- The Plate
The Shared Challenge for the World’s Farmers
I am a sixth-generation farmer from Iowa who has both the honor of growing food and feed, and the pleasure of eating three nutritious meals every day. I am one of the lucky ones on the planet who doesn’t have to worry if my family has food to eat and clean water to drink each and every day. Food security is something I think about regularly as a farmer, but it is more of an abstract concept than an issue that stares me squarely in the face daily. Many others around the world are not as fortunate. Recently, I got to meet some of them.
At the invitation of Cargill, I travelled with about 25 others from around the world on