Commissioner, North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services
It’s become a normal occurrence. Take a trip to the grocery store and you’ll find the shelves empty of toilet paper, disinfectant wipes, and other staples. Now it’s getting tougher to find the amount and variety of meat we’re accustomed to having at our fingertips. Have we simply packed our freezers with more-than-normal buying, or is our food supply being disrupted by COVID-19? In this discussion, we’ll talk with experts in agribusiness, farming, and public policy about the impact of COVID-19 on access to our most basic necessity: food.