40 Visualizations of America and its Relationship with Food

A new post by Vox includes 40 maps, charts, and graphs explain that where and how food works in America.

In America, food is a complicated issue, according to a new post by Ezra Klein and Susannah Locke; "food insecurity coexists with an obesity crisis…fast food is everywhere and farmer’s markets are spreading…foodies have never had more power and McDonald’s has never had more locations, and…the possibility of a barbecue-based civil war is always near."

The 40 visualizations include explanations of trends like the shrinking amount of farmland versus the growing size of output, which crops are harvested where, cows (lots and lots of cows) everywhere, and even the great soda nomenclature debate.

Full Story: 40 maps that explain food in America


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