by Kathryn Cai
Part of the reason why I love the summertime is that I’m so happy and carefree. I can bask in sunshine all day long and play outside surrounded by growing things. It would be silly to overlook, however, the contribution that food brings to my happy, healthy mentality. In the summer, I happily admit my consumption of alarmingly large quantities of fresh fruit and produce. I am among the fortunate, however, when it comes to getting enough to eat, and furthermore getting enough that is healthy for me to eat.
The Food Security Assessment of the USDA (measuring food security in developing countries for the coming decade) estimates that