Listen to Center for Regional Food Studies Assistant Director, Laurel Bellante, and Gigi Owen (CLIMAS) talk about Food Systems: Pandemics, Equity, and the Future on the Impact Earth podcast. The episode: Food Systems: Pandemics, Equity and the Future is now streaming on Spotify and all major podcast platforms.
Impact Earth: A Roadmap to Resilience, Episode 8, Food systems incorporate all components of food and agricultural production, processing, distribution, consumption, and waste. Local food systems aim to provide fresh and affordable food to area residents while supporting local agricultural producers and food businesses. These models are impacted by broader global challenges such as climate and environmental change, social inequalities, public health, economic power, and international and domestic policies. We are taking the deep dive into these systems with research experts from the University of Arizona’s Food Systems Research Lab – join us.