A series of webinars aimed at helping local producers and agricultural businesses pivot to more online sales, pre-ordering (including low-tech) and a few other adaptations to the new market conditions….
Restaurants, food businesses, and shared kitchens faced great uncertainty at the onset of COVID-19, and continue to face uncertainty as the situation continues to evolve. This article is a collection of resources and strategies for navigating the complexities of COVID, from strategies for reaching new markets and customers, to staff health and safety protocol tips….
Delivery and ecommerce are two strategies that restaurants and food businesses have adopted to mitigate the lost revenue resulting from COVID-related closures and limitations in the food and restaurant sector. This article provides strategies and information related to transitioning food business operations to delivery and ecommerce for businesses looking to shift to online sales….
Hear from three experienced panelists who sell their meats online & ship direct to consumers. Let’s turn the COVID-19 pandemic into an opportunity to connect our niche meats to hungry consumers. Topics will include: regulations, setting up an online store, different web platforms, accepting payments, updating inventory, meat selection, subscriptions versus ala-carte orders, boxes, insulation, dry ice, maintaining cold chain, shipping carriers, costs. Panelists included: Matthew Lawrence, Marble Creek Farmstead & Marble City Meats…
A webpage that is updated every other week with COVID related information and resources for meat producers and meat processors/distributors. It includes information on workplace sanitation practices, keeping employees safe, paid sick time laws, COVID symptoms to watch for in employees, how to pivot to online sales, online sales platforms, a recorded webinar about shipping meat, CDC Guidance documents, and more….
Google document organizing COVID-19 resources for the higher education sustainability community. Categories include: Articulating Connections Between Coronavirus Crisis and Sustainability, Equity and the Coronavirus, Resources on Policy Responses that Support Sustainability, Working Online and Creating Virtual Events, Student Support Resources, Upcoming Engagement Opportunities, Including Earth Day Ideas, Energy Management During Campus Closures, and Zen & Reprieve….
National Farm to School Network is compiling resources related to COVID-19 that will be relevant to the farm to school and farm to early care and education community. This page includes content specific to Child Nutrition Programs and School Meals. The content will be updated on an ongoing basis. If you have recommendations of resources to add here, please email firstname.lastname@example.org….
This fact sheet outlines some of the promising practices that school nutrition providers, early care and education centers, community partners, and state agencies have seen during COVID-19 while supporting local farmers and producers in accessing markets, and helping families in accessing healthy food….
With schools and other community sites closed due to the COVID 19 pandemic, garden-based programming is being adapted to build household food sovereignty and resilience. Hear from Deb Crockett and Beau Gromley from Garden Raised Bounty and Margee Green from SPROUT NOLA about how backyard victory gardens are supporting their communities….