Information Technology: Coming to a Food Policy Near You

by Marisol Pierce-Quinonez on Sustainable Cities Collective

Food and technology are often considered antithetical. Whether you’re scarfing down a locally grown arugula salad or a big beefy burger, you’re probably more likely to think of the bucolic scene from which it came than the technological advances that brought it to your plate.  When food and technology are brought together in the same thought, phrases like techno-food get used pejoratively to signify all of the modern food advances filling our plates with slightly more nutritious junkfood.  However, simultaneously and much more quietly, a modern tech movement has arisen that is building a network to make good food more affordable and accessible from the individual to the national scale.

Find Fruit iPhone App

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