LISTEN: How is the pandemic changing what, how, and where Alaskans eat?

Shelves of food at the Sitka Salvation Army. (Photo by Emily Kwong/KCAW)

Among the many things that changed because of the pandemic: how we think about food. More people are cooking at home, restaurants have closed or are struggling to adapt to a take-out model, and there have been shortages of everything from bread yeast to canning jars. Alaskans have had a unique and self-reliant food culture for generations. We discuss how the coronavirus is affecting it, on Talk of Alaska.

HOST: Lori Townsend



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LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, Jan 5, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. on APRN stations statewide.
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