In 2020, the food industry faced countless new challenges. As it did, several key issues about how our food systems work became more pressing than ever. At the recent Arrell Food Summit, experts from across the food and agriculture industries covered these pressing issues. Here are the big issues to watch heading into 2021.
Agriculture’s role in mitigating climate change
Climate change inherently has an impact on our food systems. At the same time, agriculture may just be the cornerstone of a green recovery. Throughout the food system, individuals and organizations – from conventional farmers to Indigenous communities to major food brands – are creating ways to mitigate climate change.