Quarantined at home for almost two months, my family and I have found comfort in fresh produce and foods more than ever now. I have found myself experimenting in the kitchen with varieties of sizzling salads, and mountains of red ripe tomatoes with our national comfort food, pasta. Homemade pesto sauce, grilled veggies and fresh orange juice are almost always on our family table. All these help to take the stress and pressure away and bring the sunshine of the field to our small apartment.
Going Local - The Impact of the Corona Crisis on Food Security
Whilst we have come together like never before to fight the invisible enemy called Covid- 19, there’s also a collective anxiety rippling through the world regarding the current and future availability of food. The food import-export industry has been flourishing until now, with almost all countries dependent on certain imported supplies. With borders being sealed and transportation of goods becoming increasingly difficult, the picture has changed in the past few months, and so has the mindset.