CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) Fairs, events where farmers hold meet-and-greets with potential customers for the upcoming CSA season, largely came to a halt this spring due to COVID-19 restrictions on gatherings. In response, many farmers and organizations transitioned into….
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Farryl Bertmann University of Vermont, Emily H. Belarmino University of Vermont, Thomas Wentworth University of Vermont, Erin Biehl Johns Hopkins University, Roni Neff Johns Hopkins University
To understand how food systems and security are impacted during this pandemic, an online survey was launched in Vermont from March 29 – April 12, 2020 (less than a week after the “Stay Home/Stay Safe” order). This brief summarizes….
As part of FINE's work on how COVID-19 is impacting institutional food systems, this blog highlights how the COVID-19 virus has profoundly disrupted food operations in prisons and jails. Mark McBrine, Food Service Manager at the Mountain View Correctional….
The dining landscape changed dramatically due to COVID-19. To-go containers, plexiglass, and safe distancing signs have replaced the once familiar scene of hot trays, buffet bars, and students in close comradery. And now, as colleges further revise plans to….
Website from Artisan Grain Collaborative, which highlights and explains their introduction of “Neighbor Loaves”, an initiative to secure the local grain chain during the pandemic…..
The coronavirus pandemic has shown how quickly our food supply chain can be interrupted. While farmers markets are often viewed as a privilege for the well-off, this pandemic has cemented markets as essential businesses that have an important role….
No matter how you look at it, 2020 has been a challenging and uncertain year to be in the farmers market business. The impacts of COVID-19 were felt hard and fast by farmers markets in the initial phase of….
As farmers markets serve an essential role in local and community-based food systems, the Farmers Market Coalition acted quickly in the early stages of the pandemic to begin collecting and providing market leaders with the tools and resources they….
NAFDMA – The International Agritourism Association hosted a member roundtable discussion to offer resource sharing, idea generation, and practical solutions as the industry tackled the effects of COVID-19 on the agritourism industry. This was the very first discussion held….
NAFDMA members held a member roundtable discussion on the effects of COVID-19 on Agritourism and mitigation strategies – Roundtable Video May 21, 2020….
NAFDMA – The International Agritourism Association recently hosted another member roundtable discussion to offer resource sharing, idea generation, and practical solutions for the upcoming Fall season. Roundtable took place on August 4, 2020…..
COVID-19 EFFECTS ON AGRITOURISM – Roundtable Video from April 8, 2020….
Resources and Ideas from NAFDMA members on adjusting operations to COVID19. Roundtable held on August 4, 2020. The discussion for this session was specifically geared toward operations for fall activities and mitigation of potential loss of income from fall….
Resources and Ideas from NAFDMA members on adjusting operations to COVID19. Roundtable held on May 21, 2020…..
Resources and Ideas from NAFDMA members on adjusting operations to COVID19 pandemic restrictions. Roundtable held on April 8, 2020…..