Where Do I Fit in Food?

I can easily list all the things I’m not. I’m not a chef, nor a food journalist. Beyond Starbucks, I’ve never worked in the restaurant industry, where so many in the food world take pride in their battle scars…er, burns. I’m not a farmer. I’m not a dietitian. I’m a food blogger who hasn’t actually blogged in a year! Although my career is very clearly in the food industry and I take such pride in my job and what I’m learning, I still struggle to articulate my place in the massive, constantly evolving food system. It’s so easy to trick myself into thinking everyone has this very clearly defined “expertise” in their head and I’m the only one who has yet to nail it.

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