CARLY DEFILIPPO is a writer and brand strategist based in Denver. Though the first line of her college application essay was "I love tunafish," it wasn't until she pursued graduate studies in Paris that she ever considered a future in food. Today, Carly's primary passion is meeting the food industry's movers, makers and shakers and discovering the untold stories behind what we eat.
Mainstream media—and even Michelin-starred chefs—have touted the environmental benefits of eliminating meat from our diets. But what if the ecological reality is far more complex?