Our food system is more visible than ever right now, and over the month so many articles and conversations have cropped up to report how the pandemic is impacting farms and food, as well as shine a light on parts of the food system that needed attention well before COVID-19 hit. As the impacts of the pandemic evolve, new challenges and questions arise and more people are getting a taste of what’s possible for our food system and how we can work together to grow a brighter future.
Here’s some of what we’ve been reading, listening to and watching over the last couple weeks:
Local food has filled gaps in supply chain disrupted by the pandemic – Portland Press Herald
What does race have to do with food and farming? As with everything in our country, everything. Check out this collection of food justice articles from Civil Eats to dig in.
Maine Farms Welcome Surge in CSA Sales – Maine Public
A boom in business for small farms as buyers seek local food, but can the trend continue? – News Center Maine WCSH6