Photo of Alfred Craelle and his ice cream scoop invention

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Inventions over the years have changed our lifestyles without us having to think about the pioneers in science, engineering, farming, food science and nutrition who have made our lives easier. As Black History Month comes to a close, this issue of The AgriNutrition Edge Report looks at some of the Black scientists who have forever changed the way we eat.

This issue also looks at the continuing challenges posed by the pandemic, including higher food prices and supply issues. We are not back to normal but we do have food. Let’s take the opportunity to evaluate what and where we buy; make food waste reduction a priority; and do our part to address food insecurity in our communities. Finally, the issue highlights the upcoming Power of Women as AgVocates Conference rescheduled for March 4-5. I’ll be speaking on “The Power of Dialogue and Understanding Policy and Consumer Insights” and communications strategies for advocates of the industry.

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