During this time of uncertainty, we know that access to fresh healthy food is of utmost importance for all. With job loss, travel restrictions and school closures, knowing how and where to access food is a challenge. We hope to alleviate some of that worry by keeping the community informed of where to access food during this crisis.
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Meal relief, school snacks and food, SNAP matches, TEFAP resources
Calls to action, news, advocacy, changes in SNAP/TEFAP
CSA's, food hubs, restaurant efforts, farmers markets and produce delivery
Disaster and emergency aid, small business loans, relief funds
Mental health resources, immigrant services, pet fostering, online fitness and yoga classes
See below for COVID-19 related news
Mar 23, 2020 | Category: Covid-19
This week tens of thousands of independent restaurants were forced to close their doors in the fight against COVID-19 in the United States. In just a matter of days, millions of restaurant industry workers in America lost their jobs. How will these workers, who did noting wrong themselves, pay rent, care for children, and feed themselves and their families?
And what will happen to the independent businesses-the diners, bars, cafes, and restaurants-that make our towns and cities t…
Mar 22, 2020 | Category: Covid-19
From our friends at Feeding Louisiana:
· As of March 21st, Louisiana has confirmed 763 positive cases of COVID-19 across 35 parishes.
· The closure of schools, retailers, entertainment outlets and much of the hospitality industry has left children without access to regular school meals and workers without wages.
· The Louisiana Workforce Commission is reporting a…
Mar 19, 2020 | Category: Covid-19
COVID-19 New Orleans Local Food System Impacts
In these increasingly uncertain times, one thing is clear: fresh, healthy food is essential to our
community. Our local food system depends on our farmers, fishers, and food producers to bring us
that food. Local food is more important than ever as our globalized supply chains face an
unprecedented challenge. We can bolster our economy, bodies, and our communities with local food.
Mar 16, 2020 | Category: Covid-19