How Will Coronavirus Affect Our Food? The Pandemic and Our food Systems, a Dispatch From Mexico

As COVID-19 spreads in Mexico, citizens will likely see the pandemic impact food security, student nutrition, agricultural workers, and more.

Saru Jayaraman Talks Fair Wages, COVID-19

“There are some similarities [to 9/11] in terms of displaced workers, in terms of need for help, but those workers actually got help after 9/11. And in this situation, I think we’re teetering on the brink of a real great depression very similar, if not worse to, what we saw in the 30’s in terms of people outside looking for food.”

Regina Anderson Talks Food Recovery Network, COVID-19

“There’s no shortage of food. That has never been the case in America- we have so much food. We can throw most of it – almost all of it- away, and still have enough food to feed everybody. It’s just a distribution issue.”

Katherine Miller from the James Beard Foundation Talks COVID-19, the impact on restaurants, the future of food

“Nothing beats going out to a restaurant, I really look forward to the day that we’re all able to eat together again in some of our favorite places”

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Mark Ritchie Talks Global Minnesota, COVID-19, and Expo 2027

“How do we treat each other when things are going well, and then how do we treat each other when things are really hard?”

Emily Broad Leib talks Food Law and COVID-19

“If part of what comes from this is that we realize all the people who are handling the food from the beginning on the farm to the end of the chain are really vital. We need to treat them better, pay them better, give them benefits.”

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Mill City Farmers Markets Innovates Around COVID-19

“The biggest goal will be to keep the distancing possible. So, how do we move customers through quickly and safely, and change what markets have been, which is a place to congregate and socialize?”

Chef Steven Satterfield And Miller Union Respond to COVID-19

“It’s kind of like going through a grieving process, I would imagine. Because our restaurants are our second homes.”