There’s a saying in the Philippines: When your blanket is too short, learn to bend your legs.
Of course, I’m dreaming. But that’s how innovations happen—when you start dreaming. Most people would say it’s impossible. But we have put a man on the moon, and that was impossible. So we should really give the freedom to dream, and the tenacity to make it work.
This will certainly help if we’re hit with another pandemic. But even as we look at crises from shortages of product, to produce safety outbreaks, leveraging technologies like blockchain will become more and more important to be able to trace back product all the way to the farm.
It’s been heart-warming over the last three months. The openness, the transparency, the candor to come together to address the systemic issues. That will have long-term positive effect.