How COVID-19 Changed the Food System

The Agenda with Steve Paikin

Before the pandemic, dire warnings outlined how vulnerable the global food system had become. How vulnerable is it now? Sarah Rotz and Evan Fraser, authors of "Uncertain Harvest: The Future of Food on a Warming Planet," discuss how to move forward post-COVID-19.
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Working Four Days a Week; Canada's Food Future
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Jun 01, 2020
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