No, Your Great-Grandfather Did Not Know How to Fix Our Food System

An Open Letter to New York Times Opinion Author Gracy Olmstead

Sarah Mock
16 min readMar 26, 2021

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We’ve got to unpack this recent opinion piece published in the New York Times, “My Great-Grandfather Knew How to Fix Our Food System.” (Gifs to help you make it through.)

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Sarah Mock

Author of Farm (and Other F Words), buy now: https://tinyurl.com/4sp2a5tb. Rural issues and agriculture writer/researcher. Not a cheerleader, not the enemy.