What to Read this Week

Interested in being a *bit* more knowledgeable about the latest food news? This week I'm sharing the stories I think are relevant and worth reading. It's a curated list I made just for you!*

Check them out below and impress your friends and family at your next holiday party. When food policies and food trends come up in conversation -- you got this!



*And it definitely has nothing to do with the fact that I'm traveling and haven't otherwise had time to write anything.


An (Edible) Solution to Extend Produce's Shelf Life - NY Times

A SoCal startup is hoping to use plant materials to extend the shelf life of produce and eliminate the need for wax and gas. Can it go mainstream?


Trump's Potential Agriculture Secretary Pick is Being Compared to Michelle Obama - Fortune

Still an open position in the new administration, who will be the next Ag Secretary? One potential pick is Susan Combs.


What if Labels Showed the True Cost of Food? - Food + Tech Connect

Let's daydream about what food labels might look like if we include all our food system's current externalities.


And here's the latest I've been baking in my kitchen: babka!

Happy holidays! May your days be filled with deliciousness and joy.