Lauren Chenarides, an assistant professor at the Morrison School of Agribusiness, spoke with W. P. Carey news to discuss ways public entities and private businesses can help bring fresh fruit, vegetables, and other healthful whole meals to impoverished areas.

With the help of nearly $1 million in combined grants from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, faculty will spend time crunching the data and looking into ways to better provide for today’s needs and ensure that future demands can be met.

Lauren Chenarides, assistant professor at the Morrison School of Agribusiness, studies the impact of existing policy solutions and interventions designed to remedy market-deficient communities that lack access to healthy, affordable food options across the nation.

Automation is the solution to labor shortages, the rising cost of food, and more according to Professor of Agribusiness Timothy Richards.

A promising research method helps manufacturers and policymakers identify what shoppers look at on product packaging and labels.