Amidst all the hard-to-read food news these days, there is one obvious silver lining: Young people everywhere are on fire with a desire to change the system. We’ve reported on the growing number of colleges and universities with degree programs and special food and agriculture-related courses popping up in recent years. Now, there’s a wave of young professionals pushing the food envelope.
Today, the University of California announced the recipients of its first Global Food Initiative 30 Under 30 Awards. According to U.C., these are “young pioneers and innovators trailblazing to solve the global food crisis by making extraordinary contributions in a wide array of food-related fields.”