The AIIRA Writing Contest 2022-2023

Artificial Intelligence (AI), Agriculture, and the Future of Food in 2050

Overall prize winners announced, congratulations to:

  • (1st Place): Perennial by Sabrina Artusa
  • (2nd Place): Farmer to Table by Carol Newman-Rivera
  • (3rd Place): The Cellagio by Penny Walker

Youngstown State University prize winners announced, congratulations to:

  • (1st Place): A Letter From the Year 2050 by Lydia Noble
  • (2nd Place): Arabian Nights Restaurant by Aleen Kanan
  • (3rd Place): The Petri Dish: How We Get the Ingredients for Our Meals by Marcel Leone

Honorable mentions announced, congratulations to:

  • Central Kansas Bay Oysters: Landlocked Ocean Fresh by Sarah Marks
  • Mom's Recipe by Alec Kissoondyal
  • Dinner for Two by John Woodruff
  • Letter to Grandma, about Asian Cuisine in 2050 by Bao Su
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