A sustainable food system has renewable inputs, eco-friendly outputs, and equitable impact. How does our current food infrastructure measure up?

When it comes to our food system, sustainability is a complicated topic. While some agricultural sectors have made progress, embracing new technologies and methods, others are stuck in the past. Determining whether our entire system is sustainable requires us to answer three questions. First, does it deplete finite resources? Does it harm the environment? Finally, does it harm the people who consume the food? This article will treat each question in turn.