Food and Agriculture Survey Scientist, Purdue University
Sam Polzin is a food systems researcher who uses survey methodologies to track current trends in consumer food spending, food security, and other food sustainability behaviors. His research experience has broadly focused on improving socio-ecological security through improved food production and consumption practices and policies. He has a B.A. in Political Science from Rhodes College and an M.S. in Food, Agriculture, and Environment from the Friedman School at Tufts University.
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Jan 24, 2023 07:52 am UTC| Economy
Grocery prices soared by 11.8% in 2022 the swiftest pace since the early 1980s. Rapid inflation is, naturally, leading to concerns that its getting harder for Americans to put food on the table. Indeed, Feeding...
Why food insecurity among Gen Z is so much higher than for other age groups
Aug 03, 2022 00:52 am UTC| Insights & Views
Adult members of Generation Z are experiencing food insecurity at over twice the rate of the average American, according to our latest consumer food survey. In fact, about 1 in 3 Americans born from 1996-2004 have had...
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