The Uncertain Future of Food

Growing Better Food with GMOs, Germs, and Gigabytes

By Lindsay Brownell for The Engine
Illustrations by
Julie Carles

For the 55% of humans who live in cities, it can be easy to forget just how much of our planet is dedicated to agriculture. More than one-third of all the land on Earth is used to raise the food we eat, and of that, an area nearly the size of…