While not without real challenges, family farmers – especially those able to directly sell to individuals – are responding with agility and creativity to help meet the food needs of surrounding areas. We give thanks to them and all who produce food, especially during this crisis. Here is a roundup of articles from this morning.
A journalist and urban farmer sees the explosive growth in backyard food production as one of the pandemic’s unexpected harvests.
Boston Business Journal
Having the technology to grow produce locally, safely, and sustainably indoors is a game-changer.
Honolulu Civil Beat
… use our scientific and traditional knowledge to understand and transform the food system of Hawaii toward sustainability, climate change resilience, …
Food sovereignty refers to the ability of local peoples to control their own foodsystems, prioritizing equity and sustainability.
Resilience is the cornerstone of a sustainable food system. …
As local farmers embrace technology, coronavirus crisis could change our relationship to food forever
Local farmers across the country are reinventing themselves as online food delivery
… report by the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition, local and regional … Other farmers are working to develop home-delivery systems or expand … Turning locally for food—whether that’s through a CSA, one-off deliveries, …
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