COVID-19 and the Weaknesses of the Food Supply Chain

Covid-19

COVID-19 and the Weaknesses of the Food Supply Chain

How the pandemic disrupted the farm to table connection

July 16, 2020

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COVID-19 and the Weaknesses of the Food Supply Chain

Photo: Heather Anne Thomas

For the past few months, we’ve been hosting webinars as part of our Industry Support learning series. Topics have covered all facets of the current crisis, from deciphering government relief options, to gatekeeping in the hospitality industry, to relief kitchens, and more. During our webinar last week, we spoke about supply chains and how COVID-19 has impacted how our food gets from the field to the kitchen. 

1. The COVID pandemic caused a ripple effect in our food supply chain across various levels. 

2. In real time, industry folks had to quickly adapt to stay afloat. 

3. In order to strengthen supply chains for the future, long-term changes need to be implemented:

Watch the full webinar.

Check out what’s on-deck for our webinar series and find past recordings here. 

Our team would like to know what topics you would like us to cover. Please email us at impact@jamesbeard.org with your suggestions on speakers, resources, and issues you would like us to host.

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