to 127.4. That equates to a global food inflation of 33 percent in 1 year.
Whether you want to grow at home, be an urban farmer or a community gardener, does this make you think? You can read the full story here: http://www.fao.org/worldfoodsituation/foodpricesindex/en/