Providing Meals for School Children as COVID-19 Persists Niu Gao, Caroline Danielson September 9 2020 The US Department of Agriculture recently announced that it would continue to waive certain restrictions on school meals for the rest of 2020. This extends a key support for many California children, regardless of whether they are in school or learning remotely.
Tackling Food Insecurity among K–12 Students during COVID-19 Caroline Danielson, Niu Gao May 28 2020 With schools closed due to the pandemic, local school districts are working with the state to help provide meals for eligible students.
How the Pandemic Has Disrupted Food Chains Lori Pottinger May 18 2020 COVID-19 has changed what we eat and where we eat it. Dave Puglia of Western Growers explains how these changes are affecting food chains and California’s farmers.
Food Security in a Time of COVID-19 Insecurity: How the Virus Affects Farming Lori Pottinger March 30 2020 How will COVID-19 affect California agriculture—key to food supplies locally and nationally? We talked to farmer Cannon Michael about the pandemic’s impact on farmers and farmworkers.
Feeding Children When Schools Are Closed for COVID-19 Caroline Danielson, Niu Gao March 26 2020 With schools closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, local, state, and federal officials are taking steps to provide meals to students who usually obtain meals from their school.