Forrest Pritchard: On Sustainability and Growing a Better…

BY ZACH DAVIS

 

“Why wouldn’t we want to be more thoughtful about this?”

For Forrest Pritchard, this is food: what we eat, how it’s made, where the raw components come from, how they’re grown and how that collective consumption affects us as individuals, as a society and as a planet.
“Food is a unifying opportunity,” Pritchard says, giving us a chance to explore factors that we all share. “There is a focus on divisiveness in this country, on what makes us different. It’s an us versus them mentality.” But food is a common denominator, something essential and grounding to life itself, and since we all have to eat shouldn’t we be mindful of not only what we eat but where it comes from and what processes it went through to make it to your table?

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