COVID-19 and Climate: Implications for Our Food System
Will COVID-19 change our food system for good? Increased coronavirus outbreaks in food markets, food plants and farmworker communities have impacted food access and put a spotlight on food insecurity. Farmers are hurting as supply chains for fresh, perishable foods shrivel. Meanwhile, food banks have seen a surge in demand that has required distribution support from the National Guard.
What does COVID-19 mean for agriculture, our food supply systems—and our diets? Join us for a conversation with Lisa Held, senior reporter at Civil Eats, Karen Ross, secretary of the California Department of Food and Agriculture, and Helene York, professor at the Food Business School of the Culinary Institute of America, on feeding a nation under quarantine.
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Senior Reporter, Civil Eats
Secretary, California Department of Food and Agriculture
Professor, Food Business School of the Culinary Institute of America
Founder & Host, Climate One
4–5 p.m. (Pacific Time) program