The University of Arizona Museum of Art and Archive of Visual Arts

Virtual Panel | COVID-19 and Our Local Food System: How Do We Respond?


October 21, 2020 @ 4:00 p.m.

The UAMA and  Center for Regional Food Studies co-present this panel – part of the Foodways Wednesdays series hosted by the nonprofit Tucson City of Gastronomy – to explore how COVID-19 has changed our local food system. Panelists will discuss the impacts of the pandemic, ways that local food producers have responded and inspired change, and whether we have reasons to be hopeful for the future.


(Facilitator) Megan A. Carney, PhD, Assistant Professor, School of Anthropology; Director, Center for Regional Food Studies
Gigi Owen, Assistant Research Scientist, Climate Assessment for the Southwest
Laurel Bellante, Assistant Director, Center for Regional Food Studies
Doug Levy, Executive Chef, Feast
Bridgette Nobbe, Coordinator, UA Food Pantry
Max Li, Flowers and Bullets

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Image: Andrew DeCaen, Standardized Menu [detail], 2010, Lithograph, Edward J. Gallagher, Jr. Memorial Fund

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