Solving world hunger is complicated. This brilliant solution is one we haven’t seen yet.

Would you eat food grown on top of a landfill? Your first reaction may not be the right one. Right now, you’re probably feeling a little grossed out. Who could ever imagine that food grown on top of a dump could be edible? But here’s something even more sobering to consider: one in eight Americans struggle with food insecurity. Food deserts are a huge contributor to that statistic. These are remote places (often rural) where local produce isn’t readily available. Few grocery stores sell fresh food there, they don’t have farmer’s markets (something many of us are used to in metropolitan areas) or community vegetable gardens. That’s where Joy Youwakim comes in. She discovered an innovative approach to growing produce …