Foodways Wednesdays: COVID-19 & the Local Food System

Hosted by the Tucson City of Gastronomy, the University of Arizona Museum of Art, and UA Center for Regional Food Studies, this panel discussion explores how COVID-19 has changed our local food system. Panelists discuss the impacts of the pandemic, ways that local food producers have responded and inspired change, and whether we have reasons to be hopeful for the future.

Facilitator: MEGAN A. CARNEY, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, UA School of Anthropology & Director, Center for Regional Food Studies

GIGI OWEN, Assistant Research Scientist, UA Climate Assessment for the Southwest
LAUREL BELLANTE, Assistant Director, UA Center for Regional Food Studies
DOUG LEVY, Executive Chef, Feast
BRIDGETTE NOBBE, Coordinator, UA Food Pantry
Others from Flowers and Bullets

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Cultural Communities / Countries of Origins

Festival Appearance
TMY Virtual

Panel Date/Time
October 21, 2020 4:00 pm

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