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Top stories from the week in food sustainability:

Technology Could Make or Break the Food Workforce of the Future (Civil Eats)

2017 Food Tech Landscape: The Push for CPG Innovation and the Omnichannel Restaurant (Brita Rosenheim)

Blue Apron announces leadership change following IPO struggles (Washington Post)

The Risks of Restaurant Tech (Eater)

As foodies seek local, Midwest farmers go global (MPR News)

Food Pantries Address a Growing Hunger Problem at Colleges (NYT)

As California’s labor shortage grows, farmers race to replace workers with robots (Los Angeles Times)

New Jersey tackles food waste and hunger — for the climate (Grist)

In Chicago, nobody knew the soda tax could be so complicated (The New Food Economy)

MIT is building a system that can identify a recipe using pictures of food (TechCrunch)

GrubHub Thinks You’re Fat (LA Weekly)

Seed Saving is the Original Sharing Economy (Civil Eats)

The accuracy of farmer-generated data in an agricultural citizen science methodology (GovLab)

Applying for Food Stamps in New York? There’s an App for That (NYT)

Inside Hampton Creek’s Empty Boardroom (Bloomberg)

How Amish produce gets to Whole Foods – without the internet, tractors, or phones (The New Food Economy)

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