noun: Food Literacy is understanding the impact of your
food choices on our health, environment, and economy–and
understanding that these impacts are not experienced
Our food system is linked to a host of problems: obesity, climate
change, unhealthy diets, lack of food access, food safety
concerns, workers’ rights, and so much more. The problems with
the system can feel overwhelming, while the burden to find
reliable information often falls to the consumer.