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From Skeptic to True Believer: Reflections on How Far We Have Come

posted on February 23, 2015 by Gary Hirshberg
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I admit it: I was a bit skeptical coming into the AGree process. The goals were profound - develop agreement on what are the critical issues in food and agriculture – never mind the solutions – and then work with representatives across the supply chain, conventional and organic, left and right, big and small, as well as experts in nutrition, international development and rural development to advance solutions together. Really?!

I was eager to embrace the challenge! But could we possibly succeed, I wondered?