The COVID-19 pandemic is sparking growing concerns about the nation’s food supply chain, particularly with shortages of meat, but also with other items.
And, it’s getting to the point where some consumers are starting to feel the effects not just at grocery stores, but also at restaurants.
Frances Bartlett Kinne
Jacksonville lost a legend this weekend. Chancellor Emerita and former Jacksonville University President Dr. Frances Bartlett Kinne passed away Sunday at the age of 102. Karen Mathis of the Jax Daily Record joined us for a look back at her legacy.
Jacksonville saw a staggering 20% increase in overdose calls in February and March. While COVID-19 continues to be top of mind among the Jacksonville community, it’s evident that the opioid crisis continues on at alarming rates. So, what can we do during this time when our resources, like in-person treatment and safe disposal programs, are limited? Kathleen Roberts, executive director at Jacksonville’s Community Coalition Alliance, joined us with some advice.
Traders Hill Farm
Traders Hill Farm in Nassau County has come up with creative ways to get its produce to people who need it most right now in this pandemic. We spoke with the farm's Tracy Nazzaro.