Menus of the Future Should Be Difficult to Decipher

Crop Trust thinks chefs can get us to eat unrecognizable produce and save the food system in the process

Whitney Pipkin
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5 min readJan 24, 2020

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Consider the jackfruit. Photo: KTSDESIGN/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY via Getty Images

By some estimates, the United States already has lost 90 percent of the fruit and vegetable varieties that would have been available in the early 1900s. Today, humans look to four crops — wheat, rice…

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Whitney Pipkin
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Freelance journalist with a penchant for food, ag & enviro stories. On staff @chesbayjournal. Clips at whitneypipkin.com. instagram.com/whitney_pipkin