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Five Ways You’re Responsible for Change in the Food System: Food Tank in L.A.

Food Tank and Mother Jones’s Food For Thought in Los Angeles pushed the public to think about their role—and responsibilities—in food equity, access, and affordability. Speakers including musician and activist Rocky Dawuni, Gustavo Arellano of the Los Angeles Times, Chris Sayer of Petty Ranch, Ron Finley of Urban Farmers, and actress and activist Fran Drescher urged the public to awaken themselves to their roles in issues from farmer welfare to nutrition. “It takes people who raise their consciousness to shift the paradigm,” in the food system, says Drescher.