Raj Patel

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Raj Patel

is the author of Stuffed and Starved and The Value of Nothing and a professor at the University of Texas at Austin. His work has appeared in The Guardian, Los Angeles Times, and The New York Times.

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Food From the Grassroots
The food crisis is only getting worse. The answer involves a deep shift in the way our food comes to us. By making local governments pay attention to hunger, a range of organizations, working on everything from local food purchasing programs to farmers markets, are shaping the future of food.