Walking along the narrow path by the koi pond on the east side of the Curry Student Center this week, you might stop and wonder: What in the world is that metallic table that looks like it’s been plopped beside water? It’s a data sculpture designed to bring attention to the issue of food insecurity in Massachusetts.
You’re probably not a farmer. So why should you care about the farm bill? Because this massive piece of legislation has policy implications for city dwellers too. “It shapes our food system in a way that we often don't appreciate,” said Christopher Bosso, a food policy expert and public policy professor at Northeastern.